Faculty in the News

Our faculty participate actively in public service and provide commentary.

Why everything is at stake and yet nothing will be decided in today’s Greek presidential election (The Washington Post's Blog The Monkey Cage, December 17, 2014). >>Harris Mylonas and Akis Georgakellos 

An Inconvenient Protest for Both China and the U.S. (The New York Times) and Global Support for Hong Kong Student Protest Intensifies (TIME).
» David Shambaugh

U.S. Experts Challenge Abe View of ‘Comfort Women’ (The Wall Street Journal) and Main issue in sex slave debate is women’s will, U.S. professor tells Tokyo (The Japan Times).
» Mike Mochizuki quoted/mentioned in above articles.

Online Magazine Brings New Life to Arab Studies (The New York Times) and Donors Pledge $5.4 Billion to Rebuild Gaza (The Wall Street Journal)
» Nathan Brown quoted in above articles.

Interview by CBS affiliates (video) about the latest action against ISIS militants.
» Stephen Biddle

America’s New War Still Doesn’t Have a Name (NPR, October 8, 2014)
» Elizabeth Saunders

Political Science professor Asks if Campaigns Really Matter (NPR, October 8, 2014)
» John Sides

IMF offers mixed economic picture, all eyes on Europe (Montana This Morning , October 9, 2014)
» Stephen Kaplan

Blackwater Trial goes to Jury (NBC News); Striking ISIS in Syria May Require Coordination with Assad Regime (Huffington Post);  How big a threat does Islamic State pose to US Homeland (Christian Science Monitor); Iraq stymied probe into military contractor kickbacks (Washington Post); Obama's 'core coalition' won't defeat ISIS 'monster' without Mideast nations (CNN)
» Stephen Biddle quoted in above articles

When The Economist blamed Irish peasants for starving to death (The Washington Post, September 5, 2014)
» Henry Farrell

NPR's Here and Now (audio) and Public Radio International's The World (audio).
» Marc Lynch

Scottish Police on Standby for Referendum Day Tension (Bloomberg), Scotland Votes as U.K.’s Future Hangs in the Balance (Bloomberg Businessweek) and Scotland Rejects Independence as U.K. Vows to Give It More Power (Bloomberg).
» Harris Mylonas quoted in above articles

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Survey Gives McConnell An Edge In Kentucky (The Huffington Post), Our Senate model is moving in Democrats’ direction all of a sudden. Why? (The Washington Post), Biggest Midterm Issue? The Obamaphant in the Living Room (The Daily Beast), The Do-Nothing Congress (U.S. News & World Report) and Experts: Obama could drag Hillary Clinton to defeat in 2016 (The Washington Examiner). 
» John Sides quoted in above articles

The NSA may have exploited Heartbleed. That’s a very, very big deal (The Washington Post, April 11, 2014)
» Henry Farrell

Egypt's Judges Join In (Foreign Affairs, April 1, 2014)
» Nathan Brown

Tunisia Finally Passes Progressive Constitution (The Associated Press, January 26, 2014)
» Nathan Brown

Wendy Davis May Be Able to Leverage Backlash in Her Favor (US Today, January 21, 2014)
» Daniel Hayes

The Case of Holding Bogus Elections (Slate, January 14, 2014)
» Michael Miller

Why Egyptians are Voting Away Their Freedom (TIME World, January 14, 2014)
» Nathan Brown

Arab Neighbors Take Split Paths in Constitution (The New York Times, January 14, 2014)
» Nathan Brown

Egypt Holds Election Under Tight Security (The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014)
» Nathan Brown

Al-Qaeda militants in Iraq (USA Today, January 4, 2014)
» Stephen Biddle

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