Scholars in the News

Research Associate Thomas J. Shattuck Quoted by CNBC on U.S.-Taiwan Relations

April 10, 2018

Thomas J. Shattuck was quoted by CNBC on John Bolton’s relationship to Taiwan, the Taiwan Travel Act, and cross-Strait relations. The institute’s new office is scheduled to open later ...

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Senior Fellow Stephen Kotkin Quoted in the Wall Street Journal on Putin’s Presidency

March 9, 2018

The Wall Street Journal Russia votes on March 18 in a presidential election that is, let’s agree, lacking in any competitive tension. In fact, says Stephen Kotkin, Vladimir Putin’s ...

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Eurasia Program Co-Chair John R. Haines Quoted in Talk Media News on Trump Meeting Kim Jong Un

March 9, 2018

Talk Media News “President Trump should meet with Kim Jong Un, as long as the U.S. and North Korea agree to the logistics of the event so that it ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Appeared on a Princeton-Hosted Panel to Discuss the Future of Democracy

March 8, 2018

Princeton University While propaganda is hardly a new tactic of war, technology has made it easier, faster and more effective. Defending America’s democracy from the dissemination of fake news ...

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Senior Fellow Marc Sageman Cited by Ahram Online on Jihadists

March 8, 2018

Ahram Online Sageman says the international media’s image of the jihadist as an desperate, brainwashed young bachelor with no diploma is usually false, but are all his assessments convincing? ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in the Nation on the Overestimation of Russian Influence in the West

March 8, 2018

The Nation Hamilton 68 co-founder Clint Watts recently admitted that he is no longer “convinced on this bot thing,” telling BuzzFeed he believes the narrative is “overdone.” Watts isn’t alone in having ...

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Fox Fellow Clint Watts Quoted in Politico on the Possibility of Russian Meddling in 2018

March 8, 2018

Politico What we’ve heard in just the past few days is alarming: The head of cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security, Jeanette Manfra, confirmed in an interview with ...

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Senior Fellow Brandon Friedman Quoted in The Jerusalem Post on Gender Equality in Saudi Arabia

March 7, 2018

The Jerusalem Post According to two leading Israeli analysts of Saudi Arabia, Joshua Teitelbaum of Bar-Ilan University’s Besa Center and Brandon Friedman of Tel Aviv University’s Dayan Center, bringing ...

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Senior Fellow Hal Brands Cited in the Manila Bulletin on Strategy in the South China Sea

March 7, 2018

Manila Bulletin In their recently published paper, Getting Serious About Strategy in the South China Sea, Hal Brands and Zack Cooper were quick to emphasize that Washington’s own “core ...

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Senior Fellow Hal Brands Quoted on the Role of Surprise in Modern Warfare

March 5, 2018

War on the Rocks Senior policy makers must resolve an inherent tension in formulating strategy. Hal Brands observes that strategy is beset with tensions including “between the need for foresight ...

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