Postdoctoral Fellow Narges Bajoghli in Al Monitor, "When the news of the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun came in on April 4, Ali texted his close friend Taghi to come over after work."
Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "With a barrage of insults and threats, President Trump has begun the process of turning Mexico against us. This could bring the United States something it has never had: an unfriendly country on our border. "
Narges Bajoghli in Al-Monitor, "American universities have been quick to respond. Presidents from the United States’ leading colleges and universities have individually and jointly sent letters to Trump, including a widely publicized letter from 47 university presidents stressing that the executive order threatens American higher education."
Narges Bajoghli in Al-Monitor, "Iran has long been a leader in the Middle East on treating infertility, with nearly 100 clinics nationwide that serve not only Iranian couples, but also couples from neighboring states who come to take advantage of the country’s open stance toward such treatments."
Stephen Kinzer in The Boston Globe, "Then, evidently energized, they went inside and passed a bill that would allow relatives of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its apparent support of the attackers. President Obama is likely to veto it."
Stephen Kinzer in the Boston Globe, "Obama’s proposed “modernization” increases our vulnerability, not our security. The first and most obvious reason is that it will certainly lead other countries to seek equivalent arsenals of their own."
Stephen Kinzer in the Boston Globe, "When huge numbers of human lives are not at risk every day, nations have the luxury of concentrating on geopolitics. It should guide us when we approach trade talks, plan our relations with China or India, or shape our partnership with the European Union. When nations begin drowning in seas of their own blood, however, it is time to put geopolitics aside."
Nirupama Rao and Atul Pokharel in The Hindu, "There is a critical need for India to shape perceptions in Nepal and erase misunderstanding. It must reaffirm the unity of the people of Nepal while recognising their diversity."
Stephen Kinzer discusses the Iran Nuclear Deal saying "it decisively advances American security interests in the Middle East...this deal more or less guarantees that Iran is never going to become a nuclear power so that profoundly alters all security calculations in the Middle East," on FTM Radio.
Timothy Edgar discusses recent New York Times article on the newly released Snowden documents, "The NSA’s “upstream collection” program – grabbing Internet communications in transit from telecommunications providers – has been publicly known for over two years."
Students who took part in an international relations class taught by Stephen Kinzer have their articles published in the Global Post. These articles are part of a series of stories written by students that will be posted on the site.