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Murrett talks to International Business Times, Politico About US-China Relations

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, discussed the latest in U.S.-China relations in International Business Times and Politico articles.

June 8, 2022

Keck Comments on the Crisis Within the Supreme Court in Politico

Thomas Keck, Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, was quoted in the Politico article, "Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe is still the only one circulated inside Supreme Court."

May 11, 2022

Gueorguiev Quoted in POLITICO Article on Annual Meeting of China’s National People’s Congress

Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the POLITICO article "China in congressional crosshairs for support to Russia."

March 14, 2022

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Lovely quoted in Politico article on impact of Trump's trade policy

"The Trump administration never had a feasible plan for reducing the trade deficit," explains Professor Mary Lovely.
February 8, 2021

Lovely predicts what 2021 will bring for China in Politico

"China pushed the boundaries of acceptable international behavior during the Trump years, exploiting the absence of consistent American leadership," says Professor Mary Lovely, who was quoted in the Politico article, "China 2021: Experts make their one big prediction." 
January 8, 2021

Jacobson comments on Trump's changes at the Pentagon in Politico

"It's likely that most are rolled back by Biden administration," says Mark Jacobson, assistant dean of Washington programs, about Trump's changes at the Pentagon. "But the point is all of these cost money, waste time and hamper the ability of the national security establishment to focus on the real threats the United States faces," he adds.

December 11, 2020

Jacobson talks to Politico, Washington Post about Biden's Cabinet picks

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean of Washington programs says that "the [John] Kerry pick [as Biden's special presidential envoy for climate] is really incredible from a structural standpoint." His selection, Jacobson says, is "an admission that our mid-20th century national security structures were not designed to deal with some of the more holistic and potentially existential threats, in this case, climate change."

November 24, 2020

Jacobson weighs in on acting Secretary of Defense Miller in Politico

"Conspiratorial minded persons may think this change is about chain-of-command and putting the SecDef in direct control of [Special Operations Command] but that’s wrong — this move changes nothing operationally," says Mark Jacobson, assistant dean of Washington programs. However, Jacobson expresses concern about the "timing" of the move and "Miller’s motivations." "You don’t make a major bureaucratic change in an institution, particularly with regards to organizations dealing with sensitive and complex issues, without thinking through this," he says.
November 19, 2020

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