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Q+A
The Capitol insurrectionists and the lingering threat of extremist violence
Published Jan 14, 2021
Eugene Finkel, an expert in violence, state collapse, and social change, discusses what we know about the rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol one week ago and how the nation can confront the emerging threat of domestic terrorism
Forum brings together experts and the public for discussion of Capitol insurrection
Published Jan 12, 2021
SNF Agora Institute online forum provides expert answers to questions surrounding the impact, implications, and legacy of the attack on the U.S. Capitol
Election 2020
In election's wake, a call for humility, empathy, and understanding
Published Nov 4, 2020
While votes continue to be counted, SAIS Dean Eliot Cohen shares his insights about the lessons we still haven't learned from 2016
Q+A
Election fallout: Could partisan division prompt civil upheaval?
Published Nov 3, 2020
Political scientist Eugene Finkel discusses the threat of large-scale violence in response to the 2020 general election—regardless of who wins
Politics
Veering toward a civilian-military crisis
Published June 30, 2020
SAIS panelists weigh in on strained civilian-military relations and the risk that domestic politics may damage the perception that U.S. Armed Forces are apolitical
Commentary
Suleimani assassination 'pulverizes' U.S. influence in Middle East
Published Jan 6, 2020
JHU experts on the Middle East, international relations, and political science discuss the role Qassim Suleimani played in Iran's military and the potential fallout from his assassination by U.S. drone strike
Commentary
Contemporary politics hearken to past threats to U.S. democracy
Published Dec 20, 2019
Political scientist Robert Lieberman says the political conditions that have threatened democracy in the past are alive and well today
Politics
Hopkins experts discuss impeachment probe
Published Nov 21, 2019
Anne Applebaum, Robert Lieberman, and former Sen. Barbara Mikulski discuss the historic nature of the inquiry and the fallout for American democracy
Commentary
Former acting CIA director: Impeachment inquiry 'going to get much messier'
Published Sept 25, 2019
John McLaughlin, distinguished practitioner-in-residence at SAIS, discusses blind spots in the investigation and what happens next / Ozy.com
Reproductive health
Preterm births among U.S. Latinas increased after 2016 election
Published July 22, 2019
In the nine months following the election, 3.5% more preterm births occurred among Latinas than expected, suggesting link between election and maternal stress