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Khalil weighs in on Trump's Israel-UAE deal in USA Today

August 14, 2020

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history and expert in Middle East affairs, says he views the announcement of the deal as an attempt to boost Trump and [Israeli Prime Minister] Netanyahu, who both face intense political headwinds over their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and other matters.

Carriere discusses denuclearization in USA Today article

August 12, 2020

Fred Carriere, research professor of political science, says that one of the major impediments to getting countries to denuclearize, whether the U.S., North Korea or Iran, is that "everybody always wants everything up front, with the promise that good things will follow later on, but few will ever be able to accept this strategy." 

Can Biden win over Sanders supporters? Reeher discusses in USA Today

May 21, 2020

Grant Reeher, professor of political science, says Biden could have a hard time getting enthusiastic support from former Sanders supporters due to his lengthy record—three decades of Senate votes and two terms in the White House as President Barack Obama's vice president.

Reeher weighs in on Biden, assault allegation in USA Today, The Hill

May 4, 2020

"I don’t think the issue is likely to cause someone to vote for Trump instead of Biden," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science. "The problem is what it does for the level of enthusiasm for Biden among different constituencies, and the turnout for him. It could have a dampening effect there."

Lovely quoted in USA Today article on face mask imports from China

April 10, 2020

"Suppliers may not have been able to supply as much as was demanded because they needed to provide it to the local economy, and the Chinese factories were simply not operating," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "Workers were not at work. They were at home. They were quarantined."

See related: China, COVID-19, Economic Policy

Khalil discusses the Syrian war, Russia in USA Today

March 13, 2020

"Moscow views the Syrian civil war as a foreign-influenced crisis that threatens the broader Middle East region and its interests there and at home," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.

Khalil quoted in USA Today article on US-Iran tensions in Iraq

January 13, 2020

"Iraq has become a battleground for American and Iranian influence," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.

Reeher op-ed on new VPPCE program published in USA Today

January 6, 2020
"What immediately struck me and stayed with me throughout the program was the genuine support the veterans offered each other, despite their political differences," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

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