Faculty in the Media

WEAI's Robert Barnett discusses the field of Modern Tibetan Studies with The China Story August 26, 2014

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis talks about Japan's move away from pacifism with Reuters July 1, 2014

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan discusses U.S.-China relations in Bloomberg News June 30, 2014

WEAI professor Gerald Curtis is cited in The Economist article about Abenomic June 27, 2014

Modern Tibetan Studies Director Robert Barnett discusses Tibet's integration with China in The Economist June 19, 2014

WEAI Senior Research Scholar Sue Mi Terry writes an op-ed on North Korea in The New York Times. June 16, 2014

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan discusses the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square in The Guardian, Reuters, The New Republic, and The Shanker Blog June 04, 2014

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan discusses the plans to rename a street near the Chinese Embassy for a Chinese activist in the Washington Post June 02, 2014

WEAI Senior Research Affiliate Duncan McCargo publishes an op-ed on the Thailand coup in The New York Times May 29, 2014

WEAI professor Andrew J. Nathan discusses China's foreign policy and human rights issues in China Hands May 28, 2014

WEAI Senior Research Affiliate Duncan McCargo discusses the coup in Thailand in Bloomberg News. May 23, 2014

WEAI professor Gregory Pflugfelder discusses Godzilla in The New York Daily News. May 13, 2014

WEAI Senior Research Affiliate Duncan McCargo discusses the ouster of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in Foreign Affiars. May 9, 2014

WEAI professor Carol Gluck is featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about a new academic lecture series in New York City. May 6, 2014

WEAI Professor Gerald Curtis discusses tensions between Japan and China in Emerging Markets. May 5, 2014

Professor Gerald Curtis talks to the Associated Press about Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth strategy. (April 30, 2014)

Prof. Gerald Curtis is interviewed about President Obama's visit to Japan in the Wall Street Journal (April 23, 2014)

Professor Gerald Curtis discusses Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in The Economist and in Reuters (April 16, 2014)

Modern Tibetan Studies director Robert J. Barnett is interviewed by the New York Times and Voice of America about China’s ethnic policy. (April 01, 2014)

Prof. Gerald Curtis discusses Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Toronto’s Globe and Mail (March 24, 2014)

Professor Gerald Curtis is interviewed about Japan-Korea relations in The Korea Times (February 20, 2014)

Senior Research Scholar Duncan McCargo writes about Thailand’s political turmoil in The Guardian and Foreign Affairs (January 31, 2014)

Senior Research Scholar Sue Mi Terry featured in PBS FRONTLINE documentary "The Secret State of North Korea." (January 14, 2014)

Professor Charles K. Armstrong interviewed in The New York Times about Dennis Rodman’s relationship with North Korea. (January 07, 2014)

Professor Andrew J. Nathan interviewed at length about China in Germany’s leading newspaper Die Welt (in German) (January 07, 2014)

Professor Andrew J. Nathan is interviewed on NPR Berlin. (December 15, 2013)

Professor Charles Armstrong is interviewed in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg News about North Korea's execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle. (December 13, 2013)

Senior Research Affiliate Duncan McCargo discusses Thailand’s monarchy in The New York Times. (December 12, 2013)

Senior Research Affiliate Duncan McCargo discusses the situation in Thailand in USA Today and in the Nikkei Asian Review. (December 10, 2013)

Professor Andrew Nathan cited in The Guardian about academic and media freedom in China. (December 10, 2013)

Professor Andrew Nathan and Senior Research Scholar Orville Schell cited in the Wall Street Journal (November 25, 2013)

Professor Wei Shang discusses the epic Ming dynasty novel "The Plum in the Golden Vase" in The New York Times. (Novemeber 22, 2013)

Professor Shang-Jin Wei Quoted in Wall Street Journal article on China's financial reforms. (Novemeber 22, 2013)

Professor Charles Armstrong quoted on the relationship between Mongolia and North Korea in THE GUARDIAN (October 30, 2013)

Prof. Robert Barnett speaks to the New York Times on the death of Tibetan religious leader (October 16, 2013)

Watch Prof. Orville Schell on PBS discuss the outcome of the Bo Xilai trial: life imprisonment (September 23, 2013)

Prof. Carol Gluck talks about her views on the Abe administration and other topics in a recent interview by The Asashi Shimbun, Asia and Japan Watch (September 17, 2013)

"To be truly modern - much less truly respected - a country requires openness" So writes Senior Research Scholar Prof. Orville Schell in his piece for The Yale Global Online, "Why is Prosperous China So Anxious?" (September 9, 2013)

China Scholar Andy Nathan co-authors article on "Globalization as Security Strategy: Power and Vulnerability in the China Model" in PSQ (August 28, 2013)

Orville Schell and John Delury discuss the history of Chinese nationalism and their recent book, "Wealth and Power: China's Long March To The Twenty-First Century," on the Diane Rehm Show. (July 18, 2013)

A review in the Financial Times describes Orville Schell and John Delury's recent book, Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-First Century, as "superb," "neatly structured," and "beautifully written." (July 14, 2013)

Orville Schell and John Delury write for the Wall Street Journal in the wake of their recent book. See "A Rising China Needs a New National Story" for more. (July 12, 2013)

In the Guardian, Robbie Barnett argues that "a lot of the reports ran away with themselves," regarding potential laxing of restrictions on Tibet. (July 9, 2013)

"It's a hidden politics—a politics without words, a politics of symbols, a politics of gestures," said Robbie Barnett of Tibetan protests and self-expression. Read more in the New Yorker. (July 8, 2013)

"Mr. Abe has an internal struggle between his head—the pragmatic realist—and his heart," said Gerald Curtis. Read more in Reuters. (July 7, 2013)

In "Wary Tibetans mark Dalai Lama's birthday quietly in China," Robbie Barnett comments on Beijing's potential shift in policy regarding "grassroots" worship of the Dalai Lama. (July 6, 2013)

Gerald Curtis says "There is no way that [the ruling] Liberal Democratic Party will not enjoy a huge victory in this election," in Japan. Read more in Japan Times. (July 4, 2013)

Japan expert Gerald Curtis speaks of "total implosion" and "unprecedented weakness" in LDP'’s opposition. Read more in the Financial Times. (July 3, 2013)

Robbie Barnett comments on mass relocations of Tibetans in the New York Times. "Beijing wanted to bring up rural incomes to avoid unrest," he said. "They’ve been really successful in doing that, but they got the unrest anyway." (June 27, 2013)

Duncan McCargo writes for Asia Peacebuilding Initiatives on the southern Thai peace talks. (June 27, 2013)

Joel Wit argues that "it is a big mistake to think that Beijing is now of the same mind as the U.S.," for whom denuclearization of North Korea is a top priority. Read more in South Korea's Arirang News. (June 27, 2013)

The Chinese government may loosen restrictions on venerating the Dalai Lama for some Tibetans. Read more in Bloomberg News for Robbie Barnett's commentary. (June 27, 2013).

Joel Wit describes Washington as "overly optimistic" about shifts in Beijing's policy on Pyongyang. (June 25, 2013)

Robbie Barnett is quoted in The Economist article "Welcome signs that some officials are at least starting to question policies on Tibet." (June 22, 2013)

Andrew Nathan "pessimistic" about China and Taiwan. Read more in the Taipei Times. (June 16, 2013)

Ann Marie Murphy and Jakarta symposium featured in the Jakarta Post. (June 21, 2013)

Sue Mi Terry discusses "How to Prevent the Next Edward Snowden" for Foreign Affairs. (June 17, 2013)

Gerald Curtis takes a critical view towards Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s "Abenomics" policies. Read more in the Wall Street Journal. (June 13, 2013)

Shang-Jin Wei of the Columbia Business School was a guest writer for the Financial Times. (June 10, 2013)

Orville Schell writes for the Daily Beast about the need for a "reset button" on Washington and Beijing’s relationship. (June 7, 2013)

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe likely to hold on to power for several years, argues Gerald Curtis in the Japanese edition of the Wall Street Journal. (June 7, 2013)

In the Wall Street Journal, Gerald Curtis discusses President Obama’s approaches to meeting with Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe. (June 7, 2013)

Robert Barnett reacts to the recent wave of self-immolations in Tibet, particularly by young mothers. (June 6, 2013)

Andrew Nathan discusses foreign policy, US-China relations, and China’s strategic vision with NPR’s Morning Edition. (June 6, 2013)

In USA Today, Andrew Nathan expresses concern about the possibility of “a new type of great power relationship” between the US and China. (June 5, 2013)

Joel Wit asserts that talks with North Korea have proved more productive than either Washington or Seoul will admit. (June 5, 2013)

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