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 September 3, 2014 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
TBA
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES Book Club

ALLIES will hold a book club discussion on Guns of August.

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Date & Time September 30, 2014 12:00am
Location
Tufts University
Program
ALLIES

Counterinsurgency Panel Discussion

Join ALLIES for a pnel discussion on counterinsurgency.  More information coming soon!

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Date & Time September 10, 2014 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Location
TBA
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES General Interest Meeting

Join ALLIES on September 10th to learn more about the group and how to be involved in this years' programming.

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Date & Time November 14-15, 2014 10:00pm
Location
Tufts University
Program
ALLIES
Date & Time April 24, 2014 5:00pm
Location
Anderson 206
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES Annual Lecture: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Keynote by Doctor Terence Keane, Director of the Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System.

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Date & Time April 11-12, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
AG Paintball, New Hampshire
Program
ALLIES

FIELDEX 2014

Tufts University’s 6th annual Field Exercise in Peace and Stability Operations (FIELDEX) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary initiative led by undergraduates from the student group ALLIES (Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services). FIELDEX seeks to expose participants to the difficulties of decision making during conflict, the complementary and competing interests of the stakeholders involved, and the inter-agency collaboration essential for a successful mission.

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Date & Time June 1, 2014 6:00pm
Location
Indonesia
Program
ALLIES

Joint Research Project (JRP) in Indonesia

This year for the ALLIES JRP we, along with the other the other ALLIES chapters, are coordinating a research project in Indonesia, with the aid of the Military Attaché for Indonesia. We have coordinated such projects in the past, the latest being in Turkey, and they have been very successful. This trip will most likely take place in early June and last around two weeks. We are looking to send three students, so please contact Manal Cheema at Manal.Cheema@tufts.edu if you are interested. It will be a great experience!

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Date & Time January 22, 2014 6:00pm
Location
Braker 113
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES General Interest Meeting & Discussion

Since the 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, public high-schools across the nation have been legally obligated to open their directories to military recruiters--providing names, addresses, and telephone numbers that could potentially point the armed forces towards their next generation of soldiers. Some have decried this provision, calling it a violation of privacy and a tool too easily manipulated by over-zealous recruiters eager to fulfill mandated quotas.

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Date & Time November 22, 2013 6:00pm
Location
Eaton 206
Program
ALLIES

ALLIES Internship Panel

Come hear how experienced ALLIES members have found internships in the past and their experiences in the workplace. Our panelists have interned at the Department of Defense, Department of State, various think tanks and NGOs, state government, Congress, and more.

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Date & Time November 20, 2013 8:00pm
Location
Braker 118
Program
ALLIES

Justified? The Ethics of War

The language of morality, justice, and values has accompanied America to war since 1776. Today, the US Navy’s new recruiting slogan is “A Global Force for Good.” These ideas are not unique to American culture. Almost every ethical system has attempted to integrate war with morality, from Christian and Islamic just war theory to modern secular international law.

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