Professor Ariane Tabatabai comments on the upcoming parliamentary elections in a politically polarized Iran as a test of President Rouhani’s mandate for reform in U.S. News & World Report.
Professor and Director of the Center for Security Studies Bruce Hoffman comments on biological agents as weapons of psychological warfare for terrorists in a Vocativ article on ISIS’s development and use of chemical weapons of mass destruction.
Professor Steve Glickman, co-founder and executive director of the Economic Innovation Group, comments on the Group’s recent findings that while the U.S. economy is recovering in many areas, economic conditions in the poorest areas seem to be deteriorating even further.
The Washington Post highlighted the work of Father Patrick Desbois, the new holder of the Braman Endowed Professorship of the Practice of the Forensic Study of the Holocaust.
Professor and Director of the Security Studies Program Bruce Hoffman comments on Al Qaeda’s sophisticated strategies to build a stronger human infrastructure while ISIS takes headlines in NBC News.
The Washington Post’s ‘Grade Point’ featured the new Center for Jewish Civilization as a pillar for Jewish studies within a Catholic university in light of the recent $10 million grant for Holocaust research.
Professor Daniel Nexon explains that Bernie Sanders’ record in foreign policy points to his abilities in judgment in a Vox article on the credibility of Bernie Sanders’ views on foreign policy.
Professor Jeffrey Anderson, Director of the BMW Center for German and European Studies, comments in an article in International Business Times about the future of Europe’s Schengen open border area in the face of the refugee crisis and political distress.
Professor Katherine Marshall of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs weighs in on the controversy of involving religious leaders in family planning efforts for an LA Times article about harmonizing health and religion in the developing world.
Professor Ken Opalo comments on Ugandan President Museveni’s military funded by the U.S. in a Foreign Policy article about Washington’s ability to balance its security objectives in the region against its goals for democratization and good governance.
Professor John McNeill, who specializes in ecological history and the environment’s influence on international affairs, comments in a CNN article about the history of the mosquito species that now carries the Zika virus.
Professor Jacques Berlinerblau spoke with The Washington Post about Bernie Sanders New Hampshire primary win and whether his secular brand of Judaism would be as accepted outside of the primary season.
Jesse Gibson (SFS’19) spoke with Indian Country Today about his time at Georgetown and the connection he feels to his Native American culture. “My culture is the most comforting thing to me. No matter how far away from home I go, I’m still an Indian.”
Research Professor Elizabeth Ferris comments on the complex dynamics between humanitarian relief efforts and political action, discussing the necessity of active recognition of humanitarian principles in the Syrian peace talks.
Joanna Lewis was quoted in a Scientific American article on China’s quickly improving turbine technology and what it means for the U.S.’s position as the world leader in wind energy.
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.
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.
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.
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 Bruce Hoffman spoke to the Washington Post about the repercussions if ISIS is responsible for the bomb which brought down a Russian plane over Sinai on October 31.
Ambassador Barbara Bodine comments on U.S. support for Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen in Politico.
Professor Marwa Daoudy comments on the religious identification of Syrians before the current crisis for Canadian news organization National Post.
Professor Bruce Hoffman spoke with Foreign Policy about the terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey on October 10, 2015.
Professor Jeffrey Anderson comments on German President Joachim Gauck’s visit to the United States.
SFS senior Emma Iannini joined other anti-gun activists outside of the Capitol for a protest encouraging Congress to tighten background check requirements for gun purchasers, according to the Washington Post. Iannini previously appeared on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on this issue.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof mentions Professor Steven Radelet’s new book The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World in his column. Professor Radelet’s book comes out in November 2015.
SFS Professor Ambassador Madeleine Albright and former British Foreign Secretary and current International Rescue Committee CEO David Miliband participated in a PBS Newshour chat on Twitter on the world’s migrant crisis.
Charles Kupchan talks about the European Union’s uphill battle in fighting to help refugees for the Huffington Post.
Oriana Skylar Mastro talks about the Chinese People’s Liberation Army in 2025.
Rochelle Davis comments about the refugee crisis in the Middle East, and potential future problems, for the Washington Post.