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.
Professor Dan Nexon compares Trump’s unpredictability to Nixon’s “mad man theory,” arguing that unpredictability is not a strength for the Trump administration but rather a recipe for instability, and confusion in Foreign Policy.
Professor Marko Klašnja highlighted the parallel relationship between voters’ political awareness and their discomfort with corruption scandals associated with candidates in research for LSE’s American Politics and Policy Blog.
In an op-ed in Foreign Affairs, Professor Matthew Kroenig writes that critics of the Trump administration’s foreign policy thus far have failed to give credit where credit is due.
In an op-ed in The Diplomat, graduate student Jonathan Corrado (MASIA’17) explores whether marketization in North Korea would threaten Kim Jong-un’s hold on power or provide the regime with another tool to oppress the people.
In an op-ed in The National Interest, Annie Kowalewski (SSP’18) writes that the United States must prioritize modernizing its capabilities to meet new types of threats, rather than merely investing in increasing the size of their forces. In doing so, they should look to China’s People’s Liberation Army as an example.