“U.S.-Mexican Relations Could Get Worse,” Amanda Mattingly, Truman National Security Project, April 2018

In a recent article published by the Truman Project, TAG Senior Director Amanda Mattingly warns that U.S.-Mexican relations could get worse if Andrés Manuel López Obrador is elected the next president of Mexico in July. According to Mattingly, “López Obrador’s election would have serious implications for the economic growth trajectory for Mexico and, in turn, the bilateral relationship with the United States.”

U.S.-Mexican Relations Could Get Worse

“Can Trump and Kim Jong-un Make A Deal to Reduce Tensions?” Jack Devine, Japan Forward, March 2018

“The coming historic meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un provides an extraordinary opportunity to reduce tensions in Asia, or it could push us forward towards a possible confrontation,” wrote TAG President Jack Devine in an Op-Ed published in Japan Forward on March 30, 2018.

Can Trump and Kim Jong-un Make A Deal to Reduce Tensions?

Jack Devine on The Hugh Hewitt Show, March 2018

TAG President Jack Devine spoke with Hugh Hewitt on The Hugh Hewitt Show about Trump’s nominee for Director of the CIA, Gina Haspel, noting that she is a skilled professional with a great degree of operational experience in the field and policy level experience in Washington. Jack said Haspel has a “stellar reputation” at the Agency and the hearings will be important to bring the facts to light.

The Hugh Hewitt Show

“Haspel Is A Professional, Painted Unfairly: CIA Veteran Devine,” Jack Devine on Bloomberg Radio, March 2018

Bloomberg Markets AM host Lisa Abramowicz spoke with TAG President Jack Devine about Trump’s nominee for the CIA, Gina Haspel, and the recent expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats. Jack commented that Haspel is a professional and a careerist who has been painted unfairly. He noted that the hearings will be useful to bring the facts to light and also underscored the significance of Haspel being the first woman to be nominated to lead the CIA. With respect to Russia, Jack said the expulsion demonstrates a toughening of the US position.

Haspel Is A Professional, Painted Unfairly