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Con Erdogan interessi vitali Usa e Ue tollerano regimi più duri (in Italian)


July 19, 2016

Vali Nasr Dean, SAIS

Vali Nasr remarks in an interview that the US and the EU are willing to tolerate Erdogan's harsh measures against opponents, in the spirit of preserving stability.


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Ha segnato la storia, da anni considerato "demodé" (in Italian)


July 17, 2016

Gianfranco Pasquino Senior Adjunct Professor

Taking a cue from the failed military coup in Turkey, Gianfranco Pasquino offers a brief history of the coup d'état, citing a number of literary works such as “Considerations politiques sur le coup d'État” by Gabriel Naudé, and historical figures, such as Napoleon Bonaparte.


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2016 Life Achievement Award


July 15, 2016

Gianfranco Pasquino Senior Adjunct Professor

Gianfranco Pasquino will receive the 2016 Life Achievement Award from the Conference Group on Italian Politics and Society (CONGRIPS) at the forthcoming American Political Science Association annual conference in Philadelphia for "his significant contribution to the study of Italian politics and society".


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This is what the future looks like for terrorized France, USA Today


July 15, 2016

Erik Jones Director of European and Eurasian Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy

In an interview regarding the recent attack in Nice, Erik Jones remarks: "There's been an ongoing debate about the identify of France and what it means to be French…What this kind of terrorist attack does, just like the attack on the Bataclan, is begins to raise concerns about the inability of France to successfully integrate these [immigrant] groups into society.”


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Italy Enjoys a Political Lull, but Storm Clouds Are Gathering


July 14, 2016

Mark Gilbert Professor of History and International Studies; Academic and Faculty Liaison

Mark Gilbert authors latest piece on Italian politics, featured in the World Politics Review: "Italy has indeed been weathering a continuing series of political storms. On at least two occasions, in 1992-1993 and 2011-2012, the country teetered on the brink of a systemic crisis of Greek or Argentine dimensions. In the meantime, the absence of coherent political leadership has ensured the erosion of the country's standing in the world.”


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Brexit, Scozia infelice ostaggio dei tempi lunghi (in Italian)


July 13, 2016

David W. Ellwood Senior Adjunct Professor of European and Eurasian Studies

David Ellwood, in his latest piece on Affarinternazionali entitled “Brexit, Scotland unfortunate hostage to the prolonged timing”, describes the limited space for political maneuver which Brexit has created for Scotland.


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Is Europe failing, or is it ‘failing forward'? (The Washington Post, USA)


July 5, 2016

Erik Jones Director of European and Eurasian Studies; Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy

Erik Jones co-authors a piece discussing Europe's progress after moments of crisis: “Each time, crisis was followed by progress rather than collapse. Again and again, when it appeared that the European project might be falling down, it actually turned out to be “failing forward”…Failing forward involves a painful cycle of crisis followed by incremental reform that leads to deeper integration”.


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TPP is a structural reform: Let's evaluate it with structural model


July 3, 2016

Michael G. Plummer Director, SAIS Europe
Eni Professor of International Economics


Fabio Ghironi, Professor of Economics at the University of Washington, surveys recent studies and strategies which economists, including Professor Michael Plummer, used in modeling the potential effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Ghironi concludes that the general results of these studies lend support to those who think that the TPP will be beneficial.


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Il potere dell'Isis? E' la forza non la Religione (in Italian)


July 3, 2016

Vali Nasr Dean, SAIS

Vali Nasr remarks that the strength of ISIS lies in attracting not only the poor and marginalized, but also the rich and powerful, due to its anti-colonial and anti-imperial propaganda


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The Coming Political Realignment (The New York Times, Usa)


July 1, 2016

Michael G. Plummer Director, SAIS Europe
Eni Professor of International Economics


Michael Plummer's study on the economic effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is cited in a New York Times Op-Ed: "When you're in the top layer you see why free trade is so good. Living standards are rising. A study by the Peterson Institute found that past trade liberalization laws added between $7,100 to 12,900 in additional income to the average household. A study by Peter Petri and Michael Plummer estimates that the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which Trump opposes and Clinton sort of opposes, would boost American incomes by $131 billion.”


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YEAR IN REVIEW 2015-16

Research Spotlight

Co-edited SAIS Europe Director and ENI Professor of International Economics Michael G. Plummer, Connecting Asia: Infrastructure for Integrating South and Southeast Asia, provides perspective on the latest thinking on integration policy in South Asia and Southeast Asia, including opportunities for strengthening integration efforts as a result of the recent opening of Myanmar. Country studies of national connectivity issues and policies cover Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, examining major developments in South Asia-Southeast Asia trade and investment, economic cooperation, the role of economic corridors, and regional cooperation initiatives. Read more


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