Professor Robert Lieber discusses what’s driving anti-Semitic attacks in France with CGTN.
In this interview aired on EBL News, Dennis Wilder weighs in on the INF Treaty and the upcoming meeting of major nuclear powers in Beijing. On the potential falling out of the INF Treaty, Wilder said he is indeed worried about the possibility, and that it would mark a step backward in arms control not just for the United States and Russia, but for the world.
In this interview aired on Al Jazeera, Professor Abraham gives a rundown on the latest news surrounding Brexit. Specifically, Newman noted that many EU leaders are simply looking to close a deal with the UK, but have been met with uncertainty and indecision around what exactly the UK is looking to get out of that deal. Newman noted that the British Parliament’s “overwhelming rejection” of Prime Minister Theresa May’s most recent proposed Brexit deal is evidence of that uncertainty among the UK officials.
SFS Professor Evan Medeiros believes that the US and China are reaching a new type of relationship in trade: “The US-China relationship is rapidly entering a new normal of persistent and consistent tensions that is going to be defined by competition on economic security, ideology, and technology questions.”
Michael Green, Director of Asian Studies and Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, moderated two panels for The Center for Strategic and International Studies and The Japan Institute of International Affairs. Panelists included Senator Corey Gardner (R-CO) and Yoshimasa Hayashi, member of Japan’s upper legislative house, as well as academics and experts on the region and foreign policy.
SFS Professor Victor Cha appeared on the PBS Newshour to discuss North Korean leader Kim Jung-un’s New Year’s address and the prospects for progress on North Korean denuclearization in 2019. Cha commented on the possibility of a second summit meeting between President Trump and Kim Jung-un cautioning, “If these diplomacy efforts fail, we could end up back where we were last year — we were clearly on a path towards war.”