Media Appearances

Amanda Rothschild appears in a June 14, 2016 New England Cable News segment: "Obama Defends Against Opponents Who Demand He Say 'Radical Islam'."

Jim Walsh was interviewed on WBUR's Here and Now, June 13, 2016: "Authorities Probe Orlando Shooter's Possible Ties to Terrorism."

MIT Political Science news article about Marsin Alshamary's research: "From Babylon to Baudelaire and Back: A scholar heeds the call of family history."

Dick Samuels was on WBUR's Here and Now, May 13, 2016, in a segment titled "Obama's Visit to Hiroshima Is About Memory More Than It's About Apology." He was also quoted in the New York Times on May 10th, article titled "Obama's Visit Raises Ghosts of Hiroshima."

Jim Walsh was on WBUR's Here and Now, May 6, 2016, in a segment titled "North Korea Holds A Rare Party Congress."

Carol Saivetz was on New England Cable News, April 14, 2016. The segment was titled "Is Putin Asking For Trouble?"

Amanda Rothschild was quoted in "BU Experts: Labeling Attacks as Genocide May Not Spur Change," BU News Service, March 2016.

SSP alums Jennifer Lind and Nick Miller, and graduate student Mark Bell are quoted in "Trump's comments on Japanese nukes are worrisome — even by Trump standards,", March 31, 2016.

Jim Walsh was on WBUR commenting on the Brussels terrorist attacks in a segment titled "Has ISIS Declared War on Europe?" March 22, 2016.

Amanda Rothschild was the speaker at a Pine Crest School Holocaust Awareness Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 3, 2016. more information

MIT News article about Marika Landau-Wells' research: "It's all in our heads," February 23, 2016.

Interview with Richard Samuels by the Einstein Foundation, Berlin, about his current research project. text of interview

Barry Posen was quoted in "The Gulf War Victory That Never Was," by James A. Warren, The Daily Beast, February 21, 2016.

Peter Krause was on New England Cable News January 14, 2015. Topic: ISIS attacks in Jakarta.

Jim Walsh was on WBUR's Here and Now December 28, 2015. Topic: Looking At The Major Security Issues Of This Year And Next. He was on Here & Now again on January 4, 2016. The topic: Saudi Allies Sever Ties with Iran.

MIT News article about Taylor Fravel: "M. Taylor Fravel advises U.S. government officials on South China Sea disputes," December 11, 2015.

Peter Krause was on CBS radio November 24, 2014 re: ISIS, refugees, Syria, US Foreign Policy.

Barry Posen was on NPR's "On Point" November 23, 2015. Segment titled "Should We Go All-In On ISIS?"

Peter Krause was in the media discussing Syria: on CBS-Radio’s “Nightside" with Dan Rea, October 14, 2015; and NECN’s “Broadside” with Steve Aveson, October 8, 2015.

Richard J. Samuels was featured on NHK, with broadcasts September 11 and 12, 2015. Topic: "Power Plays in Asia-Pacific 70 years after WWII"

Barry Posen's book, Restraint, was reviewed in the September 24, 2015 issue of the New York Review of Books.

Interview with Stephen Van Evera on, "The Rise and Fall of an Empire."

Barry Posen was on KCRW's Morning Edition on August 10, 2015. The segment was titled "Finding Friends to Fight ISIS in Syria."

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.