Scholars in the News

Associate Scholar Kevin McNamara Interviewed by Czech Newspaper Lidovky on Latest Book

July 17, 2017

It is exactly one hundred years since the Czecho-Slovak Legionnaires first came to attention at the battle of Zborov in today’s western Ukraine.  Exiled professor Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk recruited ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in NPR on Russian News and Trump Campaign

July 17, 2017

Clint Watts, Robert A. Fox Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, began raising alarms about Russian measures to influence the American public’s political views shortly after Trump’s press ...

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Senior Fellow Shelley Rigger Cited in World Politics Review on Taiwan

July 14, 2017

However, maintaining relations with a small number of states is less important than it was two decades ago, since Taiwanese have shifted their thinking to emphasize “informal, substantive relationships ...

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Senior Fellow Lorenzo Vidino Quoted in The Daily Caller

July 14, 2017

The effort to define the process for approving imams has also been difficult, according to Islamism expert Lorenzo Vidino. “Where do you set the bar,” Vidino asked, according to ...

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FPRI’s Tally Helfont Quoted in Arab News on Hezbollah

July 14, 2017

Tally Helfont, the director of the program on the Middle East at the Philadelphia-based Foreign Policy Research Institute believes that the distinction between the military and political wings of ...

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FPRI’s Clint Watts on Morning Joe Today

July 12, 2017

Fox Fellow Clint Watts appeared on Morning Joe on July 11th, 2017 to discuss Donald Trump Jr. and an email he received regarding Hillary Clinton and the Russian government’s role ...

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Senior Fellow Clint Watts Interviewed by Politico on Fake News

July 12, 2017

“For sure,” former FBI agent and counterterrorism expert Clinton Watts said when asked whether Mueller’s focus would be on the Trump campaign’s potential connections to the Russia-based online activity. ...

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Templeton Fellow Ed Turzanski Discusses Trump on The Chris Stigall Show

July 12, 2017

Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski countered critics of Donald Trump who say he was outplayed by Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit, telling Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that ...

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Associate Scholar Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein Commented on North Korea in Politifact

July 10, 2017

Associate Scholar Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein was interviewed and listed as a source by Politifact to fact-check a claim that North Korea is less sanctioned than Cuba.  Read the full ...

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FPRI’s Clint Watts Quoted in The Daily Beast on U.S.-Russian Relations

July 10, 2017

“It’s no coincidence they would come to agreement to bury the hatchet and move on—they each got what they wanted,” said Clint Watts, the Robert A. Fox fellow at ...

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