Trisha Craig, Yale-NUS College

Trisha Craig, Yale-NUS College

Trisha Craig

5 February 2024
Washington Report: Trump floats Chinese Goods tariff exceeding 60% if elected. More pain than gain?
Former US President Donald Trump said he might impose a tariff on Chinese goods of more than 60 per cent if elected, signalling an increasingly hawkish tone against the top supplier of goods to the United States. Is Trump trying to start a trade war with China?
In other news, the US launched airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against more than 85 targets linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard and militias it backs, reportedly killing nearly 40 people, in retaliation for a deadly attack on US troops. Will the Biden administration face any criticism? What's next?
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College weighs in.

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27 November 2023
Washington Report: US President Joe Biden to skip COP28; Hopeful about Israel-Hamas truce extension
US President Joe Biden will miss the latest UN climate summit in Dubai, after two years of attending the talks. What’s on the agenda for the US at COP28? Will the US be ready to commit money this year? And how will US-China relations impact the momentum at the meeting?
Elsewhere, following the release of the third group of hostages by Hamas as part of a truce, Biden has expressed his goal of extending the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas for as long as possible. Can the US do more in the ongoing efforts to maintain peace in the region?
We find out from Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College.

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23 October 2023
Washington Report: Diving deep into Biden's dual-track Gaza strategy
In this week's edition of Washington Report, US President Joe Biden is in focus; from his visit to Israel last week and the possibility of his relationship with the country dragging him down in his political survival.
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College give us an analysis of those headlines and more.

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25 September 2023
Washington Report: Can Congress Avoid a US Government Shutdown on Oct 1st?
The prospect of a US government shutdown grows more likely with each passing day as lawmakers have yet to reach a deal to extend funding past a critical deadline at the end of the month.
Can a US government shut down be averted? And what could likely happen if the government shuts down?
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College explains more.

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11 September 2023
Washington Report: Top takeaways from Biden's trip to G20 & Vietnam
US President Joe Biden is nearing the end of a trip to India and Vietnam for a series of high-profile meetings aimed at countering China’s influence in the developing world. What are the key takeaways from G20 Summit 2023 and what can make of Biden's messaging abroad?
For a better analysis, we're joined by Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College.

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7 August 2023
Washington Report: Donald Trump calls for judge's recusal, venue change in his 2020 election case. Will this help his case?
Former US President Donald Trump is asking for the federal judge presiding in his criminal case over his attempts to overturn the 2020 election to recuse herself, along with a change of venue outside of the District of Columbia, accusing the judge of being partial against him. Will these changes be granted? And what happens next in Trump’s busy legal schedule?
We find out from Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College.

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4 August 2023
Morning Shot: Could the latest indictment bring Trump down?
Former US President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to overturn his 2020 presidential election defeat.
Trisha Craig, Senior Lecturer for Social Sciences, Sociology and Political Science & Vice President for Engagement at Yale-NUS College finds out how much of an impact Trump’s latest indictment will have on his 2024 Presidential campaign.
Presented by: Lynlee Foo
This podcast is produced and edited by Yeo Kai Ting (ykaiting@sph.com.sg)

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24 July 2023
Washington Report: Henry Kissinger treated to an elaborate lunch by the Chinese government
China's warm welcome for former National Security Adviser and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger could be a reminder of how US-China relations can and should be.
We also speak about Pvt. Travis King, the American soldier who ran across the border into North Korea, Antony Blinken's upcoming visit to Tonga, New Zealand and Australia, and updates on former US President Donald Trump’s legal troubles.
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College helps us elaborate on these headlines.

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22 July 2023
Saturday Mornings: International News Review with Trisha Craig on Thai Political Turmoil, Wheat Woes, Kissinger King in Beijing, and Netflix' New Subs!
In our International News Review, Saturday Mornins host Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author and co-host Neil Humphreys speak to Trisha Craig, VP of Engagement and Senior Lecturer Global Affairs, Yale-NUS College about the challenges ahead for Thailand politics, now that reformist Pita Limjaroenrat won’t be PM, global wheat prices soaring after Russia's refusal to renew its grain deal with Ukraine and destroying tonnes of the grain, John Kerry and Henry Kissinger in Beijing and treated very differently, and Netflix scores 5.9 million new subs.

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17 July 2023
Washington Report: Can US and China set aside their differences to tackle the common issue of climate change?
US and China, despite their differences, attempt to discuss climate issues as US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry visits Beijing.
Ron DeSantis, the governor of Florida, is the only other non-Trump frontrunner in the upcoming 2024 US election. However, he is in trouble when it comes to fundraising for his campaign.
We also discuss the Hollywood actor strikes and continued efforts to address the issue of student debt in US.
We speak to Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College more about these headlines.

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15 July 2023
Saturday Mornings: International News Review with Trisha Craig on Nato's meeting, Hollywood goes dark and Barbie go to the Philippines.
In our International News Review, “Saturday Mornings Show” host Glenn van Zutphen and guest co-host Trisha Craig, Yale-NUS, discuss the outcome of the important NATO meeting this week and its impact on Sweden and Ukraine, also the reasons behind the Hollywood writer’s and actor’s strike, and how Barbie is getting permission to land in the Philippines.

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3 July 2023
Washington Report: What effects will the US Supreme Court recent rulings on education policies have?
The US Supreme Court, in its latest conservative shift, has upended decades of precedent allowing race-based college admission. Diversity is vital for students to create a holistic education environment and this ruling poses a threat to that factor. The Supreme Court has also dealt a fatal blow to US President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel student debt for tens of millions of Americans.
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted again with the new charges being based on incriminating recordings bragging to associates about top secret military efforts against Iran.
We speak to Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College more about these headlines.

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5 June 2023
Washington Report: Biden signs debt limit bill, debt-ceiling saga is a wrap
US President Joe Biden has signed a bill that suspends the US government's $31.4 trillion debt ceiling and that will affect. During the recent Shangri-La dialogue, US and China trade blame on each other on various issues.
We speak to Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College more about this.

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15 May 2023
Washington Report: Should the world be worried if the US debt ceiling is not lifted?
From US’ debt ceiling crisis to the possibility of former US President Donald Trump becoming president once again.
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College gives us an analysis of those headlines and more.

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5 May 2023
Euro Watch: Sunak faces first big electoral test as PM
From UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak facing his first big electoral test as PM in local polls and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy surprise visit to Finland for Nordic summit.
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College gives us an analysis of those headlines and more.

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3 April 2023
What happens now that former US President Donald Trump has been indicted?
Former US President Donald Trump is facing impending arrest on charges stemming from an investigation into a payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels in 2016.
After a grand jury in New York voted last week to indict him, Trump will be the first former US president to face criminal charges.
Drive Time's Elliot Danker speaks with Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College to find out what to expect from the criminal case and its impact on Trump's 2024 election campaign.

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1 April 2023
Saturday Mornings: International News Review - Trump Woes, Finland Crows, Thailand Chokes
In our International News Review, Host Glenn van Zutphen and guest co-host Anita Kapoor speak to Trisha Craig, VP of Engagement and Senior Lecturer Global Affairs, Yale-NUS College about the Trump indictment and how the left sees it as overdue and the right as a political witch hunt, Putin unwittingly pushes Finland right into the NATOs lap, and millions of Thais are suffering from heavy smog.

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13 March 2023
Washington Report: Silicon Valley Bank collapse & how the US will intervene
On Washington Report, Drive Time's Elliot Danker and Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College break down the biggest headlines out of the United States from Silicon Valley Bank’s sudden collapse, the mega submarine deal under the AUKUS agreement to the controversial Willow oil drilling project in Alaska.

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6 March 2023
Washington Report: Will the US fully ban TikTok amid fears of Chinese surveillance?
Ongoing conversations about regulating access to TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, advanced on several fronts this week.
On Capitol Hill, Republicans on one House panel moved forward on a bill to grant US President Joe Biden new powers to ban the app for more than 100 million American users, citing security threats.
Why has the pressure been ratcheted up on TikTok? And what will this mean for the future of the social media app?
On Washington Report, Drive Time's Elliot Danker speaks with Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College to find out more.

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6 February 2023
Washington Report: Will China's 'spy' balloon be the focus of Joe Biden's State of the Union address?
Chinese surveillance balloons over the US weren't something many of us had in our 2023 bingo cards, but the US military has shot down a Chinese high-altitude balloon after it drifted off the East Coast near the Carolinas. US officials say the balloon was being used for surveillance, while China insists it was a civilian research vessel.
What does this mean for US-China relations? And with US President Joe Biden's State of the Union address 2023 just around the corner, will China be an uninvited guest on Tuesday night?
On Washington Report, Drive Time's Elliot Danker and Timothy Go speak with Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College to unpack the latest developments out of the US.

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1 December 2022
Euro Watch: European Union (EU) governments have failed to agree on a price cap on Russian seaborne crude oil
From UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s first foreign policy speech to EU governments failing to agree to a price cap on Russian seaborne crude oil.
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College shares more.

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26 November 2022
Weekends: International News Review
In our International News Review, Glenn van Zutphen and award-winning author Neil Humphrey speaks to Trisha Craig, Sr. Lecturer Global Affairs, VP for Engagement, Yale-NUS College  to talk about Malaysia latest election, World Cup 2022’s human rights issue and more.

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03 November 2022
Euro Watch: Russia decide to withdraw from the Black Sea grain export deal
From global wheat prices rising sharply following Russia’s withdrawal from the Black Sea Grain export deal to Germany asking Serbia to choose between the EU and Russia.
Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College shares more.

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6 October 2022
Euro Watch: UK’s government makes a u-turn on its income tax cutting and EU finance ministers’ support Ukraine into its 2023 budget.
From the UK government making a dramatic u-turn and reversing plans to cut the country’s highest rate of income tax to EU's finance ministers agreeing to integrate their support payments to Ukraine into its 2023 budget.Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College shares her analysis on these headlines and more.

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22 September 2022
Euro Watch: New strategy towards the current uncertain economic and Russia’s wartime mobilisation
UK’s ‘mini budget’ is expected to be announced at the end of this week. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin ordered the first mobilisation since World War II. All of these highlights will be further looked at. Trisha Craig, Vice President (Engagement) and Senior Lecturer of Social Sciences (Sociology and Political Science), Yale-NUS College

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