World Food Day brings focus on global conflict, food security

Star Tribune reporter Patrick Condon highlights our World Food Day 2021 Symposium and discusses the complex challenges – a global pandemic, the upheavals of climate change, and political and military conflicts around the world – that add up to an unprecedented test of the planet’s ability to feed its people.

World Food Day brings focus on global conflict, food security – Star Tribune, October 14, 2021

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Political science – and science – help guide NATO

In a recent Star Tribune editorial, writer John Rash talked with Dr. Bryan Wells, Chief Scientist at NATO, about the evolving role of science in the Western alliance.

Dr. Wells led a conversation during our recent NATO’s Climate Change program, which is available for viewing online.

Political science – and science – help guide NATOStar Tribune, May 21, 2021

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Geopolitical risks begin here at home

Star Tribune editorial writer John Rash reflects on recent riots at the U.S. Capitol and discusses the geopolitical year ahead as President-elect Joe Biden faces foreign and domestic crises. The article quotes frequent Global Minnesota speaker and former U.S. Foreign Service Office Tom Hanson, as he prepares to speak at the 2021 U.S. Foreign Policy Update.

Geopolitical risks begin here at homeStar Tribune, January 8, 2021

Country could use a ‘James Baker-like’ figure

Star Tribune editorial write John Rash highlights Global Minnesota’s event on James A. Baker and his consequential career in both politics and governance including a look at the new biography, “The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III,” co-written by the husband-and-wife team Peter Baker, The New York Times’ chief White House correspondent, and Susan Glasser, a New Yorker writer covering the Trump White House.

Country could use a ‘James Baker-like’ figureStar Tribune, November 6, 2020

Photo credit: Chang W. Lee, New York Times

 

Thank-you letters from 1915 point back to unlikely hero

Minnesota history reporter Curt Brown discusses the history of Minnesota’s involvement in the Commission for Relief in Belgium during World War I – the largest humanitarian effort in history – and Global Minnesota’s virtual exhibit opening of “When Minnesota Fed the Children of Europe,” a selection of thank you letters from Belgium to American children during this time.

Thank-you letters from 1915 point back to unlikely heroStar Tribune, October 10, 2020

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