Media Appearances

Frank Gavin, Vipin Narang, and Jim Walsh were among those interviewed in: "The US-Iran Nuclear Deal: MIT's experts size it up," MIT News Office, July 24, 2015.

Jim Walsh on CNN discussing Iran negotiations, and on CNBC. Both interviews took place July 13, 2015.

Jim Walsh's testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee: "The Iran-North Korea Strategic Alliance," July 28, 2015.

Jim Walsh's testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, June 25, 2015. “Evaluating Key Components of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action With Iran.”

Barry Posen participated in a discussion at the Atlantic Council on July 7, 2015, titled "Changing America's Approach to Middle East Security." click here to see the video.

Several people from SSP, including Steve Van Evera, Frank Gavin, and Lena Andrews, are mentioned in "How to Bridge the Gap Between Policy and Scholarship," War On The Rocks blog, June 29, 2015.

Barry Posen was on WBUR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook on June 15, 2015. The Topic: "A New American Military Push In Iraq."

Taylor Fravel was quoted in "China's not building islands for mere economic gain," NPR's Marketplace, May 15, 2015.

MIT News article about Fotini Christia: "Studying conflict from the ground up," MIT News Office, March 4, 2015.

Vipin Narang's book, Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era, was reviewed by Michael Krepon in a blog article titled "Nuclear Postures," February 25, 2015

Barry Posen's book, Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy, has been has been named by Times Higher Education as one of 2014's best books of the year.

Christine Leah, "Time for Japan to Get Its Own Nuclear Weapons?" The National Interest, December 3, 2014. Interview and article excerpt.

Interview with Barry Posen on November 17, 2014 by on the topic of Restraint. link to video

Interview with Professor Barry Posen: "America Doesn't Need to Lead the Free World," by Scott Beauchamp, The Atlantic, November 14, 2014.

Jonathan Caverley was interviewed by Bill Moyers about his research, October 16, 2014. Transcript is titled "Does Rising Inequality Make a Democracy More Warlike?"

Barry Posen was on The Agenda, TVO (Ontario television), September 30, 2014 to discuss "Obama's ISIS Strategy."

"3 Questions: Jim Walsh on the elusive U.S.-Iran nuclear treaty," MIT News Office, September 30, 2014.

An August 2014 report by the Observer Research Foundation about Vipin Narang's book talk, "Nuclear Strategies in the modern era," is now available. more information

Vipin Narang was quoted extensively in "On land and sea, China's nuclear capability growing," Stars and Stripes, August 26, 2014.

Barry Posen was on WBUR's On Point August 14, 2014. The topic: "For the US: Intervention or Restraint in Iraq."

Stephen Van Evera was on WBUR's Open Source August 11, 2014 to discuss "WWI: The War of the Century."

Barry Posen and SSP alum Kenneth Pollack were on KCRW radio August 11, 2014. The title of the segment: "Islamic State Lures US Military Back to Iraq."

Frank Gavin was featured in an MIT New Office article August 7, 2014, titled "The history man."

"Time to rethink foreign policy?" Review of Barry Posen's book, Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy, by the MIT News Office, July 9, 2014.

Taylor Fravel was on ABC Radio Australia, July 4, 2014: "China and South Korea strike entente cordiale in uncertain times."

Barry Posen was on New England Cable News June 30, 2014. The title of the show: "Broadside: no more Iraqs?"

Review of Barry Posen's book, Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy, in The American Spectator, June 30, 2014.

Alec Worsnop (with Evan Perkoski), A Closer Look at ISIS in Iraq in Political Violence at a Glance June 17, 2014. This post was quoted in Andrew Sullivan's blog. Sullivan also quoted Benjamin H. Friedman in the same blog post.

Barry Posen spoke at a conference on "The New Internationalism", produced by The American Conservative with The American Prospect and the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies at George Washington University June 17, 2014. His talk on the case for restraint is now available on CSPAN.

Jim Walsh was on WBUR's Here & Now, June 16, 2014, discussing the latest developments in Iraq and Ukraine. more information

Fotini Christia's research is featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Spectrum. The article is titled "From Conflict, Cooperation."

MIT Political Science Department article: "Alec Worsnop: Knowing the enemy," June 2014.

Carol Saivetz was quoted in a New York Times article titled "In Taking Crimea, Putin Gains a Sea of Fuel Reserves," May 17, 2014.

Interview: "Q&A: M. Taylor Fravel on China's Dispute With Vietnam," by Edward Wong, New York Times, May 8, 2014.

Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego paper has a writeup of the recent SSP field trip: "MIT students tour depot, leave impressed," April 4, 2014.

Daryl Press's book, Calculating Credibility, was cited in a March 7, 2014 CNN article about the Ukraine crisis titled "Enough with the tough guy debate," and in the New York Times, March 15, 2014, in an article titled "Crimea Through a Game-Theory Lens."

Carol Saivetz in NECN segment titled "Foreign policy expert: Russia should not take further action in Ukraine," March 3, 2014.