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President Trump Announcing He Would Veto a House-Introduced Resolution to Block His National Emergency Declaration.

The Washington Post

Analysis & Opinions - The Washington Post

Former Senior National Security Officials Issue Declaration on National Emergency

A bipartisan group of 58 former senior national security officials issued a statement Monday saying that “there is no factual basis” for President Trump’s proclamation of a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Press Release - American Academy of Political and Social Science

Ambassador Samantha Power to Receive 2019 Moynihan Prize in Social Science and Public Policy

| Jan. 24, 2019

Former United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, Belfer Center-based Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, will receive the prestigious 2019 Moynihan Prize in Social Science and Public Policy, the American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) announced today. The award will be presented at an award ceremony in Washington, D.C. in October. 

The 2018 Moynihan Prize recipient was John P. Holdren, Co-Director of the Belfer Center's Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program and former Science Advisor to President Barack Obama.

 

Mike Pompeo meets with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his recent visit to Riyadh.

Reuters

Newspaper Article - The New York Times

U.S. Spy Agencies Are Increasingly Convinced of Saudi Prince’s Ties to Journalist’s Disappearance

WASHINGTON — American intelligence officials are increasingly convinced that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is culpable in the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an appraisal that poses challenges to a White House intent on maintaining a close relationship with the kingdom.

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Gage Skidmore

Analysis & Opinions - The New York Times

How Mike Pompeo Could Save the State Department

| Mar. 13, 2018

Samantha Power writes that a year of insults, chaos and falsehoods has brought about a precipitous drop in the international standing of the United States. She argues that Mike Pompeo, President Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, can't change the president, but he can get back to trying to solve problems in the real world.

Book Chapter - Harper Collins Publishers

Beyond Elections: Foreign Interference with American Democracy

| March 2018

In this chapter from Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America (HarperCollins, 2018), Samantha Power argues that Americans need to pay more attention
to the ability of adversaries to subvert domestic democratic processes by aiming falsehoods at a ripe subset of the population—and warns that this is a concern beyond election cycles.