Professor Michael Green discussed the current state of relations on the Korean Peninsula within the scope of President Trump’s recent summit in Singapore. Green argues that South Korea must be prepared to “bring sticks to the table” if diplomacy does not lead to North Korean denuclearization.
In a Washington Post op-ed, Professors Vanessa Lide and Kelly McFarland explored the intersection between growing temperatures in Antarctica and potential effects on global diplomacy and security. According to Lide and McFarland, the emergence of new waterways and commercial routes will also bring new global challenges.
Professor Christine Fair, Associate Professor of Security Studies, gives historical context to the role of Pakistan’s army in politics and elections that persists today and how the election of Imran Khan as the new Prime Minister can be attributed to the military.
Professor Nicole Bibbins Sedaca wrote an op-ed in Axios on the Trump administration’s failure to complete the reunification of immigrant families by the appropriate deadline. She argues that this conversation is not about restrictive vs. open immigration policies, but rather the U.S. government maintaining a commitment to human rights.
Dean Daniel Byman, professor and Senior Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Service writes about the current strategy of the United States in Yemen in regards to Iran and how the US can shift to potentially improve the humanitarian situation in Yemen and weaken Iran’s regional power.
Professor Christine Fair, Associate Professor of Security Studies, argues that any change the next Prime Minister of Pakistan will bring will probably only be rhetorical and that the army always wins.