Posted June 10, 2009
On June 8, Monterey Institute Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Conflict Revolution Pushpa Iyer was interviewed on KPFA public radio in Berkeley. The interview focused on the origins of the Sri Lankan civil conflict and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the guerilla group which fought a 30-year war against the Sri Lankan government. The interview with Professor Iyer begins at approximately 31:30 into the 60-minute program.
Posted July 7, 2009
An essay by Lt. General Robert G. Gard Jr. (USA, Ret.), President Emeritus of the Monterey Institute of International Studies, was published in the Huffington Post yesterday. The essay reviews the agenda for this week's U.S.-Russian presidential summit and supports the reduction of nuclear arms stockpiles by both nations as beneficial to global security.
Posted August 24, 2009
The article focuses on the federal government’s longstanding, complex efforts to engineer the destruction of its aging stockpile of liquid VX, sarin, and mustard chemical agents.
Posted September 1, 2009
IPSS Assignment: International Labour Organization (ILO)
New York, New York
Anna Michelle Gregory is the daughter of an Air Force pilot and a Georgia peach. Translation: She moved every two to three years of her life but she enjoyed the comforts of Southern home-cooked meals living in places such as Germany, South Korea, Arizona, and Alaska.
IPSS Assignment: Mercy Corps
Michelle was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Her father is a radiologist and her mother is a writer. She has a B.A. in ESL from the University of Guadalajara and has three more classes to complete her M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College. She has ten years experience teaching Spanish and was the coordinator for the Spanish Winter Intensive program at Monterey.
IPSS Assignment: Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC), Bonn, Germany
IPSS Assignment: The Asia Foundation
Conflict & Governance Program
IPSS Assignment: Pacific Forum, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Ms. Catherine Boye is the 2009 Monterey Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Pacific Forum. Catherine was born and grew up in Salt Lake City, UT.