Gabe Murphy

Gabe Murphy

Gabe Murphy is a writer and peace advocate with a master’s degree in Global Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Follow him on Twitter: @GabeRMurphy

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Air Force cyber warriors of the 624th Operations Center at work. (Photo: US. Air Force/William Belcher) Views
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Cyber Threats Call for Cyber Diplomacy
In the wake of recent and ongoing revelations about the massive SolarWinds hack, which granted the hackers access to a long list of U.S. government and partner systems and raises serious national security concerns, a wide range of politicians and cyber analysts have been quick to call for increased...
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A protester dressed as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and another dressed as U.S. President Donald Trump stand outside the White House in the wake of the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 19, 2018. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Saudi Crown Prince's Hit Squads Reflect His Foreign Policy—And Ours
The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, often referred to as MbS, is facing the court of international public opinion once again. This time, he stands accused of sending a hit squad to Canada to assassinate former Saudi intelligence official Dr. Saad Aljabri—not to be confused with the hit...
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Sunday, April 07, 2019
President Moon's Unenviable Task
When President Moon Jae-in of South Korea meets with President Donald Trump at the White House this week, he may find himself fighting the urge to pour cold water all over Trump, because that’s what Trump did to the Korea peace process when he met with Kim Jong Un in Hanoi.
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
U.S. War Footing in Korea Remains Major Roadblock to Peace
North Korea’s cancellation of talks planned between North and South Korea is cause for concern, as is its suggestion that the U.S.-North Korea summit scheduled for June 12 could meet the same fate . But the greater causes for concern are the U.S.-South Korea war drills and a U.S. negotiating...
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"As the diplomatic process finally begins, there will be countless opportunities for the Trump administration to undermine it, and countless voices telling it to." (Photo: Woohae Cho/Getty Images) Views
Friday, January 05, 2018
North Korea Diplomacy Needs Defending, Not Snarky Tweets
As the U.S., the Korean Peninsula, and the world stare down the barrel of what would be a devastating war between the U.S. and North Korea, President Trump’s reluctant, kinda sorta endorsement via Twitter of proposed talks between North and South Korea triggered a collective sigh of cautious relief...
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CODEPINK protesters at Congressional hearing on Iran in 2015. (Photo: CODEPINK) Views
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
To Support Diplomacy with North Korea, Defend Diplomacy with Iran
Under legislation passed ahead of the Iran Deal, the president has to certify Iran’s compliance with the agreement every 90 days. So far Trump has certified Iran’s compliance twice, but the second time, reports surfaced that Trump’s advisors had to talk him out of decertifying. Since then, Trump...
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Trump Administration’s Penchant for Escalation in Syria Must Be Challenged
From launching a volley of Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base, to repeatedly bombing pro-Syrian government forces, to shooting down a Syrian Air Force jet this past weekend, the Trump administration’s proclivity for escalation has led to a new chapter in the Syrian civil war. In this chapter,...
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