In The News, February 3 - February 20, 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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February 3 – February 20, 2017
 


Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken discussed U.S. national security, the fight against ISIS, and Russia relations. CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS 2/19/2017

Senior Advisor to the Dean Shamila Chaudhary wrote about Muslim and Christian refugees building ties in Ohio. The Atlantic 2/19/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands discussed NAFTA and U.S.-Canada trade relations. CTV News 2/19/2017 

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the skepticism of world leaders about American allies under U.S. President Donald Trump. The New York Times 2/17/2017

Antony Blinken wrote about America’s role in implementing the Iran nuclear deal. The New York Times 2/17/2017

Practitioner-in-Residence of International Economics and Emerging Markets Monica de Bolle commented on Brazil’s former president considering a re-election bid after corruption charges. The Associated Press 2/17/2017

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asian Programs Kent E. Calder wrote about the meeting between U.S. President Trump and the Japanese prime minister. Kyodo News 2/17/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Michael Madden commented on government response to the death of the North Korean leader’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam. The Diplomat 2/17/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Senior Adjunct Professor Gianfranco Pasquino discussed the probability of former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi winning another election. Xinhua English 2/17/2017

Dean Vali Nasr discussed the views of world leaders about U.S. policies and leadership under U.S. President TrumpMSNBC Morning Joe 2/16/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot Cohen discussed his book, The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military ForceNational Review 2/16/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands discussed multi-country trade deals between Canada and Europe. Christian Science Monitor 2/16/2017 

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin wrote about the resignation of U.S. National Security Adviser Michael FlynnOZY 2/16/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit wrote about U.S. President Trump’s policies toward North Korea. The New York Times 2/15/2017

Michael Madden discussed the private life of the half-brother to North Korea’s leader, including his relationship with his political family. NPR 2/15/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies and Director of the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies Thomas A. Keaney discussed the role of the U.S. national security adviser. Voice of America 2/15/2017

Joel Wit commented on diplomacy and U.S. policies toward North Korea. National Interest 2/15/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Scholar-in-Residence James Mann discussed the U.S. security adviser who recently resigned. Slate 2/15/2017

China Studies Director David M. Lampton commented on U.S. President Trump’s policies toward China. China Daily USA 2/15/2017

Eliot Cohen wrote about the future of American foreign policy and national security under U.S. President Trump. The Atlantic 2/14/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Director Jae H. Ku commented on the potential threat the North Korean leader’s half-brother posed to the family and regime. New York Times 2/14/2017

Joel Wit discussed motives for the killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother. Los Angeles Times 2/14/2017

Michael Madden wrote about the death of the North Korean leader’s half-brother. BBC News 2/14/2017

Joel Wit said the half-brother of North Korea’s leader was an outspoken opponent of the regime. USA Today 2/14/2017

Eliot Cohen discussed the resignation of the U.S. national security adviser and other challenges for U.S. President Trump. The Huffington Post 2/14/2017

Christopher Sands commented on possible implications from the meeting between U.S. President Trump and the Canadian prime minister. Politico 2/14/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow and emerge85 Co-director Afshin Molavi discussed U.S. President Trump’s interaction with the media. The Heat CGTN 2/14/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s training scheme. International Business Times UK 2/14/2017

Sanam Vakil commented on the Iranian president visiting Oman and Kuwait. The National 2/14/2017

Global Policy Program Director Daniel Markey commented on Western hostages held by the Taliban in Afghanistan. AME Newswire 2/14/2017 

Data by the China Africa Research Initiative is cited on China’s foreign direct investments to Africa. Asia Times 2/14/2017

Aronson Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies Sarah Parkinson is cited on examining divisions that occur within organizations. Political Science Now 2/14/2017

Dean Vali Nasr commented on U.S. President Trump’s approach toward foreign policy, trade, immigration, and security. Bangkok Post 2/13/2017

John McLaughlin discussed the challenges facing diplomats working under U.S. President Trump. Politics and More Podcast The New Yorker 2/13/2017

Joel Wit commented on North Korea's development of an intercontinental ballistic missile system. Space.com 2/13/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow Vladislav Inozemtsev wrote about the perception of Russian President Vladimir Putin by the West and media. The Hill 2/13/2017

Christopher Sands discussed successes from the meeting between U.S. President Trump and the Canadian prime minister. CTV News 2/13/2017

Korea Studies Lecturer Eunjung Lim discussed North Korea’s recent missile test. CGTN 2/13/2017

Christopher Sands discussed bilateral relations between Canada and the U.S. Politico 2/13/2017

Canadian Studies Senior Adjunct Professor Tamara Woroby discussed the significance of the first meeting between U.S. President Trump and the Canadian prime minister. The Globe and Mail 2/12/2017

David M. Lampton commented on a longstanding policy on Taiwan and the possibility for progress in U.S.-China relations. Wall Street Journal 2/11/2017

Middle East Studies Adjunct Lecturer Samuel Tadros commented on U.S. President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Knoxville News Sentinel 2/11/2017

Kent E. Calder discussed Japan’s concerns about China and future relations with the U.S. Bloomberg 2/10/2017

Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum wrote about the Trump administration’s performance. Project Syndicate 2/10/2017

John McLaughlin discussed the implications of U.S. President Trump’s executive order on immigration. MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports 2/9/2017

Christopher Sands commented on U.S.-Canada trade relations following the Canadian foreign minister’s visit to the U.S. Politico 2/9/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Adjunct Professor Matthew Rojansky discussed the Russian secret service’s use of poison against dissidents. Seeker Discovery Communications 2/9/2017

Eliot Cohen discussed U.S. President Trump’s relationship with the Russian president. MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Report 2/8/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Non-Resident Senior Fellow Aylin Ünver Noi wrote about the transatlantic alliance between the U.S. and Europe. The Huffington Post 2/8/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi commented on the European Union using sanctions against its members. Carnegie Europe 2/8/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Visiting Scholar David Satter wrote about a potential U.S.-Russia alliance undermining American morals and values. The Wall Street Journal 2/7/2017

David Satter discussed U.S. President Trump’s rhetoric and the implications for Russia. The Wall Street Journal 2/7/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, trade, national security, and Iran. OZY.com 2/7/2017

Data by the China Africa Research Initiative is cited on Chinese companies earning about $50 billion a year on new ports, highways, and airports in Africa. The New York Times 2/7/2017

Eliot Cohen commented on leaks from White House executive agencies. The Huffington Post 2/7/2017

Senior Research Professor of International Economics Anne Krueger commented on the history of import substitution strategies. Bloomberg 2/6/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about China’s domestic ban on imports of ivory. Newsweek 2/6/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Managing Director Andras Simonyi wrote about U.S.-Europe relations under the Trump administration. The Hill 2/6/2017

Christopher Sands discussed the meeting between the U.S. defense secretary and the Canadian defense minister. CTV News 2/6/2017

Christopher Sands commented on the future of U.S.-Canada trade relations under the Trump administration. Calgary Herald 2/6/2017

Sanam Vakil commented on U.S.-Iran relations following new U.S. imposed sanctions. Bloomberg 2/5/2017

Senior Advisor to the Dean Shamila Chaudhary commented on confirmation hearings for the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The Hill 2/5/2017

Joel Wit commented on U.S. strategies to deter expansion of North Korea’s nuclear weapons. The Japan Times 2/5/2017

Afshin Molavi discussed U.S. President Trump’s policies toward the Iran nuclear deal, immigration, China, and Yemen. The Heat CGTN 2/3/2017

Eliot Cohen commented on U.S. President Trump’s appointment of Steve Bannon to the National Security Council. BBC News 2/3/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor Hal Brands commented on U.S. President Trump’s behavior toward world leaders. CTV News 2/3/2017

South Asia Studies Adjunct Lecturer Karl Inderfurth commented on the appointment of Rex Tillerson as U.S. Secretary of State. The Christian Science Monitor 2/3/2017

Vladislav Inozemtsev wrote about the future of U.S.-Russia relations. Independent 2/3/2017

Christopher Sands wrote about U.S. energy and trade policies under the Trump administration. Energy Magazine 2/3/2017