Jacob Stokes is a policy analyst at the National Security Network and editor of the blog DemocracyArsenal.org. His writing on international affairs has appeared in CNN.com, Politico, The Baltimore Sun, The American Prospect and The Guardian, among others. Jacob is a summa cum laude graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism. Before joining NSN, Jacob worked at the Center for American Progress and Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.
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In the News
Sirius XM’s Media Matters Radio, May 05, 2012
By Jacob Stokes and Nina Hachigian May 4, 2012 | Center for American Progress Action Fund Chen Guangcheng’s fate is still unclear. The blind lawyer for China’s poor is still in a hospital in Beijing. Yesterday he called into a congressional hearing to express his desire come to the United States, and today Secretary of [...]
Jacob Stokes, China-United States Focus, April 25, 2012
“The new report, written by policy analyst Jacob Stokes and Nina Hachigian, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, insists that US conservatives -continue to falsely accuse the Obama administration of “abandoning” Taiwan.”
By Nina Hachigian and Jacob Stokes, Politico March 14, 2012
Washington, D.C. – This morning the White House took the first step toward a full-fledged trade case against China by requesting “consultations” on rare earth exports at the World Trade Organization. Four other trade issues are also percolating, and the presidential campaign is bringing both trade and security issues into sharp relief. Against that backdrop, [...]
Need to Know, 1230 AM WOIC – Columbia, SC March 7, 2012
By Jacob Stokes January 6, 2012 | The American Prospect Yesterday, President Barack Obama crossed the Potomac River to hold a press conference at the Pentagon, the first time a president has addressed reporters from the military’s headquarters. Flanked by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey, and other senior military leaders, [...]
By Andrew Sullivan October 14, 2011 | The Dish David Rothkopf has mixed feelings about the passage of bilateral agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia: The most important reaction to these trade deals is akin to my parents’ reaction to my report card in that it looks past the accomplishment to the deflating underlying [...]
The Mario Solis Marich Show, August 22nd, 2011
By Jacob Stokes, Real Clear World, August 17th, 2011
On foreign policy, Perry’s writings and his advisors don’t square with Perry’s actions as governor and the positions of his Tea Party backers.
The Leslie Marshall Show, August 16th, 2011
By Jacob Stokes, The American Prospect, June 22, 2011
By Jacob Stokes and Lawrence Korb, The Baltimore Sun, June 15, 2011
Jacob Stokes on Free Speech Radio News Discussing US Withdrawal from Afghanistan with Michael Lawson
Free Speech Radio News, June 6, 2011
By Jacob Stokes & Kelsey Hartigan May 18, 2011 | RealClearWorld President Obama will give a speech Thursday explaining his vision of what the Arab Spring means for American policy in the Middle East. Coming nearly two years after his Cairo speech, it has the chance to become a historic address. The speech should include [...]