Selected Media Mentions

December 11, 2014

Hossein Askari, Iran Professor of International Business and International Affairs, was interviewed by WXDE-FM, Delaware about reports that Iran is conducting airstrikes against ISIS and the drop in oil prices on 12/3.


Stephen Biddle, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

was quoted by Agence France Press in the article “Obama nominates Ashton Carter as Pentagon chief” on 12/5.

was quoted by the Associated Press in the article “For Obama and the Pentagon, an Uneasy Relationship” on 11/29.

was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Hagel’s Departure Bears Little likeness to Rumsfeld’s Removal” on 11/26.

was quoted by The Associated Press in the article “Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US” on 11/25.


Alison S. Brooks, Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, spoke to NPR’s “All Things Considered” about the markings on an ancient shell that has been sitting in a museum for more than a century on 12/3.


Nathan Brown, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

was quoted by Time in the article “Mubarak Court Ruling Another Blow to the Spirit of Egypt’s Revolution” on 11/29.

was quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in the article “Middle East Studies Association Fights a Rising Tide of Critics” on 11/21.  (Subscribers only)


David Gitter, M.A. candidate, Asian Studies authored the article "China’s Friendship Treaty: A Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy" in The Diplomat on 11/26.


Henry Hale, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was quoted by CNN in the article “Obama gets no credit, Putin gets no blame for economy” on 12/5.


Henry Hertzfeld, Research Professor of Space Policy and International Affairs, was quoted by Bloomberg in the article "NASA buoyed by Orion as test sets stage to push for Mars funding" on 12/5.


Steven Livingston, Professor of Media and Public Affairs and International Affairs, was quoted by Columbia Journalism Review  in the article “Why ISIS coverage sounds familiar” on 11/14.


John Logsdon, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs

was interviewed by CBS News (online) in the article “Orion capsule returns to Earth after dramatic test flight” on 12/5.

was interviewed by National Geographic in the article “Orion’s ‘Picture Perfect’ Splashdown Marks New Era In Spaceflight” on 12/5.

spoke to American Public Media’s “Marketplace,” about the comet mission on 11/12.


Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

posted Reflections on the Arab uprisings on the MonkeyCage on 11/17.

was referenced by BloombergView in the article “'Syrian Hero Boy' Is a Fake, and It Matters” on 11/15.


Robert Maguire, Professor of Practice of International Affairs, was quoted by Reuters about the role of the U.S. in the the Martelly government in "Tension mounts in Haiti as clock ticks on electoral impasse" on 12/9.


Henry R. Nau, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was referenced by The Wall Street Journal  in “Yes, America Should Be the World’s Policeman” on 11/15.  (Subscribers only)


Scott Pace, Professor of Practice of International Affairs

was quoted by Roll Call in the article “Commercial Space Industry Regroups After Accidents” on 12/10.

was quoted by The Wall Street Journal in the article “U.S.-Russia Space Alliance Hits Snag” 12/3.

was quoted by NBC News in the article “Testing NASA: How Space Exploration Will Work in the Orion Era” on 12/2.

was quoted by Bloomberg in the article “Space Tourists Treated Like Thrill Seekers in Regulation” on 11/7.


David Shambaugh, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

was quoted on Voice of America in the article “Asian Neighbors Wary of China, Uncertain About Regional Security” on 12/3.

was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Fruitful Visit by Obama Ends With a Lecture From Xi” on 11/12.

was quoted by The Christian Science Monitor in the article “Even as Obama and Xi strike accords, a quiet tussle for leadership in Asia” on 11/12.


David Shinn, Professorial Lecturer

was quoted by Business Insider in the article “Africa’s Armies Are Going On A Spending Spree” on 11/23.

was quoted by The Economist in the article “Arms and the African: The continent’s armies are going on a spending spree” on 11/22.


Tara Sinclair, Associate Professor of Economics and Iinternational Affairs

was interviewed by Forbes for “How Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y Look For Work” on 12/10.

was quoted by The New York Times in the article “Mega-Mergers Popular Again on Wall Street” on 11/17.

was quoted by The Tampa Bay Times’ “PolitiFact” in the article “Obama: Since 2009, U.S. has created more jobs than 'every other advanced economy combined'” on 11/9.

appeared on Aljazeera America's Inside Story  to discuss the economy and the midterm elections on 11/7.

was quoted by International Business Times in the article “October Jobs Report: Job Growth Weaker Than Expected, But Still Strong, Economists Say” 11/7.

was paraphrased by International Business Times in the article “A Closer Look At The Labor Force Participation Rate That Refuses To Rise” on 11/7.

was quoted by Forbes in the article “Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Added 214,000 Jobs In October, Unemployment Down To 5.8%” on 11/7.


Paul D. Williams, Associate Professor of International Affairs, reviewed New Armies from Old: Merging Competing Military Forces after Civil Wars on Africa Up Close, a blog of the Wilson Center on 11/17.