Atran elected to National Academy of Sciences

CRIC is exceptionally proud to announce that our Foundation Fellow, Professor Scott Atran, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of “…distinguished and continuing achievements in original research”. Professor Atran now stands among 2,512 active NAS members as part of one of the most distinguished and respected scientific…

When Will to Fight Trumps Hard Power

Before Congress, Gen. Scott Berrier, the US Defense Intelligence Agency director, acknowledged misjudging Ukraine’s ability to resist Russia: “I questioned their will to fight. That was a bad assessment.”  Russia’s appraisal of Ukraine’s will to fight evidently fared no better. Lamentably, misjudging both allies’ and adversaries’ will to fight has become routine among our military and political…

CRIC Conference 2020

The 2020 CRIC conference will run from September 21st – 23rd but will not be at Harris Manchester College, Oxford, because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures required to contain it.  Instead it will be an on-line or ‘virtual conference’ on the afternoons of Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd and the morning of Wednesday…

Second Reading of Coronavirus Bill 2019-21 Speech by John, Lord Alderdice

March 24th, 2020 Second Reading (Lords) of Coronavirus Bill 2019-21 Speech by John, Lord Alderdice March 24th, 2020 Second Reading (Lords) of Coronavirus Bill 2020 Speech by John, Lord Alderdice Summary of the Coronavirus Bill 2019-21 A Bill to make provision in connection with coronavirus; and for connected purposes. https://services.parliament.uk/bills/2019-21/coronavirus.html