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Champion of the Lone Russian Everyman

December 18, 2014

Peter Rollberg, Professor of Slavic Languages, Film Studies and International Affairs, was quoted by The New York Times about the Russian director Andrey Zvyagintse

Transatlantic exchanges: No better investment in the future

December 18, 2014

Christopher Kojm, Visiting Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, co-authored a post about U.S.-European relations for The Hill's "Congress Blog."

Cuba and US: the long, twisted tale of two countries

December 17, 2014

James Hershberg, Associate Professor of History and International Affairs, writes that normalization of US-Cuba relations is "long overdue" in this article on The Conversation.

Why everything is at stake and yet nothing will be decided in today’s Greek presidential election

December 17, 2014

Professor Harris Mylonas and Akis Georgakellos discussed the Greek presidential election that will likely take three rounds to resolve in this post on The Monkey Cage.

How Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y Look For Work

December 10, 2014

Tara Sinclair, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, was interviewed by Forbes regarding generational job search differences.

Tension mounts in Haiti as clock ticks on electoral impasse

December 09, 2014

Reuters quoted Robert Maguire, professor of practice of international affairs, about the role of the U.S. in the the Martelly government.

photo: Sabina Alkire

Renowned Development Economist Sabina Alkire of Oxford to Join GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs

November 20, 2014

Sabina Alkire, an expert in development economics who directs Oxford University’s Poverty and Human Development Initiative, will join GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs as the Oliver T. Carr, Jr. Professor in International Affairs.

Military Integration After Civil Wars: Any lessons for Somalia?

November 17, 2014

Paul D. Williams, associate professor of international affairs, reviews New Armies from Old: Merging Competing Military Forces after Civil Wars on Africa Up Close, a blog of the Wilson Center.

Yes, America Should Be the World’s Policeman

November 15, 2014

The Wall Street Journal quotes an American Interest essay by Henry Nau about where America should focus on freedom.

A Closer Look At The Labor Force Participation Rate That Refuses To Rise

November 07, 2014

International Business Times  mentions a statement by Tara Sinclair, associate professor of economics, regarding two-income families opting to drop out of the labor force.

Reflections From the Berlin Wall: 25 Years Later

November 07, 2014

The International Spy Museum Blog publishes several live posts from Berlin by Hope Harrison during the festivities being held from November 7 – 9 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Manned commercial space flight: The final unregulated frontier

November 06, 2014

The Washington Post quotes John Logsdon, professor emeritus of political science and international affairs and part of the Space Policy Institute, about the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation in the wake of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo accident.

In Traveling to the Stars, Risk and Cost

November 03, 2014

The New York Times quoted Scott Pace, director of the Space Policy Institute, about the explosions of the Virgin Galactic space plane the Orbital Sciences rocket.

Less is More: The Future of the U.S. Military in the Persian Gulf

November 01, 2014

Caitlin Talmadge, assistant professor of Political Science and International Affairs, co-authors an article in The Washington Quarterly discussing the U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf region.

Five myths about the Berlin Wall

October 30, 2014

Hope Harrison discusses five common myths about the Berlin Wall in The Washington Post.