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Wilson weighs in on US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Robert Wilson, associate professor of geography, was quoted in the WAER article, "CNY Supporters of the Paris Accord Concerned About Long-Term Consequences." "One of the things we haven't said enough is how climate change and sea level rise is a threat to people's homes, livelihoods and retirements," says Wilson. 06/05/17
June 5, 2017

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Smullen weighs in on Trump's military spending plan on WAER

“If I’m an ally and I hear that I’m not going to get as much foreign aid as I had anticipated or that I had been receiving because money is going to be diverted to the defense department, I’m not going to be very happy with that,” says Colonel F. William Smullen, director of national security studies at the Maxwell School.

March 1, 2017

See related: U.S. Elections

Thompson discusses women's march on WAER

Margaret S. Thompson, associate professor of history and political science, believes the nearly 3 million women and men who came out to Women's Marches nationwide will impact the future. “If even 10% of those actually become actively involved, in talking with their representative and lobbying for policies that they think are important, we’re going to see some remarkable change.”

January 25, 2017

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M. Elman interview on Kerry, UN Security Council resolution on WAER

“Many aspects of the speech and the points that Secretary Kerry was trying to give as a framework for peace contradict what was stated in the U.N. Security Council resolution. There’s quite a bit of discrepancy in these two documents when you look at them,” says Miriam Elman, associate professor of political science.

January 5, 2017

O'Keefe featured in Associated Press story on John Glenn

Sean O'Keefe reflects on his work with John Glenn over the years in an Associated Press piece. 
December 12, 2016

Allport interviewed on 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack on WAER

"Diplomats in Washington I’m sure want to make sure that if nothing else, that American-Japanese relations are very good,” says Alan Allport, professor of history.

December 9, 2016

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