Professor Matthew Kroenig talked to CBS News about his perspective on Trump’s national security vision and the role foreign policy is playing in the 2016 election.
Professor Joanna Lewis discussed how China’s slowdown is affecting energy consumption with the Washington Post.
Professor Victor Cha comments on the tough new sanctions on North Korea approved by the U.N. and questions of whether or not the sanctions will have their intended effect, especially considering doubts surrounding China’s cooperation, in CNBC.
Professor Abraham Newman warned of the dangerous precedent on data security if the FBI forces Apple to break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernadino shooters to USA Today.
Professor Bruce Hoffman commented on the changing type of Pakistani men targeted for recruitment by militant groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda, calling them “the new force multipliers of terrorist groups.”
Professor Victor Cha spoke with the Washington Post about new U.N. sanctions on North Korea and the level of China’s commitment to enforcement.
Jacques Berlinerblau, Director of the Center for Jewish Civilization, comments on Democratic candidates’ consideration of the political expectations of the ‘Nones,’ a massive group of Americans who reject any label or affiliation to describe their faith, in the Washington Post.
Mehran Kamrava, Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at SFS-Q, commented on high turnout among progressives in Tehran’s parliamentary election, representing support for Rouhani’s economic and social reforms in Iran in the Washington Post.
Professor Kristen Looney comments on the remaining challenges migrant workers and the Chinese government face in reforming policies behind hukuo, the Chinese household registration system, in The Diplomat.
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.