Author Archives: Jieun Pyun

About Jieun Pyun

AA-Dedman(Tower Center)

Joshua Rovner: Iran deal “neither as transformative as advocates hope nor as terrible as critics fear”

Joshua Rovner is the John G. Tower Distinguished Chair of International Politics and National Security, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Director of Studies at the Tower Center for Political Studies. He is the author of the multiple-award winning Fixing … Continue reading

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Student Blog – Ryan Cross | Sun & Star Symposium: Waiting for the Rising Sun

Report: Keynote Speech by Richard Armitage Ambassador Richard L. Armitage delivered the keynote speech at the opening dinner of the Sun & Star Symposium 2015, hosted by SMU’s John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. Highlights of his long career … Continue reading

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Yuval Weber | Why the U.S. does nothing in Ukraine

This news story first appeared on March 18, 2015. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Yuval Weber is an assistant professor in the Department of World Economy and International Affairs at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow, … Continue reading

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The U.S. just leaked its war plan in Iraq. Why?

This news story first appeared on February 27, 2015 . For more information, click here. By Joshua Rovner and Caitlin Talmadge, The Washington Post Joshua Rovner is the John Goodwin Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics and National Security. He is … Continue reading

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Does Dallas Need a Mayoral Election This Year?

This blog post first appeared on February 26, 2015. For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Edward T. Rincon is President of Rincón & Associates LLC. It’s an odd question to ask indeed, but perhaps not so odd if you have kept … Continue reading

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25 Years of McCuistion: A Brief History of Immigration

This news story first appeared on February 16, 2015 . For more information, click here. Tower Center Associate, Neil Foley is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Chair in History at SMU. The history of immigration in the United States is the … Continue reading

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25 Years of McCuistion: Immigration Policy from 1990-2015

This news story first appeared on February 16, 2015 . For more information, click here. Tower Center Senior Fellow, Pia M. Orrenius is Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Immigration policy is the subject of this McCuistion Program … Continue reading

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Joshua Rovner | The Foreign Policy Essay: Hidden Victories

This news story first appeared on February 8, 2015 . For more information, click here. Joshua Rovner is the John Goodwin Tower Distinguished Chair in International Politics and National Security. He is the author of Fixing the Facts: National Security and the … Continue reading

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Ambassador Jordan | New Saudi ruler King Salman bin Abdulaziz

Former U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Tower Center Senior Fellow, Robert Jordan, comments on the succession of Arab King Salman bin Abdulaziz. This news story first appeared on January 22, 2015. For more information, click here. (Reuters) – The death on … Continue reading

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Tower Center Director, James Hollifield has been appointed as a Public Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center

We are pleased to announce that Dr. James F. Hollifield, Director of the Tower Center, has been appointed as a Public Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. for 2015-2016. During his sabbatical at the Wilson … Continue reading

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