In The News, May 26 - June 9, 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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May 26 – June 9, 2016

SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer estimated the Trans-Pacific Partnership would raise the real incomes of participating nations, including the U.S. National Review 6/8/2016

European and Eurasian Studies Adjunct Lecturer Matteo Garavoglia wrote about the migration crisis in Europe. Foreign Policy 6/8/2016

U.S.-Korea Institute Researcher Curtis Melvin said North Korea has increased spending on its military and economic investmentsThe Washington Post 6/7/2016

The U.S.-Korea Institute reported North Korea's nuclear weapons stockpile could grow up to 100 bombs within five yearsReuters 6/7/2016

Curtis Melvin said barter trade between Cuba and North Korea is a way to evade international sanctions. The Diplomat 6/7/2016

Global Policy Program Director Daniel S. Markey said the Indian prime minister is using diplomacy to gain support for Nuclear Suppliers Group membership. The Indian Express 6/7/2016

A report by a student Energy, Resources and Environment Program practicum team was cited in an article about the Pandemic Emergency Facility. LifeHealthPro 6/7/2016

Adjunct Professor of Econometrics Christopher Gilbert explained why he believes the London Metal Exchange has a leading position in the metals market. Bloomberg 6/6/2016

South Asia Studies Program Director Walter Andersen said it is in the strategic interest of the U.S. to have a good relationship with IndiaQuartz India 6/6/2016

Daniel S. Markey explained how U.S. support of India joining the Nuclear Suppliers Group has differed among administrations. The News International 6/6/2016

Walter Andersen and Daniel S. Markey explained why China could oppose India joining the Nuclear Suppliers Group. The Times of India 6/5/2015

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer explained the U.S. position on the terms of the Iranian nuclear agreement. Press TV 6/4/2016

Strategic Studies Program Director Eliot A. Cohen debated the effectiveness of President Barack Obama as a wartime president. The Washington Post 6/3/2016

International Development Program Director Deborah Bräutigam described China’s strategic approach of “constructive engagement” and diplomacy with African nations. The Diplomat 6/3/2016

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Abbas Kadhim discussed strategies by the Iraqi government to reclaim the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State. CCTV The Heat 6/3/2016

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones wrote about European Central Bank monetary policiesEuro Insight 6/3/2016

Daniel Serwer discussed why the U.S. and Iran mistrust each other. Press TV The Debate 6/3/2016 

The U.S.-Korea Institute projected North Korea could have up to 100 nuclear bombs by 2020. Nikkei Asian Review 6/3/2016

Daniel Serwer discussed Iraq's efforts to reclaim Fallujah from the Islamic State. Talk Media News 6/2/2016

Energy, Resources and Environment Program students and Swiss Re released a study about the impact of climate change on global pandemic risk. LIFE&Health Advisor 6/2/2016

Senior Advisor to the Dean Shamila Chaudhary said a U.S. travel alert in Europe is a reminder that domestic terrorism impacts the continent. BBC 6/1/2016

Center for Transatlantic Relations Senior Fellow Donald Jensen wrote about why Russia should cut ties and withdraw from the Donbass region of Ukraine. U.S. News & World Report 6/1/2016

Center for Canadian Studies Director Christopher Sands wrote about the obstacles that have delayed innovation in Canada. The Hill 6/1/2016

Shamila Chaudhary explained standard practices for U.S. travel alerts following a warning for American tourists visiting Europe. BBC 5/31/2016

The U.S.-Korea Institute reported North Korea is preparing for additional nuclear weapons at its testing site. Agence France-Presse 5/31/2016

Abbas Kadhim discussed the history of violence and turmoil in the Iraqi city of Fallujah. France 24 The Debate 5/31/2016

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow Christina Lin wrote about why she believes Turkey is severely degrading U.S. counter-terrorism efforts. The Asia Times 5/31/2016

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about U.S. investment in infrastructure. Forbes 5/30/2016

Dean Vali Nasr discussed the evolving U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, following an airstrike killing of a Taliban leader. CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS 5/29/2016

Southeast Asia Studies Visiting Scholar David I. Steinberg said the U.S. should consider building relations with the Myanmar militaryNikkei Asian Review 5/29/2016

Daniel Serwer discussed U.S. involvement in conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. C-SPAN Washington Journal 5/28/2016

Associate Director of the China Studies Program Carla Freeman said an agreement to manage shared resources could be a solution to the territory dispute over the South China Sea. Daily Express 5/28/2016

Carla Freeman said despite assertive claims over the South China Sea, China would likely negotiate with its neighbors. The Borneo Post 5/28/2016

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi discussed President Obama’s trip to Asia and the South China Sea dispute. CCTV The Heat 5/27/2016

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow David Satter discussed the history of Russian politics and leadership of President Vladimir Putin. U.S. Naval Institute USNI News 5/26/2016