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‘Risks of nuclear terrorism are high and growing.’ New tools, alliances, renewed focus needed, group led by Northeastern expert recommends.
The silhouette of a Russian missile at sunset.

‘Risks of nuclear terrorism are high and growing.’ New tools, alliances, renewed focus needed, group led by Northeastern expert recommends.

A security expert says the risks of nuclear terrorism are growing and new tools, alliances and renewed focus are needed for deterrence.
Russian warships in Cuba recalls ‘Cold War posturing,’ but no threat, expert says
A Cuban sailor walking outside in the sun past a Russian Navy ship.

Russian warships in Cuba recalls ‘Cold War posturing,’ but no threat, expert says

Mai’a Cross says the Russian fleet’s transit isn’t so much a show of force as it is “a bit of swaggering.”
Could the Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine wars escalate into World War III?
Smoke billowing from an apartment building in Ukraine that had been hit by a Russian missile.

Could the Israel-Hamas and Russia-Ukraine wars escalate into World War III?

With tensions now flaring in the Middle East and in Europe, can the two crises snowball into one global war or are they contained?
Houthi rebels attacks on ships in Red Sea could raise gas prices, cause supply chain delays
A cargo ship in the Red Sea.

Houthi rebels attacks on ships in Red Sea could raise gas prices, cause supply chain delays

Even a week of shipment delays because of the Houthi rebels’ attacks in the Red Sea can significantly impact American and global consumers.
How Northeastern is helping Caribbean communities combat climate change and extreme weather
aerial shot of a Caribbean community devastated by a hurricane

How Northeastern is helping Caribbean communities combat climate change and extreme weather

Northeastern's Global Resilience Institute partners with Caribbean communities to develop plans for climate change response.
Is World War III possible? The next few weeks will tell.
A mangled, burning car in front of war-damaged buildings

Is World War III possible? The next few weeks will tell.

If the U.S. and its allies are going to avoid becoming militarily entangled in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the coming days will be critical.
President Trump has invoked the Defense Production Act. Here’s what that means.

President Trump has invoked the Defense Production Act. Here’s what that means.

The law, which allows the president to require that companies produce necessary goods, should be invoked now in order to prevent a shortage of supplies for combating COVID-19, says Stephen Flynn, the founding director of Northeastern’s Global Resilience Institute.
Unsure what to do about COVID-19? Take this 60-minute course.

Unsure what to do about COVID-19? Take this 60-minute course.

COVID-19: How to be Safe and Resilient, an hour-long course that is free and accessible to anyone, was launched Friday morning by Northeastern’s Global Resilience Institute. Its purpose is to make reliable skills for surviving the pandemic available in one place.
Puerto Rico has weathered 500 earthquakes in two weeks. How does it rebuild?

Puerto Rico has weathered 500 earthquakes in two weeks. How does it rebuild?

The island is still recovering from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017, which killed close to 3,000 people and knocked out power for months. Northeastern faculty have been working with humanitarian organizations to develop a project to facilitate that recovery.
The cyberattack on New Orleans shows how vulnerable our cities are

The cyberattack on New Orleans shows how vulnerable our cities are

New Orleans acted appropriately in quickly containing a cyberattack on city government computers, but more needs to be done to curb the spread of such attacks on U.S. municipalities, says Stephen Flynn, the founding director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern.