In The News, July 5 - July 19, 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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July 5 - July 19, 2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer wrote about the upcoming referendum on Kurdistan's independence. The Washington Post 7/18/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on the consequences of Iran sentencing an American citizen convicted of spying. Vox 7/18/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Senior Adjunct Professor Gianfranco Pasquino wrote about economic relations between Italy and Russia. The Cipher Brief 7/18/2017

Senior Associate Professor of Middle East Studies Camille Pecastaing and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim discussed U.S.-Qatar relations. Knowledge @ Wharton 7/18/2017

Dean Vali Nasr wrote about U.S. President Donald Trump paving the way for greater Russian influence in Middle East. The New York Times 7/17/2017

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones discussed a string of scandals associated with U.S. President Trump. CNBC 7/17/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman discussed China's gross domestic product and slow economic growth. Marketplace 7/17/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands is cited on the Trade Promotion Authority redefining trade negotiations in the U.S. CBC News 7/16/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands co-wrote about historical analogies regarding global order and the Trump era. Foreign Policy 7/14/2017

Roger Hertog Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence Eric Edelman wrote about a meeting between the U.S. and Russian presidents. The Weekly Standard 7/14/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Visiting Scholar David Satter discussed U.S.-Russia relations in advance of a meeting between the two presidents. Voice of America 7/14/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said North Korean missiles are capable of reaching American shores. 7/14/2017

Christopher Sands discussed U.S.-Canada trade relations and NAFTA renegotiations. BNN 7/12/2017

Christopher Sands commented on the influence of the U.S. Congress on upcoming NAFTA renegotiations. iPolitics 7/13/2017

Erik Jones commented on contrasting messages on climate policy from U.S. President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron. Reuters 7/12/2017

Director of the Latin American Studies Program Riordan Roett commented on a corruption conviction of a former Brazilian president. Vice News 7/12/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow and emerge85 Co-director Afshin Molavi discussed China's New Silk Road and emerging markets. BBC 7/12/2017

Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Francis J. Gavin wrote about opportunities for young scholars to contribute to the policy process. War on the Rocks 7/12/2017

Afshin Molavi discussed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to the Middle East. CGTN America 7/12/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said North Korea could develop an intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach the U.S. and destroy a San Diego naval base. Korea JoongAng Daily 7 /12/2017

Harry Broadman wrote about the history and purpose of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Newsweek 7/11/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on Russia's assessment of a missile launch by North Korea. Voice of America 7/11/2017

Afshin Molavi discussed a meeting between Trump's presidential campaign and a Russian attorney. CGTN’s The Heat 7/11/2017

Global Policy Program Director Daniel Markey commented on a border dispute between India and China. The Indian Express 7/11/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations Nina Hall wrote about digital activism and campaigning as a critical tool in politics. Global Policy Journal 7/11/2017

Senior Advisor to the Dean Shamila N. Chaudhary discussed senior Trump officials meeting with a Russian lawyer. CNN 7/10/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin is cited on intelligence professionals briefing U.S. President Trump. Foreign Policy 7/10/2017 

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Abbas Kadhim wrote about next steps for Iraq after reclaiming Mosul from the Islamic State. The Huffington Post 7/10/2017

Professor of History and International Studies Mark Gilbert commented on the success of Italy's center-right parties in local elections. World Politics Review 7/10/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken wrote about the Islamic State following the liberation of Mosul. The New York Times 7/9/2017

Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations Daniel Hamilton commented on German Chancellor Angela Merkel's prominent role in the G20 summit. Bloomberg 7/8/2017

Randa Slim commented on a cease-fire agreement between the U.S. and Russia to end fighting in Syria. The National 7/8/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Gregory Chin wrote about opportunities for Sino-German cooperation following the G20 summit. China Daily 7/8/2017

Daniel Markey is cited on a debate about new U.S. policies toward Afghanistan and Pakistan. Dawn 7/8/2017

Shamila N. Chaudhary discussed increased surveillance on the U. S. by Russia and associated vulnerabilities. CNN 7/7/2107

Senior Adjunct Professor of International Economics Stefano Zamagni commented on restructuring major institutions of the Italian economy. International Business Times 7/7/2017

Director of South Asia Studies Walter Andersen commented on the Indian prime minister's visit to Israel. New India Times 7/7/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit is cited on diplomacy as a solution to deescalate North Korea's nuclear weapons. Newsweek 7/6/2017

David Satter wrote about U.S. interests and priorities in advance of a meeting between U.S. President Trump and the Russian president. The Wall Street Journal 7/6/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea's secrecy about its nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. The Washington Post 7/6/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on China's role in pressuring North Korea to deescalate its nuclear program. USA Today 7/6/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. President Trump's relationship with the media and Russian propaganda. OZY 7/6/2017

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid is cited on congressional testimony about American journalists being victims of Russian fake news. OZY 7/6/2017

Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Dana H. Allin commented on U.S. President Trump's relationship with European allies. McClatchy DC 7/6/2017

Daniel Markey wrote about Pakistan's proxy strategy and its impact on relations with the U.S. The Cipher Brief 7/6/2017

Dana H. Allin commented on U.S. President Trump's relationship with Russian officials and the implications for the next U.S. midterm elections. CBC News 7/6/2017

Shamila N. Chaudhary discussed U.S. President Trump's interaction with world leaders at the G20 summit. CNN 7/5/2017 

John McLaughlin discussed the role of the U.S. and China in deescalating North Korea's nuclear weapons. MSNBC’s The Last Word 7/5/2017  

Joel Wit said North Korea may deploy an intercontinental ballistic missile sooner than expected. Newsweek 7/5/2017

Adjunct Professor of American Foreign Policy David C. Unger discussed the state of democracy in the United States. Charles Adler Tonight 7/5/2017

Nina Hall commented on trending debates and research in international relations including climate change, migration and development. E-International Relations 7/5/2017