Archive for October, 2008

Winter 2008 STPP Newsletter

STPP Continues to Grow!

by Shobita Parthasarathy, Co-Director, STPP Program

This fall, the STPP graduate certificate program admitted its third group of students. As with the previous cohorts, these ten students represent departments and schools throughout the university: Jessica Bell (Medicinal Chemisty); Craig Cammarata, (Public Policy); Heather Claxton (Biological Chemistry); Jakub Czyz (College of Engineering); Chris George ……

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Intelligence, Diplomacy, and the Management of Credibility

By Dan Plafcan

In early December, U.S. intelligence about Iran’s nuclear program appeared to have taken a dramatic turn. The U.S. government released an unclassified version of the “Key Judgments” section of a recent National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran’s nuclear program (n. 1). As a part of the previous NIE on Iran in 2005, the ……

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