In The News, January 11 - January 31, 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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January 11 - January 31, 2018
 



Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Francis J. Gavin and Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands discussed American grand strategy. War on the Rocks 1/31/2018

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on the implications of the U.S. vice president’s visit to the Middle East. Middle East Online 1/31/2018

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands discussed the U.S. president’s State of the Union address. BNN 1/30/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz commented on Turkey’s current foreign policy. Al-Monitor 1/29/2018

Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies Dana H. Allin co-wrote about relations between the U.S. and Israel. Haaretz 1/29/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the impact of declining military drills on North Korea’s readiness and proficiency. The Wall Street Journal 1/29/2018

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on internet policies by the government in Iran. The Associated Press 1/28/2018

Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies Sarah E. Parkinson co-wrote about the history of the Houthis in Yemen. Middle East Research and Information Project 1/27/2018

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken wrote about the U.S. president attending the annual World Economic Forum. The New York Times 1/26/2018

Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Sarah Marie Jordaan is cited on potential markets for production of liquefied natural gas. Oil & Gas 360 1/26/2018

Christopher Sands discussed U.S. interests in the NAFTA renegotiations. Maclean’s Magazine 1/26/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar John Merrill commented on the consequences of talks between North and South Korea. Voice of America 1/26/2018

Christopher Sands wrote about contrasting views by the U.S. and Canada on the future of NAFTA. The Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Inside Policy 1/26/2018

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin commented on former heads of intelligence offering political commentary. The Washington Post 1/25/2018

Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Niall C. Ferguson discussed his book, The Square and the Tower. The Hoover Institution 1/25/2018

Japan Studies Adjunct Professor William Brooks commented on opposition to constitutional revisions in Japan. Asia Times 1/25/2018

Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies David W. Ellwood commented on Italy's relationship with the EU. Il Mulino 1/25/2018

Sarah Marie Jordaan is cited on new research about liquefied natural gas exports from Canada. Business in Vancouver 1/25/2018

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi is cited on ties between the future of global politics and emerging world cities. The Edge 1/25/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Research Director James Person commented on North-South Korean diplomacy during the Winter Olympics. Mic 1/25/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Sasha Toperich wrote about increased U.S. mediation between Qatar and the Gulf region. The Hill 1/25/2018

Sarah Marie Jordaan commented on the benefits of liquefied natural gas. S&P Global Market Intelligence 1/25/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on increased activity outside a North Korean parade training facility. Stars and Stripes 1/25/2018

Christopher Sands discussed NAFTA renegotiations being held in Montreal. The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ 35West podcast 1/24/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery suggest North Korea is making preparations for a military parade. Jiji Press 1/25/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Dennis P. Halpin wrote about growing tensions between Taiwan and China. The National Interest 1/24/2018

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi commented on Turkey clashing with NATO allies. Carnegie Europe 1/24/2018

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on U.S. policies toward the Middle East amid chaos in the region. The Virginia Gazette 1/23/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations Nina Hall wrote about opportunities for New Zealand’s new government. The Dominion Post 1/23/2018

Assistant Professor of International Political Economy Ling Chen wrote about the Chinese central government’s role in the economic model. Axios 1/23/2018

Antony Blinken commented on proposed new tariffs on U.S. imports of solar panels and washing machines. CNN 1/23/2018 

Conflict Management Adjunct Lecturer Edward P. Joseph wrote about the assassination of a longtime Serbian leader in Kosovo. Foreign Policy 1/22/2018

Global Policy Adjunct Assistant Professor Madiha Afzal wrote about the U.S. continuing engagement and civilian aid to Pakistan. The Hill 1/22/2018

Dean Vali Nasr commented on the implications of the Trump administration attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The Washington Post 1/21/2018

Mara Karlin wrote about the new U.S. national defense strategy unveiled by Secretary Jim Mattis at Johns Hopkins SAIS. The Brookings Institution’s Order from Chaos 1/21/2018

John McLaughlin wrote about the role of the U.S. in the aftermath of the Syrian civil war. OZY 1/21/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on North and South Korea diplomacy during the Winter Olympics. USA Today 1/21/2018

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about U.S. President Donald Trump’s first year in office. Foreign Affairs 1/20/2018

Practitioner in Residence of International Economics and Emerging Markets Monica de Bolle commented on the upcoming presidential elections in Brazil. The New York Times 1/20/2018

Mara Karlin co-wrote about U.S. military strategies in the Middle East. Defense One 1/20/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Curtis Melvin commented on the North Korean government encouraging entrepreneurial activity. CNN 1/20/2018

Master of Arts in Global Policy Director Daniel Markey commented on U.S.-Pakistan relations. The Associated Press 1/19/2018

Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum wrote about U.S. President Trump’s first year in office. The American Interest 1/19/2018

Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law Justin Frosini discussed potential outcomes for the Italian election. CNBC 1/19/2018

Mara Karlin commented on the U.S. national defense strategy. Reuters 1/19/2018

Christopher Sands discussed a U.S. Trade Commission ruling in favor of Canadian aerospace company. CTV News 1/19/2018

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about approaches to deescalate North Korea nuclear threats. Gulf News 1/19/2018

Christopher Sands commented on U.S.-Canada trade relations. BNN 1/19/2018           

Master of Arts in Global Risk Director and the Bologna Institute for Policy Research Director Filippo Taddei commented on former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The National 1/18/2018

European and Eurasian Studies Scholar-in-Residence James Mann wrote about the U.S. president’s first year in office. The New York Review of Books 1/18/2018

Hal Brands wrote about America’s soft power under the Trump administration. Bloomberg 1/18/2018

Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment Jonas Nahm commented on U.S.-China relations and China’s growing production of solar panels. CNN 1/18/2018

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Alice Pannier discussed military cooperation between France and Britain. BBC 1/18/2018

Senior Research Professor of International Economics Anne O. Krueger discussed financial outlooks for the global economy in 2018. Russia Today 1/18/2018

Christopher Sands commented on Amazon considering Toronto as a site for another company headquarters. The Wall Street Journal 1/18/2018

Hal Brands is cited on U.S. President Trump’s vision for the United States. CATO At Liberty 1/18/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea's potential to develop a moderately-sized nuclear weapon that could reach the U.S. The National Interest 1/18/2018

Director of the Latin American Studies Program Riordan Roett commented on the upcoming presidential elections in Brazil. Latinvex 1/17/2018

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on the main campaign issues of the upcoming elections in Italy. CNBC 1/17/2018

Hal Brands wrote about U.S. President Trump’s approach to foreign policy. Foreign Policy 1/16/2018

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit commented on growing rhetoric intensifying U.S.-North Korea relations. Fox News 1/16/2018

Foreign Policy Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Benjamin Creutzfeldt co-wrote about Venezuela’s relationship with Russia and China. Real Clear World 1/15/2018

Joel Wit commented on the U.S. and Canada hosting an international summit on the North Korean nuclear threat. CNN 1/15/2018

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf wrote about conflicting messages from the U.S. president and state department. The National 1/14/2018

Erik Jones commented on the future of Italy’s economy following the upcoming election. Bloomberg 1/14/2018

Vice Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs Peter Lewis commented on the consequences of the U.S. president’s rhetoric about African nations. CNN 1/13/2018

Sanam Vakil discussed the U.S. approach to the Iran nuclear deal. CNN 1/13/2018

Christopher Sands wrote about U.S.-Canada energy trade and NAFTA renegotiationsENERGY Magazine 1/13/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the consequences of the protests in Iran. Financial Times 1/12/2018

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the U.S. president’s relationship with global leaders. The Straits Times 1/12/2018

Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies Joshua White commented on U.S.-Pakistan relations and the growing Haqqani network. The New Yorker 1/12/2018

James Person commented on the North Korean leader’s family and upbringing. Newsweek 1/12/2018

Afshin Molavi discussed reactions to U.S. threats on the Iran nuclear deal. CGTN 1/12/2018

Joel Wit commented on the war of insults between the U.S. and North Korea. Newsweek 1/12/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images show excavation work at a North Korea nuclear test site. Stars and Stripes 1/12/2018

John McLaughlin commented on the U.S. president’s stance on the renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The Seattle Times 1/11/2018

Joel Wit is cited on the personal insults exchanged between the leaders of the U.S. and North Korea. Newsweek 1/11/2018

Benjamin Creutzfeldt wrote about U.S. policies toward Iran. The Hill 1/11/2018

Afshin Molavi commented on growth in the strategic relationship between the UAE and China. The National 1/11/2018

Joel Wit is cited on proposals for U.S. diplomatic efforts to engage with North Korea. Yonhap News 1/11/2018

The U.S.-Korea Institute said significant activity at a once dormant North Korea nuclear test shows the regime continues maintenance for future testing. CNBC 1/11/2018