Postdoctoral Fellow Nick Barnes, along with Stephanie Savell, Co-Director of the Costs of War Project, in U.S. News & World Report, "The Brazilian military prides itself on always being ready to step in and save the nation, seeing itself as a bastion of responsibility and ethics amid chaos, corruption and criminality."
Postdoctoral Fellow Narges Bajoghli comments on the differing views of Iran's military commander, General Qassem Soleimani. "Within their ranks, they call the Iran-Iraq war a World War III that no one in the world recognizes.”
Stephanie Savell, Co-Director of the Costs of War Project, describes the hidden costs of America's counterterror wars and the Project's mission to draw attention to them, in an op-ed on TomDispatch.com.
An article that posits that the false missile alert in Hawaii illustrates how close we are to being at war with North Korea notes that the Costs of War study at Brown University found that “future medical and disability costs” for the current wars “will total between $600 billion and $1 trillion.”
Costs of War Co-director Stephanie Savell, co-authored an opinion piece on the Project's new map, which shows the U.S. counterterror activity around the world. "What started with President George W. Bush's launch of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in October 2001 is now a rapid expansion of the U.S. military footprint across the globe."
Nina Tannenwald's research is cited in an article on the history of world leaders avoiding using nuclear weapons since World War II, saying "powerful revulsion associated with nuclear weapons had played a role in inhibiting their use."
In a new article, Postdoctoral Fellow Nicholas Barnes dives into the world of organized criminal violence, arguing that this violence should no longer be separated from related forms of organized violence, and should be incorporated within political violence literature.
Senior Fellow Stephen Kinzer on the U.S.-Turkey relationship and NATO in The Boston Globe, "This is more than just another travel ban. It is a geopolitical spectacle unique in modern history: two allied countries blocking normal back-and-forth travel. An old relationship has gone deeply sour."
Senior Fellow Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "This war gives members of Congress the chance to make a decisive choice. The vote on this resolution will be the political equivalent of the 2002 Senate vote authorizing war in Iraq. That vote reshaped history."
Watson Institute's Costs of War Project is cited in a blog post from the Niskanen Center, "...the Costs of War project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs estimated last year that the total cost of the wars was $4.79 trillion."