In The News, July 6 - July 20, 2016


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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 several times a month by the Office of Marketing, Communications, and Strategic Initiatives.

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July 6 – July 20, 2016

European and Eurasian Studies Adjunct Professor Steven Philip Kramer discussed immigrant integration in France. The Cipher Brief 7/20/2016

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi discussed European reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union. The Inquiry BBC 7/19/2016

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed Republican positions on foreign policy and trade as the party holds its convention. The Heat CCTV 7/19/2016

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Ömer Taşpinar discussed U.S.-Turkey relations following the Turkish military’s attempted coup. LobeLog 7/19/2016

Assistant Professor of International Political Economy Matthias Matthijs wrote about the new British prime minister's agenda. Foreign Affairs 7/18/2016

International Development Program Director Deborah Bräutigam discussed Chinese agricultural investments in Africa. AllAfrica 7/18/2016

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands wrote about the future of trade between the U.S. and Canada. The C.D. Howe Institute 7/18/2016

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones said the terror attack in Nice, France has raised concerns about immigrant integration. USA Today 7/15/2016

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin discussed the leadership of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following a coup attempt. Bloomberg TV 7/15/2016

Senior Associate Professor of Middle East Studies Camille Pecastaing wrote about the state of the EU in the aftermath of a terror attack in Nice, France and Brexit vote. Foreign Affairs 7/15/2016

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery shows North Korea has spent little resources to improve its military capabilities. Reuters 7/15/2016

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies Kent E. Calder wrote about the impact Brexit will have on China and Japan. Kyodo 7/15/2016

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow David Cadier wrote about how Russia could affect France’s strategic interests. European Council on Foreign Relations 7/15/2016

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence at the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies Eric Edelman wrote about the shortcomings of the Iran nuclear deal. USA Today 7/14/2016

Senior Advisor to the Dean Shamila Chaudhary discussed ongoing tensions between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Heat CCTV 7/14/2016

Shamila Chaudhary discussed the economic and political implications of U.S. travel warnings on countries with a strong tourism industry. NPR 7/14/2016

Global Policy Program Director Daniel S. Markey discussed the consequences of a U.S. airstrike that killed a top Taliban leader in Pakistan. The Cipher Brief 7/14/2016

Professor of History and International Studies Mark Gilbert wrote about the history of political instability in Italy. World Politics Review 7/14/2016

The U.S.-Korea Institute predicted North Korea will produce a nuclear missile that can reach the U.S. within the next decade. The New York Times 7/13/2016

Southeast Asia Studies Visiting Scholar Marvin Ott explained how China may respond to a tribunal rejecting its territorial claims in the South China Sea. NPR 7/13/2016

Camille Pecastaing wrote about future relations between the EU and Britain under the leadership of new U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Foreign Affairs 7/13/2016

Daniel S. Markey explained steps the U.S. can take to pursue its national interests in South and Central Asia. Foreign Affairs 7/13/2016

European Studies Adjunct Professor Christopher Chivvis wrote about defense developments from the NATO Summit. The National Interest 7/13/2016

Professor of International Law and Diplomacy Ruth Wedgwood discussed the arbitration ruling for territorial claims over the South China Sea. NPR All Things Considered 7/12/2016

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Sasha Toperich wrote about the global response to terror attacks. The Huffington Post 7/12/2016

Kent E. Calder discussed the Asia-Europe Meeting and opportunities for host country Mongolia. The Diplomat 7/12/2016

Director of Canadian Studies Charles Doran discussed similarities in political attitudes between Canada and Minnesota. MinnPost 7/12/2016

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery shows a high level of activity at North Korea’s nuclear test site. The Associated Press 7/11/2016

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Emirhan Yorulmazlar wrote about Iran and Turkey's historic rivalry over regional influence. Center for American Progress 7/11/2016

Energy, Resources and Environment Program students partnered with Swiss Re on a study that examines the impact of climate change on global pandemic risk. Insurance Journal 7/11/2016

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Michael Madden commented on the creator of a Pro-North Korea websiteBuzzFeed 7/10/2016

Chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute S. Frederick Starr commented on Kazakhstan joining the U.N. Security Council. The Washington Times 7/10/2016

John McLaughlin wrote about the potential for European conflicts following Britain's vote to leave the EU. 7/10/2016

The U.S.-Korea Institute reported North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missile program "still faces significant technical challenges." Reuters 7/9/2016

Christopher Chivvis wrote about why the U.S. should take a strong leadership role at the NATO Summit. Newsweek 7/8/2016

SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer estimated that Vietnam’s exports will expand by nearly 40 percent by 2025 under the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Diplomat 7/8/2016

Michael G. Plummer also estimated Trans-Pacific Partnership members will collectively see incomes boosted by 0.9 percent by 2025. Education Post 7/8/2016

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer discussed how tensions between NATO and Russia impact peace efforts in Syria. Voice of America 7/7/2016

S. Frederick Starr discussed Alaska's Russian heritageSmithsonian Journeys 7/7/2016

Professor of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum said America’s power of deterrence has seriously degraded over time. The Wall Street Journal 7/6/2016