Tessa Poppe, (SSP’15) discussed a group of veterans who are fighting to help troops who were forced out of the military with less-than-honorable discharges due to mental health issues in Task and Purpose.
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.
William Newton (SFS’95) discussed the exhibit “Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexander Gardner Photographs 1859-1872,” which is on display at the National Portrait Gallery in The Federalist magazine. Gartner was Abraham Lincoln’s favorite photographer.
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.
Professor Dan Byman and Mark Leon Goldberg (MSFS’08) discuss what seems to be a weakening alliance between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia within a broader conversation about international relations and terrorism in the Middle East on UN Dispatch.
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 Victor Cha spoke with Voice of America about why North Korea was not discussed in President Obama’s last State of the Union address.
Professor Colin Kahl, Associate Professor and current National Security Advisor to Vice-President Biden, discussed the Obama Administration’s strategy for the Middle East with the War on the Rocks podcast.
Professor Anthony Clark Arend was interviewed by CCTV America about what’s next for Mexican drug lord “El Chapo Guzman” now that he has been captured.
Elizabeth Kang (SFS’15) is in Bangalore, India on a Fulbright Research grant, where she is exploring early stages of social entrepreneurship and impact investment. Take a look at Kang’s blog with reflections during her nine months in India.
Professors Kathleen McNamara and Erik Voeten were quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education about the evolution of political scientist blogs, particularly The Monkey Cage blog.
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.
North Korea tested a nuclear weapon on January 5, 2016, which it claimed was a hydrogen bomb. Professor Victor Cha offered his thoughts on the situation.
Professor Anthony Clark Arend discussed foreign policy and national security challenges for President Obama’s final year on Voice of America.
Professor Daniel Byman discussed the six faces of the Islamic State for the Lawfare Blog.
A Conversation with Visiting Lecturer Mohammad AlAhmad about his escape from Syria and the welcome he has received at Georgetown.
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.
Ahmad Shama (MSFS’12) published a piece in Salon about how Muslims are combating radicalism. Shama is an American Muslim who served as a Marine in Iraq and is now a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.
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.
BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour featured Georgetown alumna, actress, model & former Paralympic athlete Aimee Mullins (SFS’98) in “The Chain,” an audio series in which successful women talk about the women that have inspired them.
Bruce Hoffman is quoted in an LA Times article discussing the possibility that the San Bernardino shootings were linked to the Al Qaeda magazine.
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.
Dr. Steven Radelet, Donald F. McHenry Chair in Global Human Development, and Director of the Global Human Development Program has released a new book, The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World.