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Prof. Akaha’s and Prof. Vassilieva’s Essay on Russia-Japan Relations

Professor Tsuneo Akaha (GSIPM) and Professor Anna Vassilieva (GSTILE) co-authored an essay on Russia-Japan relations based on their research into the evolving relations between the two countries. The essay, “Cause for optimism in Russia-Japan relations?” has been published on the East Asia Forum, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australian National University, July 2016. Available at: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2016/07/19/cause-for-optimism-in-russia-japan-relations/ […]

Natural Resource Policy and Management at NHH

After three weeks with Mærsk Drilling I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to attend the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, Norway through its partnership with MIIS. It was a two week course on Natural Resource Policy and Management: The Norwegian Model. The course was free of charge for attendance (thank you […]

CNS Experts Show Russian Images in MH17 Investigation Were Altered

Analysts at the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have concluded that images Russia provided as evidence in the effort to determine who shot down Malaysia Air 17 over Ukraine two years ago were “significantly modified or altered.”

Girls in Tech Cameroon

For the past few years I have been working with Girls in Tech in Cameroon, supporting their STEM clubs: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics clubs for girls. The clubs are run by teachers at participating schools who are trained during the summer to help girls learn hands on practical skills. The girls meet after school […]

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