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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Last week the director of ISHR's Program on Peacebuilding and Human Rights - David L. Phillips - wrote an op-ed in The Boston Globe entitled "Biden faces vexing questions about counterterrorism". In it, he analyzes what the Biden administration can take away from the developments in Afghanistan.

By David L. Phillips
Monday, August 16, 2021

Who’s to blame for events in Afghanistan? Partisan finger-pointing is inevitable, but not constructive. President Ashraf Ghani is ultimately responsible for the debacle, which was brought on by massive corruption that undermined the Afghan state and security services.  

While Ghani is primarily responsible, the US is not exempt. 

Friday, July 30, 2021

ISHR is pleased to release our 2020-2021 Annual Report this week. The report covers the diverse programming and activities that the institution oversaw in the last year. 

Find the full report here.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Elazar Barkan will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Institute on June 30th and on behalf of faculty, staff, students, and affiliates, ISHR would like to thank him for his many contributions. Professor Barkan joined the Institute in 2006 as Co-director and continued to lead as Director starting in 2008.

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