Professor Susan Martin, Director of the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM), argues in Fortune that Denmark’s deterrence policies toward refugees threatens not just the asylum seekers, but the viability of the entire EU.
Professor Abraham Newman discusses what’s next for data privacy relations after the controversial February 2 announcement of the EU – U.S. Privacy Shield intended to protect global firms involved in trans-Atlantic e-commerce.
Steven Radelet, Professor and Director of the Global Human Development Program, discusses the huge developments made in the past two decades in decreasing world poverty, and the steps necessary to continue this progress, in The Christian Science Monitor.
Alumna Mina Erika Pollmann, SFS’15, breaks down the symbolic and practical meaning behind a negative interest rate and what it will mean for Japanese banks and firms for The Gulf Time.
Former Secretary of State and SFS Professor Madeleine Albright discusses widening inequality as a defining challenge of our time, and the moral and economic necessity behind reducing poverty and inequality.
Michael Brill, MAAS’16, argues in Foreign Affairs that depictions of Saddam Hussein as the source of ISIS leaders’ radicalization are dangerously misleading.
Professor Erik Voeten discussed why falling oil prices could make the world more peaceful and cooperative in The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog.
Sam Skove, SSP’17, discusses economic limits to the Russian military intervention in Syria and Assad’s leverage in UN peace talks thanks to Russian efforts in Newsweek.
Professor Matthew Kroenig discusses whether or not Iran will receive the sanctions relief it expects, considering the complicated reality of a market hungry for investment versus the question of future sanctions and Iranian reliability in the Atlantic Council.
Olivia Enos, MASIA’17, discusses the strategic connections between U.S. national security policies and human rights abuses in North Korea in The National Interest.
John Louis Esposito of the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding discusses Islamophobic and right-wing populist tendencies emerging in the U.S. and Europe as a result of radical Islamist groups’ terrorist activities. He was interviewed by Qantara, a German online publication promoting dialogue with the Islamic world.
Professor Ariane Tabatabai discusses escalating tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia along with their differing priorities in the region, suggesting Yemen as a tool to bring Iranian and Saudi leaders back to the negotiating table in the Lawfare Blog.
Professor Victor Cha and Ambassador Robert Gallucci discussed strategies for stopping North Korea’s nuclear threat in The New York Times.
Shohib Masykur (MSFS’16) discussed how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) can disrupt ASEAN economic integration in The Jakarta Post.
Professor Daniel Byman discussed the six faces of the Islamic State for the Lawfare Blog.
Ambassador Melanne Verveer emphasized the importance of U.S. assistance to Ukraine as a defense against Russian aggression in U.S. News and World Report.
Professor Abraham Newman discussed the differing approaches to personal data between Europe and the United States in Foreign Affairs.
Professor Bruce Hoffman discussed the global threat posed by ISIS foreign fighters in The National Interest.
Professor Steven Radelet highlights all the development progress made in the last 20 years and analyzes the best way to keep these improvements occurring in Foreign Affairs.
Colin Geraghty, SSP’17, discussed his views on the risks of France’s response to the Paris attacks on the Lawfare Blog.
Professor Angela Stent analyzes Russia’s intervention in the Syrian conflict and what this means for the United States and Russia’s goal to be a world actor in Foreign Affairs.
Professor Ariane Tabatabai from the Security Studies Program discusses a recent report by Iran detailing the history of its alleged efforts to develop nuclear weapons and its implications for the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security, discusses the “severe gendered impacts of climate change” for women in The Guardian.
Professor Daniel Nexon analyzes Star Wars and political science in The Washington Post.
Professor Ariane Tabatabai discussed Iranian cyber capability and why Iranian cyberattacks are likely to increase in the Washington Post.
Professor Bruce Hoffman analyzes the current state of Al Qaeda for The Cipher Brief.
Bruce Hoffman briefly discusses the modern history of terrorism and its successes in Aeon, a digital magazine.
Professor Sinan Ciddi discusses Turkey’s moves away from a democratic government towards autocratic presidentialism in The Huffington Post.
Professor Daniel Byman discusses the implications for the West if ISIS was responsible for bringing down a Russian airplane over Sinai on October 31 for Slate.
Professor David Edelstein discusses the lack of benefits to advanced planning in Washington, in regards to the White House’s National Security Strategy, in Foreign Affairs.