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Steinberg discusses foreign policy issues facing Biden on Texas Public Radio

"The restoration of the State Department is critical," says University Professor James Steinberg. "That's particularly important with China because it is such an all-encompassing challenge for the United States. So we need to have our best people and we need to have...a comprehensive approach that makes clear what we can live with with China and what we can't," he says. 

December 9, 2020

Taylor weighs in on US-Russia relations under Biden in RFE/RL article

Clearer messaging could mean that "on certain issues, U.S. policy might be tougher than it has been under Trump," says Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor. "But it also might mean that in certain areas, it's easier to see possible so-called 'win-win' solutions that just aren't on the table now because of how dysfunctional the process has become." 

October 27, 2020

McCormick discusses post-election US-Mexico relations with Associated Press, CNN

If Biden wins the presidential election, "it's a return back to normalcy, the status quo, the way in which we knew politics to work across the border," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. 

October 26, 2020

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

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.

August 14, 2020

Steinberg op-ed on US-Japan relations published in Nikkei Asian Review

"If the U.S., under Trump or a successor, continues to take Japan's support for granted while ignoring Japan's interests, the U.S. grand strategy for the Indo-Pacific, which depends so heavily on allied support for bases and operations, could become increasingly untenable," writes University Professor James Steinberg.

June 13, 2019

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