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Reeher weighs in on Trump's removal of US troops in Syria in the Hill

"Even among his customary allies and supporters, there has been pretty blunt criticism, not only of the policy choice but of the way it was done and the way it is continuing to be done," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science, of the troop withdrawal in Syria.

October 22, 2019

Khalil discusses US-Iranian relations on Australian radio program

Osama Khalil, associate professor of history, discusses the current state of U.S.-Iran relations, arguing that the U.S.'s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal has made it more difficult to achieve a peaceful resolution to the ongoing conflict between the two countries.

October 8, 2019

Khalil discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in USA Today

"The most the Israelis are willing to offer does not meet the minimum demands of the Palestinians. This includes a viable, independent state with sovereignty over its borders and resources," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.

September 23, 2019

Zoli discusses economic warfare with Iran in WAER article

"In a war, you can hurt certain areas of a country, but you usually don't grenade the entire economy. Whereas with economic warfare, you truly can," says Corri Zoli, director of research in the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. 

July 17, 2019

Boroujerdi quoted in National Interest article on Iran's IRGC

Professor of Political Science Mehrzad Boroujerdi says "their performance in the war gave them a seat at the proverbial power table," about Iranian militiamen in an article for the National Interest.

July 8, 2019

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