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Articles, Reports, Media Appearances, etc., written or researched by current and former Scoville Fellows in 2017 (Year of Fellowship in parenthesis)

For links to these publications see Fellows In The News and Fellows’ Publications.

Jessica Anderson (Fall 2009)
• wrote “Trump wants to divert aid from women and the environment,” The Washington Post, May 12, 2017

Yousef Bashir (Spring 2016)
• spoke on a panel about Gaza, J Street, February 27, 2017
• profiled in the Washington Post, March 3, 2017
• profiled in the Roll Call, March 8, 2017

Alex Bollfrass (Spring 2007)
• wrote “Getting the story straight on Germany’s nuclear ambitions,” The Wilson Center, April 10, 2017
• wrote “Spies in South Africa,” The Wilson Center, April 17, 2017
• wrote “Desert Mystery: Intelligence Assessments of Israel’s Nuclear Program,” The Wilson Center, May 22, 2017

Rebecca Bornstein (Spring 2008)
• edited “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” Mitvim, January 2017
• edited “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” Mitvim, February 2017
• wrote “The Iran Deal is Likely to Remain Intact,” Mitvim, February 2017
• edited “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” Mitvim, March 2017
• edited “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” Mitvim, April 2017
• edited “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” Mitvim, May 2017
• edited “US Policies towards Israel and the Middle East,” Mitvim, June 2017

Lauren Chadwick (Spring 2016)
• wrote “Military trainees at defense universities later committed serious human rights abuses,” The Center for Public Integrity, January 17, 2017

Nate Cohn (Fall 2010)
• Nate Cohn featured in How Twitter Turned A Super Bowl Of Political Subtlety Into A 2016 Proxy Fight, NPR, February 6, 2017
• wrote “Democrats’ Best Bet to Retake the House? Follow the Sun,” The Upshot, February 22, 2017
• wrote “Trump Supporters Have the Most to Lose in G.O.P. Repeal Bill,” The Upshot, March 10, 2017
• wrote “If Health Bill is Killed in the House, Ideology Will be the Main Reason,” The Upshot, March 22, 2017
• co-wrote “Ossoff and a Different Democratic Plan for Every District,” The Upshot, April 20, 2017
• wrote “A 2016 Review: There’s Reason to be  Skeptical of a Comey Effect,” The Upshot, May 8, 2017
• wrote “Dueling Realities for Democrats: Big Gains but Large Obstacles in 2018,” The Upshot, June 21, 2017

Kelsey Davenport (Fall 2011)
• wrote “U.S. Congress Extends Iran Sanctions,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• co-wrote “What Tillerson Said, And Didn’t Say, About Nuclear Policy,” Arms Control Now, January 12, 2017
• wrote “The P5+1 And Iran Nuclear Deal Alert,” Arms Control Now, January 17, 2017
• co-wrote “Recalibrating U.S. Policy Towards North Korea,” Issue Briefs Arms Control Association, February 2017
• wrote “IAEA Hosts Nuclear Security Meeting,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “Export Group Mulls Membership Terms,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “India Tests Long-Range Missile,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “The P5+1 And Iran Nuclear Deal Alert,” Arms Control Now, February 17, 2017
• wrote “Trump Faces Risks with Iran Sanctions,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “India, Pakistan, Escalate Missile Rivalry,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “North Korea Tests New Missile,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “The P5+1 And Iran Nuclear Deal Alert,” Arms Control Now, March 10, 2017
• interviewed on North Korea, UN Dispatch, March 23, 2017
• wrote “Sanctions Bill Poses Risk for Iran Deal,” Pressroom: Arms Control Association, March 28, 2017
• wrote “Would More Sanctions Sway North Korea?” Arms Control Today, April 2017
• wrote “IAEA Provides More Detail on Iran,” Arms Control Today, April 2017
• interviewed on what to do about North Korea, MSNBC, April 8, 2017
• interviewed in “Trump’s N. Korea strategy may lead to ‘dead end’,” The Korea Times, April 23, 2017
• wrote “North Korea Review Completed,” Arms Control Today, May 2017
• co-wrote “Is India Shifting Nuclear Doctrine?” Arms Control Now, May 2017
• wrote “South Korea Tests Longer-Range Missile,” Arms Control Today, May 2017
• wrote “The P5+1 And Iran Nuclear Deal Alert,” Arms Control Now, May 5, 2017
• wrote “Sanctions Waivers Show U.S. Support for Iran Nuclear Deal,” Arms Control Now, May 17, 2017
• wrote “Cardin bill could undermine Iran Nuclear Deal,” The Baltimore Sun, May 19, 2017
• wrote “The P5+1 And Iran Nuclear Deal Alert,” Arms Control Now, May 24, 2017
• wrote “U.S. Waivers Sanctions Under Iran Deal,” Arms Control Today, May 31, 2017
• wrote “North Korea’s New Missile Tests South Korea,” Arms Control Today, June 2017
• wrote “Building on the Iran Deal to Enhance Nuclear Security,” Atlantic Council, June 7, 2017
• wrote “The P5+1 And Iran Nuclear Deal Alert,” Arms Control Now, June 15, 2017

Molly Dunigan (Fall 2002)
• wrote “One Analyst On Why The Boom In America’s Privatized Military Is ‘Here To Stay’,” Here and Now, May 10, 2017

John Feffer (Spring 1988)
• wrote “Waking from a Coma to Trump,” LobeLog, January 6, 2017
• wrote “Putin Has Laid a Trap for Trump,” Fair Observer, January 13, 2017
• wrote “Donald Trump Against the World: The Birth of a New Nationalist World Order,” Tom Dispatch, January 24, 2017
• wrote “Turning the Tables on Trump,” Huffington Post, February 3, 2017
• wrote “America Alone,” LobeLog, February 9, 2017
• wrote “Will Trump Complete the Pivot to Asia,” The Hanyoreh, February 12, 2017
• wrote “Trump, Counter-Trump: Global Responses,” LobeLog, February 23, 2017
• wrote “My Novel (Accidentally) Predicted Trump,” Alternet, March 1, 2017
• wrote “Making America Mediocre Again,” Fair Observer, March 2, 2017
• wrote “Trump and Russia: Shortest Reset Ever,” LobeLog, March 9, 2017
• wrote “North Korea: A Cyberwar of All against All,” LobeLog, March 14, 2017
• wrote “Trump is from Mars,” LobeLog, March 24, 2017
• wrote “What Does Kim Jong Un Want?,” The Hanyoreh, April 9, 2017
• wrote “Trumps New Foreign Policy is the Worst of Both Worlds,” Fair Observer, April 14, 2017
• interviewed on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, The Libertarian Institute, April 19, 2017
• wrote “Worst. 100. Days. Ever.,” CommonDreams, April 28, 2017
• wrote “Trump’s Next Diplomatic Reversal: North Korea?,” The Hanyoreh, May 7, 2017
• wrote “The Nixonization of Donald Trump,” Huffington Post, May 18, 2017
• wrote “Trump’s Apology Tour,” LobeLog, May 26, 2017
• wrote “Can Moon Help Prevent US Attack on North Korea?” The Hanyoreh, June 4, 2017
• wrote “Russia’s Not the Country Benefitting Most From Trump,” Fair Observer, June 8, 2017
• wrote “All Signs from Trump Point to a Coming Conflict with Iran,” Foreign Policy in Focus, June 21, 2017

Chelsea Green (Fall 2016)
• contributed to “Towards a Nuclear Firewall: Bridging the NPT’s Three Pillars,” the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 20, 2017

Cole Harvey (Spring 2009)
• wrote “We Shouldn’t Treat Foreign Diplomacy like Real Estate,” Pacific Standard, March 7, 2017

Hannah Haegeland (Fall 2015)
• co-wrote “The terrifying geography of nuclear and radiological insecurity in South Asia,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January 22, 2017
• produced SAV Visiting Fellowship, Stimson Center’s South Asian Voices podcast, March 2017
• produced “A Conversation with Manpreet Sethi, Michael Krepon, and Sadia Tasleem,” Stimson Center’s South Asian Voices podcast, March 24, 2017
• co-wrote “The Debate Over Indian Nuclear Strategy is Heating Up,” War of the Rocks, April 5, 2017
• co-wrote “Don’t Fear Pakistan’s Participation in China’s New ‘Silk Road’,” Defense One, May 12, 2017

Vicki Johnson (Spring 2005)
• wrote “Masters of PhD? My Advice – Follow the Funding,” ProFellow, February 7, 2017
• wrote “4 Ways to Find Funding for Your Career Change,” ProFellow, February 23, 2017
• wrote “How to Manage Fellowship Interview Anxiety (And Nail the Interview),” ProFellow, March 2, 2017

Gaurav Kampani (Spring 1997)
• wrote “What Can India Expect from the New Abnormal in US Foreign Policy,” Atlantic Council, February 2, 2017

Elise Keppler (Fall 1997)
• wrote “Africa-France Summit Participants Should Stand With Victims,” Human Rights Watch, January 13, 2017
• wrote “AU’s ‘ICC Withdrawal Strategy’ Less than Meets the Eye,” Human Rights Watch, February 1, 2017
• wrote “Gambia Rejoins ICC, South Africa, Burundi Now Outliers on Exit,” Human Rights Watch, February 17, 2017
• wrote “Jordan: Arrest Sudan’s Bashir,” Human Rights Watch, March 28, 2017
• wrote “Sudan President, Charged With Genocide, Is Invited to Saudi Summit with Trump,” The New York Times, May 16, 2017

Wardah Khalid (Spring 2015)
• spoke about President Trumps’ Immigration Policy, CGTN America, January 25, 2017
• spoke about the Trump administration’s revised travel ban, CGTN America, March 6, 2017
• discussed hate crimes against Jews and Muslims, CGTN America, March 14, 2017
• profiled in the Tempest, April 20, 2017

Daryl Kimball (Fall 1989)
• wrote “New Arms Race? No, Thanks,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “In Memoriam: Sidney D. Drell (1926-2016),” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “Sensible Stewardship of Our Nuclear Weapons,” the New York Times, January 3, 2017
• discussed the future of the Iran Deal in “Will the Nuclear Iran Deal Survive Trump?,” European Council on Foreign Relations Podcast, January 11, 2017
• co-wrote “Recalibrating U.S. Policy Towards North Korea,” Issue Briefs Arms Control Association, February 2017
• quoted in “Trump’s Doubts and Ignorance on Nuclear Treaty Worry Experts,” Mother Jones, February 9, 2017
• quoted in “Russia Deploys New Missiles in Apparent Violation of Arms Treaty,” Foreign Policy, February 14, 2017
• discussed Trump Nuclear Policy Challenges, Washington Journal C-SPAN, February 20, 2017
• quoted in “Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at ‘top of the pack’,” Reuters, February 24, 2017
• co-wrote “Trump Questions U.S. Nuclear Policies,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “A President in Need of a Russia Policy,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• quoted in “Hill Wants Answers on Russia’s Fielding of New Missiles,” Roll Call, March 8, 2017
• quoted in “Trump budget: An extra billion dollars for nuclear weapons,” Philly.com, March 17, 2017
• quoted in “While Trump talks tough, US quietly cutting nuclear force,” McClatchy, March 19, 2017
• wrote “Curbing the North Korea Missile Threat,” Arms Control Today, April 2017
• interviewed in “Why Did Syria Still Have Chemical Weapons?” Daily Intelligencer, April 7, 2017
• wrote “In the age of Trump, the global nuclear threat is too high,” Left Foot Forward, April 13, 2017
• interviewed on nuclear tensions in North Korea, CBC News, April 15, 2017
• quoted in “The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms,” The New York Times, April 17, 2017
• quoted in “Donald Trump warns of a ‘major. major conflict’ with North Korea,” The Guardian, April 28, 2017
• interviewed on giving up nuclear weapons, NPR, May 8, 2017
• wrote “U.S. Support for CTBTO Enhances U.S. and Global Security,” Arms Control Issue Briefs, May 2017
• interviewed on North Korea missile launch, The Takeaway, May 16, 2017
• wrote “Nuclear Mad Men,” Arms Control Today, May 2017
• quoted in “U.N. Panel Releases Draft of Treaty to Ban Nuclear Arms,” The New York Times, May 22, 2017
• wrote “CTBTO Funding Included in State FY 2018 Budget Request,” Project for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, May 24, 2017
• wrote “Towards a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons,” Arms Control Today, June 2017

Vrinda Manglik (Fall 2008)
• interviewed in “Renewables Cheap, Growing Fast in Developing World,” Public News Service, January 5, 2017

Jesse Marks (Spring 2017)
• wrote “Trump’s first step to defeating ISIS, blocking vulnerable refugees?” The Hill, January 28, 2017
• wrote “Will Trump Benefit from Obama’s ‘Red Line’ Mistake,” The National Interest, April 6, 2017
• wrote “Proposed White House budget cuts undermine Syria strike objectives,” The Hill, April 26, 2017
• wrote “Is Donald Trump About to Launch an Operation in Southern Syria,” The National Interest, April 26, 2017
• co-wrote “Can Russia Safe Zones Solve Syria?” Defense One, May 5, 2017
• co-wrote “What Syrian-Peace Negotiators in Geneva Must Learn from Russia,” Defense One, May 19, 2017
• co-wrote “The Right Way to Confront Iran in Syria,” Defense One, June 5, 2017
• co-wrote “Russia Must Bring Assad, ‘Pragmatic’ Opposition to Table to Set Safe Zones,” The Cipher Brief, June 11, 2017

Shane Mason (Spring 2014)
• wrote “India’s budget figures mask a troubling trend,” Defense News, February 2, 2017

James McKeon (Fall 2014)
• quoted in “Barack Obama urged to take nuclear weapons off high alert to stop Donald Trump ‘blowing up planet’,” The Independent, January 6, 2017
• co-wrote “The Treaty on Open Skies Factsheet,” The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, February 1, 2017
• co-wrote “The Huge Risk of Small Nukes,” Politico, March 10, 2017
• spoke about North Korea nuclear concerns, VOA News, March 19, 2017
• interviewed on North Korea’s nuclear and missile program, BCC Radio 4, April 5, 2017
• interviewed on using diplomacy in North Korea, TVBS News, April 11, 2017
• discussed North Korea and Iran nuclear threats on Nukes of Hazard Podcast, April 21, 2017
• co-wrote “A False Sense of Security,” US News, April 27, 2017
• interviewed on the North Korea threat, VOA, May 16, 2017
• interviewed Congressman Ted Lieu on Nuclear First-Strike, Nukes of Hazard Podcast, May 20, 2017
• discussed The Cuban Missile Crisis, Nukes of Hazard Podcast, June 5, 2017
• narrated “Will Missile Defense Keep America Safe?” The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, June 12, 2017

Marlee Pittman (Fall 2016)
• wrote “Letters: Invest in preventing conflicts,” The Advocate, April 10, 2017

Charles Powell (Spring 2016)
• supported the development of “Pathways to Cooperation A Menu of Potential U.S.-Russian Cooperative Projects in the Nuclear Sphere,” Nuclear Threat Initiative, February 2017

Kingston Reif (Spring 2008)
• wrote “Trump Nuclear Tweet Sparks Controversy,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “Time Expires on Obama Nuclear Agenda,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• co-wrote “What Tillerson Said, And Didn’t Say, About Nuclear Policy,” Arms Control Now, January 12, 2017
• wrote “CBO Details Nuclear Savings Options,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “Congress Rewrites Missile Defense Policy,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “Europeans Seek Conventional Arms Talks,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• wrote “Missile Defense Study Delayed,” Arms Control Today, January/February 2017
• quoted in “Trump’s nuclear options: Upcoming review casts a wide net,” DefenseNews, February 8, 2017
• co-wrote “Trump Inherits Nuclear Budget Time Bomb,” Arms Control Now, February 15, 2017
• discussed the Trump Administration on the “Nuclear Posture Review,” DefenseNews, February 20, 2017
• co-wrote “Trump Questions U.S. Nuclear Policies,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• co-wrote “New Interceptor Missile Scores a Hit,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “New ICBM Replacement Cost Revealed,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• co-wrote “Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink,” The National Interest, April 12, 2017
• quoted in “Congressional Audit Reports That Nuclear Bomb Budget Falls Shorts,” Roll Call, April 28, 2017
• wrote “Missile Defense Review Begins,” Arms Control Today, May 2017
• wrote “Missile Defense Can’t Save Us From North Korea,” War on the Rocks, May 29, 2017
• wrote “First Trump Budget Continues Unnecessary and Unsustainable Nuclear Weapons Plans,” Arms Control Now, June 7, 2017

Bernadette Stadler
• co-wrote “Why New START Matters,” Nukes of Hazard blog, February 13, 2017
• wrote “North Korea’s Launch Tests Missile and President Trump,” Nukes of Hazard blog, February 15, 2017
• wrote “The Rising Cost of Nuclear Forces,” Nukes of Hazard blog, February 21, 2017
• co-wrote “Will North Korea be the Trump Administrations Greatest Challenge?,” Nukes of Hazard blog, March 9, 2017
• wrote “Iran Deal Passes One-Year Checkup,” Nukes of Hazard blog, March 16, 2017
• co-wrote “US builds missile defense system for South Korea causing more tension,” The Hill, March 18, 2017
• spoke with Jim Walsh in “Understanding North Korea,” the Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation, March 20, 2017
• discussed North Korea and Iran nuclear threats on Nukes of Hazard Podcast, April 21, 2017
• wrote “Diplomacy with North Korea Can Work,” Defense One, May 9, 2017
• wrote “Will Missile Defense Keep America Safe?” The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, June 12, 2017

Mark S. Sternman (Fall 1992)
• wrote “O’Leary’s exit offers comfort,” Toronto Star, April 28, 2017

Rachel Stohl (Fall 1997)
• spoke about drones on “Remote Control War,” BBC World Service, January 10, 2017
• wrote “Trump’s Opportunity to Support Transparency, Accountability on the Conventional Arms Trade,” Stimson Center, February 6, 2017
• moderated a panel on efforts to establish standards for use of drones, Stimson Center, February 23, 2017
• wrote “Trump’s Drone Policy Taking Shape,” The Cipher Brief, April 10, 2017
• wrote “A New U.S. Drone Policy?” Forum on the Arms Trade, April 24, 2017
• co-wrote “Before drones sold to Jordan and UAE, safeguards needed,” Defense News, April 24, 2017
• co-wrote “Trump Doesn’t Understand Arms Sales,” US News, April 25, 2017
• co-wrote “President Trump, you can stop the use of child soldiers,” CNN, April 27, 2017
• introduced Stimson Center panel on Examining the Strategic Implications of Trump’s Budget, Stimson Center, May 25, 2017
• wrote “As Civilian Causalities Mount in Yemen, US Senate Puts Trump Arms Sales on Notice,” Stimson Stoplight, June 14, 2017

Maggie Tennis (Spring 2017)
• wrote “Nuclear Arsenal Costs Rising,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• co-wrote “New Interceptor Missile Scores a Hit,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “Congressional hearings reveal ‘no military requirement’ for new low yield weapons,” Arms Control Now, March 15, 2017
• wrote “Russia Advances Banned Cruise Missile,” Arms Control Today, March 2017
• wrote “Reducing the Risks of U.S.-Russia Nuclear Conflict,” Arms Control Now, April 3, 2017
• co-wrote “Pulling the U.S.-Russia Relationship Back from the Nuclear Brink,” The National Interest, April 12, 2017
• interviewed in “White House Releases Declassified Intelligence Summary of Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack Before UN Security Council Vote On New Resolution,” Schweitz Finance, April 11, 2017
• wrote “Ukraine’s Security is a Taxpayer Interest,” Nations and States, April 18, 2017
• wrote “U.S. Cites Russia for Banned Missile,” Arms Control Today, April 2017
• wrote “Russia Suggests Revived Arms Talks,” Arms Control Today, May 2017
• wrote “Pentagon Reviews Nuclear Policies,” Arms Control Today, May 2017
• wrote “Can the United States and Russia bridge the growing gap on arms control?” Arms Control Now, June 1, 2017
• wrote “A ‘Simpson’s’ -themed Twitter feud is Russia’s latest attempt to steamroll Ukraine,” Quartz, June 2, 2017
• wrote “INF Dispute Adds to U.S.-Russia Tensions,” Arms Control Today, June 2017

Greg Terryn (Fall 2014)
• co-wrote “The Treaty on Open Skies Factsheet,” The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, February 1, 2017
• quoted in “America’s Nuclear Weapons Program Is Already At the ‘Top of the Pack’,” Foxtrot Alpha, February 24, 2017
• interviewed on North Korea’s missile launches, TRT World, March 7, 2017
• interviewed on North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile program capabilities, KFI Radio, April 5, 2017
• discussed North Korea and Iran nuclear threats on Nukes of Hazard Podcast, April 21, 2017
• interviewed on North Korea’s nuclear capabilities, TRT World, April 30, 2017

Masako Toki (Fall 2001)
• wrote “2017 Conference Report,” The Critical Issues Forum, April 28, 2017
• wrote “CTBTO’s Dr. Lassina Zerbo Spoke at CIF Spring Student Conference in Nagasaki,” James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, May 1, 2017

Allie Van Dine (Fall 2014)
• interviewed Dr. Andrew Futter in “Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons: Should We Worry? A conversation with Dr. Andrew Futter,” Nuclear Threat Initiative, January 25, 2017
• wrote “Nukefest17: Experts Address Cyber Weapons and Strategic Stability,” Nuclear Threat Initiative, March 21, 2017
• wrote “Acknowledging the Cyber Threat to Nuclear Facilities,” CSIS Project on Nuclear Issues, April 2017
• wrote “Crash Override: Could a Similar Cyber Weapon be Used Against a Nuclear Facility?” Nuclear Threat Initiative, June 13, 2017

Audrey Williams (Fall 2013)
• wrote “U.S.-Turkey relations in 140 characters or less,” Independent Turkey, January 15, 2017
• wrote “Trump’s refugee ban: a bad sign for Ankara,” Independent Turkey, January 30, 2017
• co-wrote “International Women’s Day and the hidden moments of everyday struggle,” Independent Turkey, March 8, 2017
• wrote “Electronics ban spells turbulence for Turkey’s airline diplomacy,” Independent Turkey, March 30, 2017
• wrote “‘Difficult Choices’: Prospects for U.S. and Turkey Relations in 2017,” Turkey Heritage Organization, April 11, 2017
• contributed to the Turkish Heritage Weekly Review, Turkey Heritage Organization, June 20, 2017