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Gueorguiev Quoted in Politico Article on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Rise to Power

October 22, 2022

“He always kind of played the background, gave credit to the people around him and never really took credit for himself,” says Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, of President Xi's early positions in the Chinese Communist Party.

Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on Putin’s Strategy Regarding Ukraine

October 12, 2022

"He doesn't have many good options at this point, especially with the current posture, especially in eastern and southern Ukraine," says retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

Taylor Talks to 3AW About Why Russia May Have Sabotaged Nord Stream Pipelines

September 30, 2022

Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor discussed the leaks in two Nord Steam pipelines that run between Russia and Germany with 3AW.

Abdelaaty Quoted in Politico Article on Russian Asylum-Seekers

September 29, 2022

Lamis Abelaaty, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Politico article, "The coming fight over Russian asylum-seekers."

Murrett Quoted in Politico Article on Biden’s Pledge to Defend Taiwan Against Attack from China

September 23, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed for the Politico article, "Biden leaves no doubt: ‘Strategic ambiguity’ toward Taiwan is dead."

Murrett Speaks to LA Times About the Differences Between Vietnam and Afghanistan Wars

September 14, 2022

Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times article, "Vietnam and Afghanistan — America's 2 longest wars, with very different lasting impacts."

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Taylor Talks to CBS News About Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev

August 31, 2022

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died at the age of 91. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, spoke with CBS News about Gorbachev's legacy.

Taylor Talks to The World About Ukraine’s HIMARS weapons

August 26, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was interviewed for The World segment, "Ukrainian HIMARS weapons could be game-changer."

One Year Later: Jacobson Discusses US Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Lack of Lessons Learned with VOA

August 15, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, was quoted in the Voice of America article, "A Year After US Withdrawal From Afghanistan, Some Frustrated at Lack of Lessons Learned."

Taylor Talks to Newsweek About Putin’s Narrative on the Success of HIMARS in Ukraine

August 11, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Newsweek article, "Putin Finds Scapegoat in U.S. HIMARS, Builds Case for War With West."

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