Monthly Archives: June 2017

Pramila Jayapal in Mother Jones

Former ICWA Fellow Pramila Jayapal is the subject of the new Mother Jones article, “She Didn’t Pick the Resistance. The Resistance Picked Her. Now She’s One of Trump’s Most Fearless Opponents.”  The article highlights Jayapal’s splash into Congress, standing up to Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban and making her mark.  Read the …

Cheng Li quoted in Bloomberg Politics

Former ICWA fellow Cheng Li of the Brookings Institution was recently quoted in Bloomberg Politics in the article “China’s Xi Mines State Firms for Political Jobs Before Reshuffle.”  Below are Li’s quotes: “There is a wider variety of options for Xi to choose his people from,” said Li, who last year published “Chinese …

Andrew Tabler quoted in Politico

Andrew Tabler, former ICWA fellow and Syria expert, was recently quoted in a Politico article titled “Trump still doesn’t have a strategy for dealing with Assad.”  Below is Tabler’s quote: “What’s striking about the string of recent clashes is that the United States has been provoked by offensive actions taken by Iranian-allied …

Jonathan Guyer wins SFJ Award

Jonathan Guyer has won third prize for arts and entertainment commentary in the Society for Features Journalism’s 2017 Excellence in Features awards. Jonathan was recognized for his work about art and comics in the Middle East. Guyer is one of the rising experts on art and satire in the Middle East. Guyer was a Fellow with the Institute of Current …