John Gershman

Author Bio

John Gershman is a Clinical Associate Professor of Public Service, Associate Director of NYU’s Global MPH Program, and Director of Undergraduate Programs at Wagner. Previously he was the Director of the Global Affairs Program at the International Relations Center and the Co-Director of Foreign Policy In Focus.

Content by this author

Obama and Arroyo: Time for a Reset

The worsening human rights situation in the Philippines requires the United States to rethink its political and economic relations with the country.

Iraq–Fool Me Twice

In October 2002 the White House deceived the Congress and the public, inducing Congress--in the administration's interpretation--to abandon its constitutional responsibilities in matters of war-making.

Decision on Libya Marks Shift in Bush Foreign Policy

The recent announcement by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that the United States will open an embassy in Libya was welcome news all around. Long overdue, the restoration of full diplomatic relations is a win-win situation for both Libya and the United States, as well as for other states in and out of the Middle East. The U.S. decision also marks a significant shift in the foreign policy of the Bush administration, a change most observers have overlooked.

China: A Troubled Dragon

China's growing economic power and global presence coincide with severe economic and social challenges at home.