Voice of America quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “Speculation is rife in Washington that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may soon leave the administration, following comments he and an aide made to reporters over the past two days…” Expert quote: “…shows contempt for Trump’s authoritarian style of presidential management.” View full article.
Voice of America interviewing Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “Charlie Gard, the terminally ill British infant who died on July 28, 2017, was at the center of an emotional court battle between his parents his doctors and the UK’s National Health Service over his medical care…” Listen to full audio.
Voice of America quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “President Donald Trump’s legal advisers are looking into possible conflicts of interest within special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team that they could use to discredit Mueller’s inquiry into Russian election meddling, according to multiple sources and news reports…” Expert quote: “It appears obvious that Trump […]
Voice of America quoting Tom Whalen, College of General Studies “The New York Times reported late Monday that the man who set up a meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian attorney last year indicated in an email to Trump that the Russian government was the source of information that might hurt Hillary Clinton’s campaign for […]
Voice of America Thomas Berger, Pardee School of Global Studies/ College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “U.S. President Donald Trump, in an interview with the Washington Examiner this week, wondered, “Why was there a Civil War? Why could that one not have been worked out?” Expert quote: “For a long time, he said […]
Voice of America Tamar Frankel, School of Law U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered a full review of the powers given to government regulators to oversee the banking and finance industries following the financial meltdown of 2008… Expert quote: “Boston University law professor Tamar Frankel, an expert in financial system regulation, said Dodd-Frank has not […]
Voice of America Joshua Safer, School of Medicine When Preston Agee first learned his child was transgender, he walked into his own bedroom, shut the door, and thought, “Oh, my God, not this. Anything else.”… Expert quote: “I am very much in the camp believing that there is a biological basis for gender identity.” View […]
Voice of America Michael Woldemariam, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Houthi rebels in Yemen is drawing in participants from across the Red Sea… Expert quote: “There’s a lot we don’t know about what this cooperation looks like, what the arrangements look like. But from […]
Voice of America Jacob Bor, School of Public Health A new, long-term study in South Africa that looked at the results of an effective treatment for HIV-AIDS found that it increased life expectancy but was a bigger benefit to women than to men… Expert quote: “Often when a man goes to a clinic, he’s sitting […]
Voice of America Jacob Bor, School of Public Health An extra year of schooling can cut the risk of HIV infection by a third, a new study shows… Expert quote: “I think that this study really provides evidence that we should consider formal schooling, particularly secondary schooling, as part of HIV prevention.” View full article