Professor Orenstein Publishes Article in Foreign Affairs
March 10, 2014
Department Chair, Professor Orenstein published an article in "Foreign Affairs" titled, "Get Ready for a Russo-German Europe: The Two Powers That Will Decide Ukraine's Fate -- and the Region's." Click here
to read the full article.
European Campus Weeks_Sochi Medal Count Contest
February 26, 2014
Daniel Shea was one of the winners of a Sochi German Gold Medal Count contest, organized by Johannes Eijmberts and Natalie Bormann, and sponsored by the German Embassy in D.C.
Annual Presidents Day Lecture to take place this Thursday February 20
February 20, 2014
This Thursday, February 20, 2014, Professor Michael Tolley will deliver the annual President's Day lecture on the limits of law on executive power and post-9/11 challenges. The presentation focuses on President Obama's expanded use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, against suspected terrorists and the National Security Agency's data intercept and surveillance. This will take place in the Raytheon Amphitheater this Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3 p.m.
PhD Student Matt Cohen publishes paper with Charles Freilich
February 14, 2014
Matt Cohen, a PhD student in the Department, has recently published a paper with Charles Freilich, titled "Breakdown and Possible Restart: Turkish-Israeli Relations under the AKP," in the Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs. It argues that while Israel wanted to restore ties following a 2010 botched Israeli raid on a Turkish flotilla, the AKP had desired the breakdown in relations since it came to power and worked to make sure it occurred. They then argue that ties are unlikely to return to the fairly friendly relationship the two nations had enjoyed despite the recent thaw, thanks to Obama's mediation. Click here
to read the full publication.