In The News, October 24 - November 3, 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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October 24 - November 3, 2017
 



Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about U.S. President Donald Trump’s impending trip to China. Los Angeles Times 11/3/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz co-wrote about U.S. action against the Turkish president. War on the Rocks 11/3/2017

SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer co-wrote about Asian economic integration amid diminishing influence of the U.S. in the region. Nikkei Asian Review 11/2/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen commented on the impact of generals and military officials serving in the Trump administration. New York Magazine 11/2/2017

Associate Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Alexander Bick wrote about the history of political conflict and fragmentation in Syria. War on the Rocks 11/2/2017

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid commented on the Russia investigation and myths about the country’s hacking capabilities. The Associated Press 11/2/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Alice Pannier wrote about France’s military strategy under President Emmanuel Macron. War on the Rocks 11/2/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Non-Resident Fellow Taras Kuzio commented on links between the U.S. president’s former campaign manager and Russian organized crime. The Daily Beast 11/2/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on Islamization in Pakistan. The Daily Times 11/1/2017

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on the role of Catalonian diplomats abroad in promoting economic interests and political narratives. The Wall Street Journal 11/1/2017

Thomas Rid wrote about Twitter’s role in spreading disinformation amid investigations of the platform being exploited to influence elections. Motherboard 11/1/2017

Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law Justin Frosini commented on the EU’s response to Catalonia’s independence movement. The Christian Science Monitor 11/1/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Director Jae H. Ku commented on the future of North Koreans in overseas worker programs in the U.S. amid sanctions. The Washington Post 11/1/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow Joris Larik discussed the ramifications and legal process of Catalonia seeking independence from Spain. CGTN The Heat 11/1/2017

Jae H. Ku commented on the political landscape of the Korean peninsula amid heightened tensionsVOA News 11/1/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on possible damage to a North Korea nuclear test site following a series of earthquakes. The Korea Herald 11/1/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on suspected damage at a North Korea nuclear test site. The Nation Thailand 11/1/2017

Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin commented on the implications of public charges against the U.S. president’s former campaign chairman. OZY 10/31/2017

Thomas Rid discussed privacy policies and vulnerabilities of various social media platforms. PBS News Hour 10/31/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands wrote about the future of the U.S. automotive industry amid NAFTA renegotiations. C.D. Howe Institute 10/31/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Abbas Kadhim discussed political, social, and financial challenges for Iraq following the rise and fall of ISIS. CGTN’s The Heat 10/31/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town is cited on the potential risk of hazardous debris from a North Korea nuclear site reaching China. Business Insider 10/31/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on substantial damage at a North Korea nuclear test site. The Telegraph 10/31/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said the geological terrain at a North Korea nuclear test site indicates an accident. Observer 10/31/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on conflicts and tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The News 10/30/2017

China Studies Director David M. Lampton wrote about U.S. President Trump’s upcoming trip to China. South China Morning Post 10/30/2017

Erik Jones commented on a proposal for a European Monetary Fund and the future of the European Commission. CNBC 10/30/2017

Justin Frosini commented on the outcome of an Italian referendum for two northern regions seeking more autonomy. Los Angeles Times 10/30/2017

Christopher Sands wrote about the U.S. proposal for adjustments to the automotive industry during NAFTA negotiations. C.D. Howe Institute 10/30/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on Kurdistan’s independence vote and regional government president. Daily Sabah 10/29/2017

Jenny Town commented on North Korea’s emerging economy and independent markets. Business Insider 10/28/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi discussed Catalonia’s push for independence from Spain. CGTN America 10/28/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the potential effects of North Korean retaliation to U.S. military action. The Asahi Shimbun 10/27/2017

Thomas Rid commented on criticisms of Twitter’s deletion policy. Politico 10/27/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on relations between Serbia and Russia. InSerbia Today 10/27/2017

Latin American Studies Professorial Lecturer Benjamin N. Gedan wrote about the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala. Global Americans 10/27/2017

David Rothkopf commented on U.S. President Trump’s approach to U.S. military operations. The Huffington Post 10/26/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. counterterrorism operations following an attack on U.S. Special Forces in Niger. OZY 10/26/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Dennis Halpin wrote about the risks associated with a U.S. strike against North Korea. NK News 10/26/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Curtis Melvin commented on satellite images that indicate activity at a previously vacated industrial complex facility. NK Pro 10/26/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea potentially producing its own highly potent rocket fuel to support its missile program. International Business Times 10/26/2017

Eliot A. Cohen commented on the benefits and disadvantages of appointing generals into the Trump administration. Politico 10/25/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about U.S. President Trump’s strategy on combating terrorism. Bloomberg 10/25/2017

Daniel Serwer is cited on Serbia’s relations with Russia and the EU. European Western Balkans 10/25/2017

Curtis Melvin commented on the secrecy around a hidden grave built for the North Korean leader’s mother. The Jeju Weekly 10/25/2017

Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Francis J. Gavin wrote about a new scholarly journal on national security. War on the Rocks 10/24/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed the Chinese president’s speech at the Communist Party Congress. CGTN America 10/24/2017

Lisel Hintz commented on the status of women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey. The Media Line 10/24/2017

Benjamin N. Gedan discussed the results of midterm elections in Argentina. The Wilson Center 10/24/2017