M. Taylor Fravel


<p> M. Taylor Fravel is associate professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. </p> <p> Vipin Narang is assistant professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Both are members of MIT's Security Studies Program. </p>
Articles by M. Taylor Fravel
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28:  President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Saturday, President Trump is making several phone calls with world leaders from Japan, Germany, Russia, France and Australia. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. On Saturday, President Trump is making several phone calls with world leaders from Japan, Germany, Russia, France and Australia. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - JULY 12:  Anti China protestors mount a protest rally against China's territorial claims in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea in front of the Chinese Consulate on July 12, 2016 in Makati, Philippines. The International Tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration is expected to come out with a ruling today between the Philippines and China over the dispute in the South China Sea on Tuesday. The case was filed by the Philippines in 2013 since China took control of a reef about 140 miles from the Philippines coast although the People's Republic maintains it will not be bound by the ruling.  (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
MANILA, PHILIPPINES - JULY 12: Anti China protestors mount a protest rally against China's territorial claims in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea in front of the Chinese Consulate on July 12, 2016 in Makati, Philippines. The International Tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration is expected to come out with a ruling today between the Philippines and China over the dispute in the South China Sea on Tuesday. The case was filed by the Philippines in 2013 since China took control of a reef about 140 miles from the Philippines coast although the People's Republic maintains it will not be bound by the ruling. (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)
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