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Reeher discusses significance of Trump's impeachment trial in Newsweek

Professor Grant Reeher says people should be "wary" of attempting to identify a historical trend from just two cases: former President Bill Clinton and former President Donald Trump. However, he says the fact that three of four impeachment trials have happened in just over two decades "is in part a reflection of the deep political polarization the nation has been experiencing."
February 9, 2021

Banks weighs in on Iran retaliation in Newsweek

"This is an escalation for sure but retaliation, revenge or reprisals are unlawful at international law, not that Iran abides by international law," says William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs. "The risks are that the U.S. will play along and some escalatory act will be disproportionate to the circumstances, leading to something far worse," he adds.

January 10, 2020

Popp article on climate policy published in Newsweek

David Popp's article on the Carbon Tax and climate policy was published in Newsweek. "Climate policy requires a two-pronged approach to foster the development of the next generation of clean energy technology," writes Popp.
September 18, 2019

Taylor weighs in on Russia's reaction to Ukraine election in Newsweek

Brian Taylor, professor and chair of political science, believes the situation between Russia and Ukraine will not change significantly with Zelensky’s election.

April 23, 2019

See related: Conflict, Elections, Russia, Ukraine

PhD student Uğur Altundal cited in Newsweek article on passports

Research by Uğur Altundal, a PhD student in political science at the Maxwell School, was cited in the Newsweek article "Ranked: The World's Least Powerful Passports in 2019." "Despite the important progress made in overall global mobility," Altundal and co-author Omer Zarpli write in their contribution to Henley and Partners annual report on global mobility, "there remains a significant ‘global mobility divide’, with some passports much more powerful than others." 01/11/19


January 11, 2019

Taylor featured in Newsweek article on strengthening Russia-China ties

Brian Taylor, expert on Russian politics, discusses the strengthening relationship between China and Russia,, who are both concerned about US domination of the international system. "The two countries have expanded their economic and political cooperation over the last decade," writes Taylor.

September 12, 2018

Lovely speaks with PBS, Newsweek about China trade war with US

"This was only the first shot," said Mary Lovely, professor of economics, about the Chinese government's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products exported to China. 

April 4, 2018

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