“The National Security Affairs department at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) hosted a panel discussion titled “Force Planning – Strategy Meets Budget,” Feb. 3, as part of the final practitioner session for students enrolled in the National Security Decision Making (NSDM) course… ‘[The students] need to understand that yes, the system is complex,’ said Zakheim, […]
“After less than a week in office, President Trump has been shaking up governmental institutions — as promised during his campaign.” Listen to Bakos and the full program here.
Dreyer received the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award by the University of Miami Faculty Senate.
In an article discussing the possibility of recently retired U.S. congressman Matt Salmon coming the next de facto U.S. ambassador to Taiwan, Dreyer’s latest FPRI E-Note was cited: “June Teufel Dreyer, professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, said in an article published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute on Jan. 17 that […]
Watts was quoted in an article about President Trump’s “travel ban,” and discussed its impact on counterterrorism efforts. “Clint Watts, a former FBI counterterrorism special agent and US Army infantry officer, said, as a result of Trump’s rhetoric, the US administration will have a harder time partnering with Muslim-majority countries in the region to fight […]
January marks the one year anniversary of the Eurasia Program at FPRI. Building on the successful first year of our Baltic Initiative, we have launched a second region-specific initiative.
In regard to President Trump signing an executive order on January 27 designed to “protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals” by temporarily suspending the entry of immigrants from several Muslim majority countries, Watts said: “‘We invaded Iraq and displaced people. We have since relied on Iraqis as partners to fight against […]
“According to Vish Sakthivel, the Fox Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Middle East programme and an expert on political Islam in Morocco, the palace and the PJD operate as ‘mutually legitimising forces’. ‘Benkirane has had this unconventional practice of disclosing tensions with the palace, perhaps in discreet attempts to highlight to the public […]
Quoted in an article regarding President Trump’s Refugee Ban: “Groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda could use the new restrictions to sway new followers around the world, says Clint Watts, a former FBI counterterrorism special agent and U.S. Army infantry officer. ‘If anything it’s going to antagonize the narratives of terrorists. They’re going to use this as […]
June Teufel Dreyer. Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xi + 454 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-537566-4. Reviewed by Peter Mauch (Western Sydney University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2017) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach “June Teufel Dreyer’s Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising […]