In the News: July 20 - August 17, 2018

 
Waiting for Democracy in Congo. Adjunct Lecturer Mvemba Dizolele wrote in Foreign Affairs, 8/17

Turkey's economic crisis Pt 2. Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Studies Lisel Hintz interviewed on CGTN The Heat, 8/17

America’s Global Order Can Be Saved. Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote in BNN Bloomberg, 8/16

Chinese colonialism hurting Africa. Bernard L. Schwartz Professor in International Political Economy and CARI Director Deborah Bräutigam cited in the Taipei Times, 8/16

Europe and the U.S. drift (dangerously) far apart. Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence at the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies John McLaughlin wrote in OZY, 8/16

White House revokes security clearance of ex-CIA chief and Trump critic. John McLaughlin quoted in The Guardian, 8/16

Turkey's economic crisis. Lisel Hintz interviewed on CGTN The Heat, 8/16

Punishing a critic? Trump strips John Brennan of security clearances. John McLaughlin interviewed on NPR, 8/16

Trump using his unique power to punish and intimidate critics, former CIA official says. John McLaughlin interviewed on PBS NewsHour, 8/16

America's global order is in retreat. Hal Brands wrote in Bloomberg, 8/15

Trump revokes former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. John McLaughlin interviewed on CNBC, 8/15

Trump pulls security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan. John McLaughlin quoted in Politico, 8/15

Former national security officials respond to Trump pulling John Brennan's security clearance. John McLaughlin quoted in Slate, 8/15

Former Acting CIA Director: President Donald Trump is attempting to muzzle free speech. John McLaughlin interviewed on MSNBC, 8/15

Politicians fire back after Trump revokes Brennan's clearance. John McLaughlin cited in Axios, 8/15

America’s global order is worth fighting for. Hal Brands wrote in BNN Bloomberg, 8/14

Are U.S. and Chinese national interests incompatible? Executive Director of the Foreign Policy Institute Carla Freeman quoted in Foreign Affairs, 8/14

Belgrade and Pristina see partition as answer to Kosovo impasse. Director of Conflict Management Daniel Serwer quoted in Financial Times, 8/14

How Iran is countering Trump’s new sanctions Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil featured in VICE News, 8/13

Seven things to understand before opining about professional military education. Adjunct Lecturer of Strategic Studies Richard Andres wrote in War On the Rocks, 8/13

Why the Muslim world must protect the Rohingya. Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Hafed al-Ghwell wrote in the Arab News, 8/13

Turkey's new debt problem. Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman interviewed on Marketplace, 8/13

U.S.-Turkey relations. Lisel Hintz interviewed on BBC NewsNight, 8/13

Why US visas are a passport to uncertainty for China’s hi-tech researchers Professor Emeritus of China Studies David Lampton quoted in South China Morning Post, 8/10

U.S.-Iran talks at UN in doubt while sabre-rattling continues. Dean Vali Nasr cited in The Arab Weekly, 8/12

The American who spent three decades with the RSS. Senior Adjunct Professor of South Asia Studies Walter Andersen interviewed in Mid-Day (India), 8/12

U.S. advising Afghan forces in battle for eastern city. Global Policy Program Director Daniel Markey quoted in The Associated Press, 8/12

Italy is fast approaching a key deadline that will test its market credibility. Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones interviewed on CNBC, 8/10

Donald Trump’s sanctions on Iran will not change the regime. It will push millions into poverty. Sanam Vakil quoted in iNews (UK), 8/10

Make Canada the Next California on Auto Emissions Director of the Center for Canadian Studies Christopher Sands wrote in C.D. Howe Institute, 8/9

India needs Muslim neuroscientists and Dalit Fields medalists among its STEM researchers Director of Asia Programs Devesh Kapur wrote in The Print (India), 8/9

Why Iran won’t talk to Trump, explained in one paragraph. Vali Nasr cited in Vox, 8/9

RSS is changing, has greater self-confidence, more transparency and diversity. Walter Anderson wrote in The Print (India), 8/8

What It Would Take for Iran to Talk to Trump. Vali Nasr wrote in The Atlantic, 8/8

Navigating Asia’s Stormy Seas: Regional Perspectives on US-China Competition Adjunct Professor Michael Chase and Associate Director of Strategic Studies and Executive Director of the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies Mara Karlin wrote in The Diplomat, 8/7

Iranian president to respond to Trump. Vali Nasr interviewed on CNN, 8/6

A Former Cricket Star Is About To Become Pakistan's Prime Minister. Will He Play Ball With Trump? Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Shamila Chaudhary quoted in BuzzFeed News, 8/6

The explosive new book on RSS. Walter Andersen mentioned in Entertainment Times, 8/6

Will the future of Africa be shaped by Xi Jinping's vision? Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi interviewed on CNBC Africa, 8/6

The dangerous myth the U.S. is winning the trade war with China. Harry Broadman wrote in Forbes, 8/4

Why the Arab world needs a new economic bloc. Hafed Al-Ghwell wrote in Arab News, 8/4

Costs of democracy: Political finance in India. Devesh Kapur cited in The Hindu, 8/4

A final deal on Kosovo: Compromise or confrontation? Adjunct Lecturer of Conflict Management Edward Joseph wrote in Eurasia Review, 8/4

Losing earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change Professor of the Practice of Energy, Resources, and Environment Irving Mintzer mentioned in The New York Times, 8/5

A final deal on Kosovo: Compromise or confrontation? Adjunct Lecturer of Conflict Management Edward Joseph quoted in Balkan Insight, 8/3

BRICS, the 85 world and the future of the Middle East. Afshin Molavi wrote in Arab News, 8/3

There’s Trump’s foreign policy and then there’s his administration’s. Vali Nasr quoted in The New York Times, 8/3

A dangerous moment for Iran. Sanam Vakil interviewed on ABC Extra (Australia), 8/4

A risky NAFTA two-step. Director of the Center for Canadian Studies Christopher Sands wrote in CSIS Commentary, 8/2

Kosovo president proposes ‘correction’ of borders with Serbia. Daniel Serwer quoted in Voice of America, 8/2

Social media plays whack-a-mole with Russia interference. Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid quoted in AP News, 8/2

US considers deal with Mexico as NAFTA talks resume. Christopher Sands cited in S&P Global, 8/2

China can energize Africa's quest to industrialize. Deborah Brautigam wrote in East Asia Forum, 8/1

What Pompeo wants in Southeast Asia visit. Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Satu Limaye interviewed on NPR, 8/1

Pakistan’s Likely New Leader Could Complicate Afghan Peace Talks. Shamila Chaudhary quoted in The New York Times, 8/1

Against Identity Politics. Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Francis Fukuyama wrote in Foreign Affairs, 8/1

Brunson case: What will Erdoğan do? Lisel Hintz quoted in Ahval, 7/31

Canada rejected in bid to be part of high-level NAFTA talks between Mexico and U.S.: sources. Sands quoted in National Post, 7/31

Trump Can’t Split Russia From China — Yet. Hal Brands wrote in BNN Bloomberg, 7/31

Uncertainty looms for 4 million left off a citizen list in Assam, India. Director of International Development Tanvi Nagpal wrote in Axios, 7/31

Is a major war coming? Hal Brands and Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Francis Gavin interviewed on War On the Rocks Podcast, 7/31

Trump's approach to Iran: Driving U.S. policy in circles. John McLaughlin wrote in OZY, 7/30

Here's why Africa rolls out the red carpet for Xi Jinping. Deborah Brautigam cited in Inkstone News, 7/30

It’s not all about oil: Why the Arab world needs to understand America. Hafed al-Ghwell wrote in the Daily Observer (Bangladesh), 7/30

Increasing self-censorship in Pakistani press. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Policy Madiha Afzal quoted in The New Nation (Bangladesh), 7/30

ASEAN must build regional resilience amid unclear US foreign policy: Experts. Associate Practitioner-in-Residence of Southeast Asia Studies William Wise quoted in Jakarta Globe, 7/29

12 female commentators who you should follow for election analysis. Madiha Azfal cited in Dawn, 7/28

Jamaat loses Dir stronghold to PTI. Vali Nasr cited in Dawn, 7/28

War stories we’ve been missing for 50 years. Adjunct Lecturer Raul Roman wrote in The New York Times, 7/28

Imran Khan has declared victory in Pakistan's election but the military won. Shamila Chaudhary wrote in NPR, 7/28

Imran Khan Is Pakistan's Donald Trump. Here's what that means for relations between their countries. Shamila Chaudhary wrote in TIME, 7/27

Imran Khan has declared victory in Pakistan's election. But the military won. Shamila Chaudhary wrote in NPR, 7/27

Skeptical India wonders if Pakistan’s army backs Khan’s peace push. Shamila Chaudhary quoted in Bloomberg, 7/27

As Imran Khan's PTI takes lead in Pakistani elections, he plans his next move. Daniel Markey was quoted in the Hindustan Times, 7/27

The path to reforms: Ensure enforcement, bring clarity. Devesh Kapur wrote in the Hindustan Times, 7/27

What does Pakistan's election mean for relations with the U.S.? Daniel Markey interviewed on BBC World News, 7/26

Iraq protests spark concerns as U.S.-Iranian tensions grow. Daniel Serwer quoted in National Journal, 7/26

Federal government says Canada’s emission standards need to strengthen as Trump moves to ease rules. Christopher Sands quoted in thestar.com, 7/25

Why die for Montenegro? Visiting Assistant Professor of Conflict Management Siniša Vuković wrote in Asia & the Pacific Policy Society, 7/25

Former CIA boss tells all on Trump, Russians and making magic. John McLaughlin interviewed in Bloomberg, 7/25

Why die for Montenegro? Siniša Vuković wrote in Policy Forum, 7/25

Partition of Kosovo, No thanks. Daniel Serwer cited in Independent Balkan News Agency, 7/24

Was this Aspen Uber driver a spy? John McLaughlin quoted in GQ, 7/24

Did Iran threaten war with the U.S. and what does Trump's reaction mean? Sanam Vakil quoted in The Independent, 7/23

Silence from judiciary over media attacks increases self-censorship, Pakistan's journalists say. Madiha Azfal quoted in Committee to Protect Journalists, 7/20

The End of an Era. Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum wrote in the American Interest, 7/20