In The News, April 24 - May 18, 2018

 

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‘In the News’ is a roundup of recent media coverage featuring the Johns Hopkins SAIS community and is produced and distributed by the Office of Marketing, Communications, and Strategic Initiatives.

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April 24 - May 18, 2018

 

 
Dean Vali Nasr commented on Iran’s reaction to the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement. The New York Times 5/17/2018

China Studies Director David M. Lampton discussed U.S.-China trade relations. PBS NewsHour 5/17/2018

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands discussed factors contributing to the NAFTA deadline delay. CTV’s Power Play 5/17/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi commented on multilateral institutions and agreements in Europe. Carnegie Europe 5/17/2018

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid commented on the hacking of a phone tracking company used by law enforcement agencies. Motherboard 5/16/2018

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin is cited on North Korea’s approach toward U.S. President Donald Trump. Shareblue Media 5/16/2018

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about North Korea’s announcement to potentially cancel a summit with the U.S. president. CNN 5/16/2018

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on the EU’s reaction to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal. Reuters 5/16/2018

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about the Obama administration’s legacy and impact on American foreign policy. The Atlantic 5/15/2018

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony J. Blinken commented on the U.S. embassy moving from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. France 24 5/15/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on North Korea’s approach toward U.S. President Trump. Shareblue Media 5/15/2018

David M. Lampton commented on U.S. policies toward China. Los Angeles Times 5/14/2018

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on the outcome of the elections in Iraq and the potential impact on the U.S. The National 5/14/2018

Sanam Vakil commented on the future of European investments in Iran following the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement. The National 5/14/2018

Daniel Serwer discussed controversy over a new U.S. embassy opening in Jerusalem. CGTN America 5/14/2018

Christopher Sands wrote about the risks and benefits of concluding NAFTA renegotiations by the May deadline. CSIS 5/14/2018

David M. Lampton commented on China’s financial support of infrastructure projects through the Belt and Road Initiative. Financial Review 5/13/2018

Practitioner in Residence of International Economics and Emerging Markets Monica de Bolle commented on Argentina’s economy. The Washington Post 5/13/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz commented on the Turkish president’s re-election campaign. The Arab Weekly 5/13/2018

Dean Vali Nasr commented on the parliamentary elections in Iraq. The Atlantic 5/11/2018

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi wrote about youth unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa. Arabian Business 5/11/2018

Latin American Studies Adjunct Lecturer Benjamin N. Gedan wrote about previous financial crises in Argentina. The Hill 5/11/2018

Lisel Hintz wrote about the use of social media by Turkey’s political opposition. The Washington Post 5/11/2018

Benjamin N. Gedan wrote about the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala. The Global Americans 5/11/2018

Daniel Serwer discussed the parliamentary elections in Iraq and the potential impact of the outcome on the region and U.S. VOA’s Encounter 5/11/2018

Director of the Latin American Studies Program Riordan Roett and Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs Guadalupe Paz are cited on regional trends and policy issues between China and India. Brookings Institution 5/10/2018

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asia Programs Kent E. Calder commented on remarks by the Japanese prime minister. The Japan Times 5/10/2018

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on the escalation of tensions between Iran and Israel. Axios 5/10/2018

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about the Trump administration’s economic policies towards China. Bloomberg 5/10/2018

Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Speyer Family Foundation Distinguished Scholar Sarah Sewall discussed the Niger attack resulting in the death of four U.S. soldiers. PBS NewsHour 5/10/2018

Antony J. Blinken commented on the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal on the future of U.S.-North Korea relations. AFP 5/10/2018

Sanam Vakil wrote about the implications for Iran following U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal. The Hill 5/10/2018

Dean Vali Nasr discussed Iran’s reaction to U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement. PBS News Hour 5/9/2018

Kent E. Calder commented on the meaning of denuclearization following U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The New York Times 5/9/2018

David M. Lampton commented on high-level talks between the U.S. and China. South China Morning Post 5/9/2018

John McLaughlin discussed confirmation hearings for CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel. NPR’s All Things Considered 5/9/2018 

Antony J. Blinken commented on the potential impact of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran accord on relations with Syria and North Korea. The Washington Post 5/9/2018

John McLaughlin commented on requirements for agency professionals ahead of confirmation hearings for the CIA Director nominee. Voice of America 5/9/2018

Christopher Sands commented on U.S. interests in the NAFTA renegotiations. Morning Consult 5/9/2018

Sanam Vakil commented on the potential consequences of U.S. sanctions on European investments in Iran. NBC News 5/9/2018

Monica de Bolle wrote about Argentina requesting financial help from the International Monetary Fund. Peterson Institute for International Economics 5/9/2018

Dean Vali Nasr discussed U.S. President Trump’s language in announcing the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Channel 4 News 5/8/2018

Mara Karlin commented on the implications of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The Brookings Institution 5/8/2018

Hal Brands wrote about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s geopolitical strategies. Bloomberg 5/8/2018

David Rothkopf commented on U.S. credibility and relations with the international community following its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. USA Today 5/8/2018

Antony J. Blinken commented on the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal on relations with allies and North Korea. The Cipher Brief 5/8/2018

Mara Karlin co-wrote about the Trump administration’s approach to national security strategy. Foreign Affairs 5/8/2018

Sanam Vakil commented on reaction from Iran and the international community to the U.S. withdrawing from the nuclear agreement. NBC News 5/8/2018

Sanam Vakil wrote about the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The Guardian 5/8/2018

Sanam Vakil commented on implications for transatlantic relations following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Vice News 5/8/2018

Sanam Vakil commented on the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on the Middle East region. Arab News 5/8/2018

Sanam Vakil discussed the future of business and the economy in Iran following U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear agreement. Sky News 5/8/2018

Federiga Bindi commented on Europe’s reaction to the U.S. withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. Huffington Post 5/8/2018

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on the potential impact of Italian summer elections on markets. Bloomberg 5/7/2018

David M. Lampton is cited on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Asia Times 5/7/2018

Lisel Hintz commented on nationalist references in the Turkish president’s rhetoric and speeches. Al Jazeera 5/7/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on the history of CIA programs that were questioned during confirmation hearings for the CIA Director nominee. Esquire 5/7/2018

David Rothkopf wrote about the consequences of the U.S. withdrawing from the Iran nuclear agreement. The National 5/6/2018

Master of Arts in Global Policy Director Daniel S. Markey commented on terrorist groups that pose threats in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Cipher Brief 5/6/2018

Global Policy Adjunct Assistant Professor Madiha Afzal is cited on her book, Pakistan Under Siege: Extremism, Society, and the State. The Indian Express 5/5/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on strategies to reduce tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The Washington Post 5/4/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on his book, Forces of Fortune: The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What It Will Mean for Our World. Al Arabiya 5/4/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on Iran’s influence and role in Syria. The Guardian 5/3/2018

Dean Vali Nasr wrote about U.S. strategy on nuclear weapons and different approaches for North Korea and Iran. Axios 5/3/2018

Associate Director of International Development Tanvi Nagpal wrote about air pollution in India. Axios 5/3/2018

David Rothkopf wrote about U.S. President Trump’s relationship with world leaders. The Los Angeles Times 5/3/2018

Antony J. Blinken wrote about U.S.-North Korea negotiations. The New York Times 5/2/2018

Thomas Rid commented on Russian disinformation through a government-funded media outlet. PBS News Hour 5/2/2018

Thomas Rid commented on the consequences of a classified document being leaked by an NSA whistleblower. Cyber Scoop 5/2/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Alice Pannier commented on a French plan for European military cooperation. Politico 5/2/2018

Daniel Serwer is cited on election law amendments in Bosnia and Herzegovina. N1 5/2/2018

Sanam Vakil commented on Iran’s response to U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal. The Daily Beast 5/2/2018

Christopher Sands wrote about U.S. tax reform and the potential impact on the energy sector in North America. Energy 5/2/2018

Conflict Management Adjunct Lecturer Edward P. Joseph and Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Hans Binnendijk co-wrote about NATO’s role in Balkan integration with the West. Defense News 5/2/2018

Daniel Serwer commented on the potential implications for the U.S.-North Korea summit following the U.S. withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. CGTN 5/1/2018

Christopher Sands wrote about Canada’s role in stabilizing international trade. The C.D. Howe Institute 5/1/2018

The Energy, Resources and Environment Program Practicum Team is cited on government regulation of unconventional oil and gas. Oil & Gas Journal 4/30/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act following the release of a GOP memo. Daily Beast 4/30/2018

John McLaughlin commented on the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia interference investigation. MSNBC 4/29/2018

Daniel S. Markey commented on tactics used by Pakistan’s military against political protestors. The Associated Press 4/28/2018

Daniel Serwer commented on Kosovo’s relationship with Serbia and efforts to join the United Nations. Independent Balkan News Agency 4/27/2018

Sanam Vakil wrote about the potential consequences of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal on the Middle East and Europe. Evening Standard 4/27/2018

Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment Johannes Urpelainen commented on a plan to spread electricity to rural India. Bloomberg 4/26/2018

Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Sarah Marie Jordaan commented on reducing methane emissions. Business Vancouver 4/26/2018

Hal Brands wrote about French President Emmanuel Macron’s White House visit. Bloomberg 4/26/2018

Daniel Serwer commented on U.S. views about Kosovo gaining full sovereignty. Gazeta Express 4/26/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on U.S. foreign policies toward Iran. Haaretz 4/25/2018

Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum wrote about economics as a field of study. The American Interest 4/25/2018

Erik Jones commented on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s White House visit. VOA News 4/25/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Executive Director Daniel S. Hamilton discussed German investments in the U.S. Marketplace 4/25/2018

Daniel Serwer commented on recommendations for Macedonia to join the EU and NATO. Independent Balkan News Agency 4/25/2018

Sanam Vakil wrote about the challenges and opportunities in U.S.-Iran relations. The Hoover Institution 4/25/2018

Daniel Serwer commented on U.S. and European policies toward the Balkan states. Republika 4/25/2018

Global Theory and History Lecturer Michael D. Mosettig wrote about the relationship between the presidents of the U.S. and France. PBS News Hour 4/24/2018