August 2020

Defense Intelligence Agency | August 31, 2020

DIA honors local reserve units for intelligence work

The Defense Intelligence Agency’s Reserve Integration Office honored two Joint Reserve Intelligence Centers for their support of reserve intelligence operations and training in a virtual ceremony, Aug.19.

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

Many States Lack Flexible Voting and Registration Policies to Address Safety Concerns of Conducting Elections During COVID-19

Many states continue to lack the policies and preparations needed to address safety concerns of holding elections in November, despite the lessons learned in recent 2020 primary elections that were…

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

Telemedicine Can Help Safety-Net Providers Expand Specialized Medical Services

Safety-net medical providers can substantially increase their telemedicine services with modest investments in new staff and technology, a move that can help them expand patients' access to specialized medical care.

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

Project Will Create First Digital Health Dataset That Includes Traditionally Underrepresented Groups

An initiative to create the first large-scale digital health dataset of Americans that is fully representative across all socio-demographic groups—including ethnic and economic groups usually underrepresented—has been launched by the…

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

China 2050: How the U.S. Should Prepare for an Ascendant China

The United States should prepare for a triumphant or ascending People's Republic of China—scenarios that not only align with current PRC national development trends but also represent the most challenging…

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

Care for Veterans with Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders Requires Improvement

Veterans who have served in the U.S. military since the 9/11 attacks have a high level of need for both substance use treatment and mental health care, yet many do…

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

RAND Launches Center to Advance Racial Equity Policy

Against the backdrop of a pandemic inflicting disproportionate physical and economic pain on communities of color, and an overdue reckoning with America's long history of systemic inequity and structural racism,…

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Rand corp news | August 31, 2020

Will Pandemic Concerns Cause Some Voters to Skip 2020 Election? Survey Finds Concerns Vary by Race, Education Levels, Party Affiliation

Although most voters say they believe that voting will be safe and that their ballot will be counted despite the coronavirus pandemic, those who question election safety and some who…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Economics and Global Affairs | August 31, 2020

The Pandemic Pain of Emerging Markets

Jul 31, 2020As COVID-19 continues its global march, the whole world is paying the price for some countries' negligent and incompetent political leadership and the virtual breakdown of the rules-based…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Energy | August 31, 2020

Reflections on the Oil and Gas Industry and Climate Policy: A Conversation with David Hone

Aug 6, 2020David Hone, Chief Climate Change Advisor at Shell International, provided his insights into changes in the oil and gas industry, international dimensions of climate change policy, and the…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Energy | August 31, 2020

Is China’s Hydrogen Economy Coming?

Jul 28, 2020This paper focuses on China and the potential role of renewable hydrogen in accelerating its transition to a low-carbon economy. Our research goal is to provide policymakers and…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Energy | August 31, 2020

How to Globalize Clean Energy

Jun 20, 2020The authors argue that more determined efforts to globalize renewable energy transmission can confer significantly higher economic and environmental benefits from renewables on billions of people. This can be…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | August 31, 2020

The Future of Nonviolent Resistance

Jul 30, 2020This article argues that the decreased success of nonviolent civil resistance was due not only to savvier state responses, but also to changes in the structure and capabilities of…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | August 31, 2020

The Arctic Needs Better Cross-sector Crisis-related Collaboration

Aug 6, 2020Arctic Innovator Jenna Stark recommends closing the crisis-related collaboration gap in the polar region. Greater communication between emergency response specialists is needed both for the Arctic to weather…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | August 31, 2020

Rolling the Dice in the Corridors of Power: William Nordhaus’s Impacts on Climate Change Policy

Jul 23, 2020The seminal contributions of William Nordhaus to scholarship on the long-run macroeconomics of global climate change are clear. Much more challenging to identify are the impacts of Nordhaus…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Governance | August 31, 2020

Why a Warming Arctic Needs an Investment Review Mechanism

Jul 30, 2020Increased investment into the Arctic over the coming decades is inevitable. To respond to this, the Arctic's present international governance structures can be improved to help steer the…

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Elcano Royal Institute | August 31, 2020

The challenge for Spain to use the EU’s pandemic recovery fund wisely

Summary Spain’s economy, with weak fundamentals before the outbreak of COVID-19, has been hit hard by the pandemic, particularly the tourism industry, the country’s lifeblood. The €140 billion it will…

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East European Politics | August 31, 2020

Rolling stones: dissident intellectuals in Hungary (1977–1994)

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Correcting course: the emission reduction potential of international cooperative initiatives.

This article quantifies the aggregate potential of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions in 2030 from the assumed full implementation of major international cooperative initiatives (ICIs). To this end, a methodology…

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Small Wars and Insurgencies | August 31, 2020

Desertification, migration, and herder-farmer conflicts in Nigeria: rethinking the ungoverned spaces thesis

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Global Change, Peace and Security | August 31, 2020

The transatlantic alliance in the Age of Trump

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Africa Review | August 31, 2020

Open grazing prohibitions and the politics of exclusivist identity in Nigeria

Volume 13, Issue sup1, August 2021, Page S39-S55.

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Africa Review | August 31, 2020

Open grazing prohibitions and the politics of exclusivist identity in Nigeria

Volume 13, Issue sup1, August 2021.

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Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding | August 31, 2020

Critical Engagements with Children and Youth: International Politics, Justice and Peace

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Environmental Politics | August 31, 2020

Greening states and societies: from transitions to great transformations

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