Substantial “foreign influence” has been identified in posts containing material peddling conspiracies fostered by the QAnon movement, according to former U.S. counterterrorism official Professor Jason Blazakis.
The Middlebury Institute has established a new scholarship for alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) as part of our commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
According to Jeffrey Lewis, an arms control specialist and professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies, “If things stay on the path that they’re on at the moment, North Korea is going to test a bunch of new stuff.”
My name is Casey Mahoney, I am a graduate of the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies program. I worked at the Department of Defense as a Fellow in Threat Reduction and Arms Control. My Russian language skills were integral to my success in this role.
The new Cyber Collaborative at the Middlebury Institute will serve as a hub for cybersecurity activity across disciplines and degree programs and is led by Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies Professor Philipp Bleek.
“The most radical QAnon believers exhibit traits that have manifested among dangerous cults and doomsday groups — a willingness to dismiss their own individuality for a perceived greater good.” Middlebury Institute Professor Jason Blazakis, director of the Center on Terrorism, Extremism and Counterterrorism writes about the cult of Qanon and similarities to cults of the past in The Los Angeles Times.
“He’s a security guard. I work in nuclear security. The pandemic swept away my sense that we can really protect the ones we love from anything.” Middlebury Institute Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies alumna Lovely Umayam MANPTS ‘13 writes in the New York Times.
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Building on the successful outcomes of earlier partnerships on advancing women in STEM, the Middlebury Institute’s James Martin Center on Nonproliferation Studies and AFRICSIS held a virtual intensive course on WMD Nonproliferation and Security for Womenin STEM from January 25–February 5, 2021.