In The News, March 20- April 5, 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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March 20 - April 5, 2018

 



Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about the consequences of a U.S.-South Korea trade agreement. Bloomberg 4/5/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery indicates numerous landslides in the area where North Korea has conducted its nuclear tests. USA Today 4/5/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said commercial satellite imagery shows that activity at the North Korea test site has been significantly reduced. The Asahi Shimbun 4/5/2018

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on the announcement the U.S. will remove troops from Syria. Vox 4/4/2018

Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy and Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Johannes Urpelainen co-wrote about resistance to political reform. The Print 4/4/2018

Assistant Professor of International Economics Heiwai Tang commented on China’s reaction to new U.S. trade policies. The New York Times 4/4/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert Gallucci commented on the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit. Korea JoongAng Daily 4/4/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Curtis Melvin is cited on construction at a satellite control center in North Korea. The Sun 4/4/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow Christina Lin wrote about plans for U.S. military withdrawal from Syria. Asia Times 4/4/2018

Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Sarah Marie Jordaan wrote about the impacts of climate change on U.S. electric power systems. Law360 4/3/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town discussed the potential for multilateral agreements as a result of the U.S.-North Korea meeting. CGTN 4/3/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Non-Resident Fellow Taras Kuzio wrote about corruption in Ukraine. Atlantic Council’s UkraineAlert 4/3/2018

Jenny Town discussed Washington’s reaction to announcements of a U.S.-North Korea summit. Blog Talk Radio 4/3/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said activity at the North Korea test site has been significantly reduced. The Japan Times 4/3/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the Trump administration’s Iran policy. The National Interest 4/2/2018

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about political messages promoted by Sinclair Broadcasting. CNN 4/2/2018

Senior Adjunct Professor of South Asia Studies Walter Andersen commented on former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The Sunday Guardian 4/2/2018

European and Eurasian Studies Adjunct Professor Matthew Rojansky commented on a White House invitation to the Russian president. Foreign Policy 4/2/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery indicates a significant slowdown of work at a North Korea nuclear test site. Newsweek 4/2/2018

Mara Karlin commented on the civilian casualties as a result of the ongoing war in Syria. Al Jazeera 3/31/2018

Taras Kuzio wrote about Ukranian politicians hiring U.S. political consultants and lobbyists. The Hill 3/31/2018

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin is cited on U.S. National Security Adviser Nominee John Bolton. ProPublica 3/30/2018

China Studies Director David M. Lampton commented on China's Communist Party leadership. Voice of America 3/29/2018

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin commented on consequences of the U.S. expelling Russian diplomats. NBC News 3/29/2018

Hal Brands wrote about relations between Taiwan, China, and the U.S. Bloomberg 3/29/2018

Curtis Melvin is cited on the North Korean leader’s armored family train. The Washington Post 3/29/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on tensions between the leaders of North Korea and China. Newsweek 3/29/2018

Mara Karlin discussed lessons from the North Korean conflict in the 1940s. Government Matters TV 3/28/2018

Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies Joshua White discussed U.S. policies toward the Indo-Pacific. Brookings Institution’s Intersections 3/28/2018

John McLaughlin wrote about reactions to the United States and other countries joining Britain in expelling Russian diplomats. OZY 3/28/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Michael Madden commented on reports of a high-level North Korean leader visiting China. CNN 3/28/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Sasha Toperich commented on the voting process in the Egypt elections. Egypt Today 3/28/2018

Michael Madden commented on the motivations for the North Korean leader to meet with the Chinese president. Daily Star 3/28/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the potential outcome of the U.S.-North Korea summit. USA Today 3/28/2018

Hal Brands co-wrote about global reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric. War on the Rocks 3/27/2018

John McLaughlin discussed the potential for retaliation following the U.S. and other countries expelling Russian diplomats. NBC News 3/27/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on China’s interest in talks between South Korea and North Korea. NBC News 3/27/2018

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi  discussed U.S.-China trade relations. CGTN’s The Heat 3/27/2018

Matthew Rojansky commented on U.S.-Russia relations following the expulsion of Russian diplomats. Sinclair Broadcasting 3/27/2018

John McLaughlin wrote about South Korea’s political goals and diplomacy to forge the U.S.-North Korea summit. OZY 3/27/2018

Afshin Molavi discussed growing uncertainty around U.S. trade and tariffs. CGTN America 3/27/201

Robert Gallucci commented on South Korea’s comments about upcoming U.S.-North Korea talks. CNBC 3/27/2018

Sasha Toperich commented on observers and judges supervising elections in Egypt. Egypt Today 3/27/2018

Curtis Melvin commented on the North Korean leader’s opulent armored family train. NBC News 3/27/2018

Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum wrote about the role of the U.S. as a leader in global affairs. The American Interest 3/26/2018

David M. Lampton commented on China’s reaction to new U.S. trade policies. The Washington Times 3/26/2018

Senior Research Professor of International Economics Anne O. Krueger wrote about economic reform in Puerto Rico following hurricanes. CNBC 3/26/2018

David M. Lampton commented on U.S. economic engagement with China. Asia Times 3/26/2018

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence Vikram Nehru commented on challenges for Indian investments in Myanmar. Voice of America 3/26/2018

Matthew Rojansky commented on escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia. Reuters 3/26/2018

Robert Gallucci is cited on the potential benefits of a U.S.-North Korea meeting. Forbes 3/26/2018

Curtis Melvin and Adjunct Lecturer of Energy, Resources and Environment Daniel Ahn commented on North Korea’s economy after sanctions. The Washington Post 3/26/2018

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about the history of American patriotism. The Atlantic 3/25/2018

The China-Africa Research Initiative is cited on Chinese loans to African governments and state-owned enterprises. Global Times 3/25/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on relations between the U.S. and Iran. Eurasia Review 3/24/2018

Robert Gallucci is cited on U.S. National Security Adviser Nominee John Bolton. Nikkei Asian Review 3/24/2018

Master of Arts in Global Policy Director Daniel S. Markey commented on the impact of leadership shakeups in the Trump administration on Asia policy. New Indian Express 3/24/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on the U.S. president’s cabinet and advisers following the nomination of John Bolton for U.S. national security adviserThe Hill 3/24/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery shows a significant slowdown in activity at a North Korea nuclear test site. Japan Times 3/24/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate a slowdown in tunnel activity at North Korea nuclear test site. Jiji Press 3/24/2018

Associate Director of American Foreign Policy Charles A. Stevenson commented on former U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. Bristol Herald Courier 3/23/2018

David Rothkopf wrote about U.S. National Security Adviser Nominee John Bolton. CNN 3/23/2018

Adjunct Professor of European Studies Michael Leigh commented on the Brexit negotiation process. Politico 3/23/2018

David Rothkopf commented on U.S. policies toward Iran and North Korea. PBS NewsHour 3/23/2018

David Rothkopf commented on the qualifications of U.S. National Security Adviser Nominee John Bolton. Xinhua 3/23/2018

David Rothkopf is cited on the influence and power of the U.S. national security adviser. Huffington Post 3/23/2018

Mara Karlin discussed the continuing conflict in Syria. Brookings Institution’s Unpacked 3/23/2018

Eliot A. Cohen wrote about former U.S. National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster. The Atlantic 3/23/2018

Hal Brands wrote about the impact of leadership changes in the Trump administration on U.S. national security. Bloomberg View 3/23/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the estimated fatalities and injuries of a potential North Korea nuclear detonation over Seoul and Tokyo. Business Insider 3/23/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on a major slowdown in activity at a North Korea nuclear test site. Newsweek 3/23/2018

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Jean-Francois Seznec wrote about U.S.-Saudi relations. The Hill 3/22/2018

Assistant Professor of International Development Daniel Honig discussed effectively implementing foreign aid. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 3/22/2018

Eurasian Studies Senior Adjunct Professor Gianfranco Pasquino co-wrote about the outcome of the Italian elections. LSE EUROPP 3/22/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit is cited on ties between the CIA and North Korean intelligence. The Nation 3/22/2018

John McLaughlin commented on U.S. National Security Adviser Nominee John Bolton. The Cipher Brief 3/22/2018

Jenny Town commented on a pathway toward diplomacy and negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea. Voice of America 3/22/2018

Global Policy Adjunct Assistant Professor Madiha Afzal wrote about the Pakistan government’s response to militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba. Dawn 3/22/2018

Mara Karlin discussed the 2018 U.S. National Defense Strategy. Council on Foreign Relations’ The President’s Inbox 3/22/2018

Hal Brands wrote about growing U.S. ties with authoritarian regimes including Vietnam and Poland. Bloomberg View 3/22/2018

Latin American Studies Adjunct Lecturer Benjamin N. Gedan discussed Argentina’s political and economic goals under the Macri administration. The Bubble 3/22/2018

Afshin Molavi wrote about India seeking opportunities with the United Arab Emirates. Reuters 3/21/2018

Michael Madden commented on North Korea’s state media coverage of the upcoming U.S.-North Korea meeting. USA Today 3/21/2018

Jenny Town commented on expectations for the upcoming meeting between leaders of the U.S. and North Korea. The Los Angeles Times 3/21/2018

Daniel S. Markey wrote about the Trump administration’s approach and strategies toward Pakistan. The Cipher Brief 3/21/2018

David Rothkopf wrote about the current state of intolerance and prejudice in America. CNN 3/20/2018

Joel Wit commented on North Korea’s three biggest incentives for meeting with the U.S. Newsweek 3/20/2018

Curtis Melvin commented on construction at a satellite control center in North Korea. NH News 3/20/2018