Ehsan Zaffar joins Council on Foreign Relations

Ehsan Zaffar, an instructor with USC CREATE, USC Price SCI, and frequent speaker at Bedrosian Center, has been invited to join the Council on Foreign Relations as a term member. CFR is a nonpartisan think tank specializing in foreign policy and international affairs. This highly-selective organization with 4,900 members worldwide, includes more than a dozen U.S. secretaries of state…

How the Supreme Court Will Have a Big Impact on the Next Election

ATTN: quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about the Supreme Court’s decision to consider a court case about partisan-based gerrymandering. “The Supreme Court’s willingness to consider the Wisconsin partisan gerrymandering case is significant,” Christian Grose, a political science professor at the University of Southern California, told ATTN:. “The court has considered partisan gerrymandering…

Why Bill Cosby’s case has race, gender and celebrity echoes of the O.J. Simpson trial

After 52 hours of deliberation, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case failed to reach a verdict and a mistrial was declared. Cosby could face a new trial as soon as October. His defense team says he is vindicated. But prosecutors are calling for more women to step forward. KCRW-FM interviewed Jody Armour of…

Trump hearings launch Kamala Harris

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Politico quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how Senator Kamala Harris is building her national political reputation in Congress. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a veteran California political analyst, said Harris in the past was viewed as so careful in shepherding her political profile that “I don’t know that she has a reputation…