President Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected President of Kenya last year, beating Opposition Leader Raila Odinga in a controversial election. Odinga refused to recognize the results of the election and recently self-proclaimed himself “the people’s president”. SFS professor Ken Opalo weighs in on the implications for Kenya’s political future as part of a panel convened in Voice of America’s “Straight Talk Africa”.
Irfan Nooruddin, Professor of Indian Politics and Director of the Georgetown India Initiative, defines the relationship between India and Israel as one of “mutual need.” India needs weapons systems and technology, while Israel stands to benefit from India as an ally in the region.
Speaking to CNBC, Indian politics professor Irfan Noorudin said that the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) loss of seats in Gujarat legislative assembly elections indicated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a lot of work to do, particularly in rural areas, ahead of the 2019 general election.
Professor Bruce Hoffman said in an interview with Newsy’s The Why about new trends in technology and terrorist radicalization, “What worries me the most is what’s the next new thing.”
In an interview with PBS NewsHour, Amb. Nancy McEldowney said, “When you look at the course of the President’s tweets, they range from being disruptive to downright dangerous.”
SFS Professor Matthew Kroenig appeared on CBSN to comment on President Trump’s National Security Strategy, which he unveiled at a speech on December 18, 2017.