Recent Submissions

  • A New Nuclear Era: The U.S. Role in the Shifting Global Energy Landscape 

    Akahori, Chloe; Haller, Tali; Holloway, Madeline; Riel, Natalie; Abid, Zain; Han, Su Rim; Nguyen, Hung; Augustus, Julian; Sadzak, Selma; Knopf, Kayley; Shin, Woojoong; Park, Brian; Hurwitz, Stacey; Salber, John; Kavalok, Brandon; Louie, Celia (2017)
    The U.S. has been the world’s leader in nuclear power since the first civilian reactors began to generate power. Its work in this role for a half-century has been extremely important to the safety and security of nuclear ...
  • Maritime Security on the Asia-Pacific: A Navigational Map for the New U.S. Administration 

    Condon, Megan; Cuplin, Stephen; Fiorentini, Bruno; Kim, Min Seung; Li, Ruomi; Lincoln, Tyler; Liu, Yingshi; Lui, Helen; Park, Jessica Soonsoo; Plamondon, Haley Ann; Su, Yinong; Xing, Yue Cassie; Zhu, Nanpeng; ; ; (2017)
    Maritime security in the Asia-Pacific entails “traditional” security concerns such as naval power, and “non-traditional” security issues such as piracy, climate change and fisheries depletion. This task force evaluates ...
  • Challenges to European Unity: Options for U.S. Policymakers 

    Chang, Annie; Collins, Justin; Deng, Haoru; Gonzalez, Juan; Liao, Vivian Tzehsuan; Lindell, Troy; McGrath, Jannah; Pickering, Jessica; Sánchez-Escudero, Tamara; Vandeventer, Hailey; Wendler, Alison; Williams, Michelle; Yao, Caitlyn; Young, Aidan; Zhao, Xiran; (2017)
    The United States and Europe have shared a long history of cooperation and mutual interests. They stand united in their commitment to the values such as liberty, democracy, and the preservation of human rights. They are ...
  • Ippen Dron, All of Us Together: A collection of Tools to Address U.S. Nuclear Colonialism in the Republic of the Marshall Islands 

    Butrim, Lauren; Collins, Jessica; DeGideo, Cole; Gentilhomme, Anais; Gross, Desiree; Heath, Karlee; Kim, James; Kitano, Erin; Liu, Xinlei; Magers, Kayla; Nothstein, Hans; Nowak, Jaclyn; Podesta, Mikayla; Snyder, Ian; Tamngin, Rachael; Touch, Monirangsey (2017)
    We are a group of 19 students in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at The University of Washington. We have dedicated 10 weeks to looking at the many wrongs produced by the U.S. government's nuclear ...
  • Syrian Women and Children: Identifying Gaps and Goals for Reconstruction 

    Callahan, Jack; Chung, Sol; O’Connor, Dylan; Demeke, Mariam Sena; Eberhardt, Ceresa; Lu, Christine; Miller, Rachel; Qian, Yiwei; Quinn, Connor; Rangel, Allisia; Tatum, Ean; Vo, David; Vollers, Phoebe; Kwok, Ho Ying; ; (2017)
    The Syrian civil war has grown to be the defining humanitarian crisis of the early 21st century. What began as peaceful protests in 2011 has since evolved into a protracted and bloody conflict, claiming over 400,000 lives1 ...
  • The Cycle of Violence: Migration From the Northern Triangle 

    Brenden, Sarah; Campbell, Jacob; Dotson, Henry; Gunderson, Madeline; Murphy, Monica Airut; Raffa, Nicholas; Ranjbar, Esther; Ruiz, Susana Roman; Piton, Ivan; Schramm, Noah; ; ; ; ; ; (2017)
    This report documents the brutal and pervasive abuses suffered by Central American migrants in efforts to seek refuge from gang and state violence, government corruption, social exclusion, and endemic poverty. The cyclical ...
  • Finding Common Ground in the Puget Sound: Tulalip Tribes, Millennials and the Environment 

    Garrigan, Eve; Jones, Melissa; Miles, Hope; Roe, Avalon; Stylos, Vanessa; Aberg, Nathan; Bui, Linh Hoang My; Hardison, Alex; Lee, YeJi; Thompson, Kristiaan; Xie, Hongyue; Yang, Seung Chan; ; ; ; (2017)
    The Jackson School of International Studies Task Force has created a strategic communications plan tied with a digital story with the goal of communicating tribal treaty rights and Tulalip Tribes-led environmental recovery ...
  • Extremist Use of Social Media: Balancing Privacy and National Cybersecurity 

    Birkeland, Jane; Johnson, Jordan; Eunbich, Serena; Kwon, Kristy Soo Jung; Lee, Taelim Leena; Meek, Natalie; Park, Tae-Hyun Thomas; Purcell, Phoibe; Rosenberg, Cameron; Ross, Hannah; Stephens, Ko Rajeev; Trumbauer, Marielle; Uppal, Priya; Yang, Xingyue; Yoon, Julia; (2017)
    Because the realm of cybersecurity is constantly changing, there is a disconnection today between government and industry on the issues of privacy and national security. Industry and government must balance social media ...
  • Redefining American Leadership for an Internationalized Era 

    Evans, Cameron; Giron, Ezekiel; Hegyes, Matthew; Jones, Josiah; Nelson, Alexander; Oh, Esther; Peronnet, Audrey; Salyphod, Kevin; Schwartz, David; Tarhouni, Zacharia; Wilson, Francis; Yang, Peijin; ; ; ; (2017)
    Not since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 has the international system been so upended. Waves of economic and political populism have threatened the bulwarks ...
  • Balancing Cooperation and Competition: A New in Era in U.S.-China Relations 

    Goeppele-Parrish, Matthew; Bellows, Ian; Bronstein, Caleb; Chang, Vivian; Chang, Yueh; Cheng, Rebekah; Jeong, Geun Woo; Kaler, Prabhjot; Kassa, Zelalem; Mi, Zengyang; Mendoza, Luis; Neeley, Alexander; Nguyen, Yen; Qi, Lei; Robledo, Christian; Wei, Yuxi (2016)
    The dyadic pairing of the United States and China has emerged as the most important bilateral relationship of the twenty-first century. While the U.S. continues to dominate the post-Cold War world order as sole superpower, ...
  • Managing Large Scale Marine Reserves: Policy Recommendations for the Global Legacy Ocean Campaign 

    Bennett, Kate; Casson, Simon; Keith, Shelby; Liu, Yang; Minge, Emily; Philip, Evan; Pieris, Alex; Pothoven, Meredith; Weigelt, Aila; Muncaster, Felicia; James, Tom; Moses, Lauren (2015)
    Over the course of just a few generations, man has gained for the first time the ability to change the oceans – harnessing technologies that allow intensive marine extraction and dramatically increasing anthropogenic ...
  • From International Supply Chains to Local Consumption: Eliminating Labor Trafficking from all Companies in Washington State 

    Block, Ana Alice; Vielbig, Emma; Zukic, Amela; Koval, Helena; Pollack, Zara; Situ, Irene; Rachko, Westley; Shukurov, Akhmed; Tibebe, Lissan; Nureña, Rocío; Victor, Sydney; Montgomery, Margaret; Burns, Kate; Zhang, Mengwei Cindy; Forsyth, Alison; Priddy, Sarah (2015)
    Recent estimates suggest that there are 21 million people who are victims of human trafficking, forced labor, and slavery around the world. Of those 21 million, private individuals or enterprises exploit 19 million victims; ...
  • Development Derailed: How to Put U.S. Foreign Aid Policy on a Better Track 

    Arbaugh, Philip; Lee, Stacia; Akerblom, Lars Adam; Archer, Kendall; Barcelona, Wendy; Buckner, Lisa; Busch, Brett; Davis, Natalie; Dunn, Jennifer; Jackson, Elizabeth; Johnson, Nicholas; Joseph, Lavina; Kim, Rina; Lake, Devin; Ortiz, Melani; Pieratt, Nathan; Sampson, Stephanie (2015)
    There are three central subdivisions to American foreign policy: diplomacy, defense, and development aid. Both defense and diplomacy are housed in cabinet-level departments – the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department ...
  • Promoting Human Rights and Healing in the Wake of Civil War in El Salvador 

    Kim, Eun Seon (Jessica); Maeda, Kasumi; Larson, Shanna; Fox, Simon; Mahboub, Emma; Solis, Jason; Trujillo-­Lindstrom, Jasper; Einbinder, Nicole; Foster, Sarah; Lee, Vincent (2015)
    During winter quarter of 2015, this task force within the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington set out to document the story of two civil war era massacres in El Salvador; Las ...
  • Managing Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth: Can Afghanistan’s Mineral Wealth Be Used to Rebuild the Economy? 

    Caetano, Thomas; Caren, Rachel; Bersentes, Ryan; Denga, Patricia; Easter, Adam; Mellinger, Jessica; O'Neill, Devon; Sirotkin, Igor; Smith, Michael Lane; Wan, Xiangjun; Wong, Sara; Yu, Sarah (2015)
    From 2005 to 2009, the US Geological Survey performed a series of remote sensing surveys in Afghanistan in an attempt to quantify the nation’s mineral resource potential. Their findings stand to significantly transform the ...
  • Land and Livelihoods: NGOs, Conflict, and Extraction in Peru 

    Carlson, Olivia; Qiu, Shirley; Batsaikhan, Altantsetseg; Davis, Grant; DeLorenzo, Jordan; Ingalls, Rebekah; Katsiouleris, Andrianna; Martin, Kyle; Moreno, Joe; Nelson, Audrey; Northrup, Andrew; Song, Alex; Tan, Rachel; Templeton, McKenzie; Walsh, Joey (2015)
    Examining the events that occurred over a decade ago in Tambogrande, Piura - notable for its successful community-led revolt against a large mining corporation - allows for retrospection on Oxfam America’s past efforts ...
  • Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 

    Butler, Tiffany; Kaur, Auric; Adams, Robert; Ames, Erica; Bots, Blanka; Capobianco, Lauren; Chrisman, Daniel; Hooper, Sasha; Krebsbach, Kristine; Land, Michael; Lezzi, Ottavia; Morgen, Jacob; Song, Brandon; Tereby, Skye (2015)
    Ever since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, there have been complaints that the Declaration is not culturally sensitive. In 1981, a group of Islamic scholars proposed the Universal Islamic ...
  • Rethinking United States Military Bases in East Asia 

    Fan, Shiling; Golan, Shahar; Guo, Ji; Kaur, Dilpreet; Lim, Helen; Kim, Jaehyung; Kim, Taehee; Knudson, Tyler; Lee, Matthew; Park, Jay-Kwon; Reuben, Aviva; Wong, Kela; Chan, Bridget; Truitt, Jack; Wagnon, Sean; Newman, Zoe (2015)
    Background: Abuses against local populations by US military members stationed in the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Okinawa, Japan have complicated regional diplomatic agendas and security relationships. The initial raison ...
  • Playing Chicken with Big Ag: Advocating Regionally Sensitive Food Sovereignty to Address Pandemic Influenza 

    Anderson, Libby; Auster, Michelle; Caster, Tessa; Charoni, Jennifer; Clinkenbeard, Peter; Fitzpatrick, Marina; Larsen, Erin; MacKenzie, Colin; Mayer, Megan; Phan, Linda; Regan, Maeve; Schroeder, Katherine; Theisen, Tarra; Yoshioka, Natsuki; Young, William (2014)
    While a focus on pandemic preparedness is important, it does not address long term solutions to outbreak. In our highly globalized world, massive inequalities shape an environment in which preparedness benefits those of ...
  • End Game: Rethinking the War on Terror 

    Beeders, Jacob; Ceballos, Rutger; Cooper, Magdalena; Heckert, Benjamin; Keeble, Camian; Maniraho, Karen; McLeod, Bevin; Meharry, Adriana; Minkina, Yelizaveta; Qudsi, Jwanah; Jwanah, Zachary; Sidlinger, Gregory; Sirikupt, Chonlawit; Valencia, Fabian; Walker, Simon; Wickstrom, Claire (2014)
    The United States is currently engaged in one the longest and costliest wars in its history. In the thirteen years since the devastating attacks on 9/11, the United States has waged war against al Qaeda and ideology of ...

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