Interviews

Interview with GU Fellow Ron Bonjean

GPPR Editor in Chief Jake Ford and Interview Editor Erich Denk sat down with Ron Bonjean, GU Politics Fellow for Fall of 2017. Ron Bonjean has the distinction of being the only person ever to have served as the lead spokesperson for both a Speaker of the House and a Majority Leader. Recently, he was…

Interview with José Diaz-Balart

Editor in Chief Jake Ford and Senior Interview Editor Disraeli Smith sit with legendary broadcaster José Diaz-Balart. Jake and Disraeli talk about diversity in public policy, uncertainty and how to overcome divisiveness in politics. Plus, in a GPPR podcast first, José asks us a question!  

Clinton25 Interviews with Paul Begala and Mack McLarty

Interview Editor Disraeli Smith sat down with Mack McLarty, White House Chief of Staff, 1993-1994 to discuss his relationship with President Clinton, President Clinton’s Vision for America, and some of the issues of today, as part of Clinton25 hosted by GU Politics. Afterwards, Disraeli Smith spoke with Paul Begala, Senior Strategist on the 1992 Clinton/Gore Campaign…

Interview with GU Politics Fellow Marie Harf

GPPR Interview Editors Disraeli Smith and Benjamin Huber speak with Marie Harf, current Fox News commentator and former Senior Advisor to Secretary John Kerry. The team discusses uncertainty in our foreign policy strategy, the Iran Nuclear Deal, what public policy experts should know about foreign policy, and how foreign policy impacts domestic policy.  

Review: Basharat Peer, India, Turkey, and the Rise of Authoritarianism

“Everyone’s experience with democracy is different.” Thus begins Basharat Peer’s A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen (Columbia Global Reports, 2017). The new book by the Indian political journalist, currently an editor for the opinion section of the New York Times, is an incredibly timely, slim volume exploring how the democratic…