2014

“Using Cash and Pressure, China Builds Its Chip Industry”
October 26, 2014
The New York Times
Scott Kennedy, associate professor and director of the Research Center for Chinese Politics at IU, comments

“Are We Safer Now? Yes, But Not as Much as We Could Be”
October 22, 2014
Huffington Post
Op-ed by former U.S. Congressman Lee H. Hamilton, a distinguished scholar in SGIS

“Holding the Jihadist Puppet Masters Accountable”
October 14, 2014
Real Clear World
Op-ed co-authored by Professor Jamsheed Choksy

“Intel Gains a New Ally in China’s Chip Wars – Beijing”
October 14, 2014
Reuters
Associate Professor Scott Kennedy comments

“Only an End to the Civil War in Syria Will Solve the Problem”
October 9, 2014
The New York Times
Op-ed by Abdalrazzaq Moaz, the former Syrian deputy minister of culture and director general of Antiquities and Museums, is a visiting scholar at Indiana University

“Only If They Break Free of the Past”
October 3, 2014
The Indian Express
Op-ed by Professor Sumit Ganguly

“India's New Prime Minister's State Visit ”
September 30, 2014
Background Briefing with Ian Masters
Interview with Professor Sumit Ganguly

“Modi: Forging New Relationships with Washington ”
September 30, 2014
YaleGlobal Online
Op-ed by Professor Sumit Ganguly

“Adobe Shuts Down Research & Development Operations in China ”
September 28, 2014
China Topix
Scott Kennedy, associate professor and director of the Research Center for Chinese Politics at IU, comments

“In U.S., Modi Has His Work Cut Out: Sort Out Issues to Get a Partnership Going ”
September 26, 2014
The Indian Express
Sumit Ganguly, professor and director of the Center on American and Global Security at IU, comments

“An Internet Where Nobody Says Anything ”
September 25, 2014
Foreign Policy
Associate Professor Elliot Sperling and Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comment/p>

“U.S. Expresses ‘Deep Concern' Over Uighur Scholar's Life Sentence ”
September 24, 2014
Voice of America
Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comments

“Groups Call for Release of Chinese Dissident with IU Ties”
September 24, 2014
Indiana Public Media
Associate Professor Elliot Sperling comments

“Iraq: Whatever Happened to Mission Accomplished?”
September 24, 2014
Radio Australia
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi, professor of practice in SGIS, comments

“Scholar with IU Ties Sentenced to Life in Chinese Prison”
September 24, 2014
The Bloomington Herald Times
Associate Professor Elliot Sperling comments

“China Gives Moderate Uighur Scholar Life in Prison on Charge of Advocating Separatism”
September 23, 2014
The Washington Post
Associate Professor Elliot Sperling comments

“U.S. Applauds Afghan Unity Government”
September 22, 2014
Voice of America
Professor Nasif Shahrani comments

“Afghanistan at the Brink Again: A Long-Term Solution to a Growing Crisis”
September 21, 2014
Los Angeles Review of Books
Essay by Professor M. Nazif Shahrani

“IU President Michael McRobbie to Travel to Turkey”
September 19, 2014
The Bloomington Herald Times
President McRobbie traveled to Turkey as part of IU's international engagement strategy

“The President and the Congress Should Work Together on Military Intervention”
September 18, 2014
Epoch Times
Op-ed by SGIS Distinguished Scholar and former U.S. Congressman Lee Hamilton

“Uighur Scholar Ilham Tohti Goes on Trial in China on Separatist Charges”
September 17, 2014
The New York Times
Associate Professor Elliot Sperling comments

“Each Country Does Need to Dissuade Its Citizens from Joining IS”
September 15, 2014
News.Az (Azerbaijan News)
Interview of Professor Jamsheed Choksy

“IU Experts Say Obama Chose Right Time to Act Against Islamic State”
September 12, 2014
The Bloomington Herald Times
Professor Jamsheed Choksy and Amb. Feisal Istrabadi, professor of practice in SGIS, comment

“Reality Killed Obama's Hope to End U.S. Military Entanglements”
September 10, 2014
The Sacramento Bee
Former U.S. Congressman and SGIS Distinguished Scholar Lee Hamilton comments

“KKK-Style Hate, Ignorance Fuel IS Terrorists, Experts Say”
September 9, 2014
WDAM
Assistant Professor Eren Tatari comments

“India ‘Overwhelmed' by Instensity of Monsoon Floods”
September 9, 2014
Deutsche Welle
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Can the Islamic State Group Be Destroyed?”
September 8, 2014
PBS NewsHour
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi, professor of practice in SGIS, participates in the discussion

“The U.S. Needs to Define Its Objective, Enlist International Support in Fight Against ISIS Threat”
September 5, 2014
Huffington Post
Op-ed by former U.S. Congressman and SGIS Distinguished Scholar Lee Hamilton

“Islamic State Beheadings Sow Fear, Prompt Revulsion Among Muslims”
September 4, 2014
The Japan Times
Professor Asma Afsaruddin comments

“World Against Russia: Can NATO Solve the Putin Problem?”
September 3, 2014
NBC News
Amb. Lee Feinstein, founding dean of SGIS, comments

“IU Global and International Studies' First Dean Takes on Year of Transition”
September 2, 2014
The Bloomington Herald Times
Interview with Amb. Lee Feinstein, founding dean of SGIS

“New School Names 1st Associate Dean”
August 25, 2014
The Bloomington Herald Times
Announcement of Professor Russ Hanson named associate dean for SGIS

“Instead of Crying about Pak to U.S., India Should Bolster Its Counter-Terrorism Capabilities”
August 23, 2014
Zee Media
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“To Defeat the Islamic State, the U.S. May Have to Arm Sunnis”
August 19, 2014
Newsweek
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi, a professor of practice in SGIS, comments

“Obama Administration Caught Off Guard by Isalmist Threat in Iraq”
August 13, 2014
The Washington Times
Professor Asma Afsaruddin comments

“Meet the Political Scientist Who Thinks the Spread of Nuclear Weapons Prevents War”
August 21, 2014
Vox
Interview with Professor Sumit Ganguly

“International Community, Including U.S., Must Do More to Stop Ebola Outbreak”
August 19, 2014
Huffington Post
Op-ed by former U.S. Congressman and SGIS Distinguished Scholar Lee Hamilton

“No Winners in Unhinged, Disintegrating Syria”
August 19, 2014
World Affairs
Op-ed co-authored by Professor Jamsheed Choksy

“As World Boils, Fingers Point Obama's Way”
August 15, 2014
The New York Times
Former U.S. Congressman and SGIS Distinguished Scholar Lee Hamilton comments

“Analyst: Modi ‘compelled' to Take Tougher Stance on Pakistan”
August 13, 2014
Deutsche Welle
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Modi Bets the Farm”
August 12, 2014
Foreign Affairs
Op-ed co-authored by Professor Sumit Ganguly

“China's Energetic Enforcement of Antitrust Rules Alarms Foreign Firms”
August 10, 2014
The New York Times
Associate Professor Scott Kennedy, director of the Research Center for Chinese Politics & Business, comments

“U.S. Airstrikes Aim to Rescue Iraq”
August 8, 2014
The Star
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi, professor of practice in SGIS, comments

“Does the Current U.S. Military Intervention Underestimate the Islamic State?”
August 8, 2014
PBS NewsHour
Amb. Feisal Istrabadi, professor of practice in SGIS, appears on the show

“India and China Vying for Energy Resources in Nepal”
August 5, 2014
Deutsche Welle
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Protecting Our Children is a Priority”
July 23, 2014
The Bloomington Herald Times
Op-ed by Professor Maria Bucur-Deckard

“Abdullah Declares Himself Winner in Disputed Afghan Election”
July 8, 2014
Big News Network
Professor Nazif Shahrani comments

“China Denies Entry to an American Scholar Who Spoke Up for a Uighur Colleague”
July 7, 2014
The New York Times
Associate Professor Elliot Sperling and Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon

“The Eastern Wall”
June 28, 2014
The Economist
Professor Padraic Kenney comments

“Defeat ISIS, But Let Iraq Split”
June 25, 2014
World Affair
Op-ed co-authored by Professor Jamsheed Choksy

Situation in Iraq
June 19, 2014
CBC News Now
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi is interviewed

Deteriorating Security Situation in Iraq
June 18, 2014
BBC World News
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi is interviewed

“Former Iraqi Diplomat Weighs in on Crisis in Iraq”
June 17, 2014
Here & Now (NPR)
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi is interviewed

“Iraq: A Dream Showcase for the ISIS Brand”
June 16, 2014
Buzzfeed
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi comments

“Iraq: A Nightmare Coming True?”
June 16, 2014
The Takeaway
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi is interviewed

“Militants’ Gains in Iraq Pose Threat of Broad Regional Ramifications”
June 14, 2014
LA Times
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi comments

“ISIS: The Greatest Terror Threat Since Osama bin Laden”
June 14, 2014
Real Clear World
Op-ed co-authored by Professor Jamsheed Choksy

“Sunnis, Shi’ites and Kurds Leap into Battle in Iraq, Risking a Split”
June 13, 2014
Time
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi comments

“Chinese ‘Terrorists’ on Trial for Deadly Tiananmen Attack”
June 13, 2014
The Telegraph
Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comments

“Any U.S. Military Action in Iraq Must Consider the Country’s Sectarian
Politics” June 12, 2014
PRI’s The World
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi comments

“Iraq Faces Existential Crisis as Sunni Insurgency Gains Ground”
June 12, 2014
PBS NewsHour
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi is interviewed

“After Seizing Iraqi Cities and Towns, al-Qaida Inspired Group Vows to March on Baghdad”
June 12, 2014
Associated Press
Professor of Practice Feisal Istrabadi comments

“Emerging Markets: Investing in India”
June 11, 2014
U.S. News & World Report
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“ India’s Missing Right: What the BJP’s Victory Says about Indian Politics ”
June 6, 2014
Foreign Affairs
Op-ed by Professor Sumit Ganguly

“Hoosiers Show the Way in US-China Academic Exchanges”
June 2, 2014
China Daily USA
IU Goes to Asia – Presidential Trip 2014

“In China, Women’s Progress is a Great Leap to Nowhere”
June 2, 2014
Arizona Daily Star
Professor Scott Kennedy comments

“Terror Attacks in China Take an Alarming Turn”
May 30, 2014
NPR Morning Edition
Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comments

“Opinion: An India-Pakistan Rapprochement in the Works?”
May 28, 2014
Wall Street Journal Live
Professor Sumit Ganguly discusses Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s outreach to Pakistan

“The Everyman’s Guide to the Ukrainian Election”
May 27, 2014
US News & World Report
Professor Padraic Kenney comments

“Politburo Vows to Improve Living Standards in Xinjiang”
May 27, 2014
The New York Times: Sinsosphere
Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comments

“What Barriers Prevent Reconciliation Between India and Pakistan?”
May 27, 2014
PBS Newshour
Professor Sumit Ganguly is a guest

“Former U.S. Outcast Modi Inherits Trade Tension: Corporate India”
May 27, 2014
Bloomberg News
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“New Indian Prime Minister Inherits Trade Tension with U.S.”
May 26, 2013
The Seattle Times
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Q & A: Gardner Bovingdon on Uighur Discontent and China’s Choices”
May 23, 2014
The New York Times: Sinosphere
A Q & A with Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon

“Priorities of India’s Next Prime Minister”
May 21, 2014
CCTV America
Professor Sumit Ganguly is a guest

“What Will Narenda Modi’s Foreign Policy Be Like?”
May 20, 2014
BBC News India
Op-ed by Professor Sumit Ganguly

“Modi and the United States”
May 20, 2014
Ballots and Bullets
Professor Sumit Ganguly blog post for the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham

“IU Leaders’ Asian Itinerary Includes China, Vietnam”
May 19, 2014
Bloomington Herald-Times
IU President Michael McRobbie leads a university delegation to Asia

“Viewpoints: How Will Modi Affect US-India Relations?”
May 16, 2014
BBC News
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Burning Photos Set 17-Year-Old Modi on Path to Peak of Indian Leadership”
May 16, 2014
Bloomberg News
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Can India’s Next Prime Minister Deliver on Economic Promises?”
May 16, 2014
PBS Newshour
Professor Sumit Ganguly is a guest

“Food Sovereignty in Neoliberal Peru”
May 14, 2014
Huffington Post
Thesis blog post by SGIS and SPEA student Alexandra Toledo

“Modi Calls for Indian Unity as Exit Polls Signal He Will Take Power”
May 13, 2014
Bloomberg News
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“India Votes in Final Phase of Election”
May 12, 2014
CCTV America
An interview with Professor Sumit Ganguly

“China Faces Widening Threat of Attacks”
May 8, 2014
Voice of America
Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comments

“Modi In-Laws Laud Mention of India Teen Bride After Decades”
May 8, 2014
Bloomberg Businessweek
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Nigerian Immigrants Struggle with British Identity”
May 5, 2014
Huffington Post
Op-ed by SGIS student Victor Obasaju

“A Uighur Father’s Brave Fight”
May 4, 2014
The New York Times
Op-ed by Jewher Ilham, a student in Indiana University’s Intensive English Program

“Bill Gates Urges China’s Richest to Give to Charity in People’s Daily Article”
April 28, 2014
South China Morning Post
Professor Scott Kennedy comments

“China’s Growth Slows to 7.4 Percent”
April 16, 2014
Voice of America
Professor Scott Kennedy comments

“Ready to Join the International Community?”
April 16, 2014
The American Spectator
Professor Jamsheed Choksy comments

“Indiana Students Bring Literacy to Rwanda”
April 11, 2014
Big Ten Network
Features students from the Global Village who participated in the Books and Beyond program

“IU Program Exposing Youngsters to Less Commonly Taught Languages”
April 10, 2014
Bloomington Herald-Times
Features the Center for the Study of Global Change

“India 2014 Elections: How Does China View The Political Campaign of Its Neighbor and Rival?”
April 9, 2014
International Business Times
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Achieving Long-Term Stability in Ukraine is Key to Navigating Watershed Moment in East-West Relations”
April 4, 2014
Huffington Post
Op-ed by SGIS Distinguished Scholar and former U.S. Congressman Lee Hamilton

“’Aladdin’ on Broadway Faces Backlash from Arab-Americans”
April 2, 2014
Huffington Post
Professor Hasan El-Shamy comments

“Where the Boys Are: Vastly Underrepresented, Indian Women Demanding Greater Participation in Politics”
April 1, 2014
International Business Times
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Put Energy at Top of Obama’s Europe Agenda”
March 25, 2014
The National Interest
Op-ed by SGIS Dean-Designee and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Lee A. Feinstein

“Obama Seeks Summit in Europe to Address Russia”
March 18, 2014
The Sacramento Bee
SGIS Distinguished Scholar and former U.S. Congressman Lee Hamilton comments

“India 2014 Elections: Narendra Modi, Israel’s Best Friend in South Asia”
March 17, 2014
International Business Times
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

“Cheers and Jeers Greet Crimea’s Vote for Russia”
March 16, 2014
The Star (Toronto)
Ed Lazzerini, Director of both the Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies and the Inner Asian and Uralic National Research Center, comments

"Why Poland Cares So Much About Ukraine"
March 9, 2014
The New York Times
Op-ed by Professor Padraic Kenney

"Ukraine Crisis Upends West's View of Russian President Vladimir Putin"
March 6, 2014
LA Times
SGIS Dean-Designee Lee A. Feinstein, former ambassador to Poland, comments

"To Blunt Russia, Time for American Natural Gas Diplomacy"
March 5, 2014
Reuters
Op-ed by SGIS Dean-Designee Lee A. Feinstein, former ambassador to Poland

"India's 2014 Elections: Who Will Muslims Vote For?"
March 5, 2014
International Business Times
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments

"Africa is Not a Country"
March 3, 2014
zócalo
Associate Professor Marissa Moorman

"Why China Compares Kunming Station Terror Attack to 9/11"
March 3, 2014
The Christian Science Monitor
Associate Professor Gardner Bovingdon comments

"Watch Your Tongue: Language Controversy One of Fundamental Conflicts in Ukraine"
March 3, 2014
International Business Times
Visiting Lecturer Svitlana Melnyk comments

"The Truth About the Ukraine Crisis is History Doesn't Really Matter that Much"
March 3, 2014
History News Network
Interview with Professor Padraic Kenney

"China's State Planning Body Grows More Assertive as Revamp Looms"
March 3, 2014
Reuters
Professor Scott Kennedy comments

"Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein on BBC World"
March 2, 2014
BBC World
SGIS Dean-Designee Lee A. Feinstein, former ambassador to Poland, comments on what Russia may do next in Ukraine

"Ukraine's Future"
February 28, 2014
The National Interest
Op-ed by SGIS Dean-Designee Lee A. Feinstein, former ambassador to Poland

"Ukraine Girls Really Knock Me Out: Women Playing Crucial Roles in Euro-Maidan Protests"
February 28, 2014
International Business Times
Professor Sarah Phillips comments on the role of women in Ukrainian demonstrations

"Crimea: 3 Things to Know About Ukraine's Latest Hot Spot"
February 26, 2014
NPR – parallels
Professor Padraic Kenney comments on Crimea's history

"For Vladimir Putin, Medals Aren't Only Potential Prize at Sochi Olympics"
February 5, 2014
Miami Herald
Professor Dina Spechler comments

"Britain Says It Had a Role in 1984 India Temple Raid"
February 4, 2014
Asharq Al-Awsat
Professor Sumit Ganguly comments on Britain's acknowledgement

"The Cold Truths About America's Foreign Policy Vortex"
January 29, 2014
Huffington Post
Op-ed by former U.S. Congressman and SGIS Distinguished Scholar Lee H. Hamilton

“India’s Two Futures: The Upcoming Election is More than an Ideological Showdown”
January 22, 2014
Foreign Affairs
Professor Sumit Ganguly op-ed