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“China’s Good War”: A Talk with Professor Rana Mitter by Megan Starses (A24)

by Chris Burke
“China’s Good War”: A Talk with Professor Rana Mitter by Megan Starses (A24) Feb 12

Since the turn of the century, China has grown increasingly more interested in redefining its post-World War II role to reshape both its domestic and international policy. In October, Tufts SURGE had the honor of hosting Rana Mitter, a University of Oxford professor, for a discussion about his new book, China’s Good War, at our annual Book Talk. According to Professor Mitter, even though almost 100 million Chinese citizens became refugees in their own country and an estimated 15-20 million Chinese were killed either through combat or starvation during World War II, China’s participation in the war is not very well known around the world.

Feb 11

An Assessment of PTSD Symptoms among Guatemalan Demographic and Health Survey Participants in Active Civil War vs. Post-Civil War Periods

by Chris Burke

As a Guatemalan-American of K’iche’ descent, I aim to apply social and translational science research designs to characterize the psychological effects of the Guatemalan Civil War on the country’s indigenous and Afro-Latino communities.

Feb 05

Commercialization of Space and its Security Implications by Mika Mizobuchi (A24)

by Chris Burke

The Tufts ALLIES 2020 Civil-Military Relations Conference (CMRC) also included a speaker on private actors in space. Katherine Monson, an IGL alumna and a former ALLIES member.

Feb 05

Challenges to Security in Space by Nicholas Martin (A24)

by Chris Burke

The first panel of ALLIES’ Seventh Annual Civil-Military Relations Conference on "Securing the Final Frontier: The 21st Century Space Race" featured three panelists who discussed the "Challenges to Security in Space". Our first panelist was David Burbach, Associate Professor of National Security Affairs at the US Naval War College.

Feb 04

U.S. Space Force by Ian Kim (A23)

by Chris Burke

The second panel in ALLIES’ Seventh Annual Civil Military Relations Conference (CMRC) addressed the US Space Force and its implications for security in space. Dr.

Feb 04

Securing the Final Frontier: The 21st Century Space Race by Ian Kim (A23)

by Chris Burke

On November 14th, Tufts ALLIES held its annual Civil Military Relations Conference (CMRC) virtually on “Securing the Final Frontier: The 21st Century Space Race”. The conference covered issues surrounding the unique security challenges of the space domain along with the newly created US Space Force.