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ALLIES First Days in Chile by Mika Mizobuchi (A24)

by MH
ALLIES First Days in Chile by Mika Mizobuchi (A24) Jun 15

On June 1st, we arrived in Santiago, Chile at the Arturo Merino Benítez Airport.  Upon arrival we met up with the midshipmen and cadets from the navy and army military academies. The first day involved preparing for our interviews and getting settled in our hotel adjacent to the Costanera Center, the tallest building in Latin America. As active duty members of the military, the cadets and midshipmen bring interesting perspectives when conversing about civil-military relations. We worked to narrow down our research question and split into focus groups. Ultimately, we decided that we are researching the opportunities and challenges associated with Chile's unique geography when it comes to national defense and trade relations.

 

Apr 19

ALLIES Annual CMRC Simulation by Matt Stinson A'25

by MH

In November 2021, ALLIES hosted their 8th annual Civil-Military Relations Conference (CMRC). As part of the conference, attendees participated in a simulation-based on this year's theme: Nation-Building and Peacekeeping in the 21st century.

Oct 19

Mark Storella: 30 Years in the Foreign Service by Matt Stinson

by tuftsigl

This past month, ALLIES had the pleasure of welcoming retired Ambassador Mark Storella to dinner with the organization's executive board and to give a talk to the Tufts community about working in the U.S. Foreign Service. Amb. Storella is a Fletcher alumnus and the former U.S.

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.

Feb 03

ALLIES Internship Panel by Simon Weiss (A’24)

by tuftsigl

In November, ALLIES welcomed back, virtually, four ALLIES alumni for the annual fall internship panel.

Jan 12

The 75th Anniversary of WWII by Jackson Lubke (A’23)

by tuftsigl

In October, ALLIES had the distinct pleasure to host Professor Marc Gallicchio from Villanova University. In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, our theme for this week was a dive into the relations between the United States of America and East Asia, post-World War II.

Jan 08

Peace-Building in a Pandemic by Nitya Nadgir (A’23)

by tuftsigl

In November, Tufts ALLIES welcomed IGL Alumna Britt Sloan, a former member of Mercy Corps and an ALLIES alum, and Sharon Ogbogu, a Program Officer with Mercy Corps to a virtual discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on peacebuilding efforts in Nigeria and how the socio-political conflict in African states has detracted from the fight aga

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