SFS Professor Dan Nexon spoke with Al Jazeera TV to examine recent events in foreign policy. He spoke on the G-7 Meetings, North Korea summit, and the challenges for news media in covering a Trump administration.
SFS Professor Dennis Wilder discusses the Trump administration’s policy towards North Korea and China. He argues that the administration should force the North Korean government to make concessions before agreeing to a meeting.
D.S. Song-KF Professorship in Government and International Affairs Victor Cha says that the deep sanctions currently levied on North Korea explain their motivation to ‘come to the table’ at this time. However, Dr. Cha also explains that North Korea is using “ship-to-ship” transfers on the high seas and cryptocurrency harvesting to evade the sanctions to some degree.
Brenda Shaffer, adjunct professor in the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies program, projects that decertifying the Iran Deal will lead to “extreme volatility in the oil market. Shaffer says that “we’ll have extreme volatility because we have…
Professor Bibbins Sedaca spoke at a Council on Foreign Relations event on “Diversity in Foreign Affairs and Public Service” with Ruth Davis, Carmen Lomellin and Jerry L. Johnson. They talked about working in the foreign service, finding mentors, and shared career advice for young professionals. The event was part of the 2018 CFR Conference on Diversity in International Affairs.
Professor Bibbins Sedaca spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations on “The Rise of Illiberal Democracies.” She was joined by the the president of Freedom House Michael Abramowitz, author and Yale professor Timothy Snyder, and human rights activist Kati I. Marton.