Feb. 17, 2021
How History Predicts COVID-19’s Impact on Maritime Piracy, and What America Can do to Help
Minerva-funded researcher, Brandon Prins recent article discusses how previous financial crises have been followed by significant surges in maritime crime and that the economic impacts of the novel Coronavirus will likely do the same.
Feb. 12, 2021
Rethinking “Alliances”: The Case of South Africa as a Rising Power
How does South Africa view international alliances? International relations (IR) scholars have been debating the end of alliances and the relevance of the alliance paradigm itself. South Africa presents an excellent test case for advancing these debates for three reasons.
Feb. 11, 2021
Minerva-funded researchers new publication, Pirate Lands
Minerva-funded researchers, Ursula Daxecker and Brandon Prins demonstrate in their new publication, Pirate Lands that Maritime piracy-like civil war, terrorism, and organized crime-is a problem of weak states
Feb. 3, 2021
The "Pandemic Textbook" Must Include Decision-Making
Minerva-funded researcher, Neil D. Shortland and Laurence Alison recent article discusses why good pandemic management requires goal-directed least-worst decision-making. As scientists who study decision-making early on, they realized that what the COVID-19 pandemic required was rapid "least-worst" goal-directed decision-making.
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