Bilal Saab, a visiting fellow in the Washington, D.C. office of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, was interviewed by BBC News during a Dec. 7 story on the Assad regime’s crackdown in Syria.
Professor Jeffrey Bale, director of the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) has recently given several media interviews regarding extremist and terrorist activities and threats in Europe and the United States.
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies Veterans Association marked Rememberance Day with a well attended public panel discussion with seven former military personnel on the subject of “Perspectives on War: Challenges and Considerations in the War of Terror.”
International students in the Intensive English Program at the Monterey Institute prepared a traditional American Thanksgiving meal, learned about the holiday and shared a meal with each other as part of their language learning experience.
The Monterey Institute’s new Center for the Blue Economy has launched a website showcasing its mission to educate the next generation of leaders to sustainably manage the world´s oceans and coasts.
In an op-ed piece in Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Monterey Institute Professor Avner Cohen argues for an informed public debate in Israel about the nuclear threat from Iran and suggests that Defense Minister Ehud Barak tone down his rhetoric.
The Monterey Institute has received a $500,000 gift from the Milliken Foundation to support continuing efforts to attract top students to its “remarkable programs.”
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Former Egyptian Ambassador to the United States Nabil Fahmy led a weekend workshop at the Monterey Institute on negotiations toward creating a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East.
Professor Peter Grothe’s annual all-day cross-cultural retreat in Big Sur attracted 41 students from 17 countries and four continents this year, many from his popular intercultural communication course.