Maxwell School News and Commentary
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McCormick Talks With BBC Newshour About the US Trial of Mexico’s Former Drug Czar
"Here we have yet one more opportunity to fully flesh out and understand what went wrong with the drug war in Mexico and why it could arguably be considered to be a colossal failure," says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.
See related: Crime & Violence, Latin America & the Caribbean, Law
Reeher Weighs in on What Trump Wants From the Midterm Elections in BBC Article
If Republicans gain control of the House, the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol—which recently issued a legal summons ordering Trump to testify—could be dismantled. "He'll claim that vindicates him," Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells the BBC.
See related: Government, U.S. Elections, United States
McDowell Talks to BBC World News About China’s Push to Internationalize the Yuan
"It hasn't reached the potential that I think many folks thought it might have, especially given China's overall economic size and role in world trade," Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, tells BBC World News.
See related: China, Economic Policy
Banks Quoted in BBC News Article on Accuracy of US Strike on al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri
Professor Emeritus William Banks was interviewed for the BBC News article, "Ayman al-Zawahiri: How US strike could kill al-Qaeda leader - but not his family."
See related: Afghanistan, International Affairs
Kutcher Discusses His Research on Eunuchs on BBC’s The Forum Podcast
Professor Norman Kutcher, author of "Eunuch and Emperor in the Great Age of Qing Rule" (University of California Press, 2018), was interviewed on the BBC's The Forum podcast about his research.
See related: China
Taylor Discusses Putin, Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine with BBC News Brazil, Washington Post, WETM
See related: International Affairs, Russia, Ukraine
Koch Quoted in BBC Article on Dubai, Desertification
See related: Agriculture, Climate Change, Middle East & North Africa
O'Keefe Quoted in BBC Article on the Need for New Spacesuits
See related: Government, Space Exploration, United States
Monnat Quoted in BBC Article on US Drug Overdose Deaths
See related: Addiction, COVID-19, Health Policy, United States
Williams Talks to BBC Newshour About Russian Cybercriminals
See related: Data Privacy, Russia