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Haiti and the pitfalls of sharing police powers

March 21, 2022
John D. Ciorciari
Abstract: This article examines the benefits and pitfalls of international policing in Haiti over the past quarter century. It shows the importance of the political foundations for joint policing arrangements. Haiti's experience illustrates that...

Governing for revolution: Social transformation in civil war

March 5, 2021
Megan Stewart (University of Michigan)
Abstract: Prevailing views suggest rebels govern to enhance their organizational capacity, but this project demonstrates that some rebels undertake costly governance projects that can imperil their cadres during war. The origins for this choice...

A typology of rebel political institutional arrangements

June 25, 2020
Zachariah Mampilly (Vassar College), Megan Stewart (University of Michigan)
Abstract: What are the different political institutions rebels create to engage captive civilian populations, and how do they arrive at distinct political arrangements? Rebel-controlled territories host a diversity of political institutions ranging...

Ford Policy Union: International drug treaties

Oct 9, 2013 1:30:42

A debate on international drug policy with leading experts Jeffrey Miron, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University, and Kevin Sabet, director of the Drug Policy Institute.

Scott Atran: The evolution of terror networks

Jan 12, 2010 1:26:44

John Beyrle, US Ambassador to Russia, discusses current relations between two global leaders: the US and Russia. Beyrle explains what the highly publicized "reset" means and in what areas the Obama administration intends to concent.