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December 2013

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November 2013

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Assistant Professor Carl LeVan: Letter to the Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, mentioned in The New York Times article, "State Dept. Calls Group in Nigeria Terrorists."

Assistant Professor David Bosco: Op-ed, "Why Is China Giving the Philippines the Cold Shoulder?," Foreignpolicy.com, Nov 13.

Professor Jeff D. Colgan: Review of his book Petro-Aggression: When Oil Causes War, H-Diplo, 8 November 2013.

Assistant Dean Anya SchmemannOp-ed, "Ukraine at a Crossroads," US News & World Report, November 8.

Professor Gordon Adams: Article, "Six Ways to Manage the Five-Sided Building," Foreign Policy, November 8.

Faculty Fellow Jessica Trisko Darden: Op-ed, "What Does Miss Universe 2013 Tell Us About World Politics in 2013?" Foreign Policy, November 8.

Professor Robin Broad & Research Fellow John Cavanagh: Article, "The Continental Drift of Billionaires," Counterpunch.org, Nov 7.

Professor David Bosco: Op-ed, "Israel, UNESCO, and the United States," Foreign Policy, November 4.

University Professor James Mittelman: Letter to the Editor, 'U.S. should work toward reconciliation in Congo', The Washington Post, Nov. 1.

October 2013

Professor Julie Mertus: Op-ed, "Michael J. Fox: An Ordinary Hero," The Baltimore Sun, October 31.

Professor Jeff Colgan: Policy Brief, "Oil, Conflict, and U.S. National Interests," Belfer Center Policy Brief, October 24.

Assistant Professor Guy Ziv: Opinion piece, "Ziv: Negotiate with Iran, but stay skeptical," Newsday, October 18.

Ibn Khaldun Chair Research Fellow Harrison Akins: Opinion piece, "No place for Islam? Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar," Al-Jazeera, Oct. 18.

Professor Guy Ziv: Op-ed, "Negotiate With Iran, But Stay Skeptical," Newsday, October 18.

Professor Gordon Adams: Quoted in "No. 2 Pentagon official to step down," USA Today, October 10.

Professor Clarence Lusane: Op-ed, "Shutdown result of many alarming trends," Modesto Bee, October 9.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "Foreign Policy in the Age of Obama," WYPR, October 9.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Akbar Ahmed: Op-ed, "Salam and salutation to Pope Francis," Washington Post: On Faith, October 8.

Professor Arturo Porzecanski: Quoted in "Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner undergoes brain surgery," The Washington Post, October 8.

Professor Ali Erol: Opinion piece, "Syrian displacement set to become aggravated," Hurriyet Daily News, October 7.

Dean Jim Goldgeier: Opinion piece, "It's time for Europe to look after its own backyard," The World Today, October 4.

SIS faculty and students appear in "Kenyan Makes 900-Km US Trek to Fight Elephant Poaching," Voice of America, October 2.

September 2013

Professor Kristin Diwan: Opinion piece, ""Bahrain in Egypt's Shadow," Atlantic Council, September 27.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "Absurdistan, DC,"Foreign Policy, September 27.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece: Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya, Washington Post, September 24.

Scholar in Residence Johanna Mendelson Forman: Interviewed in "UN has made progress, but more work needs to be done to meet 2015 goals," Marketplace.org, September 24.

Professor Guy Ziv: Interviewed on Iran, Al Jazeera America, September 20.

Associate Dean Leeanne Dunsmore and Director of Online Programs Matt Meekins: Cited in "The Next Big Thing in International Education Is..." Opening Minds, September 17.

Professor Sharon Weiner: Quoted in "Kerry: UN Report Confirms Assad Forces Used Sarin in Syria," Voice of America, September 19.

Professor Matthew Taylor: Quoted in "Brazil’s corruption crackdown to be tested in Supreme Court," Financial Times, September 17.

Professor Judith Shapiro: Review of her book China's Environmental Challenges, H-Net, September 17.

Assistant Dean Anya Schmemann: Opinion piece, "Russia's Time to Step Up," US News & World Report, September 16.

Professor Keith Darden: Interview, "'Convincing evidence' of chemical weapons attack in Syria: UN inspectors," CTV News, September 16.

Professor Guy Ziv: Opinion piece, "Put Israeli-Palestinians peace above Syria," USA Today, September 16.

Professor Mike Schroeder: Opinion piece, "Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons Goes Beyond the Security Council," The Huffington Post, September 13.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "Why Obama is Dodging a Syria Timeline," Associated Foreign Press, September 12.

Professor Mohammed Abu-Nimer: Opinion piece, "Forgiveness Will Propel Arab Societies Forward," The Daily Star (Lebanon), June 11.

Professor David Bosco: Interviewed in "The Man Who Wrote the Book on the U.N. Security Council Tells How It's Handling Syria," The Washington Post, September 11.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "What's Driving Russia's Tactical Change on Syria?" NPR, September 11.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed regarding U.S. perceptions in the Middle East, Al-Jazeera, September 11.

Professor Michael Schroeder: Opinion piece, "The Red Line Statement Not a Blunder" (with Peter Rosenstein), The Huffington Post, September 9.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed on the support for a military strike in Syria, Al-Jazeera, September 9.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed on the support for a military strike in Syria, WJLA (ABC News, D.C. Affiliate), September 6.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "Why Obama is Dodging a Syria Timeline," Associated Foreign Press, September 12.

Professor David Bosco: Interviewed in "The Man Who Wrote the Book on the U.N. Security Council Tells How It's Handling Syria," The Washington Post, September 11.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "What's Driving Russia's Tactical Change on Syria?," NPR, September 11.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed regarding U.S. perceptions in the Middle East, Al-Jazeera, September 11.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed on the support for a military strike in Syria, Al-Jazeera, September 9.

Professor Michael Schroeder: Opinion piece, "The Red Line Statement Not a Blunder" (with Peter Rosenstein), The Huffington Post, September 9.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed on the support for a military strike in Syria, WJLA (ABC News, D.C. Affiliate), September 6.

Professor Garret Martin: Interviewed about the European economic crisis, CCTV America (China), September 5.

Professor Mike Schroeder: Opinion piece, "U.S. Must Wait for U.N. Chemical Weapons Report Before Acting on Syria," The Christian Science Monitor, September 5.

Professor Robert Pastor: Opinion piece, "There Are More Than Two Options for U.S. Policy on Syria," The Atlantic, September 4.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed on "The Diane Rehm Show" about the Syrian crisis, WAMU, September 3.

August 2013

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed for "War Costs in Syria Could Escalate Quickly," Gannett News, August 30.

Dean James Goldgeier: Opinion piece: "Syria is not Serbia," Politico, August 30.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece: "Should America ground drones?" The Orlando Sentinel, August 30.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "50 Years Later, Hotline to Moscow Still Relevant," The Associated Press, August 29.

Professor Jeff Colgan: Interviewed in "US Destroyers Near Syria. Oil Market Likely to Shrug off a Strike," The Christian Science Monitor, August 27.

Professor Arturo Porzecanski: Interviewed in "U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Ordering Argentina to Pay Bond Debt from 2001 Default," The Washington Post, August 23.

Professor Arturo Porzecanski: Interviewed in "Hedge Funds Win Ruling in Argentina Bond Case," The New York Times Dealbook, August 23.

Professor Jeff Colgan: Interviewed on the conflict in Egypt and its effect on oil prices, WUSA (CBS News, Washington, D.C. affiliate), August 20.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "Return of the Precipice," Foreign Policy, August 16.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "Return of the Precipice," Foreign Policy, August 16.

Professor Clarence Lusane: Interviewed on black history in the White House, WUSA (CBS News, Washington, D.C. affiliate), August 16.

Professor Mohammed Abu-Nimer: Interviewed on the conflict in Egypt, WJLA (ABC News, D.C. Affiliate), August 15.

Professor Johanna Mendelson Forman: Opinion piece, "Judicial Reform in Mexico: A Work in Progress," Voxxi, August 13.

Professor Jeff Bachman: Opinion piece, "The U.S. Must Not Bear Silent Witness to Another Crackdown in Bahrain," (with Matar Ebrahim Matar), The Guardian (U.K.), August 12.

Professor Benjamin Jensen: Interviewed regarding President Obama's relationship with Russia, BBC5, August 10.

Professor Celeste Wallander: Interviewed on U.S.-Russia relations, CNN International, August 9.

Professor Celeste Wallander: Interviewed in "High Level U.S.-Russia Talks Despite Chilly Ties," Agence France-Presse, August 9.

Dean James Goldgeier: Opinion piece, "A Summit About Nothing," Politico, August 8.

Professor Loubna Hanna: Interviewed in "Moroccans Confront Child Sex Tourism," Al-Jazeera, August 8.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Terror Alert Spreads to Israel," WJLA (ABC News, D.C. Affiliate), August 8.

Assistant Dean for Communications and Administration Anya Schmemann: Opinion piece, "Don't Let the Snowden Affair Scuttle Talks With Russia," U.S. News and World Report, August 3.

July 2013

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Hagel Outlines Bleak Future for Pentagon," USA Today, July 31.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Dick Cheney for Defense Secretary?," USA Today, July 31.

Professor Guy Ziv: Interviewed in "Reactions to Middle East Peace Talks," EbruNews, July 30.

Professor Judith Shapiro: Interviewed in "China's Rural Pollution Problem," The Wall Street Journal, July 27.

Professor Jeff Bachman: Opinion piece, "Samantha Power: Human Rights Advocate No More?" The Hill, July 25.

Professor Jordan Tama: Interviewed in "Rand Paul's Suggestion He Looks to Eisenhower for 'Inspiration and Guidance,'" The Washington Post, July 24.

Professor Judith Shapiro: Cited in "China Coal-Fired Economy Dying of Thirst as Mines Lack Water," Bloomberg News, July 24.

Professor Guy Ziv: Interviewed in "John Kerry Nudges Middle East Peace Process: Could He Be Getting Somewhere?" in The Christian Science Monitor, July 17.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "The Cost of Our Drone War in Pakistan," The Boston Review, July 16.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Why Wasteful Spending and War Seem to Go Hand in Hand," American Public Media, July 16.

Professor Robert Pastor: Cited in "If Churchill Could See Us Now," by Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, July 16.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Kerry Returns to Mideast Pushing for Israeli/ Palestinian Talks," Voice of America, July 16.

Professor Guy Ziv: Opinion piece, "Democracy Not Around the Corner in Egypt," The Huffington Post, July 16.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Idled Air Force Squadrons Resume Flights," The Wall Street Journal, July 15. (Registration required.)

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "Cuban, U.S. Diplomats Increasingly Allowed to Travel," Boston.com, July 15.

Professor Gary Weaver: Cited in "European and American Cities Can Learn From Each Other as they Battle Brain Drain," The German Marshall Fund Blog, July 15.

Professor Kristin Smith Diwan: Interviewed in "Qatar's Regional Policy Thrown into Doubt After Mursi's Ouster," Al-Arabiya, July 13.

Professor Judith Shapiro: Interviewed in "Toxic China Lake Spurs Next Generation as Xi Eases GDP Focus," Businessweek, July 12.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "What the Abbottabad Report Means for Pakistan," Al-Jazeera, July 11.

Professor Matthew Taylor: Interviewed in "Coleta de Dados Por Parte dos EUA Arranha Relações Bilaterais," Correio Braziliense, July 10.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Cited in " 'Signature strikes' and the President's Empty Rhetoric on Drones," by Ariana Huffington, The Chicago Tribune, July 10.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "The Spectre of Fascism in Greece" (with Harrison Akins), Al-Jazeera, July 9.

Professor Matthew Taylor: Interviewed in "Para Analistas, 'Espionagem' Abala, Mas Não Põe em Risco Relação Brasil-EUA," BBC, July 9.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "In Greece, a Case Study on Islam in Europe," The Washington Post, July 8.

Professor Jordan Tama: Article, "Crises, Commissions, and Reform: The Impact of Blue-Ribbon Panels," Political Science Quarterly, July 3.

Professor Jordan Tama: Interviewed about U.S. spying on allies, WTTG-5 Washington, July 2.

Professor Guy Ziv: Opinion piece, "Past, Present, and Future Intersect in Fifth Israeli Presidential Conference," The Huffington Post, July 1.

Professor Jeff Bachman: Interviewed in "Secrecy, Diplomacy and Edward Snowden," Internet Public Radio, July 1.

June 2013

Professor Matthew Taylor: Interviewed about Brazilian protests, Latin Pulse, June 28.

Professor Matthew Taylor: Interviewed in "Public Rage Catching Up With Brazil's Congress," The New York Times, June 27.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "In Foreign Policy, Obama Seen as Beginning to Lean Forward," Minnesota Public Radio, June 25.

Distinguished Economist-in-Residence Arturo Porzecanski: Interviewed in "Bond Auctions Fail from Russia to Korea as Brazil Protests Rage," Bloomberg, June 21.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "Cuba, U.S. Try Talking, but Face Many Obstacles," BloombergBusinessWeek, June 21.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Interviewed in "Iran's New President," CNN, June 16.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "Syria, Surveillance Issues Await Obama at G8, Berlin," Voice of America, June 14.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Drones Kill Three Bad Guys - And 300 Innocents: Akbar Ahmed," The Times of India, June 12.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "How America Lost its Nerve Abroad," The Atlantic, June 11.

Professor Mohammed Abu-Nimer: Opinion piece, "Forgiveness Will Propel Arab Societies Forward," The Daily Star (Lebanon), June 11.

Scholar-in-Residence Johanna Mendelson Forman: Opinion piece, "John Kerry's Leadership is Needed to Revive the OAS," Voxxi, June 10.

Dean James Goldgeier: Opinion piece, "J.F.K.'s 'Strategy of Peace,'" The New York Times, June 9.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "U.S., Chinese Leaders Talk of Forging 'New Model' in Relations," CNN, June 9.

Scholar-in-Residence Johanna Mendelson Forman: Opinion piece, "On the Road to Rio: Biden Does Brazil," Voxxi, June 3.

May 2013

Professor Jeff Colgan: Interviewed in "Energiewende 'Made in America," Deutsche Welle, May 31.

Professor Tazreena Sajjad: Interviewed in "Q&A: Deconstructing the Chaos in Bangladesh," Al Jazeera, May 31.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "The Drone War is Far from Over," The New York Times, May 30.

Professor Robert Pastor: Contributor, "11 Awesome Things About Mexico that Don't Get the Attention They Deserve," The Huffington Post, May 30.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "U.S. Should Replace Drone Strikes in Pakistan with Outreach to Tribal Areas" (with Harrison Akins), The Christian Science Monitor, May 30.

Professor Philip Brenner: Interviewed in "Académicos Estadounidenses Abogan por Mejorar Relaciones Cuba-EEUU," Granma (Cuba), May 29.

Adam Jadhav, SIS/MA '13: Profiled in "Master's Degree Programs Surge at Nation's Colleges and Universities," The Washington Post, May 25.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "Did Obama Love Drones Too Much?" The Globalist, May 24.

Professor Jeffrey Bachman: Opinion Piece, "President Obama Loves Leaks, Despises Whistleblowers," The Hill's Congress Blog, May 21.

Professor Gary Weaver: Interviewed about cross-cultural understanding, "The Kojo Nnamdi Show," WAMU, May 20.

Incoming Professor Daniel Bernhofen: Cited in "The Humble Hero," The Economist, May 18.

Professor Clarence Lusane: Opinion Piece, "Social Insecurity and the Obama Administration," The Associated Press, May 17.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Sharif Will Have Short Honeymoon Period: Former Ambassador," ABC News (Australia), May 13.

Ambassador Dane Smith: Opinion piece, "Guinea Inches Toward Stability," World Politics Review, May 13.

Professor Matthew Taylor: Opinion piece, "Brazil: The STF, Congress, and Checks and Balances," AULA Blog, May 10.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Quest for an Identity: Young Muslims Struggle to Define themselves in U.S.," Gulfnews.com, May 10.

Professor Matthew Taylor: Interviewed in "Despite Convictions, Brazil Corruption Case Remains Open," The New York Times, May 10.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "Pakistan Elections and the Hope for Democracy," Al Jazeera, May 9.

Professor Fanta Aw: Interviewed in "Amid Security Worries, Student Visas Come Under New Scrutiny," The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 9.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed by NBC regarding chemical weapons in Syria, May 6.

Professor Celeste Wallander: Interviewed in "Kerry's Visit to Russia a Chance to Talk Syria, Mend Fences," NPR, May 6.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: "Making Enemies in Yemen" (with Harrison Akins), Al Jazeera, May 5.

Professor Philip Brenner: Interviewed in "Bolivia President Expels U.S. Aid Agency," Al Jazeera, May 2.

Professor Pek Koon Heng: Interviewed on Malaysia's general elections, Al Jazeera, May 2.

Professors Carole Gallaher and Dan Schneider: Opinion piece, “Obama, Peña Nieto Must Save a Vital Part of Effort to Fight Drug Trafficking,” The Christian Science Monitor, May 2.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "Obama Should Rethink North America," The Miami Herald, May 1.

Professor Robert Pastor: Opinion piece, "Neighbors Should Not be an Afterthought When it Comes to Trade Strategy" (with Inu Barbee), The Hill's Congress Blog, May 1.

April 2013

Professor Gary Weaver: Interviewed on Washington, D.C.'s ABC7's "Washington Business Week," April 28.

Professor Jeff Bachman: Opinion piece, "Violations of Laws of War are War Crimes," The Hill's Congress Blog, April 24.

Professor Gary Weaver: Interviewed in "Cultural-Sensitivity Soldiers Save Diplomats, Corporate Titans from Themselves," The Washington Post, April 23.

Dean James Goldgeier: Interviewed in "Shrinking Europe Military Spending Stirs Concern," The New York Times, April 22.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Cut Defense? A Fight Begins," The Wall Street Journal, April 23. (Registration required)

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "Boston Bombings Show Muslims Between Two Worlds," National Geographic, April 22.

Professor David Bosco: Cited in “We Are All Africa: The ICC and Selective Justice,” The Huffington Post, April 21.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Suspects With Foot in 2 Worlds, Perhaps Echoing Plots of Past," The New York Times, April 20.

Professor Kristin Smith Diwan: Opinion Piece, "The Politics of Transgression in Kuwait," Foreign Policy, April 19.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed on Washington, D.C.'s Fox 5 News regarding the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, April 19.

Professor Kristin Smith Diwan: Interviewed in "Kuwait Gives 5-Year Term to Dissenter," The New York Times, April 15.

Ambassador Anthony Quainton: Interviewed in “U.S. Keeps Low Profile Ahead of Venezuelan Election,” Business Recorder (Pakistan), April 13.

Professors Philip Brenner and Manuel Suarez-Mier:Interviewed in "Winner of Venezuela's Presidential Vote to Face Challenges," Voice of America, April 12.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "Mirage Across the Potomac," Foreign Policy, April 12.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "Waziristan: 'The Most Dangerous Place in the World' " (with Harrison Akins), Al-Jazeera, April 12.

Professor Jeff Colgan: Interviewed in "U.S. Targets Web of Companies Accused of Evading Iran Sanctions," Reuters, April 11.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Interviewed in podcast discussion on Iran, The Guardian (U.K.), April 9.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "The Immorality of Drone Warfare," The National Catholic Reporter, April 4.

Professor Pek Koon Heng: Interviewed in "South China Sea Nations Vary in Approaches to Press Claims," Voice of America, April 4.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "Inquiry is Sought in Death of Castro Critic," The New York Times, April 4.

Professor Gordon Adams: Cited in "The Pentagon's Sequestration Opportunity," U.S. News and World Report, April 3.

Professor Pek Koon Heng: Interviewed in "U.S., S. Korea Ready to Counter N. Korean Aggression," Voice of America, April 3.

Professor David Bosco: Interviewed in "Analyst Questions ICC's Intense Focus on Africa," Voice of America, April 3.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Hagel Warns of Deep, New Cuts to Defense Budget," The Washington Post, April 3.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "U.S. Watching Regional Impact of Upcoming Pakistan Vote," Voice of America, April 1.

Professor Judith Shapiro: Interviewed in "Environmentalists Struggle to Stop Chinese Dam Project," MinnPost, April 1.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in " 'Seamless' Market Needed," Oil & Gas Journal, April 1.

Professor Robin Broad: Opinion piece, "The WTO 'Papal' Conclave," TripleCrisis, April 1.

March 2013

Professor Johanna Mendelson Forman: Opinion piece, "Innovation Increasing in Latin America," Voxxi, March 31.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Pentagon's Budget Fears Fall on Media's Deaf Ears," The Washington Times, March 31.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Opinion piece, "Obama and America's 'Imperial Temptation' in the Middle East" (with Flynt Leverett), Al Jazeera, March 30.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Pakistani Calls Drone Policy 'Wrong War With Wrong Methods Against the Wrong Enemy,' " The National Press Club, March 29.

Professor David Bosco: Opinion piece, "Why is the International Criminal Court Picking Only on Africa?" The Washington Post, March 29.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Circassians' Right of Return," OnIslam, March 25.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Opinion piece, "Obama's Choice: Real Diplomacy (Or War) With Iran (with Flynt Leverett)," Al-Jazeera, March 23.

Professor Guy Ziv: Interviewed in "Israel Apologizes to Turkey Over Flotilla Deaths," USA Today, March 22.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Interviewed on MSNBC about President Obama's visit to Israel, March 21.

Professor Guy Ziv: Interviewed in “Obama Strikes New Tone, Same Policies in Jerusalem ,” U.S. News and World Report, March 21.

Professor Boaz Atzili: Interviewed by Hearst TV affiliates on President Obama's visit to Israel, March 21.

Professor Susan Benesch: Opinion piece, "The Kenyan Elections: Peace Happened," The Huffington Post, March 21.

Professor David Mislan: Opinion piece, "U.S. Can't Pivot to Asia-Pacific With Feet Still Bogged Down in Middle East," Global Times (China), March 20.

Professor Michelle Egan: Opinion piece, "From U.S. - EU FTA to TTIP: Promises and Pitfalls," Transworld, March 20.

Professor Philip Brenner: Interviewed in "Erwin Harris, Ad Executive Who Seized Cuban Assets, Dies at 91," The New York Times, March 18.

Professor Guy Ziv: Opinion piece, "Pressuring Netanyahu May Save Two-State Solution," The Huffington Post, March 18.

Professor Robert Pastor: Opinion piece, "Shortcut to U.S. Economic Competitiveness: A Seamless North American Market," Council on Foreign Relations, March 18.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed on "This Week in Defense News with Vago Muradian," DefenseNews, March 17.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: "Wayward in Waziristan" (with Harrison Akins), Foreign Policy, March 15.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Drone Strikes, the 'War on Terror' and Jinnah," Dawn (Pakistan), March 13.

Professor Robert Pastor: Cited in "North America: Big Trade Gains Close to Home," Center on Foreign Relations, March 12.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "How the 'War on Terror' Became a War on 'Tribal Islam,' " NPR, March 12.

Professor David Bosco: Interviewed in "Did the ICC Help Uhuru Kenyatta Win Kenyan Election?" BBC News, March 11.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Military Tuition Cuts: A Tangible Sequester Impact," American Public Media, March 11.

Professor Pek Koon Heng: Interviewed in "U.S., China Facing Increasingly Belligerent North Korea," Voice of America, March 11.

Professor Tazreena Sajjad: Interviewed in "Bangladesh War Crimes Trials Stir Old Tensions," CBC News (Canada), March 11.

Professor Philip Brenner: Interviewed in "Venezuelan Oil Subsidies Still Buoy Neighbors, For Now," NPR, March 8.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "Military Review," in Foreign Policy, March 8.

Professor David Mislan: Interviewed in "Icing the 'Asia Pivot,' " Global Times (China), March 8.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "The Thistle and the Drone: The United States, Islam, and the War on Terror," Brookings, March 7.

Professor Manuel Suarez-Mier: Interviewed in "EE.UU. Ridiculiza la Acusación de Conspiración en la Muerte de Chávez," El Carabobeno, March 7.

Professor Philip Brenner: Interviewed in "Venezuelans Mourn Chavez," Voice of America, March 6.

Professor Asiya Daud: Interviewed about Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to Egypt, BizAsiaAmerica, March 4.

Distinguished Economist-in-Residence Arturo Porzecanski: Interviewed in "Bondholders and Mexico Glass Maker Reach Deal," The New York Times' Dealbook, March 4.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Cited in "Muslim Centre Versus the Periphery," Daily Times (Pakistan), March 4.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, “Defense to Feel Sequester Bite,” The Monterey County Herald, March 3.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Final Countdown to Sequestration," Military.com, March 1.

Professor David Bosco: Interviewed in "U.N. Reform Needs a Plan," Rosbalt (Russia), March 1.

February 2013

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "26 Days Later," Foreign Policy, Feb. 28.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Cited in “Neo-Imperialism and the Arrogance of Ignorance,” Time, Feb. 27.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed about his new book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America's War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam, CC-TV (China), Feb. 27.

Professor Manuel Suarez-Mier: Interviewed in "Mexico's Strengthening Economy Could Bode Well for Immigration Reform," Fox News Latino, Feb. 26.

Professor David Mislan: Interviewed in "Kerry ide opačným smerom ako Clintonová," Pravda (Slovakia), Feb. 25.

Professor Robin Broad: Opinion piece, "Behind the Kitchen Door: a Must-Read For Anyone Who Eats at Restaurants" (with John Cavanagh), Yes!Blog, Feb. 25.

Professor Boaz Atzili and Professor Anthony Wanis-St.John: Interviewed in "Peace in the Sudans: The U.S. Needs it as Much as the Sudanese," International Policy Digest, Feb. 25.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "Helms-Burton Law Has a Lot of Requirements for Normalizing U.S. Relations with Havana," The Miami Herald, Feb. 25.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Opinion piece, "The Coming Collapse of Iran Sanctions" (with Flynt Leverett), The Huffington Post, Feb. 25.

Professor Ji-Young Lee: Interviewed in “Disputes in Asia Pose Challenge to Obama ,” The Washington Times, Feb. 25.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed and Ibn Khaldun Chair Research Fellow Frankie Martin: Opinion piece, "The Kabyle Berbers, AQIM and the Search for Peace in Algeria," Al-Jazeera, Feb. 24.

Professor Kristin Smith Diwan: Interviewed in "A Palace Rift in Persian Gulf Bedevils Key U.S. Navy Base," The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 22.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Flawed F-35 Fighter Too Big to Kill as Lockheed Hooks 45 States," Bloomberg, Feb. 21.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Interviewed in "Guest: U.S. on 'Collision Course' with Iran Over Nuclear Talks," Al-Jazeera, Feb. 21.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "How Like the Services...," Foreign Policy, Feb. 20.

Professor Adina Friedman: Opinion piece, "Morocco: An Emerging Model for Muslim-Jewish Relations," Eurasia Review, Feb. 20.

Professor Tazreena Sajjad: Interviewed in "Bangladesh's Rising Voices," Al-Jazeera, Feb. 19.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed on his book, The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror Became a Global War on Tribal Islam, C-SPAN 2 Book-TV, Feb. 17.

Professor Benjamin Jensen: Opinion piece, "Seeds Sown in Middle East for the Next Revolution," The Washington Times, Feb. 17.

Professor Molly O'Neal: Interviewed in "Poedinok" ("Crossfire"), Voice of America Russia, Feb. 14.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Doom Scenarios for U.S. Budget Cuts May Be Overplayed," Reuters, Feb. 14.

Professor Paul Wapner: Interviewed in "The End of the World," Iowa Public Radio, Feb. 14.

Professor David Mislan: Interviewed in "State of the Union: 4 Takes on Afghanistan, Syria, President's Style," PBS, Feb. 13.

Professor Robin Broad: Opinion piece, "Let's Stop Calling Countries 'Markets,' " TripleCrisis, Feb. 13.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in "Pentagon Readies Budget Ax," The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 12.

Professor David Martin-McCormick: Interviewed in "Watch and Learn," The Washington Post Express, Feb. 11.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "The Services Forecast Doom. Again," Foreign Policy, Feb. 11.

Dean James Goldgeier: Opinion piece, “The Value of Service,” The Huffington Post, Feb. 11.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Interviewed in "Can Dialogue End Syria's Crisis?" Al Jazeera, Feb. 10.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "War by PowerPoint," Foreign Policy, Feb. 8.

Professor Jeff Bachman: Interviewed on drone strikes by Russia Today, Feb. 7.

Dean James Goldgeier: Opinion piece, "The Rebalancing to Asia: The Role of Student Exchanges," The Huffington Post, Feb. 4.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion Piece: "Why Didn't the Senators Ask Hagel the Question that Matters?," Foreign Policy, Feb. 1.

January 2013

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Professor Akbar Ahmed: Opinion piece, "Connecting History: Documenting African American Muslim History Exposes the Deep Roots of Islam in America," Islamic Horizons, January/February 2013.

Professor Hillary Mann Leverett: Opinion piece, "U.S. Needs a Completely Different Approach to Iran," Reuters, Jan. 31.

Professor Robert Pastor: Opinion piece, "The Biometric Solution(s)," The Los Angeles Times, Jan. 29.

Professor Guy Ziv: Opinion piece, "The Tea Party-Ization of the Israeli Right," The Huffington Post, Jan. 29.

Professor Jordan Tama: Opinion piece, "Congress is Already Post-Partisan" (with Joshua W. Busby, Jonathan Monten and William Inboden), Foreign Affairs, Jan. 28.

Professor Quansheng Zhao: Interviewed in “The Japan-China Land Dispute: America’s Pivotal Role,” Voice of America, Jan. 28.

Professor Asiya Daud: Interviewed on CCTV (China) regarding the two-year anniversary of the Tahrir Square uprising, Jan. 26.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, "Continental Shift," in Foreign Policy, Jan. 25.

Professor Benjamin Jensen: Interviewed on Fox News regarding the Benghazi strikes, Jan. 22.

Professor David Mislan: Interviewed in "Kerry, Hagel Set to Lead 'Cautious' Policy," Global Times (China), Jan. 22.

Professor Clarence Lusane: Interviewed on C-SPAN regarding the 2013 Presidential Inauguration, Jan. 21.

Professor Celeste Wallander: Interviewed in “Denis McDonough, Loyal and Trusted Aide, to be Obama’s Chief of Staff,” The Washington Post, Jan. 17.

Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies Ambassador Akbar Ahmed: Interviewed in "Pakistan Revolution or Political Theater?," CNN, Jan. 16.

Professor Kristin Diwan: Interviewed in "Kuwaiti Opposition Loses Momentum," Financial Times, Jan. 15.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in “Uncertainty Looms for Pentagon in Obama’s Second Term,” All Things Considered, Jan. 13.

Professor Motoo Unno: Opinion piece, "Door-to-Door Visits the Starting Point of American Democracy," The Asahi Shimbun (Japan), Jan. 12.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in "Brave New World of Cuba Travel Begins Monday," Miami Herald, Jan. 11.

Professor Gordon Adams: Interviewed in “Washington’s Economic Boom, Financed by You,” The New York Times, Jan. 10.

Professor Clarence Lusane: Opinion piece, “GOP Caucus Doesn’t Look Like America ,” Associated Press, Jan. 10.

Professor Gordon Adams: Opinion piece, “Haggling over Hagel,” Foreign Policy, Jan. 10.

Professor Jeff Colgan: Interviewed by China’s CCTV regarding Iranian oil sanctions, Jan. 9.

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education Patrick Thaddeus Jackson: Opinion piece, “What Does it Mean to Be Educated in International Studies in Our Global Century?: A Perspective About Internationality from American University,” Association of American Colleges and Universities, Jan. 9.

Professor Celeste Wallander: Interviewed in "Obama's Remade Inner Circle Has an All-Male Look, So Far," The New York Times, Jan. 9.

University Professor James Mittelman: Letter to the Editor, The Washington Post, Jan. 6.

Professor Jordan Tama: Interviewed in “Hillary Clinton Claims She’s Retiring, but No One Believes Her,” Maclean’s, Jan. 3.

Professor Robert Pastor: Interviewed in “Can Kerry Make Friends With Cuba?,” Salon.com, Jan 3.

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