With a lifelong commitment to helping people in need, especially those in impoverished countries, Brandon Ricaurte joined the U.S. Army to become a Special Forces soldier, whose mission is to fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.
As a U.S. Air Force Nuclear and Missile Operations officer, Riley Vann was one of 90 missileers whose job it was to ensure that U.S. nuclear weapons are ready to launch on command. The experience taught her how to cope—and maintain leadership—under pressure.
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr Anthony P. “Tony” Sham LL.M. ’20 has served in Afghanistan as a legal adviser to American military leaders and at the Pentagon as a deputy executive assistant to the Judge Advocate General of the Navy.
Deputy Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel Hanan Melcer, who chaired Israel’s Central Elections Committee, shared his experience protecting Israel’s elections from online manipulation and cyber threats.
With the launch of the presidential impeachment inquiry by the House of Representatives, constitutional scholars at Harvard Law School weigh in on both the current controversy and on this rarely used and poorly understood congressional power.
Seventy-four years later Setsuko Thurlow still remembers the moment of detonation after the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the first of two exploded over the island nation, a deployment that proved so horrendous the weapons have never been used since.
Bonnie Docherty ’01, associate director the Armed Conflict and Civilian Protection Initiative (ACCPI) at Harvard Law School, discusses humanitarian disarmament, and a recent discussion with Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow.