Dr. Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress conducted an in-depth analysis of a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, one that intended to target ISIS terrorists, but instead ended with the killing of civilians. Dalnoki-Veress’ research was cited in a lengthy Washington Post story on the errant strike, and the professor recently spoke with us about his research and work at the Institute.
The Economist recently explored how open-source intelligence (OSINT) can challenge governments’ monopolies on information, with insight from Middlebury Institute professor Jeffrey Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. The article is behind a paywall but you can watch a video interview we conducted with Jeffrey Lewis on OSINT.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace recently presented Dr. William Potter with its Thérèse Delpech Memorial Award. Potter founded the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute and was instrumental in the establishment of the MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies.
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, and 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.
Bill Potter, director of the Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) remembers his friend, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano, who died earlier this week at the age of 72.
The Winter Term Czech Republic Nuclear Research Reactor Practicum offers Middlebury Institute students the opportunity to learn technical applications of nuclear safety, security, and reactor operations.