In The News, November 30 - December 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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November 30 - December 19, 2017
 



Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz co-wrote about the Kurdish referendum fallout. International Peace Institute’s The Global Observatory 12/19/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit commented on the development of North Korea nuclear missiles as a serious and growing threat to the U.S. AFP 12/19/2017

China Studies Director David M. Lampton commented on U.S.-China relations under various presidents. South China Morning Post 12/19/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about U.S. President Donald Trump’s first National Security Strategy. Bloomberg 12/19/2017

David M. Lampton commented on the U.S. strategy toward China outlined in the National Security Strategy. China Daily USA 12/19/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the threat of a nuclear accident in North Korea. CNBC 12/19/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about the U.S. National Security Strategy. The Atlantic 12/18/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert Gallucci is cited on proposed negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea. The Korea Times 12/18/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Hans Binnendijk wrote about steps to strengthen transatlantic interoperability. Defense One 12/18/2017

Robert Gallucci is cited on conflicting messages from the U.S. on North Korea policy. Yonhap News 12/18/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Curtis Melvin commented on the North Korean military’s involvement in the civilian economy. NK News 12/18/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery indicates recent movement at a North Korea nuclear test site. International Business Times 12/18/2017

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about global reaction to the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The National 12/17/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said imagery analysis indicates North Korea is continuing work on tunnels at a nuclear test site. The National Interest 12/17/2017

The China Africa Research Initiative was cited on Chinese loans funding nearly $10 billion in African railway projects. The Guardian on Sunday 12/17/2017

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies Sarah E. Parkinson wrote about insurgency and rebellion in the Star Wars saga. The Washington Post 12/15/2017

Hal Brands wrote about an end-of-year reading list including books on global affairs. Bloomberg 12/15/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Majda Ruge wrote about bilateral relations between Bosnia and Kosovo. Balkan Insight 12/15/2017

Master of Arts in Global Policy Director Daniel Markey commented on the influence of Pakistan's military on politics. The Cipher Brief 12/14/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer wrote about U.S. and Western intervention to mitigate tensions in the Balkans. Balkan Insight 12/14/2017

Senior Associate Professor of Middle East Studies Camille Pecastaing discussed the economic impacts of the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Knowledge @Wharton 12/14/2017

Hal Brands wrote about Wilsonianism, U.S. foreign policy, and American values in the Trump era. Bloomberg 12/14/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands discussed U.S.-Canada relations. Canadian Global Affairs Institute’s Global Exchange 12/14/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed China-South Korea relations. CGTN’s The Heat 12/14/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about challenges and opportunities for China’s New Silk Road initiative. Gulf News 12/14/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on the long-term geopolitical threats Russia and China pose to the U.S. Foreign Affairs 12/13/2017

Daniel Serwer is cited on the Council on Foreign Relations’ survey of instability in the Balkans. B92 12/13/2017

Joel Wit commented on mixed messages by the Trump administration on North Korea policies. Foreign Policy 12/13/2017

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones and Assistant Professor of International Political Economy Matthias Matthijs wrote about European social democracy. Foreign Policy 12/12/2017

Mara Karlin commented on the American military’s posture and stabilizing role in the world. Politico 12/12/2017

Mara Karlin commented on the challenges of U.S. military assistance programs in foreign countries. Observer Research Foundation’s Raisina Debates 12/12/2017

Conflict Management Adjunct Lecturer Edward P. Joseph wrote about Macedonia and regional instability in the Balkans. The National Interest 12/12/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images suggest expansion at a North Korea nuclear test site. Daily Mail 12/12/2017

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid commented on the difficulties of deciphering disinformation that is intermingled with facts. Voice of America 12/11/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Aylin Noi wrote about Turkey-EU relations. Anadolu Agency 12/11/2017

Mara Karlin is cited on U.S. counterterrorism efforts deterring attention away from growing Russian aggression. Las Vegas Review-Journal 12/11/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said images suggest North Korea is making progress in developing submarine-launched ballistic missiles. The New York Times 12/11/2017

David M. Lampton wrote about the need for the U.S. to acknowledge North Korea as a nuclear deterrent. Financial Review 12/10/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Jean-François Seznec commented on the economic shift from oil dependence in Saudi Arabia. The Financial Times 12/10/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the evolution of state structures and regional order in the Middle East. The Irish Times 12/9/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on the consequences of a U.S. announcement to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Australian Broadcasting Corporation 12/9/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the Shia revival and the Sunni response in the Middle East. The National Post 12/8/2017

Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies Senior Fellow and Strategic Studies Senior Adjunct Professor Thomas Keaney wrote about a Senate committee’s meeting on nuclear weapon authority and limits. Foreign Policy 12/8/2017

Christopher Sands discussed Canada’s economy ahead of a finance ministers meeting. BNN 12/8/2017  

Daniel Serwer discussed the motivation for U.S. President Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. CGTN 12/8/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim commented on tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The Huffington Post 12/8/2017

Afshin Molavi discussed the announcement of the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital reigniting territorial conflicts. CGTN 12/8/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on a name dispute delaying efforts for Macedonia to join NATO. Deutsche Welle 12/7/2017

Afshin Molavi commented on the success of space programs following the announcement of UAE plans to send a probe to Mars. CNN 12/7/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on the possible benefits of the U.S. recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Xinhua News 12/7/2017

Lisel Hintz is cited on Turkish government propaganda and corruption claims. Eurasia Review 12/7/2017

Latin American Studies Adjunct Lecturer Benjamin N. Gedan co-wrote about Argentina’s interest in joining the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Real Clear’s World 12/7/2017

Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Dana H. Allin commented on the U.S. announcement to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. NBC News 12/7/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on U.S. relations with Israel and Palestine under the Trump administration. Xinhua News 12/6/2017

Robert Gallucci commented on U.S.-North Korea talks without preconditions to help deescalate tensions. Kyodo News 12/6/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said mobile-phone subscribers have increased in North Korea. The Wall Street Journal 12/6/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the estimated Japanese casualties that could result from a potential North Korean missile attack on Tokyo. The Week UK 12/6/2017

Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment Jonas Nahm commented on U.S. energy policies under the Trump administration. The Boston Globe 12/5/2017

Afshin Molavi discussed the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. CGTN America 12/5/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the casualties that could result from a potential North Korean missile attack on Tokyo and Seoul. International Business Times 12/5/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. policies toward the Middle East. OZY 12/4/2017

Joel Wit commented on the potential outcome of a UN official's visit to North Korea. The Washington Post 12/4/2017

Randa Slim commented on U.S. intervention in a conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran. ABC News 12/4/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi discussed political instability following the German elections. CGTN America 12/4/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images of a North Korea nuclear testing site indicated movement of vehicles and equipment. Bloomberg Politics 12/4/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the capabilities of a North Korean missile reaching the U.S. mainland. Voice of America 12/4/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on government-regulated markets in North Korea. South China Morning Post 12/2/2017

Eliot A. Cohen wrote about the U.S. State Department and Secretary Rex Tillerson. The Atlantic 12/1/2017

John McLaughlin commented on Sen. Tom Cotton as a potential contender for CIA director. The Washington Post 12/1/2017

Daniel Serwer is cited on a new report about U.S. engagement in the Balkans. European Western Balkans 12/1/2017

Thomas Rid is cited on his book “Rise of the Machines” and the definition of cyber. Slate 12/1/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery indicates submarine-launched ballistic missile capability in North Korea. CNBC 12/1/2017

SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer co-wrote about the implications of U.S. withdrawal from the TPP. The Economist 11/30/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony J. Blinken wrote about the U.S. State Department under the tenure of Secretary Rex Tillerson. The New York Times 11/30/2017

Jenny Town is cited on the potential environmental impacts of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile. Business Insider 11/30/2017

Harry Broadman wrote about the advantages of instant messaging in a corporate environment. Forbes 11/30/2017