In The News, August 23 - September 12, 2017

  

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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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August 23 - September 12, 2017
 



Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about American leadership under the Trump administration. The Atlantic 9/12/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit commented on North Korea’s technology and development of nuclear weapons. Daily Times 9/12/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on Chinese trade supporting North Korea’s government, military, and economy. South China Morning Post 9/12/2017

Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies Joshua T. White commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s South Asia policy. The Hindu 9/11/2017

Latin American Studies Adjunct Lecturer Clifford Young wrote about the Trump administration’s action on DACA and the debate over immigration. The Hill 9/11/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the ineffectiveness of sanctions on North Korea. Bruegel 9/11/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence Adam J. Szubin commented on the U.S. imposing economic sanctions on North Korea. Dow Jones Newswires 9/10/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz commented on the new public school curriculum in Turkey. The Media Line 9/10/2017

Adjunct Professor of Strategic Studies Mary R. Habeck commented on U.S. strategy to combat terrorism. The Daily Signal 9/10/2017

The China Africa Research Initiative is cited on Chinese loans to Ethiopia for infrastructure development. All Africa 9/9/2017  

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on demonstrations against the German chancellor’s pro-refugee policies. Newsweek 9/8/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin is cited on the number of military officials in the Trump administration. New Statesman 9/8/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the consequences of Saudi Arabia’s financial assistance to the Taliban. The Diplomat 9/7/2017

Eliot A. Cohen discussed generals and high-ranking military officials in the Trump administration. NPR’s On Point 9/7/2017

Joel Wit commented on China's cooperation in helping the U.S. deescalate North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. The Associated Press 9/7/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate unprecedented above-ground landslides at a North Korea’s nuclear test site. Asia Times 9/6/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate landslides and wide disturbances at North Korea’s nuclear test site. The New York Times 9/5/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate no collapsed crater, despite landslides at a North Korea’s nuclear test site. Washington Examiner 9/5/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar William McKinney commented on U.S. response to the escalating crisis over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Stars and Stripes 9/5/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test being about six times stronger than previous trials. Newsweek 9/5/2017

Director of the Latin American Studies Program Riordan Roett commented on Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López. The Hill 9/4/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert L. Gallucci discussed negotiations and the potential for a deal between the U.S. and North Korea. PBS NewsHour 9/4/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Frank Aum commented on reactions to rhetoric by the Trump administration about North Korea. Voice of America 9/4/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town is cited on U.S. policies toward North Korea being misconstrued as hostile. NPR 9/3/2017

William McKinney commented on U.S. strategy and engagement with North Korea to prevent military action. Bloomberg 9/3/2017

African Studies Lecturer Seth D. Kaplan is cited on local efforts to establish political order and rebuild failed states. The Huffington Post 9/3/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed the growing middle class and rise in Chinese tourists. BBC 9/2/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate North Korea is readily prepared for another nuclear missile test. NTD Television 9/2/2017

John McLaughlin is cited on the role of high-ranking military officials in the Trump administration. Salon 9/1/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken wrote about contrasting messages by U.S. President Trump and his administration. The New York Times 8/31/2017

Joel Wit commented on contradictory statements about North Korea by U.S. President Trump and his administration. Voice of America 8/31/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the “high state of readiness” of a North Korea nuclear test site. Japan News 8/31/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on a proposal by the Trump administration to eliminate special envoy positions. The National 8/30/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands wrote about the first round of NAFTA renegotiations. C.D. Howe Institute Intelligence Memos 8/30/2017

John McLaughlin commented on the dangers of nuclear proliferation and concerns over North Korea developing a nuclear weapons program. OZY 8/30/2017

Assistant Professor of International Economics Heiwai Tang co-wrote about China’s rise up global value chains. Vox China 8/30/2017
Foreign Policy Institute Visiting Scholar David Satter wrote about the U.S. paving the way for greater Russian influence. Hudson Institute’s Tablet Magazine 8/30/2017

Joel Wit commented on the consequences of joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea. Bloomberg 8/29/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands co-wrote an assessment of America’s military alliances. Army War College’s Parameters 8/29/2017

Global Policy Program Director Daniel Markey commented on the new U.S. strategy toward Afghanistan. Knowledge @ Wharton 8/29/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin co-wrote about an upcoming referendum on Iraq’s Kurdish independence. Defense One 8/29/2017

Jenny Town commented on reactions from Japan and South Korea to U.S. policies toward North Korea. The Huffington Post 8/29/2017

Joel Wit commented on potential North Korea retaliation to joint military drills between the U.S. and South Korea. CNBC 8/29/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Dennis Halpin commented on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un preserving his family dynasty. The Washington Times 8/29/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on failures in North Korea’s accelerated efforts to develop ballistic missiles. The Hill 8/29/2017

Seth D. Kaplan wrote about four trends that have altered global political order. The American Interest 8/29/2017

Afshin Molavi commented on U.S. policy towards North Korea. CGTN’s The Heat 8/29/2017

Jenny Town commented on a negotiation track with talks between North Korea, the U.S. and its allies to prevent a Korean war. Xinhua News 8/29/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the history of the North Korean first family. CNN 8/29/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Director Jae H. Ku is cited on the limited impact of sanctions on North Korea. The Huffington Post 8/28/2017

Daniel Markey commented on reactions from Pakistan and China to U.S. policies toward Afghanistan. The Christian Science Monitor 8/28/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on Iran’s economy following the end of sanctions after the nuclear agreement. World Politics Review 8/28/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea's potential capabilities to conduct a submarine-launched ballistic missile. Japan News 8/28/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Michael Haltzel commented on a meeting in Washington between the presidents of Finland and the U.S. Yle News 8/28/2017

Scholar Dennis Halpin wrote about the tactics and approach of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. American Thinker 8/27/2017

Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy and Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Johannes Urpelainen wrote about a proposal for electricity in rural India. Medium 8/25/2017

John McLaughlin discussed U.S. President Trump’s response to criticism and crisis. MSNBC’s The Last Word 8/23/2017