In The News, July 18 - August 10, 2017

  

In the News masthead

‘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.

View as PDF

Share this FacebookTwitter

July 18 - August 10, 2017
 



Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on Italy’s slow economic recovery and the future of the European Central Bank. CNBC 8/10/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on annual military exercises between U.S. and South Korean forces inflaming tensions with North Korea. CNBC 8/10/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on the consequences of U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about North Korea. WIRED 8/10/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. strategy on Russia regarding NATO and Ukraine. The New York Times 8/9/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit commented on U.S. capabilities of spotting and intercepting a North Korea missile. Quartz 8/9/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on previous North Korean threats to U.S. territory Guam. USA Today 8/9/2017

The China-Africa Research Initiative is cited on China's new military base in Djibouti. Voice of America 8/9/2017

Joel Wit discussed the urgency of U.S. action to North Korean threats. WNYC’s The Takeaway 8/9/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands discussed U.S. national security strategy and the Iran nuclear deal. War on the Rocks 8/8/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Dominic Tierney wrote about a proposal to unify France and Britain. The Atlantic 8/8/2017

Jenny Town commented on U.S. President Donald Trump’s rhetoric antagonizing already tense U.S.-North Korea relations. Vox 8/8/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Donald N. Jensen wrote about tightened restrictions on internet usage in Russia. CEPA’s This Week in Info War 8/8/201

European and Eurasian Studies Scholar-in-Residence James Mann wrote about U.S. President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law visiting China. The Daily Beast 8/7/2017

Jenny Town commented on China’s compliance with a UN resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea. Business Insider 8/7/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Visiting Fellow Tea Ivanovic wrote about the Kurdistan Region of Iraq as an ally in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS. The Cipher Brief 8/7/2017

Senior Advisor to the Dean Shamila N. Chaudhary commented on the leak of phone call transcripts between U.S. President Trump and world leaders. Voice of America 8/5/2017

Director of the Foreign Policy Institute and Associate Director of China Studies Carla Freeman commented on North Korea’s influence on U.S.-China relations. South China Morning Post 8/5/2017

Director of the Latin American Studies Program Riordan Roett commented on reforms by Brazilian President Michel Temer. The Atlantic 8/4/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Director Jae H. Ku commented on sanctions against North Korea proposed by the United Nations. The New York Times 8/4/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Adjunct Professor Matthew Rojansky commented on U.S.-Russia relations and opportunities for cooperation. Christian Science Monitor 8/4/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz commented on the education system and reforms in Turkey. World Politics Review 8/4/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about military and diplomatic strategies to deescalate North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. OZY 8/3/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile program incorporating the use of decoys. CNBC 8/3/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on criticisms of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Express News Online 8/3/2017

Joel Wit commented on U.S. and North Korea tensions over nuclear weapons. Voice of America 8/2/2017

Joel Wit commented on the consequences of a U.S. military strike against North Korea. Voice of America 8/2/2017

Jenny Town commented on perceptions and expectations about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. USA Today 8/2/2017

Joel Wit is cited on relations between the U.S. and North Korea. Business Insider 8/2/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin co-wrote about U.S. foreign policy in the Gulf region. Defense One 8/2/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim commented on Lebanese public opinion on the return of Syrian refugees. The National 8/2/2017

Daniel Serwer discussed Iraq and the Islamic State following the liberation of Mosul. Talk Media News 8/2/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile may be able to reach the U.S. mainland. SPACE.com 8/2/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the capabilities of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile re-entry vehicle. Voice of America 8/2/2017

Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies Joshua White wrote about relations between the U.S. and India. Indian Defence News 8/2/2017

Joel Wit commented on a meeting that took place between the U.S. and Chinese presidents. Voice of America 8/1/2017

Hal Brands wrote about U.S. foreign policy under the Trump Administration. War on the Rocks 8/1/2017

Jenny Town commented on U.S. President Trump’s approach to North Korea. Vox 8/1/2017

Adjunct Lecturer of Middle East Studies and Global Theory and History Kent Davis-Packard discussed Jordan's repeal of a law that protected rapists. i24 News English 8/1/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the technology of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Voice of America 8/1/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. The Atlantic 7/31/2017

Riordan Roett commented on political opposition against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. The New York Times 7/31/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert L. Gallucci discussed various U.S. strategies to address North Korea’s nuclear threats. PBS NewsHour 7/31/2017

Matthew Rojansky commented on the implications of Russia reducing U.S. diplomatic staff. Foreign Policy 7/31/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on U.S. President Trump’s foreign policy changes. CNN 7/31/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the design of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missiles. The New York Times 7/31/2017

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 global malnutrition. Unilever 7/31/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about a national insurance premium for global warming and unsafe infrastructures. Fortune 7/31/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the capabilities of North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile re-entry vehicle. Stars and Stripes 7/31/2017

John McLaughlin is cited on the responsibilities of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. The Christian Science Monitor 7/31/2017

Matthew Rojansky commented on the contrasting U.S. policies toward Russia and Ukraine. PRI 7/31/2017

Dean Vali Nasr discussed relations between the U.S. and Pakistan. Daily Times 7/30/2017  

Joel Wit commented on the opportunity for serious security dialogue between the U.S. and North Korea. CNBC 7/30/2017

Jenny Town commented on China’s limited political influence on North Korea. Vox 7/30/2017

John McLaughlin commented on the capabilities of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. The Washington Post 7/29/2017

Jenny Town discussed North Korea interpreting the U.S. as hostile and justifying its nuclear weapons. NPR 7/29/2017

Joel Wit commented on the increasing danger of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. PRI 7/29/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the possibility of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile reaching the U.S. mainland. The Japan News 7/29/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the feasibility of a North Korean missile reaching the U.S. mainland. Voice of America 7/29/2017

Dean Vali Nasr commented on the consequences of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation. The New York Times 7/28/2017

Matthew Rojansky commented on the consequences of Russia expelling U.S. diplomats. Bloomberg 7/28/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed U.S. response to North Korea’s missile test and the Pakistani prime minister’s resignation. CGTN’s The Heat 7/28/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the capabilities of a North Korean missile likely reaching the U.S. Voice of America 7/28/2017

Global Policy adjunct Lecturer Madiha Afzal wrote about state-sanctioned mob violence against people in Pakistan. The Hindu 7/28/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Souad Mekhennet discussed her new book, I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind The Lines Of Jihad. CBC News 7/28/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. President Trump’s speech at the National Scout Jamboree. The Washington Post 7/27/2017

Global Theory and History Lecturer Michael D. Mosettig wrote about the end of the Korean War and modern society in South Korea. PBS NewsHour 7/27/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow Christina Lin wrote about U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led forces in Yemen. Asia Times 7/27/2017

African Studies Lecturer Mvemba Dizolele commented on the political achievements of Joseph Kabila, president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Financial Mail 7/27/2017 

Daniel Serwer commented on ISIS in Iraq and the possible resurgence of other international jihadist networks. Newsweek 7/26/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Sasha Toperich wrote about economic potential in the Kurdistan region. Washington Times 7/26/2017 

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea's secrecy about its nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons. Business Insider 7/26/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the North Korean preparations for another missile test. Korea JoongAng Daily 7/26/2017

A study by Energy, Resources and Environment Program students and Swiss Re is cited on severe weather conditions increasing risk exposure for utilities. S&P Global Market Intelligence 7/26/2017

A study by Energy, Resources and Environment Program students and Swiss Re is cited on climate change and weather posing a risk for electric grids. Business Insurance 7/26/2017

Middle East Studies Adjunct Lecturer Suzanne Maloney commented on the risks of researchers and students traveling to Iran. Inside Higher Ed 7/25/2017

The China-Africa Research Initiative is cited on trade between China and Africa from 2000 to 2014. India Today 7/25/2017

John McLaughlin is cited on U.S. President Trump’s speech at the National Scout Jamboree. The Hill 7/25/2017

John McLaughlin is cited on U.S. President Trump’s political speech to Boy Scouts. The San Diego Tribune 7/25/2017

John McLaughlin is cited on U.S. President Trump’s Boy Scout speech. The Washington Examiner 7/25/2017

Christina Lin wrote about Taiwan as a vulnerable target for radicalization by terrorist groups. Asia Times 7/25/2017

Practitioner in Residence of International Economics and Emerging Markets Monica de Bolle wrote about public pension spending by Latin American governments. Americas Quarterly 7/25/2017

Joel Wit commented on South Korea’s efforts to counter nuclear threats by North Korea. CNBC News 7/24/2017

The China-Africa Research Initiative is cited on new business opportunities for the U.S. from China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The Washington Post 7/24/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Abbas Kadhim wrote about the evolution of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq. The Huffington Post 7/24/2017

The China Africa Research Initiative is cited on China’s expansion of economic and infrastructure partnerships in Africa. Diffusion, Carnegie Corp. of New York 7/24/2017

Randa Slim wrote about former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his relations with Russia. The Middle East Institute 7/24/2017

Joshua White commented on India’s approach to diplomatic relations with the U.S. and China. The Hindu 7/23/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Michael Haltzel wrote about U.S. policies toward Russia. The Huffington Post 7/23/2017

Sasha Toperich wrote about the Egypt parliamentarian delegation’s visit to Washington D.C. The Huffington Post 7/23/2017

Kent Davis-Packard discussed women in politics around the world. Al Hurra 7/22/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken commented on a possible collapse of the North Korean regime. The Asahi Shimbun 7/20/2017

Mara Karlin co-wrote recommendations for the U.S. defense strategy plan. War on the Rock 7/20/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on integration of Balkan countries into the EU and NATO. Voice of America 7/21/2017

Global Policy Program Director Daniel Markey commented on U.S. policies toward Pakistan and Afghanistan. Voice of America 7/21/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on a new tourism website launched by North Korea. The Korea Times 7/21/2017

Director of the International Development Program and Director of the China-Africa Research Initiative Deborah Bräutigam is cited on misconceptions about Chinese loans to Africa. The Economist 7/20/2017 

Matthew Rojansky commented on the consequences of a Russian ban on U.S. adoptions. NPR 7/20/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on cost estimates of North Korea's nuclear program. The Associated Press 7/20/2017

Daniel Serwer discussed new sanctions proposed by the U.S. on Iran and the future of the Iran nuclear deal. Press TV 7/20/2017

John McLaughlin commented on U.S. President Trump's familiarity with intelligence procedures. NBC News 7/19/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands commented on efforts by the U.S. Congress to change NAFTA. Bloomberg 7/19/22017

Director of the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy and Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment Johannes Urpelainen co-wrote about challenges for the fourth largest state in India to meet energy goals. The Indian Express 7/18/2017

Joshua White discussed U.S. policies toward India and the China-India border conflict. India Today 7/18/2017