In The News, January 10 - January 18, 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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January 10 – January 18, 2017

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asia Programs Kent E. Calder discussed Caroline Kennedy’s legacy as U.S. ambassador to Japan. The Associated Press 1/17/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot Cohen wrote about his expectations for the U.S. presidency under Donald Trump. The American Interest 1/17/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands discussed the future of U.S.-Canada relations under President-elect Donald Trump. CTV News 1/17/2017

Adjunct Professor of China Studies David G. Brown discussed a phone call between U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the Taiwanese president. USNI News 1/17/2017

China-Africa Research Initiative Research Manager Janet Eom wrote about the Trump administration’s interest in China-Africa engagement. The Washington Post 1/16/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor Hal Brands wrote about the concerns of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump pursuing relations with Russia. War on the Rocks 1/16/2017

Dean Vali Nasr commented on President Barack Obama’s legacy and strategic approach toward Syria. BBC 1/13/2017

Dean Vali Nasr discussed President Barack Obama’s evolving foreign policy on Afghanistan. PBS NewsHour 1/13/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence at the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies John McLaughlin commented on relations between U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and the intelligence community. CBC News 1/13/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow David Satter discussed a reported Russian dossier on President-elect Donald Trump and U.S.-Russia ties. 570 KVI Kirby Wilbur Show 1/13/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow and emerge85 Co-director Afshin Molavi discussed challenges for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump including appointee confirmations and the Iran deal. The Heat CGTN 1/12/2017

Adjunct Professor of European Studies Christopher Chivvis wrote about the persistent threat of multiple jihadist groups in Mali. The Cipher Brief 1/12/2017

David Satter wrote about Russia’s strategy to disrupt U.S. politics and institutions. National Review 1/12/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. intelligence under a Trump administration. OZY 1/12/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about the challenges ahead for the CIA and the Trump administration. Real Clear World 1/11/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on priorities of the incoming U.S. administration and concerns over Montenegro. Balkan Insight 1/11/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Scholar-in-Residence James Mann discussed former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s approach to foreign and economic policy. The Washington Post 1/10/2017

David Satter wrote about potential questions during confirmation hearings for the U.S. secretary of state appointee. The Wall Street Journal 1/10/2017

Afshin Molavi wrote about globalization and America’s political class. The Washington Post 1/10/2017

China Studies Visiting Scholar Pieter P. Bottelier discussed China’s response to growing relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. Knowledge @ Wharton 1/10/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil discussed a former Iranian president’s influence on politics and the economy. RFI English 1/10/2017

Christopher Sands discussed the Canadian prime minister rearranging his cabinet. BNN 1/10/2017

Christopher Sands wrote about public support for energy innovation in the U.S. and Canada. Energy Magazine 1/10/2017