March 3, 2021

PSIA Chairman Elizabeth Freund Larus February 19 offered comments on Vietnam News on President Biden’s domestic and foreign priorities. (Vietnam News)

Larus Comments on Biden Policies on Vietnam News Program

Professor and Chairman of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Freund Larus

Professor and Chairman of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Freund Larus

PSIA Chairman Elizabeth Freund Larus was the key guest on the Vietnam News program 360 Degree World
on February 19, 2021. Professor Larus offered comments on President Biden’s domestic and foreign priorities. She indicated that Biden’s domestic priorities were addressing COVID and facilitating economic equality. His foreign policy priorities are addressing China’s economic and military rise, and restoring U.S. global leadership. Her comments begin at 5 minutes into the program at https://vnews.gov.vn/video/v-204308.htm.

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Larus Commments in Vietnam Press on Biden Foreign Policy Challenges

Professor and Chairman of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Freund Larus

Professor and Chairman of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Freund Larus

Elizabeth Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, commented in the Vietnam press on President Biden’s foreign policy challenges. Professor Larus indicated that Biden will need to overcome the skepticism of Congressional Republicans in formulating his foreign policy. Although foreign policy making is historically the domain of the executive branch, Congress undeniably has a role as well. Access her comments at https://www.vietnamplus.vn/my-chuyen-gia-danh-gia-ve-chinh-sach-doi-ngoai-cua-tong-thong-biden/691987.vnp

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Larus Comments on Vietnam TV News on President Biden’s Domestic and Foreign Policies

Professor Elizabeth Larus Comments on Vietnam News

Professor Elizabeth Larus Comments on Vietnam News

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, was a special guest on the Vietnam News talk show “World 360 Degrees” on January 23, 2021. Professor Larus explained that addressing the novel coronavirus would be President Joe Biden’s top domestic priority. She also commented on U.S.-Vietnam relations, analyzing U.S. charges against Vietnam for alleged currency manipulation. Her comments begin 11 minutes and 21 minutes into the program at https://vnews.gov.vn/video/the-gioi-360-do-ngay-23-01-2021-201943.htm

Larus Comments on Indus News on Changes to U.S. Taiwan Policy

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science Elizabeth Freund Larus.

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science Elizabeth Freund Larus.

Elizabeth Freund Larus, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, commented on changes to U.S. State Department regulations on Taiwan on the Indus News television program In Focus South Asia, January 12, 2021. Her commentary begins at 15 minutes into the program at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdDkEwvhmdM&list=PL75uzXP3OUv0kX_KdFTmHTLgWqmZPZC1_&index=2

US-Taiwan Relations Under President Joe Biden (Taiwan Insight Nottingham)

Larus Publishes Article in Taiwan Insight

Professor Elizabeth Freund Larus, Chairman of the UMW Department of Political Science and International Affairs, published an article in Taiwan Insight (Nottingham) indicating that despite promises to get tough on China, Joe Biden is not likely to antagonize China, especially when it involves Taiwan. UMW PSIA department alumnae Shirley Martey Hargis co-authored the article.

US-Taiwan Relations Under President Joe Biden

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Freund Larus

Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science and International Affairs Elizabeth Freund Larus

US Sanctions on Chinese, Russian Firms (In Focus South Asia)