Carr Center: “In The News” Archive
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Carr Center Fellow Radwan Ziadeh interviewed on Alhurra (in Arabic).
July 31, 2008:
Rory Stewart named Director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.
Carr Center Fellow Fatima Tlisova wins Amnesty International 2008 Media Award.
Fatima Tlisova, Carr Center Research Fellow, will present an informal seminar, "Russia's
Circassian Problem" at the Woodrow Wilson Center for
Scholars in Washington, DC.
Carr Center co-sponsors "Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Triggers for R2P?" with
Harvard Kennedy School's Program on Intrastate Conflict.
Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy appeared before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs to
testify on Detentions at Guantanamo Bay.
Carr Center Faculty Samantha Power gives commencement speech at Pitzer College.
May 12: Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy speaks on "Specialized Courts" at the Federalist
Society, Chicago, IL.
The Carr Center co-sponsored conference on Human Rights and the New Global Order.
May 7: Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy, presents to Lawyer's Group, San Francisco, CA: "The Changes
in 2009 in The Legal Framework on the War on al Qaeda."
Fatima Tlisova, Carr Center Research Fellow, received a Hellman/Hammett grant. Hellman/Hammett
grants are awarded to outstanding writers who have been victims of political persecution. The
grant program is funded by the estate of American playwright Lillian Hellman and is intended
to help focus attention on repression and censorship around the world.
Carr Center Fellow Dexter Filkins interviewed on Charlie Rose about and his new book,
"The Forever War."
Harvard Kennedy School Forum Event: "After Guantanamo Bay...The Way Ahead." (view video)
Carr Center Fellow Ana Julia Jatar discusses current issues in Venezuela, The Fletcher
School, Tufts University.
The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy co--sponsors "The Responsibility to Protect and the I
nternational Criminal Court: America's New Priorities"
Carr Center Fellow Arif Jamal speaks at Bard College, on Pakistan.
March 26: Carr Center Faculty Affiliate Timothy Patrick McCarthy has won Derek Bok
Center Certificates of Distinction in Teaching for his fall 2008
undergraduate courses. Dr. McCarthy's courses received remarkable student ratings of 4.9 and
4.7 (out of 5.0).
March 25:The Huffington Post:
Carr Center Fellow E. Benjamin Skinner addresses the significance of the
de Baca nomination to the on-going battle against modern day slavery.
March 25: Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY:
Carr Center fellow E. Benjamin Skinner continues to travel widely, working to bring the
complex issue of Sex Trafficking to the public forum.
March 25: Carr sponsored seminar brings together leading world experts to debate the
arguments surrounding organ sales, trafficking, and transplant tourism.
March 24: White House Press Release: President announces nomination for State Department
position to combat trafficking. Luis C. de Baca poised to become Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor
and Combat Trafficking in Persons.
March 17: The Times of London, UK: In a speech at Chatham House,
Carr Center Faculty Director Rory Stewart cautions not to mistake Afghanistan for Iraq.
March 16: Sarah Sewall
moderated a public discusion
with actor, activist Mia Farrow. At the JFK Jr. Forum.
Andrea Rossi, Director of Measurement and Human Rights Program, lectures
on "Economics and Human Rights: lessons from policy making", Milan, Universita’
Bocconi, Faculty of Economics.
Carr Center's Measurement and Human Rights Program conducts seminar: "Research with Hidden and
Marginal Populations — Issues and Complexities," Dublin, Trinity College School of
Social Work and Social Policy.
Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy, panelist on "The National Security Constitution," St. John's Law
Carr Center Fellow Jon Tracy quoted in the Washington Times: "U.S. Paid $42.4 Million To Iraqis: Sum
covers 'collateral' damage; number compensated unknown."
Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy quoted in The Associated Press: "Moussaoui appeal says
lawyers unfairly prohibited from discussing classified evidence."
USA Today, McLean, VA: Greg Carr's recent rebuilding of a school in Mozambique
forms the centerpiece of this Bob Shacochis editorial.
NSHR Research Associate Tyler Moselle quoted in "When to Drop the Hammer
Carr Center Faculty, Samantha Power, Virtual Book Tour, "Chasing the Flame: Sergio
Vieira de Mello and the Fight to Save the World."
Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy on NPR: Detainees Charged as Sept. 11 Conspirators.
Carr Center Fellow Glenn Sulmasy quoted in 6 Gitmo detainees charged in terror attacks.
Carr Center Director Sarah Sewall on CBC News: "Painful
February 6: The Harvard Crimson, Cambridge, MA: Carr Faculty
Affiliate Jacqueline Bhabha moderates the panel discussion, “Peacekeeping:
Can the U.N. Meet the Challenge?” at the JFK Forum.
February 1: Carr Center Receives Gift to create the Traub-Dicker-HKS Summer Research
Carr Center Faculty Samantha Power quoted in The News International on the World Economic
Forum in Davos.
January 29: Rory Stewart, Carr Center Faculty Director, talks about Afghanistan,
its people, its challenges, and what it's like to walk across it during a
presentation at Boston University.
Carr Center Faculty Samantha Power quoted in The New York Times on violence in Darfur.
Carr Center Faculty Samantha Power featured in Good Magazine.
Carr Center Director, Sarah Sewall, interviewed on NPR's Talk of the
Carr Center Director, Sarah Sewall, quoted in "For US, Goal Is Now 'Iraqi Solutions',"
The Washington Post.
January 9: Joint Carr Center NSHR Program / U.S. Special
Ops Command symposium, “Overlooked and Understudied Counterinsurgencies,”
highlighted in the latest issue of Tip of the Spear, the official
publication of the U.S. Special Operations Command.
Carr Center Fellow, Dexter Filkins,
"The Guardians," New York Times, December 30, 2007
Carr Center Director, Sarah Sewall, interviewed on the
Rose Show," December 24, 2007, on counterinsurgency in Iraq
Carr Center Director, Sarah Sewall, featured in
"Scholars and Military Share a Foxhole, Uneasily," New York Times, December 22, 2007
Carr Center Grant from Humanity United featured in "Grant to Fund Genocide Study," The Harvard Crimson, December 17, 2007
HBO Premiere of Sand and Sorrow, a
documentary on Darfur featuring Professor Samantha Power; December 06, 2007
interviewed on NPR's On Point, "The Daily Grind in Iraq," December 5, 2007
Center Fellow, Ana Julia Jatar, quoted on Venezuela's Reform Vote, "Venezuela opposition's victory
larger than it seems," The Oppenheimer Report, December 04, 2007
Center Fellow, Ana Julia Jatar, quoted on Venezuela's Reform Vote, "Vote may turn Venezuela into
elected 'dictatorship'," Miami Herald, November 29, 2007
Carr Center Hosted Workshop on
the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) Draft. Release Date: November 26, 2007
Samantha Power featured on
PBS Frontline, "Our Watch" (60 minutes), Tuesday 11/20/07 at 9:00pm
Jessica Stern, a Faculty Affiliate, is mentioned in The Boston Globe
article, "What Musharraf could not abide," November 13, 2007
Review of Spring 2007 NSHR Fellow William Arkin's new book , "Divining
Victory: Airpower in the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War"
'08 NSHR Fellow Jon Tracy quoted: "Pentagon is pressed on killings
of Iraqis Lawmakers: ACLU want records on civilian deaths,"
The Boston Globe, October 9, 2007
Carr Center Sponsors Conference on Air and Land Power in Counterinsurgency
Interview with Sarah Sewall in Kennedy School Insight
Sewall on contracters in Iraq, WGBH Greater Boston with Emily
Rooney, October 3, 2007
The Carr Center Welcomes 2007-2008
enter and the Counterinsurgency Field Manual discussed on "The Daily Show with
Forum Event, Sept. 13: Professor Samantha Power to Introduce "No
End in Sight," Winner of the 'Best Documentary' Award at the
Carr Center Leads Human Rights Groups on Visit to the U.S. Military's National Training Center
WSJ Op-ed on CCHRP Director
Sarah Sewall and the Counterinsurgency Field Manual
Carr Center Fellow, Fatima Tlisova, is featured in
the Sake of One Man," Wall Street Journal, July 17, 2007
Carr Center Welcomes New Executive
Director Lois Andreasen
Carr Center 2006-2007 Newsflash
Carr Center Fellow William Arkin quoted:
"War without limits," The Boston Globe,
May 14, 2007
"Workshop focuses on
escalation of force"
Fort Leavenworth Lamp, April 12, 2007
Escalation of Force
Procedures and Traffic Control Point Operations Conference
" New traffic
ontrol point guidebook coming," Army Times, March 29, 2007
"Former Boy Soldier Packs IOP
Forum," Harvard Crimson, March 15, 2007
Rule of Law and Human Rights
Conference Report (PDF)
"How to stop genocide in Iraq," Samantha Power, Los Angeles Times, March 5, 2007
Omer Ismail testifies to the United Nations Commission on the
Status of Women, February 28, 2007
"Author and His Muse Talk Darfur," Brenda Maldonado,The Harvard
Crimson, February 27, 2007
Wrote the Book: Can He Follow It?"
Sarah Sewall, Washington Post, ebruary 25, 2007
Sarah Sewall on Friendly
Fire, NPR's Talk of the Nation, February 8, 2007
General Petraeus recognizes Carr Center role in protecting Geneva conventions, "Advance Policy Questions for
Lieutenant General David H. Petraeus, USA Nominee to be General and Commander,
Multi-National Forces-Iraq", page 23. (PDF 80 KB)
Carr Center Fellow
William Arkin on the Troop Surge in Iraq , NPR's On the Media, January 26, 2007
The Project on
the Means of Intervention: Working Papers Volume 4 (Counterinsurgency in Iraq)
It Wobbles: Should we blame the U.N. for its shortcomings, or the countries that make up the world body?",
Samantha Power, Washington Post, January 7, 2007
Interview with Jacqueline Bhabha,
Featured Carr Center Faculty Affiliate, November 7, 2006 (PDF 112 KB)
Gates,", Samantha Power, The New York Times, December 4, 2006
with Samantha Power,", Paula Goldman, Imagining Ourselves: A Global
Generation of Women, November 2006
Security and Human Rights Program Fellowship 2007/2008
appearance on Bill O'Reilly
"Modernizing U.S. Counterinsurgency: Rethinking Risk and Developing a National Strategy,"
Sarah Sewall, Military Review, Sept/Oct 2006
"The Measurement Challenge in Human Rights,"
Fernande Raine, Sur: International Journal on Human Rights, 2006, Number 4-Year 3
"Fixing Foreign Policy," Samantha Power, Harvard Magazine, July/August 2006
"Blinded by Haditha"
Sarah Sewall, New York Times, June 13, 2006
"The Void: Why the Movement Needs Help,"
Samantha Power, The New Republic, May 15, 2006. PDF 184 KB (posted with permission)
"I would like to die in my country," Interview of Mehrangiz Kar, Carr Center Fellow,
By Vanessa E. Jones, The Boston Globe, March 21, 2006
Carr Center Spring '06