As the war in Ukraine rages on, many are making comparisons between the U.S.'s invasion of Iraq and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Javed Ali, associate professor of practice, discussed the comparison.
"It's easy to understand why people think the...
The editorial board of the Michigan Journal of Public Affairs (MJPA) is pleased to announce the 2016 edition and thirteenth volume of the student-run journal of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.This year’s call for papers established the...
Jeff Barnes (MPP '09) had never run a political campaign before Michigan gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder promoted him to campaign manager in August. The choice made sense for Snyder, a technology entrepreneur running for his first public office....
Speakers: Major Ian Fishback, West Point Colonel (ret) Paul Yingling In 2007 Colonel (ret) Paul Yingling published an influential article in the Armed Forces Journal criticizing senior leadership for perceived failures in the conduct of the post-invasion Iraq War occupation. Yingling served three tours in the Iraq War, first as executive officer of 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery in OIF 1, later as the effects coordinator for the 3rd ACR from March 2005 to March 2006, during OIF III, and finally as J5 for TF 134 (Detainee Operations) from April 2008 to July 2009.
During his 33-year Foreign Service career Christopher Hill served as an ambassador to Macedonia, Poland, South Korea and, most recently, Iraq. Ambassador Hill was part of the team that negotiated the Bosnian Peace Settlement in 1995, headed the U.S.
The International Policy Center hosts Scott Atran (University of Oxford/ CNRS, Paris/ University of Michigan) presents his field research from Europe, North Africa, and the frontlines in the battle with ISIS to make the case that the Devoted Actors' commitment to making costly sacrifices enables low-power groups to endure and often prevail against materially much stronger foes.
Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture,
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill is the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, a position he has held since September 2010. In addition to overseeing the Josef Korbel School, Ambassador Hill is author of the book Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir, a monthly columnist for Project Syndicate, and a highly sought public speaker and voice in the media on international affairs.