Scholars in the News

Asia Program Director Jacques deLisle Appeared on [email protected] to discuss North Korea

August 25, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have entered into “a cycle of escalation” over the latter’s nuclear threats (targeting Guam). Both sides are indulging in ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts’s Bot-Tracking Website Criticized by Russian-Controlled Sputnik News

August 22, 2017

Sputnik News When the Hamilton 68 website was launched on August 3 it was heralded as a potential game-changer. The site’s founder, former FBI Special Agent Clint Watts, told the Business Insider website ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Was Interviewed by NPR on Russian Twitter Bots

August 20, 2017

NPR This week, it was Steve Bannon’s turn, the latest White House staffer to lose his job. A Twitter campaign this month, though, would’ve had the national security adviser, ...

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Templeton Fellow Ed Turzanski Was Quoted by CNBC on Trump and North Korea

August 17, 2017

CNBC “From my perspective, the difference in terms of what happened here wasn’t what the president said, but it’s what Jim Mattis said: If you launch a missile our ...

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Arthur Waldron Was Quoted by the South China Morning Post on Trump’s Probe into China Trade Practices

August 15, 2017

South China Morning Post In an editorial published hours before the signing ceremony, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency said Washington’s threat to investigate China’s trade practices would “harm mutually ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts and Colleagues Launch Hamilton 68

August 15, 2017

Hamilton 68 Dashboard at the Alliance for Securing Democracy displays in near real time what Vladimir Putin wants American audiences talking about in social media. The page captures Twitter feeds ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Was Quoted by Wired on Russia’s Subversion of Democracy Through Tech

August 13, 2017

Wired “It’s the same playbook they used in the Cold War era,” says Clint Watts, a researcher at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. In the 2016 election, he says, ...

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Templeton Fellow Ed Turzanski Was Quoted by CBS Philly on Trump’s North Korea Rhetoric

August 9, 2017

CBS Philly Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski told Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that Donald Trump’s reaction to North Korea’s nuclear saber-rattling is a needless escalation to a potential ...

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Associate Scholar Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein Quoted in the Washington Post on U.N. Sanctions on North Korea

August 9, 2017

Notably, it appears to remove parts of the old sanctions that aimed to avoid “adverse humanitarian consequences” for civilians, Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, an associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, observed on ...

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Senior Fellow Jeremy Black’s Book “Air Power: A Global History” Reviewed on H-Net

August 7, 2017

Jeremy Black. Air Power: A Global History. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 386 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4422-5096-3. Reviewed by Mike Hankins (Kansas State University) Published on H-War (August, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey   ...

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