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China in the Indo-Pacific by Akash Mishra (A’22)

by tuftsigl
China in the Indo-Pacific by Akash Mishra (A’22) Jul 12

This final day of the 2019 ALLIES JRP has brought with it a fair bit of reflection. Over the course of the last sixteen days, Jake, the US Naval Academy team, and I have been able to engage in the culmination of over seven months of preparation to broaden the scope of our knowledge on civil military relations in India. In the mere six days since my last post, Jake and I have been on a blitz of meetings, picking the brains of ex-Indian Ambassadors, leading professors, Army officials, and think-tank scholars.

Jul 02

Exploring the American Relationship by Akash Mishra (A’22)

by tuftsigl

Ten days into the ALLIES Joint Research Project (JRP) in India, it is hard to see how India's vast sociopolitical discourse is not explored further (at least in western research literature). The first ten days of our trip have come with immense learning.

Jun 14

Welcome to India! By Jake Gould (A’22)

by tuftsigl

As part of the ALLIES Joint Research Project (JRP) this summer, we have the opportunity to conduct research with the US Naval Academy in India.  Given the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students with a wide range of interests, our research topics span everywhere from health care in India, the Digital India project, and In

May 14

Student Summary: Conflict, Simulation, and Zombies! by Alessandra Jacimovic (A'22), Clara Etchegaray (A'22), Tejus Govani (A'22), Ava Dimond (A'22), Armaan Tandon (A'22), and Maya Namasivayam (A'22)

by tuftsigl

As an effort to support the material taught in our ExCollege course we -- seven freshmen along with our two instructors -- attended the Montreal 2019 Connections Wargames conference at McGill University.

May 10

War, Games, and the Civil-Military Divide by Eva Kahan (A’19)

by tuftsigl

Over President’s Day Weekend, a caravan of two cars - full of six students, two student teachers, and many overstuffed backpacks - departed to the Montreal 2019 Connections Wargames Conference.  We had few detailed expectations but abundant excitement.

Apr 29

FieldEx 2019: Pitting Religious Rebels against a Secularizing Monarchy in a Kinetic Simulation on Conflict Resolution by Lionel Oh (A’21)

by jtijssen

ALLIES hosted its annual FieldEx (Field Exercise for Peacekeeping and Stability Operations) on April 5th-6th, in North Kingstown, RI. FieldEx is a kinetic simulation organized by ALLIES undergraduate students, with support from the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL).

Apr 01

Military 101: A Conversation with a Fletcher Veteran by Connor Akiyama (A’21)

by jtijssen

On its last meeting of the month, ALLIES hosted a conversation with Lt. Maria Katrina Ablen (F’19) to talk about her personal experiences during her military service and her own observations about the future of the United States Navy.

Jan 17

5th Annual ALLIES Civil Military Relations Conference on "Security, Society and the New Climate Regime" by Dylan Miles (A’21)

by tuftsigl

On November 10th, Tufts ALLIES, a program of the Institute for Global Leadership, kicked off its fifth annual Civil Military Relations Conference (CMRC) on “Security, Society, and the New Climate Regime.” This conference centered the importance of climate change for national security policy professionals, in both military and civilian

Jun 21

The Finnish Model for National Defense by Lionel Oh (A'21)

by tuftsigl

On the side trip to Helsinki as part of this year’s ALLIES Joint Research Project in Estonia, some of us visited the National Museum of Finland.

Jun 18

Joint Research Project in Estonia by Benjamin Cooper (A'20)

by tuftsigl

After arriving in Tallinn to warm weather and sunlight, the Tufts, West Point, and Naval Academy contingents began the Joint Research Project at US Embassy Tallinn.

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