Najam in NYT on Political Chaos in Pakistan
Dean Emeritus Adil Najam is interviewed by New York Times on the unending political chaos in Pakistan.
Najam Comments on Legacy of Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf
“The military in Pakistan has gone through a major change in the past two decades…It has gone from being an institution that most people respected, or kept quiet about, to one that is now very publicly under attack — and that shift started with Pervez Musharraf.”
Merhling Quoted on Charles Kindleberger & Global Economic Order
Professor Mehrling discusses Kindleberger’s one-money philosophy, how the world today has approached his vision, and the findings of Mehrling’s recently published book.
Najam Comments on Escalating Tensions Between Imran Khan and Pakistan Government
“There’s been this ratcheting up of the rhetoric, the instigation,” says Najam. “I cannot imagine a world where his arrest — if it happens — will go down quietly.”
Najam Comments on Escalating Power Struggle in Pakistan
“Imran Khan is clearly an order of magnitude stronger than he was when he was removed – the removal was probably the best thing to happen to him.”
Nolan Publishes New York Times Review of “Witches“
“Though the book chronicles violence against women and those who present as women, it highlights, in both rural and urban communities, an atmosphere of freedom and mobility that is a pleasure to read about.”
Brulé Quoted on Global Gender Equality and Anti-Feminist Backlashes
In citing Professor Brule’s research, The New York Times discusses the backlash that results if patriarchal bargains that make women’s autonomy dependent on men break down-from the U.S. to India.
Najam Discusses Fallout of Imran Khan’s Ousting
“A country where the many wounds of division were already deep and deeply felt has now become even more divided with new lines of polarizations having emerged.”
Najam Comments on Imran Khan’s Ouster as Prime Minister
“This rhetoric of extreme personal attack, visceral hatred for the other and both sides calling each other traitors is going to define the structure of politics for many months and years to come.”
Gallagher and GDP Center Researchers Comment on China’s Foreign Coal Investment
Professor Gallagher offered comments on President Xi Jinping’s announcement that China will end its support for new coal power projects overseas in multiple global publications including Associated Press, Forbes, Quartz, The New York Times, The Independent, and Aljazeera.
Longman Interviewed on Rusesabagina Arrest and Trial
“The message has been clearly sent that no Rwandan is safe to speak out against President Kagame and the ruling Rwandan Patriotic Front.”
Wippl Discusses Lead up to Iraq Invasion in NYT Magazine
As the CIA’s chief of station in Berlin, Prof. Wippl had information that could’ve altered Colin Powell’s fierce advocacy for stopping Iraq’s weapons program.
Woldemariam in NYT on Resignation of Somali Politician
Prof. Michael Woldemariam discusses the resignation of the speaker of Somalia’s Parliament ahead of a no-confidence vote.