ALLIES

The Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services. An undergraduate organization dedicated to improving civilian-military relations through joint education, research and training.

Date & Time November 14, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
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ALLIES weekly discussion - Equality on the Field: Women in the Military

Come join the ALLIES weekly discussion to listen to Diane Ryan speak about her experience leading the integration of women into the Iraqi Army during her time in the 1st Cavalry Division in Baghdad. Diane Ryan has led a career dedicated to the impacts of gender in the military and has both first-hand and academic expertise on the matter. She will be discussing the role of women in both developing and developed militaries, particularly Iraq and the United States. Diane Ryan is Associate Dean for Programs and Administration at Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.

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Date & Time November 7, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
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The Centennial: Is it 1914 Once More?

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War 1 came to an official close. Come join the ALLIES weekly discussion as we remember a global conflict that has been almost entirely forgotten within the mindset of the general American public. We will be discussing the fundamental structure of the world in 2018 compared to in 1914 and 1938 to see if we have made any progress as a society. You don't need any prior knowledge of the topic to join and there will be some short readings there to get you acquainted with the discussion.

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Date & Time October 31, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
Program
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Can France En Marche?

As America appears to retreat from world leadership, will France step up and assume the responsibilities? Come join the ALLIES weekly discussion about the current state of French foreign policy under President Emmanuel Macron. We will be considering French policy towards a the EU post-Brexit, postcolonial Africa, and a surging China – all within the context of Macron's declining popularity domestically. You don't need any prior knowledge of the topic to join and there will be some short readings there to get you acquainted with the discussion.

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Date & Time October 24, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
Program
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Geopolitics Over Ideology in the Middle East: The Israeli-Saudi Partnership

Come join the ALLIES weekly discussion on the re-alignment of the Middle East as Israel and Sunni Gulf states ally together against Iran as well if the United States needs to seriously reconsider its relationship with Saudi Arabia. Joining us will be professor Hayat Alvi, Professor of international relations at the Naval War College and a former Assistant Professor of Political Science at American University in Cairo. Professor Alvi has written extensively on the Sunni-Shia rivalry and is an expert on comparative politics and American foreign policy in the Middle East.

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Date & Time November 10-11, 2018 10:00am - 8:00pm
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Date & Time October 17, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
Program
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ALLIES Tactical Simulation

ALLIES will conduct a tabletop tactical simulation, under the supervision of Fletcher Military Fellows and Tufts ROTC Cadets. Students will utilize and learn about squad tactics, how to defend a perimeter, and how to react to adversary troop movements.

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Date & Time October 10, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
Program
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To Arm or Not to Arm, That is the German Question

Come join the ALLIES weekly discussion featuring Professor Thomas Berger of Boston University who will speak about the decision to reconstitute the German military after WW2. Professor Berger is an expert on Germany and the foreign policies of former Axis powers and will discuss the virtues, risks, and future of German political and military leadership as it relates to global security and even the future of the Western Alliance itself. You don't need any prior knowledge of the topic to join and there will be some short readings there to get you acquainted with the discussion.

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Date & Time October 3, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
Program
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ALLIES Weekly Discussion: Challenges Facing Democratic Foreign Policy

Come join the ALLIES weekly discussion about the clash between long-term foreign policy strategy and the chaotic nature of democracy. We will be exploring the concept through particular historical examples and discussing their modern day impacts. You don't need any prior knowledge of the topic to join and there will be some short readings there to get you acquainted with the discussion. We hope to see you there!

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Date & Time September 12, 2018 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Braker 118
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Tufts ALLIES GIM

Are you interested in international relations, national security & defense, and our changing world? Are you interested in international research opportunities, career guidance, and personal academic development? Do you want to engage in meaningful dialogue about American civil-military relations? Most importantly, do you want to meet some AMAZING people?

Come to the Tufts ALLIES (Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services) General Interest Meeting for all that and more!

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Date & Time April 4, 2018 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Barnum 104
Program
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Film Screening - "Why We Fight?"

In this era of the Global War on Terror, National Geographic has received unprecedented access to the U.S. military forces stationed in all corners of the world. The Chain of Command series, touches every level of the military apparatus, from Afghanistan to Latin America, to Africa and Washington, D.C. Episode 8 of the series follows U.S. forces as they continue to face challenges in Afghanistan and endure a tragedy in Niger.

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