President Obama Nominates a SAIS Alumnus to the Rank of Lieutenant General

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta recently announced that President Obama nominated Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Jon M. Davis S'01, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general, and for assignment as deputy commander U.S.


President Obama Nominates a SAIS Alumnus to the Rank of Lieutenant General

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

New Austrian Ambassador Named

SAIS Bologna alumna Melitta Schubert B'89 has been named the new Austrian Ambassador to Greece.


New Austrian Ambassador Named

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

NSC New Senior Director

Kelly Magsamen S’05, a U.S. Department of State career civil servant who has been director for Iran at the National Security Council (NSC), has been named the NSC’s new senior director for strategic planning.


NSC New Senior Director

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

Morning Joe Blog Highlights Crumpton's Book Excerpt

Henry A. Crumpton S’03, author of "The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service" and who spent a career in the CIA, was recently interviewed on NPR. Excerpts of his book have been published on the Morning Joe blog.


Morning Joe Blog Highlights Crumpton's Book Excerpt

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

Reflections on U.S. Foreign Policy and North America

Chris Sands S'94 recently wrote a reflection on an argument made by George Washington University professor Henry Nau in the current issue of Commentarymagazine about U.S. foreign policy, applying his model to recent U.S. foreign policy regarding North America.


Reflections on U.S. Foreign Policy and North America

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

The Center for New American Security (CNAS) Names a New President

On May 17, the CNAS Board of Directors announced their appointment of Richard Fontaine S'02, a leading expert on foreign policy and national security issues, as the new President for the organization.


The Center for New American Security (CNAS) Names a New President

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

President of the Aerospace Industries Association Quoted in the Washington Post

Marion Blakey, President of the Aerospace Industries Association and former administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, was quoted in the May 15 issue of the Washington Post on issues tied to the economy and budget. Blakey took courses as a non-degree student at SAIS from 1971 to 1973.


President of the Aerospace Industries Association Quoted in the Washington Post

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

New Director of Business Development at Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA)

MSA, an organization that gathers and analyzes vending sales and other retail sales data, just named Armeen Gould B'81, S'84 to be their new director of business development in business analysis. Gould brings 20 years of industry experience to the organization.


New Director of Business Development at Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA)

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

Thaksin and Thailand

Thitinan Pongsudhirak S'92 published an article in the Wall Street Journal on May 6, "From Truce to Reconciliation in Thailand," where he reviews Thaksin's continued influenced in Thailand and how things might need to evolve for the country.


Thaksin and Thailand

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

Music Video Released By Newly-Formed SAIS Alumni Rock Band

Megaphone Barons is a band formed by three SAIS alumni, Christopher Lewis B’08, S’09, Timothy Preston S’10 and Daniil Davydoff B’08, S’09. On April 17, the band released their new music video, Send Somebody Else.


Music Video Released By Newly-Formed SAIS Alumni Rock Band

Date and Time
November 20, 2017

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