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Mitra discusses what India needs to do to attract global supply chains in Economic Times

"Attracting GSCs to India is actually very hard work, without having any attractive catchphrase. There is no strategy other than considerable additional investment and effort into infrastructure and skill-building, tackling power bottlenecks, reforms in labour and land regulations and keeping protectionist forces at bay," writes Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

June 25, 2020

Steinberg oped urges US-China cooperation to combat COVID19

James Steinberg, University Professor of Social Science, International Affairs and Law and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, urges the United States and China to work together in his op-ed for Nikkei Asian Review “China and U.S. must cooperate to lead world out of coronavirus danger.” 

May 12, 2020

Banks weighs in on Iran retaliation in Newsweek

"This is an escalation for sure but retaliation, revenge or reprisals are unlawful at international law, not that Iran abides by international law," says William C. Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs. "The risks are that the U.S. will play along and some escalatory act will be disproportionate to the circumstances, leading to something far worse," he adds.

January 10, 2020

Khalil discusses Iran's missile attacks with CNY Central

"We would hope now is that cooler heads will prevail within the Trump administration that can reason with the President that the time is now for negotiations rather than further escalation," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.

January 10, 2020

Steinberg discusses regional multilateralism in Nikkei Asian Review

"In the face of China's growing economic and military power, the region's countries are eager to find strategies to counter its influence," writes University Professor James Steinberg.

November 22, 2019

Lovely interviewed by CBS News on the US-China trade deal

"Even with the enormous emphasis President Trump places on restarting U.S. agricultural exports to China, details about the pace of expected Chinese purchases of $40 billion to $50 billion of American farm products are murky," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

October 18, 2019

Steinberg discusses Good Friday Agreement on War on the Rocks podcast

University Professor James Steinberg explained how the parties involved were able to come to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland, which allowed all of them to preserve their most important positions while finding space for compromise in order to end the violence.

August 7, 2019

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