Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The Daily Beast
Fletcher Professor Daniel Drezner comments on President Donald Trump's national security strategy that breaks with previous administrations by naming China a "revisionist power" and a threat to American interests.
Publication date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Chronicle of Higher Education
This is an interview with Frank Lehman, assistant professor of music, on his work studying the music of the Star Wars movies.
Publication date: Monday, December 18, 2017
NBC Boston
"It’s important because sometimes we don’t know if there’s a switch that’s properly set, the operator may not realize how fast he or she is going, the operator could become incapacitated," says engineer William Messner, discussing the importance of "Positive Train Control," a computer program designed to prevent train crashes.
Publication date: Monday, December 18, 2017
Bloomberg News
Dean of The Fletcher School James Stavridis writes about how mainstream and moderate President Donald Trump's national security strategy is, despite statements that may have indicated otherwise.
Publication date: Friday, December 15, 2017
WGBH News
"To cut down trees and then burn them puts carbon dioxide into the atmosphere immediately," says William Moomaw, co-director of the Global Development and Environment Institute in this article on a change in Massachusetts state legislation that now recognizes wood pellets as a renewable energy source.
Publication date: Friday, December 15, 2017
The Diplomat
Political scientist Michael Beckley comments on the "Quad" -- a potential security arrangement between India, Australia, Japan, and the United States that would influence foreign relations with China.
Publication date: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Bloomberg News
Fletcher's Alex de Waal is quoted in this article on the impact an oil deal between Sudan and South Sudan could have on the two countries.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Fox News
Fletcher Professor Sung-Yoon Lee is interviewed about the history and growth of North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Newsweek
A Twitter post from Fletcher's Daniel Drezner is included in this roundup of reactions to the Alabama Senate race.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Boston Globe
Benjamin Wolfe, assistant professor of microbiology, is quoted in this article on the safety of preparing and consuming fermented foods.

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