by Matthew Woollen, NESA Alumnus and Program Analyst, United States Air Force Special Operations Command Despite an early belief, particularly in the United States, that the world would return to “normal” in short order following the outbreak of COVID-19, it’s now obvious the global impacts of the virus are long term. The duration and degree Read More >
14 December 2020 – The tenth edition of the NESA Alumni Virtual Interview Series features a discussion with Professor Steven Blockmans on the challenges and prospects for U.S. – EU relations under a Biden presidency, as well as how the trans-Atlantic relationship going forward may impact relevant parts of the NESA region. Professor Steven Blockmans Read More >
15 October 2020 – This iteration of the NESA IOR Digital series is the third gathering of the IOR Roundtable, a forum designed for those interested in IOR issues to gather for the exchange of ideas. The focus of this conversation is the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, better known as the “Quad”, or consultations on Indo-Pacific Read More >
22 September 2020 – In the first edition of the NESA Alumni Virtual Interview Series, NESA’s Fahad Malaikah interviewed Prof. Shahab Enam Khan, Professor at Jahangirnagar University and Research Director at the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute. The discussion focused on Dhaka’s relations with Delhi and Beijing, Bangladesh’s foreign relations with its neighbors amidst the Covid-19 Read More >
The NESA Center hosted a virtual Washington Seminar discussion titled “Redefining Security After COVID-19” on 13 August, 2020. NESA Assistant Professor Brianne Todd moderated the panel comprising of Professor Nora Bensahel, Egyptian Member of Parliament Dalia Youssef, and Professor Noha Bakr. Select officials and staff from NESA region partner-country embassies, and those from the embassies Read More >
Author Asanga Abeyagoonasekera is an alumnus of the NESA Center. He is the author of ‘Sri Lanka at Crossroads’ (WorldScientific, Singapore). He was the former Director General at the national security think tank INSSSL under the Ministry of Defence and former Executive Director at the foreign policy think tank LKIIRSS under the Ministry of Foreign Read More >
باللغة العربية Jeff Payne, NESA Center, 1 April 2020 Governments around the world remain fixated on addressing the immediate challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic. The immediate costs, both social and fiscal, of addressing the viral outbreak will be high virtually everywhere. The secondary costs will also be high and require reflection on standard procedures Read More >
“Could Covid-19 prove to be another landmark event similar to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the disintegration of the Soviet Union?” Read more below from NESA Alumnus Dr. Nischal Pandey: ‘COVID-19 and New World Order’ originally published in Republica National Daily (Nepal).