Current Feature Archive

Two people ride a horse and a donkey along a narrow strip of land on Lake Son-Kul, 3,000 meters (9,800 feet) above sea level, about 300 kilometers (190 miles) southeast of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Saturday, July 15, 2006, with the Tien Shan mountains in the background. Son-Kul is the second largest lake in Kyrgyzstan. (AP Photo/Azamat Imanaliev)
37(4) Fall 2016, Central Asia, Current Feature, Featured, Letter from the Editors

On the Steppes: Central Asia

The Fall 2016 issue of the Harvard International Review, On the Steppes: Central Asia, has hit newsstands! Check out the latest print edition as...
US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cherie A. Thurlby. Public Domain, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(4) Summer 2016, Current Feature, Featured, Letter from the Editors

Modern Warfare: The Prospects and Challenges of Conflict Today

Our summer 2016 feature issue, Modern Warfare: The Prospects and Challenges of Conflict Today, has hit newsstands! Check it out, as well as some exclusive online...
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting on women, peace, security, and sexual violence in conflict at United Nations Headquarters in New York June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS) - RTX10ZC8
37(2) Winter 2016, Current Feature, Education, Featured, Features, Health, Human Rights, Letter from the Editors, Politics, Science & Technology, Security

The New Global Ambassador: Popular Culture as a Tool of International Diplomacy

Our winter 2016 feature issue, The New Global Ambassador: Popular Culture as a Tool of International Diplomacy, will be hitting newsstands soon! Check out the latest print...
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37(1) Fall 2015, Current Feature, Economics, Education, Environment, Featured, Features, Health, Human Rights, Letter from the Editors

Towards a Sustainable Future: Reviewing the Millennium Development Goals

Our fall 2015 feature issue, Towards a Sustainable Future: Reviewing the Millennium Development Goals, has hit newsstands! Check out the latest print edition as...
"Drug War in Mexico" By Diego Fernández (autor original) / vendida con "copyright compartido" a la Agencia de Fotografía AP México (autor secundario) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
36(4) Summer 2015, Americas, Central America, Current Feature, Economics, Features

Winding Down the War on Drugs: Reevaluating Global Drug Policy

Any discussion about transnational organized crime almost inevitably includes the trade in illicit drugs. A 2011 analysis by the United Nations Office on Drugs...
"William Brownfield" By United States Department of State. Photographer not specified. (United States Embassy in Bogotá, Ambassador [1]) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
36(4) Summer 2015, Central America, Current Feature, Economics, Features, Interviews, North America, Politics, South America

Crafting US Policy on Drug Trafficking: An Interview with William Brownfield

What are the biggest issues your office is facing today? If you had asked me this question twenty years ago, I would undoubtedly have...
"Soldiers combatting the drug trade in Mexico" By Diego Fernández (autor original) / vendida con "copyright compartido" a la Agencia de Fotografía AP México (autor secundario) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
36(4) Summer 2015, Current Feature, Features, North America, Politics, Security, South America

Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime: Connected but Different

First of all, I would like to congratulate the Harvard International Review for this summer edition. It is a wise decision to dedicate an...
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36(4) Summer 2015, Central America, Current Feature, East Asia, Eastern Africa, Economics, Environment, Features, Politics, Security, South America, Southern Africa, West Africa

Crime Gone Wild: The Dangers of the International Illegal Wildlife Trade

What widely illegal powdered substance possesses a market value approaching US$100,000 per kilogram? A common guess would be cocaine. However, the answer is actually...
"Yury Fedotov with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon" By The Official CTBTO Photostream [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
36(4) Summer 2015, Africa, Asia, Current Feature, Features, Politics, Security

How Removing the Crime Obstacle Advances Sustainable Development

Transnational organized crime is not a new problem, but it has been accentuated by the tremendous impact of globalization. Today, it is worth around...
"Efraim Zuroff" Arikb at the Hebrew language Wikipedia [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], from Wikimedia Commons
36(4) Summer 2015, Current Feature, Europe, Features, Human Rights, Interviews, Middle East, Politics

70 Years Since Nuremberg, the Search for Nazis Continues: An Interview with Efraim Zuroff

What are estimates of the number of remaining living Nazis and what is the process of finding and prosecuting them? First of all, no...