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



SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer co-wrote about the future of the TPP following U.S. withdrawal. The Hill 10/23/2017

China Studies Director David M. Lampton commented on observations about China. China Daily Asia 10/23/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on instability in Iraq impacting the territorial integrity of Turkey and Iran. CNN 10/23/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on U.S. presence and ties in the Middle East. McClatchy Washington 10/23/2017

Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law Justin Frosini commented on the Italian referendum for two northern regions seeking more autonomy. CNBC 10/23/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on China’s economic leverage over North Korea and the potential for border instability. CNBC 10/23/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea's potential interest in algae to strengthen its energy and food security. CNBC 10/23/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about contrasting visions of the U.S. by Senator John McCain and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. The Atlantic 10/22/2017

Senior Research Professor of International Economics Anne O. Krueger is cited on economic reforms for Puerto Rico. CNN 10/22/2017

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about harassment as an abuse of power in global politics and business. The National 10/22/2017

Adjunct Professor of African Studies Dave Throup is cited on social and economic challenges in Kenya. Daily Nation 10/21/2017

David M. Lampton commented on China’s global leadership and economic progress. China Daily 10/20/2017

Senior Adjunct Professor of South Asia Studies Walter Andersen commented on the U.S. secretary of state and U.S. relations with South Asia. News India Times 10/20/2017

Latin American Studies Professorial Lecturer Benjamin N. Gedan wrote about the history of politics and leadership in Latin American democracies. The Hill 10/20/2017

David M. Lampton commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s upcoming trip to China. China Daily 10/19/2017

Senior Adjunct Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Keaney is cited on support for a memorial honoring Desert Storm veterans. Stars and Stripes 10/19/2017

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid commented on a proposal for law enforcement agencies to share encryption capabilities and technology. The Register 10/19/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert L. Gallucci commented on the U.S. and North Korea holding high-level talks to deescalate tensions. Yonhap News Agency 10/19/2017 

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit commented on bilateral conversations between the U.S. and North Korea. BBC 10/19/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi wrote about the global rise and fall in popularity of U.S. men’s soccer. The Washington Post 10/19/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands commented on potential consequences for automakers and suppliers if NAFTA is dissolved. WardsAuto 10/19/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on the risks associated with North Korea testing a nuclear device above ground. Business Insider 10/19/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Michael Madden commented on the political rise of the North Korean leader’s youngest sister Kim Yo-jong. Asia Times 10/19/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin commented on China’s Party Congress and President Xi JinpingThe Cipher Brief 10/18/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on negotiations to improve Kurdistan’s relationship with the rest of Iraq. Voice of America 10/18/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations Nina Hall wrote about a study on the governance of global climate adaptation. Science Trends 10/18/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on substantial damage to a North Korea nuclear test site that could prompt testing in other locations. Newsweek 10/18/2017

Eliot A. Cohen commented on the U.S. State Department under the Trump administration. The New York Times 10/17/2017

David M. Lampton commented on the Chinese Communist Party under the rule of President Xi Jinping. The New York Times 10/17/2017

David M. Lampton commented on the U.S. and China building new diplomatic ties. China Daily 10/17/2017

Assistant Professor of International Economics Heiwai Tang co-wrote about China curtailing foreign investments. Foreign Policy 10/17/2017

David M. Lampton commented on the potential impact on Chinese leadership as a result of the 19th Communist Party Congress. China Daily 10/17/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the expansion of North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. Bloomberg 10/17/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea experiencing a severe drought in 2017 that impacted food crops. Asia Times 10/17/2017

Mara Karlin wrote about problems that stem from the use of military assistance programs as a foreign policy tool. Foreign Affairs 10/16/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Souad Mekhennet discussed her book, I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind The Lines Of Jihad. Deutsche Welle 10/17/2017

Professor of History and International Studies Mark Gilbert wrote about Luigi Di Maio, the new leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement. World Politics Review 10/16/2017 

Japan Studies Adjunct Professor Rust Deming commented on the Japanese elections and the potential implications for relations with the U.S. Tokyo Business Today 10/16/2017

Master of Arts in Global Policy Director Daniel Markey commented on U.S.-Pakistan relations following the release of a Taliban-held family. Associated Press 10/14/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on relations between the U.S. and its European allies following the Iran deal controversy. BBC 10/14/2017

Thomas Rid commented on Twitter removing content from the public domain amid an investigation of Russian interference. The Drum 10/14/2017

Dean Vali Nasr discussed the consequences of decertifying the Iran nuclear deal. NPR’s All Things Considered 10/13/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken wrote about consequences for the U.S. in ending the Iran nuclear deal. The New York Times 10/13/2017

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on far-right extremism and the Freedom Party in Austria. U.S. News & World Report 10/13/2017

John McLaughlin is cited on the potential implications of U.S. President Trump overturning the Iran nuclear deal. BBC 10/13/2017

Thomas Rid commented on the need for Twitter to crack down on suspicious activity. Politico 10/13/2017

Mara Karlin commented on the consequences of U.S. President Trump’s switch on U.S. policies toward Iran. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 10/13/2017

Afshin Molavi commented on the potential for renegotiations if the Iran nuclear agreement is not upheld. CGTN’s The Heat 10/13/2017

Afshin Molavi commented on the Trump administration’s policies toward Iran. CGTN America 10/13/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Visiting Fellow and Research Assistant Senni Salmi wrote about U.S. President Trump’s opposition of the Iran nuclear deal. The Hill 10/13/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate North Korea has completed work on an experimental ballistic missile submarine. news.com.au 10/13/2017

Dean Vali Nasr wrote about the new U.S. strategy toward Iran and the ramifications of decertifying the Iran nuclear agreement. The Washington Post 10/12/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Shamila N. Chaudhary commented on a shift in U.S.-Pakistan cooperation following the release of a family held by the Taliban. CNN 10/12/2017

Director of the International Development Program and China-Africa Research Initiative Deborah Bräutigam commented on China’s foreign aid to Africa. The Economist 10/12/2017

Sanam Vakil wrote about the consequences of U.S. President Trump opposing the Iran nuclear agreement. New York Daily News 10/12/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on the consequences of the U.S. withdrawing from UNESCOThe National 10/12/2017

Center for Transatlantic Studies Fellow Joris Larik wrote about Brexit and the future of the European Union. Euobserver 10/12/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on a collapse of the North Korean state potentially resulting in a civil war. The Diplomat 10/12/2017

Dean Vali Nasr commented on U.S. President Trump’s opposition to the Iran nuclear deal and his interests in domestic issues. The Washington Post 10/11/2017

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asia Programs Kent E. Calder wrote about U.S. diplomacy with the Pacific region. Kyodo News 10/11/2017

Deborah Bräutigam commented on U.S. foreign aid to boost exports. The Wall Street Journal 10/11/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on deteriorating relations between the U.S. and Turkey. Voice of America 10/11/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi discussed the consequences of ending the Iran nuclear agreement. Carnegie Europe 10/11/2017

The China Africa Research Initiative is cited on Chinese investments in African infrastructure. Global Times 10/11/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about U.S. President Trump’s strategy toward North Korea. Bloomberg 10/10/2017

Mara Karlin co-wrote about the potential for war as a result of ending the Iran nuclear agreement. The Atlantic 10/10/2017

Senior Associate Professor of Middle East Studies Camille Pecastaing commented on the surge in Qatar’s military spending and defense. World Politics Review 10/10/2017

Christopher Sands commented on Canada’s support of NAFTA. Reuters 10/10/2017

Sanam Vakil commented on the Iran nuclear deal surviving without U.S. support. City A.M. 10/9/2017

Federiga Bindi discussed Catalonia’s independence referendum. CGTN’S The Heat 10/9/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on possible impacts of a North Korean nuclear attack on its neighbors. NTD TV 10/9/2017

John McLaughlin commented on the controversy and global reactions to the future of the Iran nuclear agreement. OZY 10/8/2017

Michael Madden commented on the North Korean leader’s sister being a close aide and power player. Al Jazeera 10/8/2017

David Rothkopf wrote about U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. credibility under the Trump administration. The National 10/8/2017

Michael Madden commented on North Korea’s response to U.S. President Trump’s rhetoric. USA Today 10/8/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the North Korean regime’s governing body. CNN 10/8/2017

Michael G. Plummer is cited on the TPP agreement adding 8 percent to the GDP of Vietnam by 2030. The Economist 10/7/2017

Robert L. Gallucci commented on sanctions against North Korea to deescalate its development of nuclear weapons. Nikkei Asian Review 10/7/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on potential impacts of a theoretical North Korean attack against Tokyo and Seoul. Jiji Press 10/7/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said a North Korea nuclear attack against Tokyo and Seoul could destroy the cities and kill millions. news.com.au 10/7/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on a U.S. military assault against North Korea possibly prompting a retaliatory attack on South Korea and Japan. The Telegraph 10/6/2017

Vice Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs Peter Lewis is cited on democratic governance as a strong advantage in improving a country's economy. The Daily Graphic 10/6/2017

Assistant Professor of International Political Economy Matthias Matthijs co-wrote about the British prime minister’s speech at the Conservative Party’s convention. Washington Post 10/05/2017

Michael G. Plummer co-wrote about the future of the TPP without U.S. participation. The Peterson Institute for International Economics 10/5/2017

Anne O. Krueger is cited on factors that have weakened Puerto Rico’s economy. The Financial Times 10/5/2017

Federiga Bindi is cited on division in Catalonia over an independence referendum. The Washington Post 10/5/2017

Peter Lewis is cited on African nations gaining independence through political and economic reforms. Modern Ghana 10/5/2017

Peter Lewis is cited on economic trends of African countries. Modern Ghana 10/5/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on possible impacts of a North Korean nuclear attack. Newsweek 10/5/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on potential impacts of a North Korean nuclear attack. Time 10/5/2017

Professorial Lecturer in the Energy, Resources and Environment Program Bruce W. MacDonald is cited on deterrence of military space programs. Space News 10/4/2017

David Rothkopf wrote about domestic terrorism in the U.S. The Washington Post 10/3/2017