James Pfiffner’s article, “Trump’s Lies Corrode Democracy,” was posted on the FIXGOV web site of the Brookings Institution on April 13, 2018. He argues that President Trump’s lies are different from those of previous presidents, not only in number, but in kind.
James Pfiffner commented on the importance of the Presidential Personnel Office and its roles in prior presidential administrations. Also in the Roanoke Times and the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star.
James Pfiffner comments on the Trump administration’s efforts to demonize critics of administration officials facing ethics charges.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in The New York Times obituary of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt of Guatemala, who was convicted of genocide in a 2013 trial, where Dr. Burt was an international observer.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the article, El caso Molina Theissen: Guatemala mira a su pasado para juzgar a 5 militares (The Molina Theissen trial: Guatemala looks its past to judge five senior military officials), in EFE, March 2, 2018.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the article, “How Ríos Montt Won the War in Guatemala,” by Insight Crime.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the significance of the 2013 trial of Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt following his death at age 91. Also in WRAL.com.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA): Schar School’s Jo-Marie Burt co-authors an op-ed about the life and legacy of recently deceased Guatemalan dictator José Efraín Ríos Montt.
Jennifer N. Victor comments on how elections aren’t the most reliable ways to hold politicians accountable. Also in The New Indian Express.
Colin Dueck published essay Title: "How to Defend the West" from National Review, assessing the Trump administration's developing policies toward Europe and Russia.
Jack A. Goldstone was quoted in an article in Publimetro (Chile) on April 4, discussing the Trump administration’s plan to roll back Auto fuel efficiency standards.
Jack A. Goldstone gave a keynote address on “The Consequences of Revolutions” at the 18th annual McCain Conference at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, on April 19th.
Jack A. Goldstone was quoted in an article in Publimetro (Chile) on French President Macron’s state visit to the U.S. and his negotiations with US President Trump.
Mariely Lopez-Santana was interviewed on April 21st by NPR to discuss her work on fiscal oversight boards and the Puerto Rican case.
Gregory Koblentz in Foreign Policy on April 17 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in USA Today on April 16 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in Foreign Policy on April 14 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in BBC World Service on April 14 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in Annahar (Lebanon) on April 11 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in Dagbladet Information (Denmark) on April 11 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz on CNN International on April 9 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz on Australian Broadcasting Company Radio on April 8 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in Washington Post on April 8 on Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz in Arms Control Today on April 6 on Russia's use of nerve agent to attack a defector in the United Kingdom.
Gregory Koblentz on Al Jazeera English on April 5 on Russia's use of nerve agent to attack a defector in the United Kingdom.
Gregory Koblentz on BBC 5 Live on April 5 on Russia's use of nerve agent to attack a defector in the United Kingdom.
Judith A. Wilde and emeritus professor James Finkelstein op-ed about the best way Michigan State University can move forward in its search for a new president.
Judith A. Wilde Inside Higher Ed: Mason’s Judith Wilde and professor emeritus James Finkelstein comment on Oklahoma U hiring a non-academic as president.
Judith A. Wilde comments on the salary of Richard Legon, president of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.
A. Trevor Thrall, assesses Trump’s options regarding Syria.
Richard Kauzlarich coauthors an op-ed in the Foreign Policy on an upcoming election in Azerbaijan.
Ellen Laipson op-eds in the World Politics Review on the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan.
Ellen Laipson op-eds in the World Politics Review on U.S. military maneuvers in Afghanistan and Syria.
Ellen Laipson op-eds about how the fate of the Iran deal could affect talks with North Korea.
Mark J. Rozell op-eds about the political perils Medicaid poses to Virginia Republicans. Also in Politics of Hope.
Mark J. Rozell co-authors an op-ed on Trump’s legal defense team in the Hill.
Mark J. Rozell comments on U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine’s reelection campaign on NBC4. With video; Rozell starts at 1:30.
Mark J. Rozell co-authored an op-ed on the future of GOP politics in Northern Virginia in the Washington Post. Also in the San Antonio Express.
Mark J. Rozell comments on the possibility of splitting California into three states on Fox News.
Mark J. Rozell remarks on U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock’s (R-Va.) reelection chances. NBC News.
Mark J. Rozell comments on the likelihood of Medicaid expansion in Virginia following the decision by two key GOP state senators to consider it.
Michael Hayden op-eds about the perfect military strike in Syria and the unknown that is to follow. The Hill. Transcript with audio.
Stuart Malawer comments on the Trump administration’s use of tariffs as a weapon in a story about Virginia farmers potentially being hurt by a trade war with China. Also in the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star.
Ruta Aidis comments on venture capital for women-led businesses.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera discusses changes in human trafficking in a story about immigrant enforcement. Politico Magazine.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera Mason’s Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera comments on the use of the National Guard at the Mexican border. Washington Post. Also in the Baltimore Sun.
Louise I. Shelley comments on Latvia’s decision to sever banking ties to Russia following U.S. pressure. Also in the Daily Mail (UK).
Louise I. Shelley discusses Latvian money laundering as the country’s leader meets at the White House.
Louise I. Shelley’s congressional testimony about Pakistani corruption is quoted. The Indian Express.
Louise I. Shelley’s work is among the Carnegie Fellows profiled in this piece.
Mark N. Katz was quoted on the Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Liberty on the Russian-Turkish-Iranian talks.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera was interviewed by Laura Carlsen on teleSUR Enclish (Interviews from Mexico) about his most recent book “Los Zetas Inc.” https://videosenglish.telesurtv.net/video/709802/interviews-from-mexico-709802/
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera appeared on teleSUR English talking about gun control in the United States.
Guadalupe Correa Cabrera appeared in Foro Interamericano of Voice of America with the Chair of Transparency International, Delia Ferreira, talking about corruption in Latin America.
Justin Gest wrote an article in Politico titled, “How America Fell Behind the World on Immigration.”
Justin Gest was featured in The New York Times commenting on an article titled “What Can the U.S. Learn From How Other Countries Handle Immigration”
Louise Shelley’s congressional testimony on crime-terror and drugs was featured in media in India.
Louise Shelley was interviewed for an article titled “The AC Digs Into: Countering Looting Of Antiquities From Syria And Iraq Project.”
Louise Shelley was featured on BBC's Newsnight on Friday March 16th discussing Russians in the UK.
Louise Shelley was featured in CISSM Global Forum | "Illicit Global Commerce as a Security Challenge"
Louise Shelley was a witness at the Opioid Crisis and the Dark Web Senate hearing on March 28, 2018.
Louise Shelley was on the panel for Transnational Criminal Organizations and the Opioid Crisis to Be Examined at Helsinki Commission Briefing
Louise Shelley commented on an MSNBC story about Money laundering and corruption scandals haunt Latvia as its president meets Trump at the White House.
Sita Slavov was interviewed about her research by the Wall Street Journal.
Ellen Laipson appeared on VOA’s Kurdish television talk show on March 26, discussing the 15th anniversary of the US intervention in Iraq.
Ellen Laipson was interviewed on March 29 for Talk Media News on the crisis in Yemen and US policy.
Anne Holton appeared on the Kojo Nnamdi radio show on March 6 to talk about improving the Pipeline from School to Work.
Jeremy Mayer assesses the value and relevance of Marx’s thought in the 21st century, as well as how it is affecting politics and economics, the shifts in his historical reputation, his responsibility for Marxist regimes and socialist reforms, and American conservatives’ claims about his dominance in academia.
Jeremy Mayer was interviewed by the Berlin Zeitung on first year of Trump’s presidency, “Trump wartet auf den richtigen Moment, an dem er zurücktreten kann” ("Trump is waiting for the right moment to retire”).
Jeremy Mayer assesses in “Marx at 200” the value and relevance of Marx’s thought in the 21st century, as well as how it is affecting politics and economics, the shifts in his historical reputation, his responsibility for Marxist regimes and socialist reforms, and American conservatives’ claims about his dominance in academia.
Ellen Laipson op-eds about what Iraq’s reconstruction conference revealed about its friends and partners, including a diminishing U.S. role. World Politics Review.
Ellen Laipson op-eds about the rise of think tanks as trust in Washington erodes.
Ellen Laipson op-eds about how long the spirit of Korean reunification can last following the Olympic Games. World Politics Review.
Ellen Laipson op-eds that Libya shouldn’t be lumped in with Iraq as a U.S. foreign policy failure. World Politics Review.
Stephen Fuller mentioned as someone who has been warning about lagging job growth in the Washington, D.C. area over the years.
Robert L. Deitz discusses the Nunes memo and the Russia investigation. Voice of America International: Audio starts at 1:40.
Robert L. Deitz the former general counsel to the National Security Agency, comments on the competing Republican and Democratic memos about the FBI surveillance of a former advisor to President Trump.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera explains developments in the U.S.-Mexico relationship to the weekly news magazine. With audio.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera talks about border security technology and the possible loss of privacy. She is also re-quoted about militarized cartels in Business Insider.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera comments on how U.S. trade relations in Latin America could change. Newsweek.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera comments on the effectiveness of the proposed border wall with Mexico. Also in the Brownsville Herald (Brownsville, Texas), the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and WKSAT (San Antonio ABC).
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera comments on the effectiveness of the proposed border wall with Mexico. Also in New York Times, ABC News, Fox News, US News & World Report, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Miami Herald the Houston Chronicle, the Frederick News-Post, the New Haven Register (Conn.) and others.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera discusses issues confronting Mexico’s next president. Also in Insight Crime. She discusses how cartels become militarized in The Guardian.
Mark J. Rozell comments on the GOP’s thin majority in the Virginia House.
Mark J. Rozell explains executive privilege in a story about White House communications director Hope Hicks’ House Intelligence Committee testimony.
Mark J. Rozell is interviewed about the Trump team’s use of executive privilege in the Russia investigation.
Mark J. Rozell explains why U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R) might distance herself from Trump.
Richard Kauzlarich describes the U.S. energy position in the Trump era.
Richard Kauzlarich comments on why the State Dept. referred reporters to the Russian embassy to answer questions about Russian spies in the U.S.
Michael Hayden op-eds about President Trump turning a blind eye to the threat posed to America by Russia.
Michael Hayden is interviewed about the ongoing Russia investigation and President Trump’s possible complicity.
Michael Hayden op-eds that we should avoid accusing our intelligence chiefs of being complicit in a ‘deep state’ conspiracy.
Mark Katz comments on Russian interests in intervening in the civil war in Syria.
Gregory Koblentz comments on the decision by a scientific team to create a strain of the smallpox virus.
Gregory Koblentz co-authors an op-ed calling for more clarity in the rules governing new pathogen research.
Justin Gest comments on how the U.S. immigration system compares to other nations in New York Times.
Ahsan Butt discussed his book, Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy Against Separatists, in a news segment. Voice of America (Urdu)
Ahsan Butt wrote an op-ed for TRT World on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: "Why the Palestinians Should Focus on a One-State Solution" https://www.trtworld.com/opinion/why-the-palestinians-should-focus-on-a-one-state-solution-15528
Jo-Marie Burt was interviewed by the Washington Office on Latin America about the recent pardoning of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, who in 2009 was convicted of crimes against humanity.
Hilton Root’s “Preventative Chaos: Global fractures may be where the next generation of economic opportunities are hiding” in US News and World Report, Feb 21, 2018.
Judith A. Wilde annotates an op-ed by outgoing Oklahoma U president David Boren.
Judith A. Wilde comments in a story about incoming Harvard president Lawrence S. Bacow being the university’s oldest presidential hire.
Toni-Michelle C. Travis comments on the need in Virginia for an organization like Emerge that trains novice women to become political candidates in the Washington-Post.
Terry Clower comments on the possibility of additional tolls being a product of President Trump’s proposed infrastructure plan to be largely funded by private dollars.
David Hart discusses the changing landscape of the power storage market in the Wall Street Journal.
David Hart op-eds on New York’s efforts to be a leader in energy storage facilities.
Colin Dueck op-eds on how best to defend U.S. and European interests against Russia.
Louise I. Shelley an expert on Russian crime, explains why courts settled quickly in the 2009 death of Sergei Magnitsky.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in San Diego Reader on January 26, 2018 about the synthesis of horsepox virus
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in Contagion Live on January 24, 2018 about the synthesis of horsepox virus
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in CIDRAP News on January 23, 2018 about the synthesis of horsepox virus
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in Science on January 19, 2018 about the synthesis of horsepox virus
Louise Shelley appeared as a witness on the House Financial Services Committee on the hearing titled “Following the Money: How Human Traffickers Exploit U.S. Financial Markets”.
Louise Shelley was quoted in a January 19 article titled “Spain's Robert Mueller takes on the Russian mob”.
Louise Shelley was quoted in an article discussing how “Lawmakers worry digital currency helping human traffickers avoid detection” published on January 31.
Louise Shelley was quoted in a January 16 CNBC article titled “Kazakhstan is a 'kleptocracy' ruled by an autocrat. It's also an increasingly important strategic ally”.
Edward Rhodes was interviewed on “why Americans hate taxes, and why US continues to attract world's best and brightest” in the Greek press.
Ahsan Butt was quoted by Vox in a story on President Trump cutting aid to Pakistan.
Ellen Laipson was a guest on the Al-Hurra hour long talk show to the Arab world on Jan 5.
Ellen Laipson published the following articles in the Worldpoliticsreview.com;
“Trump finds sweet spot where America First and Davos World meet” on January 30.
“Are climate change and environment driving protests in Iran and Tunisia?” on January 23.
“Why Trump's Fixation on Friendships with World Leaders could Backfire” on January 16.
The Foreign Policy Aftermath of Iran Protests, in Tehran and Washington” on January 9.
“Is Trump's National Security Strategy a Useful Guide to the Biggest Threats of 2018?” on January 2.
Hilton Root’s Capital and Collusion translated and published by CITIC Press in September 2017, was one of the books in Chinese President’s Xi Jinping’s Desk during his 2018 New Year’s Address. An article in SINA posed the following question “Did you notice the new books in his office?”
Jack Goldstone signed copies of the Russian translation of his book “Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction” and did a television interview with RT on the topic of revolutions in history in Moscow, Russia.
A Washington Post-Schar School poll is cited in a story about the tight U.S. Senate race in Alabama between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The Washington Post story is picked up in Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The poll is also cited on CNN, MSNBC, Bloomberg, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Voice of America and the Japan Times.
Richard Kauzlarich op-eds on eliminating the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System in NAFTA.
Mark J. Rozell comments on White House officials’ attorney-client privilege pleas during Capitol Hill testimony.
Mark J. Rozell remarks on Mike Pence’s ‘outsider' role as vice president in the Trump administration in USA Today and also in the Indianapolis Star.
Mark J. Rozell says Ed Gillespie’s attack ads on Virginia governor-elect Ralph Northam backfired.
Mark J. Rozell comments on elected officials’ obligation to cast votes in elections in the Washington Post.
Judith A. Wilde Judith Wilde and professor emeritus Jim Finkelstein weigh in on a Michigan community college president’s compensation package.
Frank H. Shafroth explains why previous administrations abandoned the idea of eliminating state and local deductions (audio).
Frank H. Shafroth comments in a story about the expensive tolls facing commuters on I-66.
Frank H. Shafroth says backlash to high I-66 toll charges was to be expected.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in The New York Times about the ongoing effort to impeach the President of Peru on corruption charges.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the weekly magazine, Caretas, on December 20, 2017, about the controversial decision to grant a medical pardon to former president of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, who in 2009 was convicted of crimes against humanity. Dr. Burt was an international observer to the Fujimori trial and has written extensively about the trial and its impact in Peru and globally.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in a story by the press agency Reuters on December 30, 2017, about the illegal nature of the medical pardon granted to former president of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, who in 2009 was convicted of crimes against humanity. Dr. Burt was an international observer to the Fujimori trial and has written extensively about the trial and its impact in Peru and globally.
Ellen Laipson op-eds in the World Politics Review on how cyber threats impact the way we think about conflict.
Ahsan Butt published an op-ed in Dawn on Kashmiri separatism, "How intractable an issue is Kashmir?"
Ahsan Butt published an op-ed in The Wire on the Bengali genocide of 1971, "Looking Back at the Geopolitics Behind Pakistan’s Genocidal Split of 1971."
Bill Schneider explains the Trump impact on Roy Moore’s campaign.
Louise I. Shelley published an op-ed on the illicit trade and the security challenges it presents.
Louise I. Shelley was quoted regarding Turkish drug trafficking organizations.
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley comments in a piece about the cost of maintaining a biological weapons program.
Bonnie Stabile is interviewed and student Michael Backhus comments in a piece about the importance of more women feeling empowered to seek political office (audio).
Bonnie Stabile is re-quoted regarding new provisions for 529 college savings plans.
Jack A. Goldstone provided an interview to the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet on the global wave of populism as a revolutionary movement.
Jack A. Goldstone was interviewed on the Oslo evening news about President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem, and its implications for Palestinian rebellion against Israel.
Jennifer N. Victor was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about Mueller investigation.
Jennifer N. Victor published a blog post at Oxford University Press arguing that politics is best understood as relationships.
Jennifer N. Victor comments in Christian Science Monitor on party affiliation skews people’s take on the Robert Mueller investigation and how efforts to de-legitimize him could have lasting consequences.
Robert L. Deitz discusses the Mueller investigation (audio).
Philip Auerswald is featured in India Times and Forbes
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in “Ryssland begraver FN:s kemvapenutredning i Syrien [Russia is burying the UN's nuclear weapons investigation in Syria],” by Utrikesmagasinet on November 23, 2017 about Russia's veto of the UN body investigating Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in "After UN veto, Russia moves against chemical weapons watchdog," by Reuters on November 21, 2017 about Russia's veto of the UN body investigating Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in “Russia has finished off the UN’s Syria chemical attack probe. What now?" by IRIN News on November 20, 2017 about Russia's attempt to curtail the investigations of Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in "Oförutsägbart läge efter ryskt FN-veto [Unpredictable position after the Russian UN Veto]," by Ekuriren on November 19, 2017 about Russia's veto of the UN body investigating Syria's use of chemical weapons.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, After 25 years in US, alleged war criminal may finally face justice at home, on November 27, 2017.
Ming Wan appeared on China Global Television Network America (CGTN America), The Heat: Trump’s Asia Policy, November 13, 2017.
Ming Wan was cited in “Trump Used to Blame China for America’s Trade Problems on Vox.com
Bonnie Stabile was interviewed by Voice of America International Edition on November 15 regarding the sexual assault allegations against Roy Moore and other prominent men in the public sphere.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera’s book Los Zetas Inc. was featured in the program efecto Naím (November 1)
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera’s results in the article “U.S. Drug Policy and Supply Side Strategies: Assessing Effectiveness and Results” (co-authored with Michelle Keck) was cited in The Economist piece titled “Why Donald Trump’s wall won’t keep heroin out of America” (November 13, 2017).
Ahsan Butt was interviewed on separatism in Kashmir by Kashmir Life magazine.
Ahsan Butt appeared on the War Nerd podcast to discuss Kashmir and South Asian security issues.
Louise Shelley was quoted in CrimeRussia.com
Jack Goldstone’s interview on the Oslo evening news about President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem, and its implications for Palestinian rebellion against Israel was published in the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet [Morning Post].
Tyler Cowen op-eds in the Bloomberg on the federal monetary policies. Another op-ed in Bloomberg talks about t how North Korea is playing for the long-term with its ongoing conflict than the U.S. Cowen also op-eds in the Bloomberg on the similarities between modern cities and suburbs. Cowen and the Mason/Mercatus Center cited in a piece by author Nancy MacLean whose book "Democracy in Chains" alleges that true American democracy is under attack from the far right. The Bloomberg also included comments by Cowen on the downsides of "nudge theory" cited in a piece about the pros and cons of behavioral interventions. The Bloomberg Quint added Cowen's op-ed about why conservatives should be thrilled with Richard Thaler's Nobel Prize for economics. The Washington Post included Cowen's comments on the Nobel Prize in economics going to University of Chicago professor Richard Thaler. The Financial Times published Cowen's who says Richard Thaler's Nobel Prize for economics is well-deserved. Tyler Cowen op-eds on the game-show methods of picking the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.Tyler Cowen co-writes an op-ed discussing where technology might take finance in the Bloomberg View.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera explains how the Mexican government often protects violent cartels such as Zetas in Wall Street Journal.
Stephen Fuller and Jeannette Chapman point to Mason data showing the DC region is losing millennial population for cheaper cities in the Washington Post. Stephen Fuller explains trends leading to slow regional recovery.
Jeremy Mayer and Caleb Kitchen discuss campus speech and race issues as part of a panel discussion on 'Kojo in Your Community' with Kojo Namdi Show (WAMU). Mayer comments in the New York Times on the challenges of teaching during a hyper-partisan era in which few facts are universally agreed upon. Also ran in Political News.
Judith Wilde and professor emeritus James Finkelstein commented on Iowa State U's new president's contract. Judith Wilde details how search firms charge universities for finding top leaders.
Mark J. Rozell, dean of the Schar School, says independents are being neglected in favor of political bases in the Virginia gubernatorial race in the Southern Political Report. Rozell op-eds in the Fredericksburg Free Lance Star about how President Trump has dominated the discourse in Virginia politics in 2017. Rozell co-authors an op-ed on who might win Virginia's gubernatorial election in the Hill. Rozell comments on the White House campaigning for GOP's gubernatorial candidate in Virginia in the Hill. Mark J. Rozell says Democratic support in large population centers is probably enough to win Virginia's gubernatorial race. Mark J. Rozell comments on the increasingly heated Virginia attorney general's race between Democratic incumbent Mark Herring and Republican challenger John Adams. Mark J. Rozell op-eds on a Schar School survey indicating Virginians want to address racial strife but differ on how. Mark Rozell explains why voters are just starting to pay attention to down-ballot races in Virginia. Mark Rozell op-eds on why Virginia candidates are not addressing the issues that concern voters.
Justin Gest explains in a Q&A how Trump appealed to white working class voters.
Mason's Mark Katz explains what leaders of Russia and Saudi Arabia hope to gain from meetings on Iran and Syria.
Mason's Peter Mandaville co-authored an op-ed on changing attitudes toward 'political Islam' in the U.S.
Frank Shafroth pens a column about flooding's potential effects on property taxes in Florida, Louisiana and Texas.
Gregory Koblentz op-eds on how synthetic biology could bring back smallpox. Gregory Koblentz and PhD candidate Mary Sproull co-author a story about the potential global damage from a nuclear weapon.
Michael Hayden op-eds that President Trump's words do matter and could lead to war.
Louise Shelley describes the depth of corruption in an elite crime fighting unit in Russia. Louise Shelley's CNN comments on a Russian corruption case used in a follow up story.
Louise Shelley comments on a Trump associate's real estate dealings with mysterious buyers. Louise Shelley comments on new efforts by the U.S. and Middle Eastern allies to thwart terrorist financing. (Shelley appears at 1 minute mark).
Richard Kauzlarich co-writes an op-ed on how to deal with human rights violations and corruption in Azerbaijan. Richard Kauzlarich is among those surveyed about whether Russia would have needed help to disrupt the U.S. election. Richard Kauzlarich mentioned in a piece detailing Canada's decision to pass a law similar to an existing U.S. measure targeting foreign nationals who have committed human rights violations.
Peter Mandaville says the there's a risk of too much celebration around the fall of ISIS stronghold Raqqah.
Robert Deitz discusses a report that FBI may have withheld info that Russians were bribing US companies.
Frank Shafroth comments in a story detailing how increasing demands for services for a growing senior population is taxing local governments.
Ellen Laipson assesses the conflict over disputed territory in Iraq for BBC.
Bill Schneider op-eds about President Trump's disdain for those he sees as losers. Also ran in Euronews. Schneider wrote about The polarization of American politics.
David M. Hart writes about the potential of wind power.
Toni-Michelle Travis comments on nobody wanting to challenge Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Jack Goldstone opined on China's vision of global leadership.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in Prensa Libre on October 17, 2017 in reference to comments by the new U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala about combatting corruption.
Hilton Root wrote an op-ed on who controls America's China policy. Root was quoted in Voice of America, roundup of Jim Mattis' visit to South Asia.
Ahsan Butt was quoted in a BBC Urdu story on the Siachen conflict.
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera was interviewed by the Texas Observer on her book Los Zetas Inc. "Correa-Cabrera spoke with the Observer about her family's brush with the Zetas, what made the cartel unlike any of its predecessors and why the drug war isn't really about drugs."
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera published the cover stroy "Crónicas de Cárteles, Breitbart y la Guerra que Bosquejan en México." In Newsweek en Español 21:35 (September 1, 2017); pp. 16-22.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in an article on September 25, 2017 in the Peruvian publication Crónica Viva about a possible pardon of former president of Peru Alberto Fujimori, who was convicted of crimes against humanity
Janine Wedel's book, Unaccountable, was recently reviewed in San Francisco Review of Books
Philip Auerswald was featured on the Econtalk podcast discussing the rise of populism in the United States and throughout the world.
Philip Auerswald discussed his latest book, "The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand Year History," in ROROTOKO.
Justin Gest Salon was interviewed on Salon.com about his new study of the white working-class Trump voters.
Mark Katz was quoted about the visit of Saudi King Salman to Moscow by the Washington Post, Financial Times, Reuters, and Voice of America (Russian).
Ellen Laipson's article titled, "Is Kurdish Independence From Iraq Impossible? Or Inevitable?" was published online on World Politics Review.
Ellen Laipson wrote about "The Risks of Giving the CIA Expanded Drone Strike Authority" that was featured on World Politics Review.
Ellen Laipson discussed U.S foreign affairs in an article titled, "U.S. Diplomacy Is on the Defensive, on Several Fronts at Home and Abroad" that was featured in the World Politics Review.
Ellen Laipson also weighed in on the effects of the recent hurricanes in the World Politics Review.
Ellen Laipson was featured on NPR Hartford on a 20-minute interview on nonproliferation on 09/28/17
Ellen Laipson appeared on an hour-long talk show on Middle East issues, Al-Hurra TV on 09/08 /17
Louise Shelley was interviewed for NPR's All Things Considered, in its piece "New Details Emerge About Russians Who Met With Donald Trump Jr."
Louise Shelley spoke at King's College London's conference "Understanding European Jihadists: Criminals, extremists or both?"
Louise Shelley was quoted in ABC News story, "Special counsel probing flow of Russian-American money to Trump political funds"
Louise Shelley's recent Congressional Testimony is referenced in the article How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World's Bad Actors for Defense One.
Matthew Fay published an article titled "Prepare for the Worst with North Korea." in
Matthew R. Costlow wrote an op-ed titled "Authorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient" in TheHill.com
Katrin Anacker presented "Analyzing Rates of Seriously Delinquent Mortgages in Hispanic/Latino Census Tracts in the United States " at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) in Minneapolis/Minnesota.
Ahsan Butt was quoted in a CNN report "Pakistan chooses new leader, but Sharif family waits in wings" on August 1.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in "How Canadian researchers reconstituted an extinct poxvirus for $100,000 using mail-order DNA," on July 6 in Science on the biosecurity implications of the synthesis of horsepox virus.
William Scheider's latest book Standoff: The Story Behind the Story of America's Political Stalemate, will be published by Simon & Schuster in May 2018.
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley published "Potemkin or Real? North Korea's Biological Weapons Program" in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July 18, 2017.
Judith Wilde and professor emeritus James Finkelstein wrote an op-ed for the Chronicle of Higher Education, titled "Who Wins When a College Presidency Fails?" They also penned an op-ed for Insider Higher Education, titled "Does Your President Have a Platinum Parachute?"
Michael Hayden wrote a Washington Post op-ed about his understanding of Trump's relations with Russia.
James Pfiffner discusses what unites Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton in a New Yorker story exploring how to remove a president from office. In the San Francisco Chronicle, he said a special counsel investigating Trump's dealings with Russia is more severe for Republicans than a congressional probe.
Steven Pearlstein published an op-ed in the Washington Post on Trump's proposed budget.
Jeremy Mayer weighed in on Ivanka Trump's first 100 days in a Telegraph article.
In the Daily Caller, Richard Kauzlarich says the new U.S.-China natural gas trade deal is good news for U.S. energy exports.
Mark Rozell, Dean, published an op-ed in the Daily Press explaining why Virginians should vote in June's gubernatorial primaries. In the Richmond Times-Dispatch, he penned an op-ed on Virginia's gubernatorial front-runners and their campaigns. He also wrote an op-ed in the Hill on how the U.K.'s June elections have little to do with U.S. relations, as well as an op-ed in the New York Daily News on Trump's support for the religious right. In the Daily Mail, he said Trump may have violated a longstanding custom in divulging classified information. He commented in Singapore Today on presidential executive orders. Additionally, he explained in Voice of America International the reasons for Sally Yates and James Clapper's testimony about possible Russian ties to the White House [Audio: 2:30 mark]. In the Washington Times, he said gubernatorial candidates Ralph Northam and Tom Perriello are both chasing liberal, Democratic voters. He also wrote an op-ed in the Hill on transparency in the Russia-White House probe. In the Hill, he also commented on Trump's visit to the Vatican.
Colin Dueck wrote an op-ed in the National Interest on keys to foreign policy successes. He also co-authored an op-ed in American Affairs Journal on new foreign policy opportunities offered by Trump's election.
Trevor Thrall published an op-ed in the Washington Examiner on Trump's arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
Ken Button discussed in Politico the new U.S. laptop ban aimed at flights from Europe.
Bill Schneider published a Huffington Post op-ed on Trump's concern with "winning," and what, exactly, he wants to win.
Louise Shelley discussed with CNN the abrupt end to a Russian money-laundering probe. She also commented on Jared Kushner's meeting with a Russian intelligence officer.
In the Washington Post, Stephen Fuller suggested that federal budgetary uncertainty is responsible for the region's hiring slowdown, and that the 'Trump effect' is slowing down the regional economy.
Jeannette Chapman of the Schar School's Fuller Institute discussed on the Kojo Nnamdi Show the Trump administration's impact on the regional economy.
Judith Wilde and professor emeritus James Finkelstein wrote an op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education about confidentiality in college presidential searches. They also wrote about base pay for university presidents, and how it compares to faculty pay, in the Gainesville Sun. Additionally, they published op-eds for Inside Higher Ed about the evolution of college presidents' contracts and the uptrend in bonuses and salaries paid to college presidents.
Justin Gest commented in a Washington Post op-ed about employees getting time off to protest. He also discussed federal immigration policy in Univision.
Janine Wedel discussed corruption in U.S. politics in a front page op-ed for the international magazine Zocálo Public Square. In the San Francisco Chronicle, she also wrote an op-ed on why so many Americans distrust government.
Gregory Koblentz commented in Foreign Policy on U.S. policies and Syria's use of chemical weapons on civilians.
David Hart published a Richmond Times-Dispatch op-ed on Virginia's efforts to combat climate change. He also commented in the New York Times on federal climate change funding.
Gregory Koblentz wrote an op-ed in Foreign Policy on Syria's chemical weapons kill chain. He also published an op-ed in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists about the Biological Weapons Convention financial crisis. Additionally, he was interviewed regarding the Syrian chemical attack by CBS News [video interview], as well as USA Today.
Trevor Thrall wrote an op-ed in the Huffington Post on US arms sales, an op-ed in the Washington Examiner on military action in Syria, and an op-ed in the Hill about U.S. threats of military action against North Korea.
Peter Mandaville discussed the Syrian strike sending a message to North Korea and Iran with the Australia Broadcasting Corporation [video].
Richard Kauzlarich commented in the Huffington Post on the investigation into the Trump campaign's relationship with Russia. He also discussed political developments in the Armenia region in Voice of America TV (Armenian) [video].
Dean Mark Rozell wrote an op-ed in the Hill explaining why White House visitor logs should be public. He also published an op-ed in the Virginian-Pilot about the challenges facing Virginia's republicans, as well as an op-ed in the Roanoke Times about Sen. Kaine challenging Trump's decisions regarding missile use. He was interviewed by Northwest Florida Daily News about U.S. residents wanting leaders with religious convictions. He commented in Fortune on the Obama administration's practice of making visitor logs public. Additionally, he commented on the recent spate of White House executive actions in the Guardian. He also said in a Richmond Times-Dispatch interview that early endorsements send a strong message.
In a Washington Post interview, Justin Gest explained how he researched his book on white working class voters. He also wrote an op-ed in American Prospect on what Democrats can learn from Montana's politics. Additionally, he said in a U.S. News & World Report interview that Trump's supporters elected him because of his direct communication style.
Steven Pearlstein wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post on uncertainty in the White House and Congress.
Ken Button weighed in on the United flight fiasco in Politico.
Jennifer Victor discussed political science and civic engagement in U.S. News & World Report. She also commented on civility among political parties in Fox News.
Mark Katz explained the history of Iran-Russia-US relations in the Washington Post and wrote an op-ed in Middle East Online on Putin's Middle East balancing act.
Judith Wilde wrote an op-ed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on how to choose a university president. She also wrote op-eds with professor emeritus James Finkelstein, covering topics including university president compensation and the role of confidentiality in presidential searches.
James Pfiffner commented on delayed US attorney appointments in a Business Insider interview. He also discussed why the White House can't make substantial policy changes without high-level appointments in Business Insider.
In a speech, Michael Hayden decried recent federal secrecy issues.
Stephen Fuller's report, which says construction expansion is a reason for 2016 economic growth, is cited by Virginia Business. Fuller also told WTOP that cuts from the Trump administration could lead to the loss of 30,000 or more jobs by 2012 in the metro area. In a WTOP interview, he stated that the region is not prepared for the economic shock of government cuts.
Bassam Haddad discussed public scholarship and Middle East Studies in Jadaliyya.
Jeremy Mayer weighed in on the 10th congressional race in a Virginia Public Radio interview [audio]. He also discussed Trump's first 100 days in a Voice of America interview [video at 2:05].
Jo-Marie Burt was interviewed by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) about her work monitoring ongoing war crimes prosecutions in Guatemala for the International Justice Monitor. She was also quoted at length in Telesur about Peru's failure to prosecute the authors of a government plan that resulted in the forced sterilization of 300,000 poor, indigenous men and women in the 1990s.
Jeannette Chapman of the Schar School's Fuller Institute explained the government's share of jobs in the D.C. region in a Bloomberg interview.
Frank Shaforth discussed Virginia's "rainy day" fund with Virginia Public Radio, as well as what it will take for Virginia to be a leader in the driverless car industry.
Janine Wedel was interviewed by John Sakowicz, host, of the public radio show "All About Money" on Monday, April 3.
Trevor Thrall discussed the breaking news outside UK parliament on March 22 on Al Jazeera English. He also discussed the security challenges for Trump properties on March 29 on NPR's Here & Now. Additionally, he published "Refugees, Immigration, and the Trolley Problem" on March 1 at Cato.org, "Stronger Military, but at What Cost?" on March 5 in The Virginian-Pilot, "Were We Watching the Same Presidency? Obama Was Not a Restrainer" on March 14 in War on the Rocks, and "Lessons from North Korea's Nuclear Program" on March 21 in The Detroit News.
Mark J. Rozell, Dean, wrote a Washington Post op-ed on the importance of Virginia's coming gubernatorial elections and looks at the early matchups on March 3. He also co-wrote a Politico op-ed about schools using historic credit tax financing to modernize their facilities on March 7. In the Richmond Times-Dispatch, he wrote the March 11 op-ed, We're not in Kansas anymore, Virginia. Additionally, he co-wrote an op-ed urging Trump to work with Congressional Black Caucus in The Hill on March 23,
Tonya Neaves was featured on the Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss issues related to traffic safety on March 7.
David Hart published "It's Time for America's Own Paris Agreement" in the Austin American-Statesman on March 1 and "Why Perry's flip-flop on agency he now leads is a good thing" in The Hill on March 2.
Jeremy Mayer was a guest on the nationally syndicated NPR show, Left Right Center.
Judith Wilde wrote a Daily Progress op-ed on the value of confidentiality in a leadership search. She also penned a Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed with professor emeritus James Finkelstein titled, "How Well Do You Know Your Candidate?"
Stefan Toepler published an invited guest commentary on Civil Society vs. Trump on the German civil society news service bürgerAktiv.
Ming Wan appeared as TV guest on "Issues and Opinions" of Voice of America on Secretary of State Tillerson's visit to East Asia on March 16 (skype). He also was a guest on "Eye on America" of Voice of America on U.S. China relations on March 22 (skype).
Mark Katz penned "Russian Policy toward Libya: The Egyptian Factor" in the Atlantic Council MENASource on March 22 and "Assessing the Putin-Rouhani Summit" in LobeLog on March 29.
Justin Gest shared insights from his new book, "The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality," in MPR News on February 23.
Mark J. Rozell, Dean, published "Congressman's unprecedented refusal to investigate Michael Flynn due to executive privilege is wildly out of order" on February 16 in the New York Daily News.
Michael Hayden published "Former CIA chief: Trump's travel ban hurts American spies — and America" on February 5 in the Washington Post.
Greg Koblentz was quoted in the article "Kim Jong Un Would Have To Be Mad To Use His Nuclear Weapons — But Nerve Agents Are Different" on February 28 on BuzzFeed.
Ming Wan was a television guest on "Eye on America" of Voice of America on Prime Minister Abe's visit to the United States, February 8; and on the THAAD issue and North Korea, March 1.
Mark Katz's article "Putin Resists Pressure to Take Sides as U.S.-Iran Tensions Grow" was published by the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington on February 9. He also published "Targeting Iran's Regime Will Strengthen, Not Break, the Moscow-Tehran Alliance" on LobeLog on February 16, and was cited in the Atlantic's online article, "Was Obama Too Soft on Russia?" on February 15.
Stefan Toepler had an invited guest editorial on Civil Society vs. Trump in ActiveCitizen, the German civil society news service.
Bill Schneider published "Brain Drain" in the Huffington Post.
Trevor Thrall appeared in "How Trump Will Reshape Foreign Policy" on Reason.tv on February 23, 2017; "Trevor Thrall discusses Trump doctrine" on Steve Gruber show, 1240 WJIM, Lansing, MI on February 21; and "Trevor Thrall discusses Trump and ISIS," on the Steve Gruber show, 1240 WJIM, Lansing, MI on February 21. He also published "Early Returns on President Trump" in Cato.org on February 21 and "Trump's Terrorism Fearmongering vs. the Facts" in New York Daily News on February 22.
Richard Kauzlarich's article, "House Energy and Commerce Hearing Highlights Critical Need to Invest in America's Infrastructure," was published in The Hill on February 22. He also weighed in on appointment of Azerbaijan's first lady as vice president in the article "Why was the Baku meeting of US and Russian army chiefs important?" in Armenian News on February 23.
Colin Dueck published 2 op-eds about Trump's foreign policy team and approach: "Trump, Europe, and the Quest to Save NATO," in War on the Rocks, February 3rd; and "Tillerson the Realist," for the Foreign Policy Research Institute, January 16th.
Justin Gest was quoted in the Tallahassee Democrat article: "Trump's America in 2020 hard to predict."
Jonathan Gifford was quoted in the Blomberg article "To Toll or Not to Toll Is Question for Trump Infrastructure Plan" on January 27, 2017.
Mark Katz was quoted in the NBC News article: "9 Things Trump Has Said Since the Election That Might Make Putin Smile."
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in the article by Colum Lynch and John Hudson, "U.S. Allies Slam Brakes on Obama's Parting Blow at Putin," Foreign Policy, January 12, 2017.
Steven Pearlstein published the following op-eds in the Washington Post: "The only thing that can stop Trump from turning Washington into a permanent Crazytown;" "Trump is putting the wolves of Wall Street in charge of America's economy;" and "On Trump and the entrepreneur's conceit."
James Pfiffner's book The Modern Presidency was quoted in a Roll Call article: "Trump's White House Charm Offensive a Contrast to Solitary Obama." He and Joshua Lee published an op-ed in the Washington Post: "Trump pledged to reverse Obama's executive orders. Here's how well past presidents have fulfilled that pledge."
Mark Rozell was quoted in a New York Magazine article "What President Trump's Executive Orders Could Actually Do." He wrote an op-ed in The Hill: "A new global gag rule: The trouble with governing by executive order." He was quoted in the Washington Times article: "Race for Virginia governor shaping up as referendum on Trump." He co-wrote an op-ed in The Hill: "Presidential secrecy and transparency in the age of Trump." He was quoted in the Fairfax Times article: "Parallels emerge between national election and Virginia governor's race." He was quoted in the Washington Post article: "Ed Gillespie jets around Virginia to kick off GOP gubernatorial bid."
Bill Schneider wrote commentaries in the Huffington Post: "Perpetual Political War" and "Brain Drain."
Louise Shelley was quoted in the McClatchy articles: "Russian diplomat under U.S. scrutiny in election meddling speaks" and "Russia's pension money for its veterans escapes scrutiny as it flows into US."
Trevor Thrall co-wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News: "The tug of war on ISIS inside Donald Trump's head: Does he escalate or avoid what is likely to be a counterproductive war?" He wrote an op-ed in the Orange County Register: "Divining the emerging Trump Doctrine."
Jennifer Victor wrote commentary on Vox, "How to distinguish conservative policy actions from democracy-threatening actions" on January 30.
Jim Finkelstein was quoted in the mlive.com article "One Michigan college president brings in nearly $1 million in compensation;" and the Marketwatch article, "This college president makes 129 times more than the $42,000 his students earn after years in the workplace."
Justin Gest was quoted on the Scientific American article, "Researchers Baffled by Nationalist Surge." He was quoted in the Vox article, "The case for normalizing Trump."
Jonathan Gifford was quoted in the Bond Buyer's "Interstate Tolls Could Fuel Trump's P3 Plan."
David Hart published an op-ed that appeared in Morning Consult titled "Focus, Reform, Invest" on December 16, 2016. Prof. Hart also published an op-ed in Europe's World op-ed called "Trade War or Innovation Race" on December 15, 2016.
Michael Hayden published an op-ed in the Washington Post, "Trump is already antagonizing the intelligence community, and that's a problem."
Mark Katz published "The Authoritarian Status Quo in the Middle East," in The Arab Weekly; "Assassination in Ankara: Broader Implications," in LobeLog; "Can Putin and Trump Succeed at Improving Russian-American Relations?" in LobeLog; and a review of Bobo Lo, Russia and the New World Disorder. Political Science Quarterly 131:4, Winter 2016-17.
Richard Kauzlarich wrote commentary in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, "Dakota Access enhances American energy security." He was quoted in the Bloomberg articles, "Expedited Gas Exports Poised to Rankle Russia" and "Trump Tower in Azerbaijan Showed Conflict Risk in Strategic Area."
Jeremy Mayer pondered "What if Al Sharpton were President?" in a piece for the National Interest.
Steven Pearlstein wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post, "Donald Trump's Carrier deal could make American capitalism better."
Jim Pfiffner was quoted in The Hill article, "Like a boss: Obama approaches transition as a CEO and mentor."
Hilton Root's Governing for Prosperity, edited with Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, was a part of Australia's Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull's summer reading list.
Mark Rozell was quoted in the December 2 New York Times article, "President Obama is Handing a Strong Economy to His Successor." He was quoted in the December 2 Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star article, "Virginia's black voters turned out in lower rates this year." He gave a lecture on "The 2016 Elections: Virginia Continues its Blue Streak", at annual meeting of Virginia Press Association, December 1, 2016, Richmond, Virginia. He gave a lecture on "A Look Back at the 2016 Elections in Virginia", at the monthly meeting of the 2030 Club, December 8, 2016, Tysons Corner, Virginia. He was the moderator for "After Virginia Votes," co-sponsored with Virginia Public Access Project, November 15, 2016, GMU-Fairfax. He gave a lecture on "The 2016 Elections: Virginia and the Nation", at Fairfax City Town Hall lecture series, November 15, 2016, Fairfax, Virginia.
Bill Schneider published commentaries "The Master Builder" and "Total War" in the Huffington Post.
Sita Slavov was quoted in the Bloomberg article, "Don't Fall Into the Social Security Trap."
Trevor Thrall media appearances included, "Trevor Thrall discusses Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy," Al Jazeera English's The Stream; and the Cato Book Forum, "Why America Misunderstands the World." He published "Pulling Back Now Won't Absolve American Involvement in Yemen," in the National Interest; "Will Trump-Branded Properties Be Targeted by Terrorists?" in Newsweek.com; "Trump Towers or Trump Targets?" on Cato.org; "Trump's Military Men Can't Fix America," in USA Today; "Apart at the Seams? Hegemonic Stability Theory and the Myth of American Indispensability," on Medium.com; "Why Trump's War on the Media Matters," on Reason.com; and "Obama's Legacy: Murder.gov" in RealClear Defense.
Ming Wan published "Trump's 'One China' Comments Undermine the Foundations of American Leadership" in Newsweek, December 16, 2016. He was a television guest on "Eye on America" of Voice of America on U.S.-Japan relations, January 4, 2017; and on Prime Minister Abe's visit to Pearl Harbor, December 27, 2016. He was interviewed by Newsradio 11440 WRVA, Richmond, Virginia, on Trump-China relations, December 12, 2016 (pre-recorded); and by Voice of America, on Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's planned visit to Pearl Harbor, December 5, 2016 (pre-recorded).
Janine Wedel published "Foreign Influencing Goes Far, Far Beyond Russian Hack Attacks" and 'Extreme Vetting' Needed… For Pro-Putin Trump Players" in the Huffington Post.
David Armor was quoted in a November 11 newspaper article in the Charlotte Observer about school desegregation in Charlotte, NC.
Ahsan Butt wrote an op-ed for GMU Islamic Studies Center's website, The Maydan, on the implications of Donald Trump's election for Muslims in the U.S.
Colin Dueck published: "If Asked, National-Security Conservatives Should Serve the New Administration" in the National Review on November 18.
Justin Gest was quoted in the New York Times article, "Why Stock Markets, Initially Shaken, Went Up After Trump's Victory" on November 9. He was interviewed about the election for BBC London.
Judith Wilde and professor emeritus James Finkelstein wrote the Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed, "Hiring a Search Firm? Do Your Homework First."
Jack Goldstone wrote an op-ed in the National Interest: "How to Achieve Real Strategic Victory in Mosul" on November 7.
Michael Hayden published an op-ed in the Washington Post: "Trump's most important new partner: The intelligence community." He wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post on November 3: "Trump is Russia's Useful Fool."
Mark Katz was interviewed in Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy (A Harvard Kennedy School of Government Student Publication), November 27, 2016,
Stuart Malawer published "On the Importance of International Trade in the Era of Trump" in the Richmond-Times Dispatch on November 26.
Steven Pearlstein published two op-eds in the Washington Post: "Donald Trump is about to face a rude awakening over Obamacare" and "Democrats, don't pout: Let the dealmaking begin."
James Pfiffner wrote "Trump wants a White House that's not 'top down.' Here's why this won't work," posted in the Washington Post, Monkey Cage blog, 28 November 2016);
Hilton Root gave an interview: "The worries of the trump's transition team," in NEGOCIOS REFORMA, on November 21.
Mark Rozell published "Memo to Democrats: Look to the Southwest and Southeast, not the Midwest" in Politico. He was quoted in the Economist article: How Tim Kaine Might Use his Clout in the Senate" on November 28. He was quoted in the Washington Post article, "Here's what happened when state directors for Trump and Clinton sat down for a chat" on November 16. He was quoted in the Miami-Herald article "President-elect Trump might find himself in court dealing with his lawsuits" on November 14. He published an op-ed in the Washington Post "Trump made it a close call in Virginia" on November 11. He published an op-ed in the New York Daily News: Why Trump was Poised to Win: tallying the Forces in his Favor" on November 9. He was quoted in the New York Times article: "Last Economic Snapshot before the Election Shows Healthy Job Growth." He co-wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News on the "The 269-to-269 nightmare scenario." He wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post on November 2: Hillary Clinton take Virginia? Not Necessarily."
William Schneider published commentary "American Don't Think Trump is Qualified. Why They Elected him Anyway." in Reuters.
Louise Shelley was interviewed interview with me in the major Southern Italian newspaper Il Mattino. Davide Cerbone, "Terrorismo, micidiale l'isolamento ma il Congresso USA lo impendira," Terrorism deadly isolstion but the US Congress will prevent," November 12, 2016, p. 5
Bonnie Stabile's article "Reproductive Policy and the Social Construction of Motherhood" was published in Politics and the Life Sciences on November 23.
Trevor Thrall wrote commentaries on November 16, "The Looming Battle for Trump's Foreign Policy," in National Interest; November 9, "America's Foreign Policy Tribes," for Cato.org; and
November 4, "The Return of the Indispensable Nation," in the Orange County Register.
Jennifer Victor was quoted in the Dallas Morning News article: "In stunning turnaround, Republicans maintain Senate majority as Trump clinches victory" on November 9.
Ming Wan was interviewed by Voice of America, on Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, November 17, 2016.
Janine Wedel published commentary in the Japan Times: "Donald Trump and a World Full of Distrust" on November 9. She wrote commentary in the Huffington Post: "Clinton's Latest Email Controversy and Why it Deserves Scrutiny" on November 1.
Alan Abramson published an op-ed in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, "Why We Should Urge the Next President to Create an Office for Nonprofits."
Ahsan Butt was quoted in a story on media freedom in Pakistan appearing in the Indian website Firstpost, Pakistan's Action Against Cyril Almeida Shows How Good the Press is there now how bad it is. He was a guest on the "How to Pakistan" podcast, where he discussed geopolitics in South Asia and Kashmir.
Delton Daigle was quoted in an Arlington Magazine article, "Arlington Hasn't Always Been Liberal. Just Look at Its Voting History."
Robert Deitz appeared on NBC Nightly News on October 19 to discuss WikiLeaks and Russian hacks of election-related material.
Colin Dueck and an essay he wrote were referenced in a New York Times story called "How Donald Trump Hacked the Politics of Foreign Policy."
Justin Gest published commentary in Reuters, "Donald Trump takes working-class whites down with him." He was quoted in the Bloomberg article, "Trump May Not Win, but He's Not Going Away." He was quoted in the Politico article, "Revenge of the White Working-Class Woman." He was interviewed on Univision to preview the vice presidential debate.
Jack Goldstone co-wrote an op-ed in the Toronto Globe and Mail, "How Donald Trump would reshape America."
Bassam Haddad published "The Debate in Syria Has Reached a Dead End" in The Nation. He appeared on a Democracy Now show on Syria on October 27.
David Hart published an op-ed in Morning Consult, "Clean Energy Innovation: A Way to Crack America's Frozen Climate Debate" and moderated an event on the Mission Innovation plan to double Federal clean energy R&D at ITIF. He was quoted in the Buzzfeed article, "If Clinton Wins, The Next Energy Secretary Might Be The Current One."
Mark Katz published an op-ed in The American Interest, "Russia and Lebanon: A Geopolitical Juggling Act." He published "Syria: Ceasefire Efforts Cease" in LobeLog.
Richard Kauzlarich was quoted in the Guardian article, "Azerbaijan dissidents warn the west not to fall for Baku's flashy façade."
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in two Huffington Post articles about ISIS and the use of chemical weapons, "ISIS Sets Sulfur Plant Ablaze In Northern Iraq, Choking The Air With Deadly Chemicals," and "U.S.-Backed Forces Prepare For ISIS To Use Chemical Weapons In Mosul."
Seymour Martin Lipset's work was quoted in an op-ed by Larry Diamond in The Atlantic, "It Could Happen Here."
Jeremy Mayer appeared on Voice of America (TV) to explain the rush for early voting. He was quoted in the Voice of America story, "From NATO to Islamic State, the US Presidential Candidates' Foreign Policy Positions."
Steven Pearlstein wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post, "Will technological progress stymie the economies of advanced nations?"
Mark Rozell published an op-ed in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "The Christian right is split, but far from finished." He appeared on WUSA 9 to discuss the close Virginia race for Congress. He was quoted in an article in Slovakia's Pravda discussing Hillary Clinton's chances of being president. He wrote an op-ed in Korea's Khan News on the unfocused U.S. election process. He was quoted in the LA Times article, "Expat Americans are mostly pro-Clinton — just listen to these guys in Germany." He was quoted in the Richmond Times-Dispatch article, "Outside groups have spent $1.5 million in Va. to influence one congressional race, but only $35,000 on presidential race." He appeared on NBC4 to discuss how local politicians should focus on regional issues, not national ones. He was quoted in the Washington Post article, "Trump factor looms in final Northern Virginia congressional debate." He appeared on Voice of America, saying it matters little if Trump doesn't accept presidential vote loss. He appeared in WUSA-TV9 segment, "Donald Trump is moving resources out of Virginia." He was interviewed in France's LaCroix to explain Donal Trump's difficulty securing the Catholic vote. He was quoted in a Richmond Times-Article on Congresswoman Barbara Comstock, "NoVa congressional race is national barn-burner." He was quoted in the Newsmax stories "Clinton, Trump Not Giving Voters Any Reason to Turnout," and "Ryan Faces Lose-Lose Proposition After Election." He appeared on WTOP discussing the politics of delay on the Supreme Court nominee. He was quoted in the WUSA9 story, "Trump factor worries northern Virginia republicans." He was quoted in the Washington Post article, "Trump factor looms in final Northern Virginia congressional debate." He was quoted in the Inside Higher Education article about the Schar School, "Redefining Public Affairs Schools."
Bill Schneider published op-eds in Reuters on possible 'poisoning' of a Clinton administration and the FBI, "How Clinton could lose even as she wins," "The debate takeaway? We need a new way to vet presidential nominees," and "And you thought Washington was gridlocked before Comey's letter. Just wait." In the Huffington Post, he published "A Consciousness-Changing Moment."
Frank Shafroth was on Virginia Public Radio to explain job and housing growth in Virginia counties. Also on Virginia Public Radio, he explained why Salvadorans are flocking to Northern Virginia.
Sita Slavov co-authored an op-ed "Time for a New Approach on Taxes and Inequality" for Real Clear Markets.
Trevor Thrall published "Last Night's Presidential Debate: A Warning to the Foreign Policy Establishment" in the National Interest; After Mosul Falls, Should Our Troops Stay On In Iraq?" in Newsweek.com; "The Real Danger of Mosul" at Cato.org; "It's time for the United States to let Afghanistan go" in the Washington Examiner; and "Refugees, Immigrants, and the Polarization of American Foreign Policy" at Cato.org. He appeared on Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio's Counterpoint to discuss Afghanistan.
Jennifer Victor appeared on BBC-TV (UK) in a live broadcast to respond to the final presidential debate for a European audience.
Janine Wedel was quoted in the Huffington Post articles, "Clinton's Latest Email Scandal and Why It Deserves Scrutiny," and "Trumpism 101: The Outsider, Ignored For Years. No longer."
Ahsan Butt published an op-ed for the Business Standard, arguing for Pakistan to abandon its revisionism over Kashmir. He published an op-ed for Scroll.in on the structural incentives and opportunities that lead to violence in Kashmir.
Justin Gest wrote an article in Politico "I'm Not A Racist, But…' How the Clinton-Trump rows over racism may only entrench prejudice and distrust."
Richard Kauzlarich wrote an op-ed on Fox News regarding the Dakota Access Project oil pipeline; and conducted interviews with Meydan TV and BBC Azerbaijan service on the September 26 referendum on Constitutional changes in Azerbaijan.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in the following article: Colum Lynch, "Chemical Weapons Watchdog Continues Hunt for Syria's Elusive Nerve Agent," Foreign Policy, September 16, 2016.
Jeremy Mayer appeared on ABC7 and Voice of America to discuss the first presidential debate.
Eric McGlinchey was quoted in the media: BBC News, "Intrigue and power games as Uzbek leader ails;" Politico, "Uzbekistan buries dictator Karimov;" and in The Diplomat, "A Post-Karimov Uzbekistan."
Hilton Root published Erdoğan Is Destroying Turkey's Hopes for Democracy in The Fiscal Times September 25, 2016.
Mark Rozell wrote an op-ed in the NY Daily News, "Why the Bushes are backing Hillary Clinton: It's about honor, family and party legacy." He was quoted in Germany's Munich Merkur and Mittelbayerische about the U.S. Presidential campaign. He was quoted in the Atlanta Journal & Constitution article, "Shifting South: Changing demographics drive Virginia's purple reboot." He wrote a column in the Richmond-Times Dispatch, "Virginia Republicans can see a future – across the Potomac." He wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post, "Evangelicals and conservative Catholics, who have voted together for decades, are splitting apart." He wrote the op-ed "More Frequent Church Goer Almost Certainly a Trump Voter: To Look Into Religion is to Understand American Election", Kyeong Hyang Daily News (Seoul, Korea), September 3, 2016.
William Schneider published columns in Reuters, "Even in bad times, Americans avoid angry candidates" and "Why so many red states are turning blue." For the Huffington Post, he wrote "Has Trump Hit the Limit?" and "Hillary's Win Will Not Be A Landslide."
Louise Shelley was quoted in Italy's International Business Times. She was quotes the the CNS News article, "US Should Phase-Out All Currency Larger Than $10 Bills." She was quoted in the Money Laundering article, "Senate Bill to Penalize Countries for Terror Funding Draws Bipartisan Supporters." She was quoted in the French publication Joli Press.
Trevor Thrall wrote the following op-eds and commentaries: September 22, 2016: "Two candidates, two bad responses to terrorism," in the NY Daily News; September 21, 2016: "Terror Attacks Won't Budge Millennial Voters," The Hill; September 15, 2016: "Hacking and the Era of Fragile Secrets," for the Cato Institute; September 15, 2016: "Primed against Primacy: The Restraint Constituency and U.S. Foreign Policy," for War On The Rocks; September 14, 2016: "Terrorism News and the 9/11 Anniversary Effect," for the Cato Institute; September 9, 2016: "Do Less in the War on Terror" in U.S. News and World Report; and August 31, 2016: "Make America Safe Again? But America Is Already Safe" in Newsweek. Trevor Thrall also appeared on radio: "Trevor Thrall discusses Millennials foreign policy attitudes," Bob Zadek Show 850AM; "Trevor Thrall discusses terror threats and surveillance," Fox Business News/Kennedy; "Trevor Thrall discusses American security," on the Steve Gruber show, 1240 WJIM, Lansing, MI.
Jennifer Victor was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle on September 26, commenting on the first presidential debate. She published a piece on Vox, "The Donald Trump Show, Starring Hillary Clinton." She published a piece in The Conversation, "Can Congress build bipartisanship through caucuses?"
David Armor published an essay, "Bringing back busing: Do benefits outweigh cost?" for Brookings.
Justin Gest published a column in Politico, "Why Trumpism Will Outlast Donald Trump," on August 16, 2016.
Jack Goldstone published commentary, "How Valuable are the Indicators?" The Cipher Brief. He also published a blog post for the Polish Institute of International Affairs.
Mark Katz published the following articles: "Is Saudi Arabia Really Inviting Russia to Play a Bigger Role in the Middle East?" in LobeLog, August 2, 2016; "The Iran Factor in the Russian-Turkish Rapprochement," The Arab Weekly, August 14, 2016; "Why Has Tehran Allowed Russian Bombers to Use an Iranian Base?" LobeLog, August 18, 2016; "Russia's Regional Ties Grow at Saudi Expense," The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, August 19, 2016; "Russian Bombers in Iran Are a Symbol, Not a Strategy," The National Interest, August 21, 2016; and "What Hamadan Says about the Fragility of Russian-Iranian Ties," LobeLog, August 23, 2016. He gave interviews on Voice of America "International Edition," August 16, 2016; ABC RN "Late Night Live" (Australia), August 18, 2016; and Mehr News Agency (Iran), August 24, 2016.
Richard Kauzlarich gave interviews to Realnoe Vrema, a Russian on-line business newspaper, on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline between Russia and Turkey on August 2; with El Mercurio newspaper in Santiago Chile on recent developments in the European Union (EU), on August 16 regarding Russian use of Iranian airbases to attack Syria, and on August 9 regarding Russia-Turkish relations; and with Voice of America Azerbaijani Service on recent political and economic developments in Azerbaijan on August 23.
Jeremy Mayer published "Big Daddy Trump" in The American Interest on August 25, 2016.
Mark J. Rozell published op-eds "Don't Count Donald Trump Out in the Old Dominion Just Yet," in the Washington Post, August 28, 2016, p. C4; "Religious Voters Still Key in Election," in the Baltimore Sun, August 28, p. 27; "The Christian Right is on the Ropes" in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on August 7, 2016; "Tim Kaine is Catholic – And it Matters!" in the Richmond-Times Dispatch on July 31. He also published a column in Kyeong Hyang News Daily in Korea.
Louise Shelley's research was mentioned in a blog post about Russia in The Financial Times on August 26, 2016 and she appeared on ARD TV on August 24, 2016. She also appeared in several major media outlets in Germany.
William Schneider published columns "Political Poison" in the Huffington Post, "Trump's Economic Plan Leaves Everything Up for Grabs" in Reuters.
Trevor Thrall published "Make America (Realize It's) Safe Again" at Cato.org on August 24, 2016; "What To Do about Syria?" at TheHill.comon August 23, 2016; "Is Keeping at Arm's Length in Syria Obama's Worst Mistake?" at Newsweek.com August 15, 2016; "Syria Is Not Obama's Worst Mistake," at Cato.org on August 11, 2016; "Trevor Thrall discusses Syria," on the Steve Gruber show, 1240 WJIM, Lansing, MI, on August 23, 2016; and cited in "Middle Class Threatens Globalization," in Epoch Times on July 29, 2016.
David Hart published an op-ed on Donald Trump's manufacturing policy proposals in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 14, 2016.
Louise Shelley was interviewed by the BBC Russian on corporate raiding in Russia on July 8.
Sita Slavov's research was covered in the US News & World Report article "What's the Healthiest Way to Retire?"
Trevor Thrall published commentaries "The Democrats' Three-Way Split," in the National Interest on July 27; "Why Send More Troops to Iraq?" in the Detroit News on July 25; "The Coup and the Crackdown: Turkey and American Foreign Policy," for the Cato Institute on July 18; "Relax. Brexit Won't Cause the International Order to Collapse," for The Federalist on July 1; "The Democrats' New National Security Strategy," for the Huffington Post on June 29; "How Much Do Americans Really Fear ISIS?" for the National Interest on June 28. Additional media hits include: "Trevor Thrall discusses how terrorism has hijacked American foreign policy," on the Steve Gruber show, 1240 WJIM, Lansing, MI on July 14; "Trevor Thrall discusses ISIS Attacks on Turkey," VOA Turkish News on July 7; "Republicans Blew Their Chance to Attack Clinton on Benghazi," on Fortune.com on June 29; and "Trevor Thrall discusses American foreign policy restraint and interventionism,"on the Steve Gruber Show, 1240 WJIM, Lansing MI on June 21.
Jennifer Victor published "What Is a Party Platform, and Why Do Candidates Often Ignore Them?" for the The Conversation on July 29.
Ming Wan was interviewed by the Radio Sputnik World Service on the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling on the South China Sea. July 13, 2016.
Jo-Marie Burt published the article, "In Guatemala, Victims Commemorate the Third Annivesary of the Genocide Verdict," in The Huffington Post. She also authored a commentary analyzing the impact of allegations that the leading candidate in the Peruvian presidenital contest has ties to organized for the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), a DC-based think-tank where she is a Senior Fellow. She was quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and in The Christian Science Monitor on the final results of the presidential elections in Peru. She was quoted in an Associated Press article on the recent approval of legislation to search for persons who were forcibly disappeared during Peru's internal armed conflict. She was quoted in a New York Times article about war crimes investigations in Guatemala. She was quoted in TeleSur article about threats against the crusading anti-corruption Attorney General in Guatemala.
James Finkelstein was quoted in the Orlando Sentinel on UCF's President Hitt and other college presidents getting retention bonuses. He was also quoted in the Knoxville News Sentinel on the University of Tennessee's vacant chancellor's post and how search firms are used to fill executive posts at universities. His research on executive search firms for universities was also quoted in a June 21 article on Marketwatch, Inside Higher Ed on June 17, and The Chronicle of Higher Education on June 17.
Andrew Hughes Hallett was featured in a WalletHub article about the health of the U.S economy, "How Is The Economy Doing? Experts Weigh In."
Mark Katz published an article entitled, "Geopolitics and Terrorism in the 21st Century," has been published, both in English and Portuguese, in a relatively new Portuguese magazine: Revista ORBE. He also published an article in The Arab Weekly, arguing that while Russian support for the Syrian Kurds is causing for Washington's Mideast policy, it is also likely to cause problems for Moscow's as well.
Mark J. Rozell was quoted in the Smithsonian Magazine article "The Complicated History Between the Press and the Presidency." He was quoted in the New York Times article, "Sharp Fall in U.S. Hiring Saps Chance of Fed Rate Increase in June."
William Schneider did radio and television broadcasts for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and wrote four columns for Reuters.com.
Sita Slavov wrote a blog, "Why Uber Should Ban Tipping," for the American Enterprise Institute.
Ming Wan appeared on Voice of America on U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, June 9, 2016.
Daniel Druckman published "Trumps art of the international deal" in USA Today.
James Finkelstein was quoted in a Sacramento Bee article, "Three-day drama led to UC Davis chancellor's suspension."
David Fulton was interviewed by a leading German newspaper, Frankfurter Allgemeine, about the Panama Papers and the International Finance Corporation. (He was IFC's Head of USA & Canada Relations until the end of October.)
Jack Goldstone was interviewed for The Science Show on Australian Broadcasting, "Coal and the Origins of the Industrial Revolution." He presented "Hate Crimes and Identity Issues," at BRIGHT Hong Kong, April 29.
Mark J. Rozell was quoted in the Washington Times article, "White House cites executive privilege, keeps Obama adviser from testifying about Iran nuclear deal."
William Schneider published "Yes, the nation is polarized. So why aren't the most extreme candidates winning?" and "One secret to Trump's political success: Donald is a 'doer,'" and "1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' convention" in Reuters.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in the New York Times on the April 10 presidential election in Peru, "Keiko Fujimori, Ex-President's Daughter, Heads to Runoff in Peru." Her book is cited as among the top five books to understand the 1992 coup in Peru in La República.
Audrey Kurth Cronin was quoted in an interview with the New York Times, and published "ISIS is More than a Terrorist Group: The Case for Treating It Like a State Sponsor," with Foreign Affairs.com.
Jim Finkelstein was quoted in several articles, including the lead story, "Duel Loyalties," in Inside Higher Ed, on university presidents joining corporate boards. Dr. Finkelstein presented his research findings in a hearing about UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi.
Michael V. Hayden's public appearances included PBS Charlie Rose, MSNBC Morning Joe, CBSNews Sunday Morning, PBS News Hour, HBO Bill Maher, Comedy Channel the Daily Show, Fox News Special Report plus Megyn Kelly, Univison Focus, BBC, Voice of America, and others.
Mark Katz was quoted in the Wall Street Journal today: "Russia Pursues Ties with Kurds to Keep Foothold in Region." An article he wrote was translated into French: "Les relations russo-saoudiennes : un rapprochement incertain," for Moyen-Orient n° 30, April-June 2016.
Frank T. Manheim wrote a book review for CHOICE Magazine: Joe S. Whitworth: Quantified: redefining conservation for the next economy, Island Press.
Jeremy Mayer wrote an article, "Gunned Down," for The American Interest.
Mark J. Rozell (with Charles Bullock) published the article "African Americans and Contemporary Southern Politics" in The Forum, v14, I1. He wrote an op-ed (with Mitchell Sollenberger) "Policy czars already have too much power. Trump would make that worse" for the Washington Post.
William Schneider published "Betrayal is at the Heart of U.S. Politics" in Reuters, and "The Status Quo Candidate" in the Huffington Post, and "Trump Wants to Leave U.S. Allies in the Lurch" in Reuters.
Sita Slavov was quoted in an Ozy article "Can Conservatives Make American Universities Great Again?" Her research was also covered in Bottom Line Health.
Janine Wedel's 2009 book, Shadow Elite, was used as a reference for an article in the Boston Review on the Panama Papers.
Alan Abramson was quoted in the Wall Street Journal, March 12, in an article on problems at the nonprofit organization, the Wounded Warrior Project.
Jo-Marie Burt was an international observer to a landmark sexual violence and domestic and sexual slavery case in Guatemala. She was interviewed extensively in the press about the proceedings, including for NPR's All Things Considered, The Guardian (January 29 and March 1), Telesur (February 18 and February 26), Al Jazeera (video February 3 and print February 25), Truth-out, CERIGUA, and Upside Down World. Her reports on the trial were published by the Open Society Justice Initiative's International Justice Monitor. She was interviewed about Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori and the upcoming April 10 presidential elections in La República. Dr. Burt was elected to serve on the Executive Council of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), the leading international association of Latin Americanist scholars.
Audrey Kurth Cronin published a new piece in Foreign Affairs, "ISIS is More than a Terrorist Group: The Case for Treating it Like a State Sponsor." She was quoted in a New York Times article on the Brussels terrorist attack, "As Siblings Again Unite to Unleash Terror, Experts Ask What Drives Them."
Jim Finkelstein was quoted in an article in the Sacramento Bee, "UC President Janet Napolitano: Davis Chancellor Should Stay Despite Mistake." He was also quoted in an article in the Arizona Daily Star, "Ann Weaver Hart Misuses UA's Good Name in Side Job."
David Hart was quoted in an article in Science magazine, "What's the face of U.S. innovation? Don't think Bill Gates."
Mark Katz published Putin's decision to withdraw some Russian forces from Syria, "Interpreting Putin's Surprise Move in Syria" in Lobelog; "Regional Impact of Russia's Drawdown from Syria" in Lobelog; –"Russian-Iranian Relations: Troubled Ties" in Lobelog; "Russia's Costly Success in Syria" in The Arab Weekly; and "What History Suggests Will Be Russia's Next Move in the Middle East" on the History News Network.
Phillip Magness was interviewed this morning about my research on adjunct unionization in higher education for NPR's Marketplace.
Mark Rozell published an op-ed in the New York Daily News, "Saving the GOP from Donald Trump: Time to Recruit a Credible Conservative to Oppose Him in the General Election." He was quoted in the Washington Post article, "Obama Administration Deals an Oil-Drilling Blow to Democratic Leaders in Virginia." He was quoted in the Washington Post article "Clinton Wins Virginia; Trump Defeats a Strong Rubio." He was quoted in an article on Donald Trump for the Argentinian website, Infobae America. He was quoted in "Kasich Delays Trump Train, Takes Ohio's 66 Delegates" on Triblive.com.
William Schneider published "Trump 'Winning' by Preying on Worst Liberal and Conservative Instincts," "Why Republicans Hate the Republican Party so Much," and "The GOP Establishment has Rallied Behind a Candidate. Does it Matter?" in Reuters.
Jennifer Victor published an opinion piece, "The Clockwork Rise of Donald Trump and Reorganization of American Parties" on Vox. She was quoted in the International Business Times: "For Trump And His Republican Foes, Trade Issues Motivate Voters But Not Donors." She was invited to join the editorial board of the American Political Science Review, the flagship journal of the discipline.
Ming Wan made a television appearance on Voice of America on the North Korea nuclear crisis and the South China Sea.
Philip Auerswald was quoted in the Fortune article, "American Workers Try to Organize — One Click at a Time." He recently spoke at the following events: PeaceTech Summit at USIP, the FutureWork Forum at NCSU, and at the I4J ECO Summit in Mountain View, CA co-hosted by Vint Cerf.
Ken Button appeared on BBC "Today", February 16, in an interview regarding opening US-Cuban air services. He also spoke with Michael Levine (former Dean of Yale School of Management) regarding aircraft carbon dioxide emissions, on Knowledge@Wharton, a daily, call-in business interview program, broadcasting live from Pennsylvania's, Wharton School, February 11 on SiriusXM channel 111. He appeared with Rob Britton of Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and the head of Airlearn) regarding "The new contract signed by global satellite operator SES SA and Wi-Fi provider Gogo Inc, and what it means for in-flight connectivity in international flight communications", on Knowledge@Wharton, a daily, call-in business interview program, broadcasting live from Pennsylvania's, Wharton School, February 22, on SiriusXM channel 111.
Salim Habayeb appeared in a TV Interview on Zica Virus Transmission Prospects in USA, February 6, 2016 on the Middle East Broadcasting Networks: Al Hurra.
Siona Listokin appeared on NPR's AirTalk today, talking about how and whether Uber should support customers.
Stuart Malawer published an op-ed in the Richmond Times-Disptatch, "Obama's and Carter's Iranian Hostage Agreements."
Frank Manheim published three book review for CHOICE magazine: Brecher, Jeremy. Climate insurgency: a strategy for survival. Paradigm Publishers, 2015. 162 p; Nuccitelli, Dana. Climatology versus pseudoscience: exposing the failed predictions of global warming skeptics. Praeger, 2015. 212p; and Climate change and the coast: building resilient communities, [ed.] by Bruce C. Glavovic et al. CRC Press, 2015. 562p.
Jeremy Mayer appeared on ABC News WJLA, speaking about the election.
Mark Rozell published an op-ed in the Washington Post, "Why Trump Probably wins Virginia." Dean Rozell published an op-ed in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, "Key to the Primary: Evangelicals Could Hold Cards." He co-wrote an article in the Southern Political Report, "African-Americans: Bulwark of the Southern Democratic Primaries," and published an op-ed with the same title in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Dean Rozell co-wrote an op-ed in The Hill, "Taking Executive Privilege too Far." Dean Rozell published an op-ed in the New York Daily News, "How Trump's winning the religious right." He was quoted in the Washington Post articles: "Meet the 'Nones,' the Democratic Party's Biggest Faith Constituency," "After Strong Debate Performance, Marco Rubio Makes Virginia Push," and "Virginia is Supposed to be Clinton Country. Just Don't Tell that to Sanders." He was quoted in the Voice of America article, "How Majority of Americans Are Shut Out of US Presidential Race." He was quoted in a major Korean newspaper about the 2016 presidential election. He was quoted in The Christian Science Monitor article, "How Southern States are Now Challenging Gay Marriage." He was quoted in TribLive's "Supreme Court Justice Scalia's Death Throws a Wrench in Presidential Race." He was quoted in The Richmond Times-Dispatch's "Ready, Set, Run: Primary Season Starts in Virginia Ahead of Super Tuesday." He was quoted in the International Business Times article, "Why Do Evangelical Christians Love Donald Trump?"
Bill Schneider published in Reuters, "How Antonin Scalia's Death Reshapes the 2016 election," "Electability, Schmelectability: It's the Year of the Angry, Angry Voter," "Trump, the GOP's Spleen, is Ripe for Surgery," and "Donald Trump Becomes the Choice of the Republican Establishment."
Louise Shelley wrote an op-ed "Slavery Infuses Supply Chains, Demanding Closer Scrutiny by Companies" for Brink News. She was quoted in a German publication about ISIS. Dr. Shelley was quoted in the Canadian Broadcasting System's "Criminal Organization, Religious Extremists? Words Matter when it Comes to ISIS." She was also quoted in one of the major intellectual public policy reviews of Italy. It comes from Limes, Issue no 11, 2015, La Strategia della Paura (the Strategy of Fear). She recently gave a talk in Berlin on Terrorist Financing at a conference entitled "Eurasia and Armed Radicalism," organized by the NATO Defense College Foundation and the German Council on Foreign Relations.
Trevor Thrall published an article in The Diplomat, "Past or Prologue? What North Korea Teaches Us about Iran's Nuclear Program."
Jennifer Victor wrote an op-ed in the NY Times' Room for Debate section, Does Money Really Matter in Politics, titled "An Arms Race with Limited Impact." She wrote an op-ed for Vox, "If Trump and Sanders Win in Iowa and New Hampshire, Will They be the Nominees?" She was quoted in The Weekly Standard article, "Republicans Have the Advantage on Voter Enthusiasm."
Alan Abramson wrote an op-ed "5 Ways to Increase Nonprofit-Advocacy Clout" in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley published "The Bioweapons Convention: A New Approach," in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
Jo-Marie Burt was quoted in The New York Times' "Guatemala Arrests Former Military Officers in Connection with Massacres." She was also quoted in the Christian Science Monitor's "Convicted American leaves Peru where terrorism's shadow persists."
Audrey Kurth Cronin was interviewed in The Diplomat, a highly-regarded and widely-read Asian newspaper, discussing radical Islam in Asia.
Salim Habayeb was named by Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg as one of her role models in an interview in Quora.
James Finkelstein was quoted in the Dayton Daily News, "Millions Paid to Find University Talent;" and in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's "In UGA Coach Deal, Field Performance Outweighs Academics."
Mark Katz wrote an article on Russian geopolitical strategy in the Mediterranean was published in both French and Spanish versions in the Winter 2015/2016 issue of Afkar/Ideas (a journal published by the European Institute of the Mediterranean). He was also one of two people interviewed on Russian strategy for an article in the Dutch newspaper, De Volksrant, published December 31.
Gregory Koblentz was quoted in USA Today, "Army Anthrax Revelations Raise Oversight Concerns.
Mark Rozell wrote the following op-eds: "Primaries are What Keep the GOP Out of the White House" (Reuters); and "Can a GOP Senator Win the White House?" (The Hill). He was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor's "Have Trump Voters Been Failed by GOP's Reagan-Style Economics?"; Voice of America's "Should Iowas and New Hampshire Have So Much Sway in Presidential Politics?"; The Washington Post's "Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Republican Loyalty Pledge in Virginia;" The Daily Press's "New Congressional Districts a Breeze for Scott, a Challenge for Forbes;" TribLIVE Mobile's "Senator Casey Call for Stricter Gun Control Measures;" The Daily Press' "Budget, Health Care Will Again Dominate Virginia General Assembly;" The Washington Post's "McAuliffe to Unveil Budget Plan;" and The International Business Times' "GOP's Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is A Long Way From The Tone Of George W. Bush In 2001."
Bill Schneider published "Why a Demagogue Is More Dangerous Today" in The Huffington Post; "The boost Republicans are getting from attacking 'political correctness'" in Reuters; "Obama's Terror Speech Perfectly Highlights Reasons for Trump's Rise" in Reuters.
Louise Shelley wrote an op-ed in The Guardian, "How to Beat Islamic State? Crack Down on Cigarette Smuggling." She authored an op-ed for the New York Times on varying funding and financial needs of ISIS in the Middle East versus its terrorist activities in the West. She was quoted in the New York Times' "US Pours Millions into Fighting Poachers in South Africa." Dr. Shelley is quoted in Politico on European networks involved in the recent terror attacks in Paris. Dr. Shelley was quoted in New York Times story on how ISIS makes money from taxing and extorting payments from people living under its control.
Trevor Thrall's recent publications include: "Trump Versus the World," (Cato); "The 2016 Presidential Candidate Intervention Meter," (Cato); and "Don't Let Hawks Exploit Terrorism Fears," (CNN.com).
Jennifer Victor published "A Science-Backed New Year's Resolution to Help Fix American Politics" on Vox.com.
Janine Wedel published "We Need to Clean Up Our Understanding of Corruption" in New America.
Zoltan Acs was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education and CNBC.
Audrey Kurth Cronin was the first expert approached by NPR's Weekend Edition (live host interview with Scott Simon), who called at 6AM on Saturday morning, following the Paris attacks. Since the Paris attacks, she has also provided analysis for NPR's All Things Considered, The New York Times, and the Diane Rehm Show.
Colin Dueck's new book, The Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy Today, was described as "required reading for 2016 presidential candidates and their staffs" in a review in the November issue of Foreign Affairs.
Mark Katz published "Russian Intervention in the Syrian Civil War" in the Russian Analytical Digest; and "Convergent Hopes, Divergent Realities: Russia and the Gulf in a Time of Troubles" by the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.
Robert J. McGrath published an article, with Jon C. Rogowski, and Josh M. Ryan, "Gubernatorial Veto Powers and the Size of Legislative Coalitions" in Legislative Studies Quarterly 40(4): 571-598.
Mark J. Rozell, Dean, published "Obama-Clinton emails: No basis for withholding from Congress" in The Hill, November 6, 2015 (with Mitchell A. Sollenberger); "Primaries are what keep the GOP out of the White House" in Reuters, October 28, 2015 (with Paul Goldman); "How Ryan outfoxed the Freedom Caucus" in The Hill, October 27, 2015 (with Paul Goldman); "Why the Democratic Party wins if Biden runs" on FoxNews.com, October 19, 2015 (with Paul Goldman); and "How to solve the House speaker fight" in Reuters, October 14, 2015 (with Paul Goldman).
William Schneider published "Fear Throws its Hat into the Ring for 2016 Race," "Yes, the Media is to Blame for the GOP Primary Mess," "NRA May be Losing its Grip on the Public's Imagination," and "Republican Candidates Field a Resistance Movement Against Change" in Reuters.
Louise Shelley wrote an op-ed in the New York Times on November 20 on ISIS funding, and how to defeat it. She has recently discussed her research on terrorism and human trafficking in The New York Times; CBC; Marketplace on NPR; Frankfurter Allgemeine, a major German paper; Le Figaro; Le Vif, a major Belgium magazine; Languedoc-Roussillon in France; Radio Anch'io, the Italian Public Radio; Radio Radicale; First Online; and Adnkronos.
Trevor Thrall published "Syria will be the next Vietnam-style war if Obama doesn't learn from history" in The Guardian, "Afghanistan Echoes Vietnam Again, as the Credibility Gap Looms" in the National Interest, and "Let the Syrian Refugees In – All of Them" in The Atlantic. Dr. Thrall made radio appearances on Gary Nova Radio Show (11/17), WBAL and WWL (11/18) to discuss the Paris attacks, US strategy, and the refugee crisis.
Ming Wan was a guest on CCTV America, The Heat: President Xi's visits to Vietnam and Singapore, November 13, 2015; and was interviewed by the Radio Sputnik World Service on the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling on the South China Sea. October 30, 2015.
Audrey Kurth Cronin co-authored "The Dangerous Digital Divide," for The National Interest, and wrote "Blood Year: Correspondence," for Quarterly Essay.
Robert Deitz wrote an op-ed on cybersecurity legal issues in the Washington Times. He also appeared on CNBC to discuss Carly Fiorina's foreign policy.
Stephen Fuller was listed in The Washington Business Journal Power 100 of 2015.
Justin Gest wrote an op-ed "Strange Bedfellows: Donald Trump and the White Working Class." Dr. Gest was interviewed for Bill Grieder's article on Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in The Nation.
Mark Katz wrote "Assessing Putin's Fight Them There Not Here Strategy in Syria;" "Who is Putin Really Protecting Assad From?" for Lobelog. Dr. Katz was quoted in the Washington Post on October 2.
Jeremy Mayer published an essay "Reading Coates, Thinking Obama" in The American Interest.
Tonya Neaves wrote "Making Full Circle: The Importance of Mentoring" for the PA Times in October.
Paul Posner was quoted in the Politico article, "Welcome to CR Hell."
Mark J. Rozell co-wrote "Why the Democratic Party Wins if Biden Runs" for FoxNews.com; "How to Solve the House Speaker Fight" in Reuters; "Illegal Immigrants Could Elect Hillary" for Politico; and Presidential Unilateralism Run Amuck" in The Hill. Dean Rozell was quoted in the Richmond Times Dispatch on Jim Webb's potential bid to run as an independent candidate for president.
Bill Schneider wrote "Why Sincere Isn't a Real Qualification for Office" in Reuters, and "Victim or Sell?" for the Huffington Post.
Louise Shelley was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, "Lawsuit Says Manhattan Real Estate Was Used to Launder Money."
Dr. Shelley was also quoted in the Housing News Report's article, "Are Foreigners Stashing Billionin U.S. Real Estate?"
Sita Slavov's study on retirement received media coverage in Bloomberg and U.S. News Money.
Heidi Smith published the article, "Micro-Incentives and Municipal Behavior: Political Decentralization and Fiscal Federalism in Argentina and Mexico," with Keith D. Revell in World Development (2016), pp. 231-248.
Trevor Thrall wrote "To Russia with Love: Why Obama Should be Glad Russia is Getting Involved in Syria" for the Cato Institute; "Is the World Really on Fire? The GOP Wannabes Think So" for Newsweek; "The Interventionist Itch" for Cato; and "Let the Syrian Refugees In – All of Them" for The Atlantic. Dr. Thrall was interviewed on Park City TV Mountain Morning Show on October 20 to talk about millennials and U.S. foreign policy.
Alan Abramson appeared on the Arlington Independent Media (AIM) TV channel talking about nonprofit organizations on the show, "In Conversation."
Terry Clower was featured in an article in the Capital Business section of the Washington Post on August 28. Dr. Clower is the new Director of Mason's Center for Regional Analysis.
James Finkelstein was quoted in the Iowa City Press-Citizen on an article about Iowa University's presidency: "UI's Harreld Will Fail without Faculty Support." Dr. Finkelstein was also quoted in a BuzzFeed News article: "How Bad Leadership Cost America One of Its Only Free Universities."
Jessica Heineman-Pieper was featured in WalletHub's recent study about 2015's best & worst Community Colleges.
Mark Katz's recently published articles include: "Ukraine and the Future of NATO" for the Aljazeera Center for Studies, "Closer Ties between Russia and Egypt" and "Saudi-Russian Cooperation: To Be or Not to Be?" in The Arab Weekly, and "Russian Anxieties about the Iranian Nuclear Accord" in Lobelog.
Gregory Koblentz was also quoted in several articles: "Report of Secret Side-Deal with Iran Roils Already Intense Nuke Vote" in The Canadian Press; "Latest Military Lab Concerns Involve Plague Bacteria Deadly Viruses" in USA Today; and "Nuclear Weapons in South Asia" in Deutsch Welle.
Mark J. Rozell co-wrote an op-ed with Joseph Fornieri for The Hill: Presidential Unilateralism Run Amuck." Dean Rozell was also quoted in an AP article on Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's passing on a bid for governor.
Bill Schneider published "Weekend at Bernie's 2" in the Huffington Post, "Might as Well Butter Him, Trump is Toast" and "What Would a Rush Limbaugh Campaign for President Look Like? Ask Donald Trump" in Reuters.
Trevor Thrall published an op-ed, "The U.S. Obsession with Victory is Dangerous" at Time.com on September 4.
Ming Wan was interviewed by Radio Voice of Russia on the Yuan devaluation in August.
Ahsan Butt published "Guns and Butter in Pakistan" in Foreign Policy, and "Do nuclear weapons affect the guns-butter trade-off? Evidence on nuclear substitution from Pakistan and beyond" in Conflict, Security, and Development.
Mark Katz published "Putin Ignoring China Threat" in the Moscow Times; "The Geopolitics of the Gulf after the Iranian Nuclear Accord" in Shargh (Iranian reformist newspaper); "America and Iran: Can the Nuclear Deal Lead to Rapprochement?" in the National Interest Online; and "Moscow and Ryadh: Send a Message to Washington?" in The Arab Weekly.
Philip Magness published "How should libertarians think about the Civil War?" in Newsweek.
Hilton Root published "China's $100 Billion Infrastructure Bank: Bumpy Road Ahead" in The Fiscal Times in May.
Mark J. Rozell published the op-eds "Why Trump is Good for the GOP" in Politico and "Congress and the President Need to Step Up on Highway Funding" in The Hill (co-written with Charles Keckler).
Louise Shelley appeared on various international media outlets discussing illicit trade and terrorism, including: Tageblatt (Luxembourg), L'Opinion (France), Soha News (Vietnam), Kronikk (Norway), La Prensa Grafica (El Salvador), El Economista (Guatemala), Business World (Ireland), and Al Jazeera.
Bill Schneider published "What makes Donald Trump a new kind of candidate," "Why Donald Trump's hostile takeover bid for the Republican Party is a loser," and "Why the Democratic nomination race won't be a Clinton coronation" in Reuters; and "Say it Ain't So Joe" and "Walker = Bush" in the Huffington Post.
Trevor Thrall published an op-ed "Millennials Support Iran Deal" in the Philadelphia Inquirer and "Millennials on Foreign Policy: More Cooperation, Less Use of Force" in Newsweek.