Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "Then, evidently energized, they went inside and passed a bill that would allow relatives of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its apparent support of the attackers. President Obama is likely to veto it."
The Costs of War Project was cited in The Atlantic, "Since the 9/11 attacks, America has poured $3.2 trillion into its wars, according to a new study from Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs."
Director of Curriculum Development for the Choices Program Andy Blackadar, and Teaching Fellow Jennifer La Place talk to WOSU about the challenges of teaching students about 9/11 and how it has changed over the years.
Watson's Costs of War project cited in U.S. News & World Report, "According to a study released Friday through Brown University's Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs, government spending on the military, diplomacy, foreign aid, homeland security and services to veterans have cost U.S. taxpayers upward of $4.79 trillion in the post-Sept. 11 era."
GPD trainees and sociology graduates Diana Graizbord and Jamie McPike, along with Nicole Pollock Chief of Staff for the City of Providence ('08), published an account on the importance of little data. "With all the excitement around the potential for Big Data to improve urban governance, we fear that those among us who are committed to research-based civic innovation may have overlooked the potential of in-depth, ethnographic data, or what we’re calling 'little data.'"
Stephen Kinzer, senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, writes an op-ed about the dilemmas facing Turkey and Saudi Arabia after becoming involved in the Middle East conflict -- much to the their detriment.
The Woodrow Wilson Award is given annually for the best book on government, politics, or international affairs. Singh won the award for her book How Solidarity Works for Welfare: Subnationalism and Social Development in India.
With the chamber set to decide later this week whether former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is guilty of corruption charges, professor James Green comments on the political upheaval in South America's largest economy.
Mark Blyth on Associated Press, "It's pushing on a string if you're trying to get people who are already living in a borderline recession economy, who are already up to their eyeballs in debt, to borrow more."
"Reflecting on his recent book, Globalizing Knowledge, Michael Kennedy examines the affinities and interconnections between interdisciplinarity and efforts by scholars and institutions to shape global knowledge cultures."