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.
The U.S. airstrike on a Syrian airbase on April 6, 2017 in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons on civilians has put intensified attention on the state of the U.S.-Russia relationship during the Trump Administration. SFS Professor Angela Stent, Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, is an expert on this relationship and her analysis has been in great demand by U.S. and international media.
On April 4, 2017, evidence emerged that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons on civilians in the town of Khan Shaykhun, Syria. In response, on April 6, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike on a Syrian airbase. SFS faculty offered their thoughts on the implications of this series of events.
In his first two weeks in office, President Donald Trump has signed multiple executive orders, three of which address a range of immigration issues: refugees and visa holders, border security and law enforcement, and sanctuary cities. SFS faculty and alumni weigh in on the issues presented by the these executive orders.
SFS faculty discuss the implications of Russian cyber attacks on the November election, international legal norms and democratic processes, and potential foreign policy responses.
The unexpected election of President Donald J. Trump on November 8, 2016, left many uncertain about the future of the United States’ role in the world, due to President Trump’s lack of foreign policy experience, along with his unclear and often shifting stances on certain issues. SFS faculty offered their thoughts on Trump nominees and foreign policy recommendations for the Trump Administration.