Publications and Media

Members of our firm frequently publish, lead conferences, record podcasts or are interviewed by international media.      

Publication Year

Carbon border adjustment mechanisms: Will innovative climate policy launch a trade war?

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TSG Consultant Mark Linscott writing in the New Atlanticist

Published: June 2021

Open letter to the G7 leaders urging quick vaccination worldwide

Senior Advisor for Global Health Affairs Amb. (ret.) Jimmy Kolker signs an open letter to the G7 leaders urging quick vaccination worldwide.

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G7 Open Letter

Published: June 2021

The U.S.-Japan Alliance in Global Health: COVID-19 and Beyond

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Transnational Strategy Group and Langley Esquire

Published: February 2021

A Better Way Forward for Mexico

TSG Consultant for International Commercial, Investment and Mexican Affairs Ambassador (ret.) E. Anthony Wayne, discusses recent Mexican legislation regarding cross-border criminal cooperation.

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Pulse News Mexico

Published: January 2021

The Future of U.S.-Japan Relations under Biden – with special guest Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki

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Transnational Strategy Group and Langley Esquire

Published: December 2020

TSG Consultant James Schwemlein presents at Royal Society for Asian Affairs conference on an American post-election Asia policy

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Royal Society for Asian Affairs

Published: November 2020

Improving Pandemic Preparedness

Senior Advisor for Global Health Affairs Amb. (ret.) Jimmy Kolker served as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations Task Force on “Improving Pandemic Preparedness. Lessons from COVID-19.”

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Council On Foreign Relations

Published: October 2020

INTERVIEW | Thomas Cynkin on What Shinzo Abe’s Successor Should Know About Diplomacy

TSG Japan and Northeast Asia Practice Lead Dr. Thomas Cynkin is interviewed by Japan Forward on Japanese-U.S. diplomacy and relations under a new Prime Minister.

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Japan Forward

Published: September 2020

Woodward Book Casts New Light On Trump’s Fight With WHO

TSG Senior Advisor for Global Health Affairs quoted in National Public Radio article on President Trump’s policy with respect to the World Health Organization (WHO)

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NPR

Published: September 2020

NIH Presses U.S. Nonprofit for Information on Wuhan Virology Lab

TSG Senior Advisor for Global Health Affairs quoted in article reporting on National Institutes of Health investigation.

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Wall Street Journal

Published: August 2020

Conversation including TSG Consultant for Mexican affairs and former U.S. ambassador to Mexico E. Anthony Wayne on the launch of a Report on U.S.-Mexico Relations.

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US-Mexico Foundation

Published: August 2020

How to make a bad situation much worse: Run from Afghanistan because of the virus

TSG Consultant Ambassador (ret.) E. Anthony Wayne and others review current American policy in Afghanistan.

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Atlantic Council

Published: August 2020

What did Abe’s diplomacy bring?

Tom Cynkin, Practice Lead, Japan and Northeast Asia, is interviewed by Japanese national daily newspaper Sankei Shimbun on “What did Abe Diplomacy Bring?”

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The Sankei News

Published: August 2020

Trump administration sends letter withdrawing U.S. from World Health Organization over coronavirus response

TSG Senior Advisor for Global Health Affairs quoted by the Washington Post regarding the U.S. withdrawing from the World Health Organization.

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The Washington Post

Published: July 2020

COVID-19 and Global Health Governance

A career FSO with extensive experience in global health diplomacy discusses the practical problems—all solvable—in bringing the current and future health crises under control.

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AFSA.org

Published: July 2020

Will China save Iran?

With Iran’s regime on the ropes, China sees an opportunity, which for Israel translates into a threat.

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GLOBES

Published: July 2020

Trans-Atlantic relations and the Western Balkans

The sudden cancelation of the planned White House meeting between the Presidents of Serbia and Kosovo provides an opportunity to pause and examine where the United States and European allies can most effectively collaborate when approaching the Western Balkans.

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Modern Diplomacy

Published: July 2020

TSG Senior Advisor for Global Health Affairs Ambassador (ret.) Jimmy Kolker testifies before U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing on COVID-19 and U.S. International Pandemic Preparedness, Prevention, and Response.

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United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Published: June 2020

USMCA: Launching a New Phase of Prosperity in North America

TSG’s Consultant for International Commercial, Investment and Argentine Affairs, Tony Wayne, moderated an event on the new US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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The Wilson Center

Published: June 2020

Better coordination is key to reenergizing US-Mexico trade

Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and TSG Consultant E. Anthony Wayne assesses how to boos U.S.-Mexico trade.

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The Hill

Published: May 2020

Reports of Kim’s death were greatly exaggerated

TSG Practice Lead, Japan and Northeast Asia Thomas Cynkin assesses the current situation in North Korea.

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The Japan Times

Published: May 2020

Saving Lives: Collaborate or Vilify?

Jimmy Kolker, who ran the largest AIDS program in the world, discovered the power of diplomatic skills in saving lives during worldwide health crises. When he got to Wuhan, what happened? Have we “self-disarmed”?

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American Diplomat

Published: May 2020

China is chasing us. We need to run faster.

Senior Advisor for International Labor Affairs George Dragnich comments on U.S. competitiveness strategy and China policy.

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The Washington Post

Published: January 2020

TSG Consultant for International Commercial, Investment and Mexican Affairs Ambassador (ret.) E. Anthony Wayne, discusses trade with Mexico under the new USMCA agreement.

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American Diplomat

Published: January 2020

TSG Senior Advisor for Food, Agribusiness and Regulatory Affairs, Philip Shull, assesses discusses challenges to commercial diplomacy in today’s China in the context of that nation’s history and culture.

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American Foreign Service Association

Published: August 2019

TSG Consultant for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Deborah McCarthy, moderates a series of podcasts on key national security issues with ambassadors and military leaders

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The General and the Ambassador

Published: October 2018

TSG Consultant James Schwemlein comments about the Financial Action Task Force, the role of China and recent FATF actions regarding Pakistan

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Foreign Policy

Published: October 2018

TSG Senior Advisor for Trade and Transatlantic Relations Peter Rashish on “Making the Atlantic Great (again)? Prospects for New U.S.-EU Trade Negotiations

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AICGS

Published: September 2018

TSG Consultant Amb. Vicki Huddleston is interviewed by Peace Corps Worldwide on her new book “Our Woman in Havana.”

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Peace Corps Worldwide

Published: May 2018

A Diplomat’s Perspective on Use of Science and Evidence in Implementing PEPFAR

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Science and Diplomacy

Published: April 2018

TSG President Dana Marshall is interviewed for an article on potential American economic development policies in Africa.

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Congressional Quarterly

Published: March 2017

Deputy U.S. National Security Advisor-designate and current Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland interviews TSG Senior Director for Congressional Affairs, Joel Rubin, on the Iran nuclear agreement for Fox Defcon3

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Fox News

Published: November 2016

Jeffery DeLaurentis: The US State Department’s ‘Man in Havana’

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BBC News

Published: July 2015

Sermaye Piyasası ve Borsa (Securities Markets and the Stock Exchange)

Co-authorted by Abdullah Akyuz, TSG Senior Advisor for Turkey, the Caucasus and Central Asia, this 750-page book is not only about the organizational and regulatory structure of the Turkish securities markets but also offers economic analysis, history as well as interviews with key official figures and market players. The 12 chapters of the book are: 1. Financial markets 2. The history of securities markets and the stock exchange in the West and Turkey 3. Emergence of modern securities markets in Turkey 4. Issuers and instruments 5. Investors 6. Intermediary institutions 7. Other securities markets institutions 8. Istanbul Stock Exchange 9. Clearing, settlement and central depository 10. Global financial crisis 11. An overview of the first 33 years 12. Interviews

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Published: July 2015

Le défi stratégique du partenariat transatlantique (TTIP’s Strategic Challenge)

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Le Monde

Published: February 2015

Svani Group (Chaired by TSG Advisor Thomas Svanikier) joins private sector effort to combat Ebola

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United Nations Development Programme in Ghana

Published: December 2014

Bridging the Pacific – The Americas’ New Economic Frontier?

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Atlantic Council

Published: July 2014

It’s the Geoeconomy, Stupid

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The National Interest

Published: March 2014

TSG Senior Advisor Carson Wynne speaking on export opportunities in the United States and Canadian markets at invitation of Dubai Export Development Corporation.

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Trade and Export Middle East

Published: December 2013

Merkel’s Victory for the Transatlantic Economy

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AICGS

Published: September 2013

Germany and the Euro Zone Balance of Power: Transatlantic Trade to the Rescue?

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AICGS

Published: June 2013