Garčević Interviewed on Trump’s Current Electoral Strategy
In an interview with Radio and Television of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHRT), Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, discussed former President Donald Trump and the impact of his criminal arraignment on his campaign strategy for the 2024 presidential election. Garčević rationalized President…
Garčević Calls for Immediate Montenegrin Elections and Formation of a New Government
Ambassador Garčević discusses how Montenegro has been going through political instability, the country’s ongoing institutional crisis, and a possible way forward after the Presidential elections in March 2023.
Amb. Mary Beth Leonard (CAS’84) & Pardee Alum Discuss Upcoming Nigerian Election
Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard (CAS’84) and Sterling Roop (Pardee ’09), Deputy Director of Peace and Democratic Governance at USAID, Nigeria explore the significance of this election in Nigeria, the wide field of candidates, the potential for violence and intimidation, as well as the country’s current and future political landscape.
Menchik Offers Insight on Indonesian Presidential Candidate
“There is cause for alarm when a pedigreed intellectual like [former Jakatar governor Anies] Baswedan deploys a craven election strategy…he knows better.”
Heine Interviewed on the Life and Career of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Ambassador Heine discusses Lula’s political career from his role in helping form Brazil’s working party in the 1980s to his first successful presidential election in 2002 as well as the challenges ahead for the President-elect.
CLAS Faculty Publishes Op-Ed on Brazilian Presidential Election
“Seen from afar, the dynamics playing out in the Brazilian election are a clear example of the broader crisis of liberal democracy, with right-wing authoritarians in ascent globally.”
Nolan Publishes Article on Political Corruption and Upcoming Election in Brazil
In outlining the accusations against and imprisonment of Lula, Professor Nolan lays the foundation for the upcoming presidential election and explains the lasting impacts of Operation Car Wash’s effort to weed out political corruption in Brazil.
Heine Interviewed on Election of Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
Ambassador Heine explains the effects Marcos’ presidency will have on the ASEAN, the Indo-Pacific, and Manila’s relations with Washington D.C. and Beijing.
Schmidt Interviewed on French Presidential Election
Professor Schmidt discusses what a Marine Le Pen presidency would look like and addressed questions on what she would do in France and in Europe as well as the implications for the rest of the globe, Africa in particular.
Heine Interviewed on Chilean President-elect Boric’s Cabinet Selections
Chilean President-elect Gabriel Boric’s cabinet is composed of both veteran bureaucrats and young newcomers. How will they address the pressing issues facing the country?
Heine Discusses the Path Forward for Chile’s President-Elect
“Reforms at the right pace are the mantra for Chile at the start of this new decade. Whether president-elect Boric will manage to pull them through is an open question.”
Heine Publishes Op-Ed on Honduran Presidential Election
“If Mrs. Castro…really wants to make a clean break with her country’s recent past, she should follow her own counsel and put her country’s interest first. This would mean following a policy known as Active Non-Alignment.”
Heine Interviewed on Chilean Presidential Runoff Election
Ambassador Heine discusses the polarized nature of this election, the runoff candidates – José Antonio Kast on the extreme right and Gabriel Boric on the left – as well as why centrist parties are not playing as big a role in this election.
Heine Offers Insight on Upcoming Chilean Presidential Elections
Ambassador Heine discusses the right-wing’s come back to relevance after a disappointing performance in the May elections for the Constitutional Convention, the ever-shifting polls, and what the election results could mean for Chile.
CSE Hosts Discussion on European Perspectives of the U.S. Elections
Speakers discussed reactions to Trump’s defeat across Europe & the challenges facing the incoming Biden administration.
Garčević Discusses Impacts of U.S. Election on the Balkans
Ambassador Garčević explains how many in the Balkans expect to see a U.S. comeback in Balkan affairs following the presidential election.
BtH Explores Global Perception of U.S. Presidential Election
Professors Garčević, Goldstein, Heine, Mali, Miller, & Najam discussed how the U.S. elections – the process & the results – were received around the world.
Najam Describes American Political Divide In Dawn Op-Ed
“It had become commonplace to describe America as divided…Maybe angst is a better word to describe the state of this Union”
Schmidt Publishes Article on the Dangers to American Democracy
“The US is certainly a divided country today… but those divides have been building for a very long time.”
Garčević Publishes Op-Ed on Future U.S./Balkan Relations
“Americans are not fixers by default. It is an illusion, and reflects a failure to take responsibility, to expect others to fix all your problems.”