War, Defense & Security Audio & Video

Jo Becker: Hillary Clinton, Foreign Policy and the Question of U.S. Military Intervention

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Taubman 275

April 5, 2016 — Jo Becker, a Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, discussed Hillary Clinton’s role in the U.S. intervention in Libya, which she argues, ultimately contributed to destabilization in the region. Evaluating Clinton’s role as…

Humanitarian Intervention in Syria

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
6:00 - 7:00pm
JFK Jr. Forum

A panel discussion with: Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of the Practice of Politics and the Press, Shorenstein Center Peter Maurer, President, International Committee of the Red Cross Moderated by Jacqueline Bhabha, Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights….

Kelman Seminar – Michael Ignatieff: “The Destruction of Syria and the Crisis of Universal Values”

Monday, March 7, 2016, 4:30-6:00pm
Harvard Law School, Austin Hall, Classroom 111 West, 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution featuring speaker Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. This series is sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; the Nieman…

Joan Shorenstein Fellows Discuss Paris Terrorist Attacks, ISIS, and Soft Power

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275

November 17, 2015 — The Shorenstein Center closed its fall semester event series with a conversation with the fall 2015 Joan Shorenstein Fellows: David Ensor, former director of Voice of America, Marie Sanz, Lima, Peru bureau chief, AFP, and Paul…

Maria Sacchetti: Reporting on the International Refugee Crisis

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275

November 3, 2015 — Maria Sacchetti, who covers immigration for The Boston Globe, shared her experiences reporting on the international refugee crisis in Europe, and discussed the importance of local coverage of international stories. Without a foreign desk, the Globe…

Podcast: How ISIS Changed Middle East Reporting: featuring Jeffrey Goldberg and Farnaz Fassihi

June 3, 2015, 10:00 am

June 3, 2015 — On this installment of the Shorenstein Center’s Media and Politics Podcast, Jeffrey Goldberg from The Atlantic and Farnaz Fassihi, a senior writer at The Wall Street Journal, discuss the changing nature of reporting on conflict and terrorism in the…

Juliette Kayyem: Homeland Security – Government Communications and Media Coverage

Tuesday, February 10, 12 p.m.

March 31, 2015 — Juliette Kayyem, who has worked in homeland security at the state and federal level, provided advice on communicating about national security and public safety issues. Kayyem was the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs in the U.S….

Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic: The Challenges of Reporting on the Middle East

November 18, 2014, 3:24 pm

November 18, 2014 — Jeffrey Goldberg, national correspondent for the Atlantic, discussed the increasing dangers of reporting on the Middle East and provided candid guidance for those who aspire to cover the region.

Marvin Kalb warns against military strategy that inconsistently seeks approval of Congress

Tuesday, November 12, 12 p.m. | Taubman 275

November 12, 2013 – The founding director of the Shorenstein Center and Edward R. Murrow Professor of Press and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, Marvin Kalb spoke to the Shorenstein Center about the war powers of U.S. presidents and how the lack of congressional support has impacted military policy.

RAND’s Linda Robinson unveils the secret world of special operations forces

Thursday, October 17, 12 p.m. | Taubman 275

October 17, 2013 – To shed some light on the secret world of special operations forces, the Shorenstein Center invited Linda Robinson, senior international policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. Robinson, author of One Hundred Victories: Special Operations Forces and the Future of American…