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McCormick Discusses the Arrest of El Chapo’s Son with Bloomberg, CNN, IBT, Wall Street Journal

January 9, 2023

Capturing Ovidio Guzmán could be a way for López Obrador to show the U.S. that he is “in control of the armed forces and Mexico’s security situation,” Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, tells CNN. “It also defuses the power behind any ask from the Biden administration to stem the tide of fentanyl and other narcotics across the border,” she adds.

Daly Discusses the Protests in China on CNN

November 30, 2022

"This is the first time since Tiananmen that there have been national protests—they’re not really nation-wide, they’re in about 16 different provinces—about one issue," says Robert Daly, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program.

See related: China, COVID-19, Government

Reeher Discusses Midterm Election Results with Business Insider, CNN, CNY Central, Daily Star

November 11, 2022

That seems to be what the outcome was—it was a non-outcome outcome. Maybe that’s not the worst thing in the world because I think we do need a presidential election year in which to try to establish some kind of direction on this,” Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells CNN.

Engelhardt Speaks with CNN About the Increase in Social Security Payments in 2023

November 4, 2022

Asked about the White House’s assertion that “President Biden’s leadership” is responsible for the increase, Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics, tells CNN: “This assertion is incorrect.”

Murrett Discusses House Speaker Pelosi’s Trip to Taiwan with CNN, WAER

August 8, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, spoke with CNN about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan and was quoted in the WAER article, "SU professor comments on Pelosi's Taiwan visit, advises the US to avoid upsetting China."

McDowell Speaks with CNN About Russia’s Gold Mining Operations in Sudan

August 4, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the CNN article, "Russia is plundering gold in Sudan to boost Putin's war effort in Ukraine."

Van Slyke Talks to CNN About the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

July 25, 2022

Dean David Van Slyke spoke with CNN about the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a DC-based joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools that will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

Morgan Weighs in on Boris Johnson’s Departure, Impact on Ukraine in CNN Article

July 13, 2022

Glynn Morgan, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the CNN article, "Boris Johnson was Kyiv’s darling. Now that he’s leaving, Ukraine fears what’s next."

See related: Europe, Ukraine

Lasch-Quinn Cited in CNN Piece on Social Emotional Learning in Schools

May 24, 2022

Professor Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn was cited in the CNN article, "Opinion: SEL doesn't have to be a classroom culture war."

Abdelaaty Talks to CNN, Mother Jones About Why Countries Embrace Some Refugees but Not Others

March 12, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, explains why countries embrace some refugees but not others in CNN, Mother Jones and The London Economic articles.

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