In The News, April 4 - April 25, 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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April 4 - April 25, 2018

 



Dean Vali Nasr wrote about U.S. policies toward Iran and the future of the nuclear deal. The Atlantic 4/25/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on U.S. negotiations with North Korea at an upcoming summit. Washington Jewish Week 4/25/2018 

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on the announcement of a new team to lead EU negotiations. Independent Balkan News Agency 4/24/2018

Japan Studies Adjunct Professor William Brooks commented on the U.S.-North Korea summit impacting regional military activity on the Korean Peninsula. Asia Times 4/24/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Executive Director Daniel S. Hamilton commented on Europe’s reaction to new U.S. sanctions against Russia. U.S. News & World Report 4/24/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on a North Korea nuclear site remaining fully functional for future testing. Bloomberg 4/24/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Alice Pannier discussed bilateral relations between the U.S. and France. BBC 4/23/2018

Associate Director of International Law and Organizations Tiffany Basciano commented on due process and the rule of law. New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s The Informed Citizen 4/23/2018

Tiffany Basciano commented on the knowledge and ignorance of criminal law. New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s The Informed Citizen 4/23/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Managing Director Andras Simonyi wrote about the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. The Hill 4/23/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Visiting Fellow Ben Cormier wrote about leadership differences between the U.S. president and French president. The Hill 4/23/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town discussed the potential outcome of the U.S.-North Korea summit. CGTN’s The Heat 4/23/2018

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about U.S. leadership and foreign policy under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The Atlantic 4/22/2018

Master of Arts in Global Policy Director Daniel S. Markey commented on Pakistan’s relationship with the U.S. and China. The Cipher Brief 4/22/2018

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about the U.S. rivalry with China and Russia as a top world power. The National 4/22/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit commented on reactions to a North Korea announcement to halt nuclear tests and missile launches. Agence France-Presse 4/21/2018

Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy and Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Johannes Urpelainen wrote about difficulties in a plan to spread electricity to rural India. The Print 4/20/2018

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about the relationship between the U.S. Congress and executive branch. Bloomberg 4/20/2018

Senior Research Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Charles Gati commented on countering illiberalism in Europe. Voice of America 4/20/2018

Hal Brands commented on the potential for a new Cold War between the U.S. and Russia. Newsweek 4/20/2018

Joel Wit commented on a North Korea announcement to suspend tests of atomic weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. Bloomberg 4/20/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Curtis Melvin commented on the North Korean economy under leader Kim Jong-un. The New York Times 4/20/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on a North Korea nuclear site that poses a threat to Asia. The Telegraph 4/20/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea’s capacity to manufacture chemical weapons. The Telegraph 4/20/2018

Director of the Latin American Studies Program Riordan Roett commented on Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel. Fox Business 4/19/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz commented on the announcement of Turkish elections in June. Ahval 4/19/2018

Hal Brands wrote about growing ties between China and Russia, and implications for the U.S. Bloomberg 4/19/2018

Johannes Urpelainen wrote about reducing the obstacles of transitioning to renewable energy. Energy Post 4/19/2018

Joel Wit commented on U.S. troops stationed on the Korean Peninsula. The Los Angeles Times 4/19/2018

Jenny Town commented on the risks and expectations of the U.S.-North Korea summit. USA Today 4/19/2018

Joel Wit commented on Mongolia as a potential meeting place for the U.S.-North Korea summit. CBS News 4/19/2018

Jenny Town commented on American detainees in North Korea as a top issue at the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit. Newsweek 4/19/2018

Curtis Melvin commented on the pace of construction in tourist zones within North Korea. NK News 4/19/2018

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin commented on remarks by U.S. Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo. NBC News 4/18/2018

Associate Director of International Development Tanvi Nagpal wrote about the U.S. increasing commitments to the World Bank. Axios 4/18/2018

Assistant Professor of Conflict Management Sinisa Vukovic wrote about an unsuccessful gang truce in El Salvador. Oxford Research Group’s Sustainable Security Programme 4/18/2018

South Asia Visiting Scholar Li Hongmei wrote about U.S. policies toward Pakistan and the implications for China. The Diplomat 4/18/2018

John McLaughlin wrote about the U.S. and allied military strikes on suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria. OZY 4/18/2018

Joel Wit commented on the logistical difficulties of the U.S.-Korea summit taking place in American territory. The New York Times 4/18/2018

China Studies Director David M. Lampton commented on China’s new model for world development. The Diplomat 4/17/2018

Director of the International Development Program and China Africa Research Initiative Deborah Bräutigam and the China Africa Research Initiative are cited on Chinese loans to Africa. The Manila Times 4/17/2018

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on democracy and its global appeal. Foreign Affairs 4/17/2018

Director of the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program and Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food and Agriculture Policy and Ethics Jessica Fanzo wrote about improving diets and preventing nutrition-related diseases. Bloomberg 4/17/2018

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi  discussed a meeting between the U.S. president and Japanese prime minister. CGTN’s The Heat 4/17/2018

John McLaughlin discussed reports that CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with North Korean officials ahead of a summit. MSNBC’s The Last Word 4/17/2018

Hal Brands discussed his book, American Grand Strategy in the Age of Trump. The Brookings Cafeteria podcast 4/17/2018

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid commented on reaction to hacking activities by the U.S. and Russia. WIRED 4/16/2018

Daniel Serwer wrote about joint U.S.-France-Britain airstrikes on Syria. The National Interest 4/16/2018

Sinisa Vukovic co-wrote about effective negotiating with criminal gangs. Oxford Research Group’s Sustainable Security Programme 4/16/2018

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asia Programs Kent E. Calder is cited on U.S.-China trade relations. Pakistan Observer 4/15/2018

Eliot A. Cohen wrote about the consequences of U.S. airstrikes on Syria. The Atlantic 4/15/2018

Mara Karlin commented on reactions to U.S. airstrikes on Syria. The Washington Post 4/15/2018

Mara Karlin, Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony J. Blinken, and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim commented on U.S. policies toward Syria. Vox 4/15/2018

Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies Visiting Scholar Asuka Matsumoto commented on Japan and U.S. relations with North Korea. Agence France-Presse 4/15/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Visiting Fellow Erlingur Erlingsson wrote about relations between Nordic countries and Russia. The Hill 4/15/2018

Hal Brands discussed U.S. intervention in Syria and reactions to joint airstrikes. Bloomberg 4/15/2018

Jenny Town commented on the impact of U.S. strikes in Syria on relations with North Korea. Stars and Stripes 4/15/2018

Associate Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Alexander Bick commented on U.S. missile strikes on Syria. Financial Times 4/14/2018

Mara Karlin commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s main concerns in Syria. The Washington Post 4/14/2018

Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow John Lipsky is cited on reform progress in China. South China Morning Post 4/13/2018

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about U.S. President Trump’s trade policy. Gulf News 4/13/2018

Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies Fellow Daniel Bob commented on the Japan prime minister’s relationship with the U.S. president. Foreign Policy 4/13/2018

Hal Brands wrote about the staff shakeup under new U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton. Bloomberg 4/13/2018

David M. Lampton commented on U.S.-China trade relations. The New York Times 4/12/2018

Deborah Bräutigam wrote about Chinese investments in Africa. The Washington Post 4/12/2018

John Lipsky discussed U.S.-China trade relations. Bloomberg 4/12/2018

Lisel Hintz wrote about the Turkish president’s strategy of rhetorical vilification. The Washington Post 4/12/2018

Hal Brands is cited on China’s evolving support of liberal, cooperative systems. Nikkei Asian Review 4/11/2018

Senior Research Professor of International Economics Anne O. Krueger wrote about a proposed U.S. tariff on imports from South Korea. Project Syndicate 4/11/2018

Alexander Bick commented on potential reactions from Russia to U.S. military strikes against Syria. Politico 4/11/2018

Antony J. Blinken discussed the U.S. response to the chemical attack on Syria. Amanpour on PBS 4/10/2018

Johannes Urpelainen wrote about resistance to reform by Indian farmers. The Energy Collective 4/10/2018

Daniel Serwer discussed limited options for U.S. involvement in the Syrian crisis. CGTN America 4/10/2018

Thomas Rid is cited on Facebook’s data about cyberattacks. Motherboard 4/10/2018

Director of International Law and Organizations Ruth Wedgwood, and Professorial Lecturer and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Jeffrey Pryce commented on U.S. sanctions against Russia. Polygraph 4/10/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the condition and capabilities of North Korean aircrafts. The Washington Post 4/10/2018

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands commented on NAFTA negotiations. The Globe and Mail 4/9/2018

Latin American Studies Adjunct Lecturer Benjamin N. Gedan co-wrote about Argentina and corruption. Americas Quarterly 4/9/2018

Kent E. Calder commented on U.S.-China tariff negotiations. Global Times 4/9/2018

Hal Brands wrote about declining U.S. influence in the Syrian crisis. Bloomberg 4/9/2018

Harry Broadman wrote about China’s membership in the World Trade Organization. Forbes 4/9/2018

Mara Karlin is cited on President Bashar al-Assad and the civil war in Syria. Vox 4/9/2018

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones discussed Russia’s relationship with Europe. Russia Today 4/8/2018

Kent E. Calder is cited on open trade between the U.S. and China to promote global prosperity and stability. CGTN 4/8/2018

Global Policy Adjunct Assistant Professor Madiha Afzal wrote about the impact of education on extremism in Pakistan. The Washington Post 4/7/2018

European and Eurasian Studies Adjunct Professor Matthew Rojansky discussed new U.S. sanctions against Russia. NPR 4/7/2018

Daniel Serwer discussed Iran’s reaction and concerns to growing Saudi-Israel ties. CGTN 4/7/2018

David Rothkopf wrote about the cultural underpinnings in major political movements and conflicts. The National 4/7/2018

Tanvi Nagpal wrote about the status of the World Health Organization’s goal to eliminate malaria. Axios 4/7/2018

Jenny Town is cited on the potential risks of the U.S.-North Korea summit. Mic 4/7/2018

Middle East Studies Adjunct Professor Jean-François Seznec commented on Saudi Arabia’s plan to diversify its economy by 2030. Middle East Eye 4/6/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert Gallucci commented on the U.S.-North Korea summit. Yonhap News Agency 4/6/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on U.S. sanctions against influential Russian business leaders. Buzzfeed News 4/6/2018

Charles Gati is cited on Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The Washington Post 4/6/2018

John McLaughlin is cited on U.S. sanctions against the Russian president’s inner circle and oligarchs. The National 4/6/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Sasha Toperich is cited on the outcome of the Egyptian elections. Middle East Eye 4/5/2018

Mara Karlin commented on contradictions between the U.S. president and his administration regarding policies toward Syria. Think Progress 4/5/2018

John McLaughlin commented on U.S. sanctions against Russian oligarchs. NBC News 4/5/2018

Resident Professor of American Studies Joe Renouard wrote about Russia’s relationship with the West following the expulsion of Russian diplomats. History News Network 4/4/2018