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Zeller '06 MPA/IR op-ed on Trump's immigration ban in The Washington Post

"This ban leaves thousands of our wartime allies to fend for themselves against the very enemies we asked them to fight," writes Maxwell alumnus Matt Zeller, co-founder and CEO of No One Left Behind. "We are permanently harming the fabric of U.S. national security. Our credibility is forever tarnished if not eroded."

January 30, 2017

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Sezgin op-ed on constitutional amendments in Turkey in Washington Post

"The current environment of spiraling violence and economic and political uncertainty makes predicting the outcome difficult," writes Yüksel Sezgin, assistant professor of political science and director of the Middle Eastern Studies program, of the referendum to transition Turkey from parliamentary to presidential.

January 24, 2017

Buzard op-ed on reunifying Cyprus in Washington Post

"The E.U. must therefore promise to enforce political autonomy for the North after reunification—by, for instance, threatening to impose sanctions on the Cypriot government if it fails to live up to the deal," writes Kristy Buzard, assistant professor of economics, on the reunification of the Republic of Cyprus with the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

January 5, 2017

Miriam Elman op-ed on moving US Embassy to Jerusalem in Washington Post

"A careful look at conflict-resolution theory suggests that moving the embassy could be a constructive move, pushing Israelis and Palestinians back to negotiations," writes Miriam Elman, associate professor of political science, on President Trump's proposal to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.

January 3, 2017

Barkun quoted on pizzagate in The Washington Post

Michael Barkun, professor emeritus of political science, says that conspiracy theories are "constructed in such a way that there isn’t any evidence you can present to someone who believes them that will lead a believer to change his or her mind."

December 12, 2016

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