In The News, June 19 - July 5, 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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June 19 - July 5, 2017
 


Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs Francis J. Gavin wrote about American exceptionalism and global dominance. War on the Rocks 7/4/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute estimates North Korea could develop a ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland by 2020. The Guardian 7/4/2017

SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer commented on the legacy of economist Shelley Mark. The Honolulu Star Advertiser 7/3/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim discussed Qatar's response to demands by neighboring Arab nations. WNYC’s The Takeaway 7/3/2017

Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies Joshua White is cited on a meeting between the U.S. president and Indian prime minister. The Wire 7/3/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman commented on China's economic outlook following a credit-rating downgrade. euromoney.com 7/3/2017

China Studies Director David M. Lampton commented on the family members and close advisers to the U.S. president restoring relations with China. South China Morning Post 7/1/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer wrote about a U.S. warning to the Syrian government. The National Interest 7/1/2017

Director of South Asia Studies Walter Andersen wrote about a meeting between the U.S. president and Indian prime minister. Sunday Guardian Live 7/1/2017

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands commented on U.S. support and encouragement of Canadian nationalism. The Christian Science Monitor 6/30/2017

Harry Broadman wrote about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic policy and reform program. Forbes 6/30/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Abbas Kadhim wrote about the reconstruction and reconciliation in Iraq following the liberation of Mosul. The Huffington Post 6/30/2017

Walter Andersen commented on the views of the U.S. and India related to the South China Sea. New India Times 6/30/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim wrote about Iraq's reconciliation and reintegration into the Arab world. Raddington Report 6/30/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Souad Mekhennet discussed her new book, I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind The Lines Of Jihad. CNN 6/29/2017

Joshua White is cited on India's interest in U.S. influence on Pakistan, and the Afghan peace process. The Diplomat 6/29/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on Russia's expectations ahead of a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. The Daily Beast 6/29/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit discussed a meeting between the presidents of the U.S. and South Korea, and their shared interest in North Korea. CNN 6/29/2017

South Asia Studies Adjunct Professor Karl F. Inderfurth commented on Asia policies differing under the Obama and Trump administrations. Christian Science Monitor 6/29/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on a summit between the presidents of the U.S. and South Korea. UPI 6/29/2017

Adjunct Professor of China Studies David G. Brown wrote about the implications of a delayed arms sale between the U.S. and Taiwan. The Diplomat 6/28/2017

Souad Mekhennet discussed her encounters with jihadists and tactics to prevent radicalization. BBC Newsnight 6/28/2017

Joshua White wrote about goals for collaboration in U.S.-India relations. The Indian Express 6/28/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Federiga Bindi commented on EU challenges related to Italy. Carnegie Europe 6/28/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Benjamin Creutzfeldt discussed rebel disarmament in Colombia and challenges for the peace process. France 24 6/28/2017

A study by the China Africa Research Initiative is cited on Chinese investments in Kenya's railway infrastructure. Daily Nation 6/28/2017

A study by the China Africa Research Initiative is cited on Chinese investors and their response to concerns about a Kenyan railway project. Business Daily 6/28/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken commented on reports of Russia's alleged involvement in the U.S. presidential elections. CNN 6/27/2017

Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin wrote about engagement and tactics for the U.S to address tensions with North Korea. OZY 6/27/2017

Joshua White commented on the U.S. and India supporting a comprehensive UN international terrorism list. The Indian Express 6/27/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed U.S. President Trump's travel ban and warning to Syria. CGTN’s The Heat 6/27/2017

Joshua White is cited on opportunities between the U.S. and India to collaborate on maritime data. The Diplomat 6/27/2017

Souad Mekhennet discussed the recruitment of youth by radical groups and the spread of extremism. MSNBC’s Morning Joe 6/27/2017

Joshua White is cited on the first meeting between U.S. President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Hindu 6/27/2017

Practitioner in Residence of International Economics and Emerging Markets Monica de Bolle discussed a potential financial crisis in the emerging economies. Sputnik News 6/27/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the development and capabilities of North Korea's nuclear weapons. Sputnik News 6/27/2017

John McLaughlin commented on U.S. policies toward Russia under U.S. President Trump. Mercury News/East Bay Times 6/27/2017

Joshua White commented on a joint statement from the U.S. president and Indian prime minister that addressed China, Pakistan, energy, and trade. The Quint 6/27/2017

Global Policy Program Director Daniel S. Markey commented on the outcome of a meeting between the U.S. president and Indian prime minister. The New York Times 6/26/2017

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on a report by the European Central Bank about its corporate bond purchases. CNBC 6/26/2017

Director of the Bologna Institute for Policy Research Filippo Taddei discussed the political future of former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. CNBC 6/26/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Frank Aum commented on the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea. The Korea Times 6/26/2017

Joshua White commented on potential agenda items in advance of a meeting between the U.S. president and Indian prime minister. Business Standard 6/25/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Donald N. Jensen wrote about a meeting between the presidents of the U.S. and Ukraine. CEPA’s This Week in Info War 6/26/2017

Frank Aum commented on diplomacy between the U.S., China, and South Korea to deescalate North Korean nuclear weapons. The Korea Times 6/25/2017

Antony Blinken discussed efforts by the Obama Administration to prevent Russia from interfering in the U.S. presidential election. CNN 6/24/2017

Dean Vali Nasr commented on conflicting actions of the U.S. Department of State and the Pentagon regarding strategy towards Afghanistan. The New York Times 6/23/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil discussed the political future of Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman. CNBC 6/23/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Director Jae H. Ku discussed ties between Dennis Rodman and North Korea. CNN 6/23/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about American foreign policy under U.S. President Trump. Raddington Report 6/23/2017

Souad Mekhennet commented on the surge in ISIS attacks in the West and growing Islamophobia. The Washington Post 6/23/2017

Joshua White commented on opportunities for collaboration between the U.S. and India. The Wire 6/23/2017 

Dean Vali Nasr commented on U.S. strategy towards the conflict in Syria. The New York Times 6/22/2017

Daniel Serwer commented on the U.S. civilian team deployed to assist with humanitarian efforts in Syria. The New York Times 6/22/2017

Middle East Studies Adjunct Professor Jean-François Seznec discussed reforms proposed by Saudi Arabia's new crown prince. CNBC 6/22/2017

Joel Wit discussed China's limited pressure on North Korea to deescalate its nuclear weapons program. CNBC 6/22/2017

A study by the China Africa Research Initiative is cited on development opportunities for a China-built railway in Kenya. All Africa 6/22/2017

Mara Karlin discussed U.S. foreign policies amid tensions in the Middle East. War on the Rocks 6/21/2017 

Hal Brands is cited on the consequences of U.S. President Trump's promise to work with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State. The Nation 6/21/2017 

Randa Slim discussed Qatar's financial advantage amid tensions with neighbors. NPR’s All Things Considered 6/21/2017

Director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations Daniel Hamilton commented on challenges for U.S.-EU trade negotiations. La Stampa 6/21/2017

Souad Mekhennet discussed conditions to interview an ISIS commander and ideologies of the militant group. Fox 5 DC 6/21/2017

Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asia Programs Kent E. Calder wrote about American globalism under U.S. President Trump. Kyodo News 6/20/2017

Hal Brands discussed the different approaches between scholars and policymakers on international security. The American Interest 6/20/2017 

Daniel Serwer commented on growing U.S.-Russia tensions over Syria, and the unlikeliness of war. Quartz 6/20/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Director Jae H. Ku commented on the death of a U.S. student held in North Korea and its impact on diplomatic relations. The New York Times 6/20/2017

China Studies Visiting Scholar Pieter P. Bottelier discussed China's globalization and integration of its financial systems and markets. Knowledge @ Wharton 6/20/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Non-Resident Fellow Taras Kuzio wrote about relations between Russia and Ukraine. Newsweek 6/20/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar Dennis P. Halpin wrote about the death of an American who was imprisoned in North Korea. NK News 6/19/2017

Randa Slim commented on the international and regional conflicts occurring simultaneously in the Middle East. Politico 6/19/2017

Souad Mekhennet discussed her new book, I Was Told To Come Alone. WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show 6/19/2017