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A South Korean Buddhist prays for peace on the Korean Peninsula near the border village of Panmunjom at the demilitarized zone on Friday, December 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon

Analysis & Opinions - The New York Times

Ending the Dead End in North Korea

| May 19, 2018

While the United States and North Korea had never signed a peace treaty, I didn’t believe the North Korean leader had any intention of breaking the 1953 cease-fire. Any attack would more likely be the result of some small incident spiraling out of control. If the North Korean military saw some provocation as the start of an invasion, it would respond accordingly.

Avideh Moussavian, Senior Policy Attorney, National Immigration Law Center, speaks during a media availability for a video installation to protest President Donald Trump's travel ban at Union Station in Washington. April 23, 2018 (Alex Brandon/Associated Press). Keywords: Avideh Moussavian, Trump, travel ban, Muslim ban

Alex Brandon/Associated Press

Analysis & Opinions - CNN

We've Worked on Stopping Terrorism. Trump's Travel Ban Fuels It

| Apr. 23, 2018

Speaking in Davos this January, President Donald Trump promised that, "when it comes to terrorism, we will do whatever is necessary to protect our nation." It's a commitment we share with the President. In fact, developing and implementing lawful and effective counterterrorism strategies and policies used to be our jobs in the intelligence community, at the White House and at the National Counterterrorism Center, respectively. That's precisely why we are opposed to Trump's travel ban, which heads to the Supreme Court this week for oral arguments.

News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

2017 Senior Fellows Bring High-level Expertise to Belfer Center and Harvard Kennedy School

During 2017, the Belfer Center was honored to welcome a number of new senior fellows, dedicated public servants who have served in high-levels of government. All of the new faces in our midst help the Center build bridges across aisles and oceans as they work with students, faculty, and other fellows to tackle today’s most challenging issues.  We were pleased to announce the following senior fellows during 2017.

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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

James R. Clapper: Media Interviews on President Trump's Leadership

| Summer 2017

Former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, a Belfer Center Senior Fellow, was interviewed by a number of media outlets during the summer 2017 about President Trump and his leadership.

A few of those interviews are included here.

- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

International Council Debates Critical Global Issues

A lively discussion of “Russiagate” at the JFK Jr. Forum on Tuesday, May 2, launched the 2017 annual meeting of the Belfer Center International Council . 

News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Russiagate: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask

| May 04, 2017

The Belfer Center's incoming senior fellows, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Chair of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers, provided their insights into Russia's influence over the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Belfer Center Director Graham Allison moderated.

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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Newsletter

Advancing a More Secure and Sustainable World

In a time of intense political change, one thing is constant: the Belfer Center’s continuing commitment to providing independent, policy-relevant knowledge at the nexus of science, technology, and international security. The Center had alumni in senior posts during the Obama administration and has alumni serving the nation now during the Trump administration. 

James Clapper

Jay Godwin

Press Release - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Joins Belfer Center

| Mar. 01, 2017

James Clapper, a decorated veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and America’s fourth Director of National Intelligence (DNI), is joining Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs as a non-resident senior fellow. Director Clapper is writing a book on the history of U.S. intelligence over the length of his five decades in the profession, focusing on his six and half years as DNI.