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Newswise:  Buffalo State Political Scientist with Ties to Europe Discusses War in Ukraine
Released: 10-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Buffalo State Political Scientist with Ties to Europe Discusses War in Ukraine
SUNY Buffalo State College

Sara Norrevik, Buffalo State college lecturer of political science and public administration, served as a political adviser in Sweden’s Ministry of Defense before going into academia. In a Q&A, she discusses the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and its many ramifications.

Released: 3-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court

Are you looking for expert commentary on the leaked opinion draft that appears to overturn Roe v. Wade? Newswise has you covered! Below are some of the latest headlines that have been added to the U.S. Supreme Court channel on Newswise.

Newswise:Video Embedded putin-s-invasion-miscalculation-could-result-in-a-coup
Released: 3-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Putin's invasion miscalculation could result in a coup
University of Michigan

University of Michigan history professor Ronald Suny says Russian president Vladimir Putin's strategy for Russia to invade Ukraine was an incredible miscalculation. His blunder will either result in him stepping aside or being forced out by a coup of some kind, Suny says.

Released: 28-Apr-2022 1:30 AM EDT
Global aid response on Ukraine too short-term, says study
Taylor & Francis

International organisations and governments offering aid to Ukraine are not targeting their assistance effectively, according to research published in the peer-reviewed journal Public Money and Management.

Released: 15-Apr-2022 11:35 AM EDT
International OK shapes public perceptions of drone warfare
Cornell University

Armed drone strikes earn more public support and legitimacy when they have international approval from organizations such as the United Nations, according to a survey conducted by a team of Cornell researchers.

Released: 6-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT
UCI experts available to discuss invasion of Ukraine
University of California, Irvine

The University of California, Irvine, has several members from a variety of fields of study that are available to comment on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Their names and areas of expertise are found below.   Matthew Beckmann, associate professor, political science. Beckman studies the organizational structures and operational strategies presidents can use to pick their team, invest their time, focus their attention, channel their effort, discipline their thinking, coordinate their subordinates, and, most importantly, make decisions.

Newswise: WashU Expert: Americans must prepare for cyber warfare
Released: 22-Mar-2022 3:20 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Americans must prepare for cyber warfare
Washington University in St. Louis

On March 21, President Biden issued an urgent warning to American business leaders to strengthen their companies’ cyber defenses immediately. In recent weeks, experts have been surprised by the lack of full-scale cyberattacks by Russia. But the threat of devastating cyberattacks is still very real and American companies and individuals must remain vigilant, warned Liberty Vittert, professor of practice of data science at Washington University’s Olin Business School.

Newswise: Research: Partnership between humanitarian organizations and governments is essential for providing cash assistance to refugees
Released: 22-Mar-2022 12:15 PM EDT
Research: Partnership between humanitarian organizations and governments is essential for providing cash assistance to refugees
Indiana University

n the last four weeks, more than 3.5 million Ukrainians have fled their country to escape Russian forces, facing an uncertain future and placing new economic demands on host countries such as Poland. Besides this recent crisis, more than 80 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide, notably in Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar. While humanitarian organizations are providing in-kind assistance in the form of food, hygiene products and shelter, many are increasingly turning to cash payments, with the intention of providing refugees with spending flexibility, restoring their dignity, and improving the wealth of their host communities. New research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business reveals that cash assistance is a double-edged sword.

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Released: 21-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Could Russian actions in Ukraine constitute international crimes?
Washington University in St. Louis

The United States Senate’s passing of a resolution supporting a war crimes investigation into Russian President Vladimir Putin for his invasion of Ukraine adds to an international call to hold Putin accountable for Russia’s actions.The invasion gives rise to a real concern not only about breaches of international law for which the Russian Federation might be liable, but about liability of individuals for international crimes, said Leila Sadat, the James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law and Special Adviser on Crimes Against Humanity to the International Criminal Court prosecutor.

Newswise: WashU Experts: China’s political and economic dilemma
Released: 21-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT
WashU Experts: China’s political and economic dilemma
Washington University in St. Louis

International business experts John Horn and Patrick Moreton offer their perspectives on the developing situation with China, including challenges facing the country and what impact their actions could have on the Chinese and global economies.

Newswise: War in Ukraine: CSUDH Associate Dean Hamoud Salhi Explains the Context, and What the Future Holds
Released: 17-Mar-2022 6:10 PM EDT
War in Ukraine: CSUDH Associate Dean Hamoud Salhi Explains the Context, and What the Future Holds
California State University, Dominguez Hills

CSUDH Associate Dean of International Education and Senior International Officer Hamoud Salhi discusses the underlying geopolitical causes that have led to the current Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Released: 17-Mar-2022 1:50 PM EDT
Global instability and the timing of Russia’s attack on Ukraine
Washington University in St. Louis

Analyzing more than 200 years of conflicts, David Carter at Washington University in St. Louis finds revisionist states — like Russia — have made territorial claims when the great powers that dominate the international system are embroiled in crisis.

Released: 17-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Conspiracists Push Baseless Story of US-Backed Bioweapons in Ukraine

Certain media outlets and social media posts are making the claim that the United States has established several biolabs in Ukraine, inferring that they contain dangerous bioweapons. We find this claim to be false. The U.S. does not fund bioweapons research in Ukraine. It has only supported preventative public health measures to contain infectious diseases, and prevention of bioweapon proliferation.

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