Fletcher in the News

Seeking Solutions on Syria: Professor Martel Comments

William C. Martel is Associate Professor of International Security Studies at The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

President Obama says the United States has a moral responsibility to punish the Syrian government for its reported use of chemical weapons against civilians. And he’s asked Congress to approve military action.  We’ll look at the arguments for and against, and gauge reaction in the Granite State.


William Martel – Associate Professor of International Security at Tufts University’s  Fletcher School. His most recent book is called Victory in War.

Jeannie Sowers – Associate Professor of Political Science at UNH. She is the author of Environmental Politics in Egypt (2013) and co-editor of Journey to Tahrir: Revolution, Protest, and Social Change in Egypt (2012).

Sarwar Kashmeri - Adjunct Professor at Norwich University and Fellow at the Foreign Policy Association. He is the author of NATO 2.0; Reboot or Delete and America and Europe After 9/11 and Iraq; The Great Divide.

Hear the full interview