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Infrastructure: It's More Than Roads and Bridges

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The UN's International Day of Peace focuses on strengthening peace around the world. The theme for 2016 is “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace,” and one SDG in particular has some interesting applications for peace. The most common images that come to mind when thinking of infrastructure are roads, bridges, and buildings, but have these things made the...

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Women, Nukes, and Action Movies: How Hollywood Misrepresents Nonproliferation

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Nonproliferation is about more than men and action movies. Women deserve a place at the table.Burly action stars. That’s who I think about when I think about nonproliferation. Maybe it was all of the action movies I consumed as an adolescent. You know the ones where a dastardly rogue has the world one button-push away from nuclear winter while Arnold Schwarzenegger races against time...

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Innovation in a Conflict Zone Featuring Irina Afonina

Monday, August 8, 2016

For the past two years, Ukraine has experienced massive conflict in its eastern-most regions, particularly in Luhansk. Though many have been forced to leave, one inspiring technology entrepreneur has remained despite the hardship.In this special edition of CRDF Global's blog, I had the pleasure of speaking with one of the grantees of our Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP...

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