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Murrett Weighs in on the Biggest Setbacks for Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine in Newsweek Article

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, says that at the strategic level, the biggest setback for Putin is "the huge casualties that the Russians have taken." 

February 24, 2023

Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on US Providing Aid to Ukraine

"If the U.S. had not worked with our allies and provided substantial military, economic and humanitarian aid to Ukraine, we would be facing a wide range of strategic threats in Europe and elsewhere," Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, tells Newsweek.

January 9, 2023

See related: Foreign Policy, Russia, Ukraine

Taylor Discusses President Zelensky’s Visit to the US in Newsweek Article

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, tells Newsweek that Zelensky's visit is "well-timed" and intends to signal that U.S. support remains strong, despite the Republican Party soon taking control of the House.

January 2, 2023

Elizabeth Cohen Weighs in on How Voters Respond to Major News Events in Newsweek Article

Voters often respond to major news events and how those events are framed in the media, however, the news around abortion and immigration were very different events, Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.

October 31, 2022

Gadarian Featured in Newsweek Article on Voters, Media Coverage of Major Issues

Polls often reflect an issue people glean as important if it receives mass media coverage, Shana Gadarian, professor of political science, tells Newsweek.

October 19, 2022

Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on Putin’s Strategy Regarding Ukraine

"He doesn't have many good options at this point, especially with the current posture, especially in eastern and southern Ukraine," says retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

October 12, 2022

Elizabeth Cohen Weighs in on Migrant Busing Crisis in Newsweek Article

"Stunts like busing and chartering flights to remove immigrants from states like Florida and Texas are not planned...for the purpose of relocating immigrants in places where they can get their bearings and begin their new lives. The purpose is to generate dehumanizing headlines and discussions," says Cohen, professor of political science.

October 11, 2022

See related: Migration, United States

McFate Discusses Putin’s Partial Mobilization of Russia in Newsweek Article

"I think it's an act of desperation," says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, of Putin's announcement.

September 23, 2022

See related: Russia, Ukraine

Taylor Talks to Newsweek About Putin’s Narrative on the Success of HIMARS in Ukraine

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Newsweek article, "Putin Finds Scapegoat in U.S. HIMARS, Builds Case for War With West."

August 11, 2022

Taylor Quoted in Newsweek Article on Who Will Lead Russia if Putin Dies

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Newsweek article, "Who Leads Russia If Putin Dies? Health Rumors Spark Succession Questions."

July 25, 2022

See related: Government, Russia

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