Professor Ken Opalo noted the differences between present-day localized violence in Kenya and the national-level violence of elections ten years ago in comments for BBC.
Professor Bruce Hoffman discussed developments in aviation-focused terrorist efforts that brought about last month’s ban on laptop ban on certain flights, in an interview with The Cipher.
Alexander Marquardt (SFS’04) will transition from ABC News foreign correspondence to covering domestic and breaking news stories for CNN.
Osama Abi-Mershed, director of Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, overviewed the effect of political issues between Algeria and Morocco on pan-Arabic cooperation to help Syrian refugees in comments for Pacific Standard Magazine.
Dr. Michael David-Fox, Professor of History at Georgetown University, was selected as a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He was chosen as one of the fellowship awardees from a group of over 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s 93rd competition.
Dr. John McNeill was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as a member of the history subject area. Membership in the Academy is a prestigious honor offered to some of the most accomplished scholars and practitioners worldwide.
GWIPS researchers overviewed the critical roles taken by women as Nepal moves forward from a devastating 2015 earthquake, in a blog post for the Council on Foreign Relations.
Professor Kelly McFarland and Vanessa Lide of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy (ISD) wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog about the potential effects of climate change on human security. In the piece, they summarize key findings of a recent ISD report on the subject.
Tensions are on the rise between the United States, its ally South Korea, and North Korea. In light of the intensified tenor of the situation on the Korean peninsula, faculty and students in the School of Foreign Service have weighed in on the foreign policy debate and provided analysis.