In The News, November 2 - November 17, 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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November 2 - November 17, 2017
 



Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. President Trump’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Politico Magazine 11/17/2017

Professor of Strategic Studies Thomas Rid commented on anonymous monikers and hidden messages in the Russian disinformation campaigns. The Daily Beast 11/17/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said continued movement of equipment at a North Korea shipyard suggests development of missile submarines. International Business Times 11/17/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea’s development of a ballistic missile submarine. AOL News 11/17/2017

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs Hal Brands wrote about U.S. President Donald Trump’s evolving foreign policy towards Asia. Bloomberg 11/16/2017

Professor Emeritus of American Foreign Policy Michael Mandelbaum wrote about the anniversary of two major events in the history of ZionismMosaic Magazine 11/16/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Chairman Robert Gallucci commented on U.S.-South Korea relations and its impact on negotiations with North Korea. The Korea Herald 11/16/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Curtis Melvin is cited on the demolition of confinement facilities in North Korea. Yonhap News Agency 11/16/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery indicates submarine construction activity at a North Korean shipyard. Newsweek 11/16/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea’s aggressive schedule to deploy its first operational ballistic missile. CNBC 11/16/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on the relationship between U.S. President Trump and leaders of Asian governments. Nikkei Asian Review 11/15/2017

Associate Director of Strategic Studies Mara Karlin commented on best practices for facilitating diversity in national security. The Washington Post 11/15/2017

Center for Transatlantic Relations Fellow Joris Larik wrote about the Permanent Structured Cooperation to promote defense integration in the EUThe Hill 11/15/2017

Mara Karlin discussed the challenges of America’s civilian-military divide. Government Matters 11/15/2017

Senior Fellow of American Foreign Policy David Rothkopf commented on the U.S. working with Russia and China to address North Korean threats. USA Today 11/14/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Sanam Vakil commented on Saudi Arabia’s strategy in Lebanon and efforts to weaken Hezbollah. Bloomberg 11/14/2017

China Studies Fellow Pan Jin’e wrote about the Chinese president’s state visits to Vietnam and Laos. Global Times 11/14/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite imagery indicates activity at a North Korean test site. The Korea Herald 11/14/2017

Thomas Rid is cited on Twitter’s business philosophy that makes it susceptible to manipulation. Inside Higher Ed 11/13/2017

Adjunct Professor of Middle East Studies Jean-Francois Seznec commented on the future of economic investments with Saudi Arabia. Voice of America 11/13/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Senior Fellow Joel Wit discussed negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea. The Global Politico 11/13/2017

Conflict Management Program Director Daniel Serwer commented on Russia’s interference and influence in the Balkans. Eurasia Review 11/12/2017

emerge85 Co-director and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Afshin Molavi wrote about economic benefits for the U.S. from the rise in Asian middle-class consumers. The Atlantic 11/12/2017

Mara Karlin wrote about solutions to address the divide between the military and civilians. Defense One 11/11/2017

Associate Director of American Foreign Policy Charles A. Stevenson commented on the pros and cons of presidential-level meetings. Voice of America 11/10/2017

Sanam Vakil commented on the British government’s response to the detainment of a British-Iranian dual citizen in Iran. The Financial Times 11/10/2017

Professor of African Studies Mvemba Dizolele commented on the announcement of elections scheduled in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Devex 11/10/2017

Assistant Professor of International Development Daniel Honig co-wrote about the impact of police using body cameras. Police Foundation 11/10/2017

Charles A. Stevenson commented on the risks of a potential meeting between the presidents of the U.S. and Russia. Voice of America 11/9/2017

Dean Vali Nasr discussed the political rise of Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Bin Salman and growing tensions in the Middle East. The Spectator podcast 11/9/2017

Director of Strategic Studies Eliot A. Cohen wrote about the characteristic of courage in American politics. The Atlantic 11/8/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar Antony Blinken wrote about China’s rising global leadership. The New York Times 11/8/2017

China Studies Director David M. Lampton is cited on China’s strategy and approach during U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia. Business Insider 11/8/2017

China Studies Visiting Scholar Pieter P. Bottelier commented on the future of economic reforms in China. Knowledge @ Wharton 11/8/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Assistant Director Jenny Town commented on potential negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea. CNBC 11/8/2017

International Economics Adjunct Lecturer Jason Fichtner commented on the potential consequences of a proposal to cut corporate taxes. MarketWatch 11/8/2017

Daniel Serwer wrote about U.S. diplomacy to maintain peace and stability in the Balkans. Council of Foreign Relations 11/8/2017

SAIS Europe Director Michael G. Plummer is cited on increases in U.S. incomes and exports as a result of the TPP. New Straits Times 11/7/2017

David M. Lampton is cited on China’s strategy toward the U.S. Quartz 11/7/2017

Joel Wit co-wrote about U.S. strategy to influence China and reduce tensions with North Korea. The New York Times 11/7/2017

David M. Lampton commented on U.S. pressure on China to help deescalate North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Voice of America 11/7/2017

Jenny Town commented on U.S.-South Korea relations ahead of U.S. President Trump’s state visit. CNBC 11/7/2017

Michael G. Plummer discussed China’s debt and economic stability. Greater China Live 11/7/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute said satellite images indicate activity at a tunnel complex on a North Korea test site. Jiji Press 11/7/2017

David M. Lampton commented on the potential outcome of a meeting between the presidents of the U.S. and China. China Daily 11/7/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on the impact of a potential attack by North Korea. Stars and Stripes 11/7/2017

Mara Karlin commented on political instability in Lebanon and the impact on its military. Al-Monitor 11/6/2017

Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment Jonas Nahm discussed China as an emerging global leader in the production of renewable energy technologies. Marketplace 11/6/2017

Jean-François Seznec commented on the Saudi crown prince’s anti-corruption campaign. The Washington Post 11/6/2017

David M. Lampton commented on U.S.-China relations under the Trump administration. The New York Times 11/6/2017

Dean Vali Nasr is cited on Saudi Arabia’s system of government and power. The Washington Post 11/6/2017

Sanam Vakil commented on Iran’s compliance of the nuclear agreement. The Media Line 11/6/2017

Curtis Melvin said satellite imagery indicate North Korea is renovating and constructing several skate and sports parks. Reuters 11/6/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Randa Slim commented on efforts by Saudi Arabia to curtail Iran’s influence in the region. Foreign Policy 11/6/2017

U.S.-Korea Institute Visiting Scholar William J. Newcomb commented on diplomatic relations between the U.S. and South Korea. Al Jazeera 11/6/2017

Randa Slim commented on the Saudi-Iran rivalry following a missile attack launched by rebels in Yemen. Agence France-Presse 11/6/2017

Director of European and Eurasian Studies Erik Jones commented on regional elections in Sicily. The Telegraph 11/5/2017

Jean Francois Seznec discussed the recent restructuring of the military in Saudi Arabia. CNBC 11/5/2017

John McLaughlin wrote about U.S. President Trump’s Asia trip and challenges in the region. OZY 11/5/2017

European and Eurasian Studies Scholar-in-Residence James Mann wrote about U.S.-China relations and U.S. President Trump’s first presidential visit. The Daily Beast 11/5/2017

Randa Slim commented on the resignation of the Lebanese prime minister. CNN 11/5/2017

The U.S.-Korea Institute is cited on North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. Bloomberg 11/5/2017

David Rothkopf wrote about checks and balances within the U.S. government. The National 11/5/2017

Mara Karlin is cited on U.S. military assistance programs aiding countries in the Middle East. The Daily Times 11/4/2017

Dean Vali Nasr commented on the consequences of U.S. foreign policy under the Trump administration. NBC News 11/4/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Souad Mekhennet discussed her book, I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind The Lines Of Jihad. The National 11/4/2017

Global Policy Adjunct Assistant Professor Madiha Afzal discussed U.S. counterterrorism policies. The Washington Post’s “Can He Do That?” Podcast 11/3/2017

Assistant Professor of International Relations Nina Hall is cited on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Nature Climate Change 11/2/2017

Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow Harry Broadman wrote about taxation to discourage fossil fuel consumption in the U.S. Gulf News 11/2/2017