Sacha Tessier-Stall

GPI Global Internship


Sacha Tessier-Stall is pursuing an M.A. in international security at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He also studied at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris and at McGill University in Montreal where he earned his B.A. in political science.

In 2006 he served as an intern to the French Minister of Research and Postsecondary Education. In 2004–05 he was an international observer to the presidential election in Ukraine. Tessier-Stall joined the GPI Global Internship in October 2007.

Featured Work

APR 1, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Moral Medals

With violence in Darfur and Tibet, competition at the Olympics this summer will be political as well as athletic.

McDonald's in the Baghdad green zone. <br>Photo by <a href="">Kjirstin Bentson</a> (<a href="">CC</a>).

MAR 19, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Fostering Ethical Globalization

Former UN official Michael Doyle thinks it's unfair to scapegoat globalization for the world's problems, but the world needs to tackle health, fair trade, and ...

Red Square, by <a href="">Paolo Crosetto</a> (<a href="">CC</a>).

FEB 20, 2008 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Russia and the New Great Game

Two recent energy deals are the latest moves in the Great Game for energy security, with the world's main powers jockeying for access to resources ...

M16A4 Service Rifle. CREDIT: <a href="" target="_blank">Jayel Aheram</a> (<a href="" target="_blank">CC</a>).

NOV 16, 2007 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: Selling Security

When the traditional tasks of national militaries are delegated to private military firms, civil authorities enter into two contracts with them: commercial and moral. If ...