2013 Fellows in the News

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Media appearances, publications and videos of current and former Scoville Fellows. 

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Closing Time? The Shifting Politics of Guantánamo The National Interest, December 23, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Hillary Clinton’s Afghanistan Problem The National Interest, December 17, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in US Lawmakers Debate Increased Iran Sanctions Voice of America, December 13, 2013

Mark Sternman wrote With his own watchful eye, Santa needs no military transport Boston Globe letter to the editor, December 6, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Andrew Jackson Lives! America’s Foreign-Policy Populism The National Interest, December 5, 2013

Kingston Reif interviewed on Potential ‘dirty bomb’ material stolen CNN The Situation Room, December 4, 2013

Kingston Reif quoted in Rep. Hunter: US Should Use Tactical Nukes on Iran if Strikes Become Necessary Defense News, December 4, 2013

Kate Edelen wrote Resource mismanagement and Syria’s civil war Washington Times, November 27, 2013

Daryl Kimball interviewed Members Of Congress Signal Unhappiness With Iran Deal NPR’s Morning Edition, November 26, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Making a nuclear deal with Iran Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November 20, 2013

Kelsey Davenport  wrote An Iran nuclear deal is a win for U.S. Reuters, November 19, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote “Option C” and Other Gimmicks The National Interest, November 18, 2013

Daryl Kimball interviewed Can the US Salvage a Deal with Iran? To The Point, November 12, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Good and Bad Reasons to Cut Defense The National Interest, November 10, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in  Talks With Iran Fail to Produce a Nuclear Agreement New York Times, November 9, 2013

Sarah Williams wrote Voluntary regimes can advance nuclear security Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November 8, 2013

Kate Edelen wrote Aging water infrastructure in need of smarter solutions The Hill, November 5, 2013

Kate Edelen wrote Water troubles and community-level solutions The Hill Congress Blog, November 5, 2013

Usha Sahay wrote Iran, United States Finally Learning to Talk ‏The National Interest, November 4, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Pentagon pushes for billions to refurbish nuclear bombs Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, October 25, 2013

Kelsey Davenport  wrote U.S. needs to get real over Iran nuclear talks CNN op-ed, October 21, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Iran opens nuclear talks with proposals to end ‘unnecessary crisis’ over its atomic program Washington Post, October 15, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Future of Executive War Powers The National Interest, October 11, 2013

Daryl Kimball  interviewed on Air Force general in charge of nuclear weapons removed for lack of trust: defense officials NBC News, October 11, 2013

David Andersen wrote The Nobel Peace Prize From Kissinger to Obama Counterpunch, October 9, 2013

Rachel Stohl quoted in UN-Initiative UNSCAR: Helping Smaller Nations Implement the Arms Trade Treaty Huffington Post, October 7, 2013

Rachel Stohl co-wrote The Other Side of Drones: Saving Wildlife in Africa and Managing Global Crime Conflict Trends, October 2013

Kelsey Davenport  co-wrote A Nuclear Deal With Iran Is Within Reach, If Congress Plays Its Part Roll Call Commentary, September 27, 2013

Rachel Stohl and Daryl Kimball co-wrote US signature on Arms Trade Treaty will help end wars and protect civilians Christian Science Monitor opinion, September 27, 2013

Elise Keppler quoted in Charles Taylor to hear judgment in appeal against Sierra Leone atrocities conviction Washington Post, September 25, 2013

Rachel Stohl interviewed on US signs global arms treaty, joining more than 90 nations in deal to stem weapons trade Free Speech Radio News, September 25, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote The U.S.-Russia Deal on Syria Really Does Make Sense Wall Street Journal letter to the editor, September 23, 2013

Daryl Kimball co-wrote Putin’s Credibility on the Line With Syria Plan The Moscow Times, September 22, 2013

Daryl Kimball co-wrote Keep Cutting Nukes Foreign Policy, September 19, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Time to Narrow the AUMF The National Interest, September 18, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Would the United States ever actually use nuclear weapons? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, September 17, 2013

Daryl Kimball was a guest on C-SPAN Washington Journal to discuss Russian Proposal on Syrian Chemical Weapons September 15, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Destroying Syria’s Chemical Stockpiles a Costly, Lengthy ProcessVoice of America, September 12, 2013

Philipp Bleek interviewed on The cost of dismantling chemical weapons in Syria Marketplace September 11, 2013

Daryl Kimball co-wrote How to secure Syria’s chemical weapons Christian Science Monitor op-ed, September 11, 2013

David Andersen discussed Syria, US and Obama KXTV News10 Sacramento, CA, September 10, 2013

Nate Cohn wrote This One Chart Shows How GOP Support for Striking Syria Collapsed The New Republic, September 9, 2013

David Andersen wrote The Missing Choice (in response to the Syrian chemical weapons attack) Huntington News op-ed, September 3, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Even after 100,000 deaths in Syria, chemical weapons attack evoked visceral response Washington Post, August 31, 2013

Daryl Kimball wrote Will Attacking Syria Prevent More Chemical Weapons Attacks? Defense One, August 29, 2013

Homa Hassan co-wrote Syria and the Limits of ‘Responsibility to Protect’ U.S.News & World Report, August 27, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Washington’s Strange Strategy-Review Ritual The National Interest, August 25, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Critics decry US cluster bomb sales to Saudi Al Jazeera, August 24, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in White House Muted on Alleged Syrian Chemical Atrocity Time, August 22, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Our Restrained Great Powers The National Interest,, August 16, 2013

Usha Sahay co-wrote Time to take U.S. out of the Afghanistan equation News & Observer, August 16, 2013

Rachel Stohl co-wrote Killing Lions, Buying Bombs New York Times op-ed, August 9, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Ties Fraying, Obama Drops Putin Meeting New York Times, August 7, 2013

Elise Keppler quoted in Arms dealer ‘expelled’ from Sierra Leone amid pending legal caseWashington Post, August 5, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Don’t blame Moscow Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, August 5, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Iran’s new president puts Obama in a quandary Al Jazeera, August 4, 2013

Philippe de Koning co-wrote The Land of the Sinking Sun: Is Japan’s military weakness putting America in danger? Foreign Policy, July 30, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Who Are We at War With? The Answer Is Classified The National Interest, July 24, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote What Ash Carter Gets Wrong about Nuclear Weapons Spending Defense One, July 24, 2013

Elise Keppler wrote Sudan: Bashir’s Hasty Departure – Did He Feel the Heat? allAfrica, July 22, 2013

Daryl Kimball  cited in Obama: Don’t Cancel the Moscow Trip The Nation, July 19, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Congress and NSA Secrecy The National Interest, July 18, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Reflexive Hawkishness 2014 The National Interest, July 17, 2013

Rachel Stohl co-wrote Unarmed Drones Can Strengthen US And African Security  International Business Times, July 16 2013

Elise Keppler quoted in Sudan President Bashir’s Nigeria visit causes anger BBC News Africa, July 15, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote On the Plain Meaning of Words The National Interest, July 10, 2013

Daryl Kimball wrote  Hitting the Re-START Button The Moscow Times, July 3, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Next US-Russia Arms Talks Could Involve Short-Range Nuclear Weapons Voice of America, July 2, 2013

Usha Sahay co-wrote Upgrading B61 nuclear bomb doesn’t make sense Knoxville News Sentinel, June 22, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Strangelove Caucus The National Interest, June 21, 2013

Elise Keppler wrote Unfinished business in Sierra Leone – justice must be done Public Servuce Europe, June, 20 2013

Daryl Kimball  wrote Death by Cuts to a Thousand: Obama’s plan to reduce nuclear weapons does too little and will take too long Foreign Policy, June 20, 2013

Cassidy Regan co-wrote Aid Gone Awry in Africa U.S.News & World Report, June 19, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote What Closing Guantánamo Means (II) The National Interest, June 18, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote What Obama should say on nuclear weapons Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, June 18, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Security, Liberty and the Forever War The National Interest, June 13, 2013

Usha Sahay co-wrote The Best-Laid Iran Plans The National Interest, June 12, 2013

Nate Cohn wrote Not Everyone Loves the NSA’s Snooping New Republic, June 11, 2013

Daryl Kimball cited in Cold War Turning Point: Fifty Years On PBS NewsHour, June 10, 2013

Kingston Reif quoted in HASC Green-Lights East Coast Missile Shield DefenseNews, June 6, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Obama’s Second-Term Team: Divided by Design? The National Interest, June 5, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Jersey Shore 2.0: An East Coast Missile-Defense Site Time, June 4, 2013

Daryl Kimball  wrote US signature needed to advance global arms trade treaty The Hill’s Global Affairs, June 3, 2013

Rachel Stohl wrote Arms Twisting: Why won’t Obama sign his own weapons treaty next week? Foreign Policy, May 30, 2013

Daryl Kimball wrote How to Break the Deadlock on Missile Defense The Moscow Times, May 27, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote It’s smart to scale back nuclear weapons spending Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, May 21, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote An Ugly Smear of Jeremy Scahill The National Interest, May 17, 2013

Kingston Reif co-wrote U.S. Delay on Anti-Nuclear Terror Measures Hinders Global Efforts World Politics Review, May 17, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote What Closing Guantánamo Means The National Interest, May 16, 2013

Usha Sahay wrote Don’t waste money upgrading obsolete nukes DailyRecord.com, May 16, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Iran and Obama’s Threat Calculus The National Interest, May 9, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Onion Goes to War The National Interest, May 1, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The ‘Isolationist’ Drone Warriors The National Interest, April 30, 2013

Rachel Stohl quoted in Military Use of Unmanned Aircraft Undeterred by Drone BacklashNational Defense, April 25, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote ‘Neo-Isolationist’ Is a Useless Label The National Interest, April 23, 2013

Masako Toki quoted in Local, foreign high school students come together in Monterey to talk nuclear disarmament San Jose Mercury News, April 22, 2013

John Feffer wrote The Real North Korea Korean Quarterly, Spring 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Could a nuclear-armed Iran be contained? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, April 18, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Bay of Pigs and Its Consequences The National Interest, April 17, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote So Kim Jong-un Walks Into a Bar . . . The National Interest, April 11, 2013

Rachel Stohl wrote Tell the Truth About the Arms Treaty New York Times op-ed, April 11, 2013

Travis Sharp quoted in Pentagon’s Proposed Budget About Aame As Last Year Washington Post, April 10, 2013

Barb Guy wrote Vets suffer while Bush regards his toes The Salt Lake Tribune, March 31, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in UN Arms Treaty Stalled Voice of America News, March 28, 2013

Daryl Kimball co-wrote Nuclear-Arms Budgetary Realities  Wall Street Journal letter to the editor, March 26, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Iraq and Moral Imagination The National Interest, March 22, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote John Yoo’s Tortured Logic on Iraq The National Interest, March 20, 2013

Molly Clark Dunigan wrote A lesson from Iraq war: How to outsource war to private contractors Christian Science Monitor, March 19, 2013

Que Newbill wrote Jordan’s Forgotten Youth Problem Diplomatic Courier, March 19, 2013

Usha Sahay co-wrote The End of Endless War? Huffington Post, March 19, 2013

Rachel Stohl co-wrote Arming the Syrians Continues To Be a Bad Idea The Hill’s Congress Blog, March 12, 2013

Nate Cohn wrote Could North Korea Nuke Washington? The New Republic, March 8, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Drone Policy after the Filibuster The National Interest, March 8, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Four Horsemen Ride Again The National Interest, March 6, 2013

Taylor Jo Isenberg wrote Government as a Force for Good New York Times, March 6, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Nuclear Weapons Cuts Will Make the United States Safer Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 6, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Results of Threat Inflation The National Interest, March 1, 2013

Kelsey Davenport quoted in Ahead of March Iran Talks, U.S. Urged to Back Possible Israeli Strike Inter Press Service, February 28, 2013

Nate Cohn wrote Americans Are Asleep on the Sequester. The GOP Better Hope They Don’t Wake Up. The New Republic, February 26, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Meaning of the Hagel Fight The National Interest, February 26, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote A Subtle Shift at Foggy Bottom The National Interest, February 21, 2013

Kingston Reif discussed the cost effectiveness of the U.S. missile defense system Scott Horton radio show, February 19, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote The Banality of Unilateral Nuclear Cuts Time, February 15, 2013

Usha Sahay co-wrote Bringing the Troops Home, But Not Soon Enough The Hill’s Congress Blog, February 14, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote North Korea Is Irrelevant to Size of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal The National Interest, February 13, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Drones and Double Standards The National Interest, February 11, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Obama to Renew Drive for Cuts in Nuclear Arms New York Times, February 10, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote How Not to Make a Point The National Interest, February 8, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Does Missile Defense Work? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, February 8, 2013

Usha Sahay provided assistance to To Cut Wasteful Spending, Start With Nuclear WeaponsHuffington Post blog, February 5, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in Analysis: Diplomatic Window Closing on Iran New York Times, February 4, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote The Dumbest Argument against Hagel The National Interest, January 30, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Atomic Bond Foreign Policy, January 30, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote U.S. Leaders: ‘We Are Number One’ The National Interest, January 28, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Rand Paul’s Foreign-Policy Mad Libs The National Interest, January 24, 2013

Daryl Kimball quoted in How Did Iranian Bullets Wind Up in Africa? The Atlantic, January 21, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Inaugurations and Speaking to History The National Interest, January 18, 2013

Kingston Reif wrote Nuclear Myths (and Realities) Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, January 15, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Drones and Congressional Power (II) The National Interest, January 14, 2013

Usha Sahay co-wrote Sen. Robert Menendez Can Help Solve Iran Impasse 
Star-Ledger (New Jersey), January 10, 2013

Rachel Stohl quoted in Chemical Overreaction Executive Magazine, January 10, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote Drone Strikes and Congressional Power The National Interest, January 9, 2013

Robert Golan-Vilella wrote A Decade of War, Forgotten The National Interest, January 7, 2013