Dennis Ross interviewed in CBS News podcast, “Israel’s Political Future”

"In this episode of 'Intelligence Matters,' host Michael Morell speaks with Ambassador Dennis Ross, a leading expert on the Middle East, former senior U.S. diplomat and currently counselor and distinguished fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Ross and Morell discuss recent political changes in Israel, including the outlook for the governing coalition and the background of newly elected Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. Ross, a former senior adviser on the Middle East to multiple U.S. presidents and secretaries of [...]

2021-08-02T22:04:32-04:00June 23, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Jim Jeffrey interviewed in NPR’s All Things Considered, “Countries Seem to Be Normalizing Relations With the Syrian Regime”

"For years, the U.S., along with other Western and Arab countries, have sought to replace or isolate the Syrian regime. Many supported the rebels fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad. But now that his government is prevailing in the long civil war there, countries are turning towards the regime again. NPR's Ruth Sherlock reports…" Read the full transcript here: Full Transcript

2021-08-02T22:13:53-04:00June 23, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Jim Jeffrey writes in Foreign Affairs: “Can Biden Do Everything?”

"In his recent article 'Biden’s Everything Doctrine' (April 22), Jeremy Shapiro correctly identifies serious inconsistencies in the new U.S. administration’s foreign policy. Washington now promises both a 'foreign policy for the middle class' and engagement on seemingly every global problem. Many of Shapiro’s remedies—scaling back frantic interventions, making choices between values and allies, and withdrawing from Afghanistan—are sensible. But his piece fails to contend with a long-standing premise of U.S. foreign policy that has contributed to the contradiction he identifies..." Read [...]

2021-08-02T22:57:35-04:00June 23, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Dennis Ross quoted in The Jerusalem Post article, “US: Election of Raisi Unlikely to Change Dynamics of Nukes Talks”

"Ambassador Dennis Ross, a distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, told the Post that 'the issue is not whether the JCPOA will change; the point is working with the administration on what is going to happen between now and 2030 when the real sunset provisions and limitations on the size of the Iranian nuclear infrastructure are all lifted…'" Read the full article here: Full Article

2021-08-02T22:14:59-04:00June 22, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Michael Singh quoted in Politico article, “Iran’s Next President Gives Biden a New Nuclear Headache”

"'You look at Raisi’s record and the sanctions are warranted,' said Michael Singh, who served in former President George W. Bush’s National Security Council. 'If you’re serious about targeting human rights abusers, then Raisi falls in that category…'" Read the full article here: Full Article

2021-08-02T22:11:39-04:00June 21, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Rachel Ellehuus interviewed in Foreign Policy Research Institute podcast, “Biden’s Visit to NATO”

"President Biden just finished a three-country trip, where he met with world leaders in the United Kingdom, Belgium, and in Switzerland. The main focus of the trip was to reinvigorate U.S. alliances in Europe and with NATO. To discuss the trip, Aaron spoke this week with Rachel Ellehuus, the deputy director and a senior fellow with the Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)…" Listen to the full episode here: Full Episode

2021-08-02T22:03:17-04:00June 21, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Andrea Kendall-Taylor interviewed in Voice of America podcast, “Biden Abroad: G7, NATO, Putin Summits”

"Ian Lesser, Vice President at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and director of GMF Brussels office, and Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, discuss with host Carol Castiel the ramifications of US President Joe Biden’s first overseas trip as president and the outcome of summits with the G7, NATO, and Russian President Vladimir Putin…" Listen to the full episode here: Full Episode

2021-08-02T22:01:53-04:00June 18, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Andrea Kendall-Taylor quoted in NPR article, “Biden and the EU Call a Truce in a 17-Year Trade Fight to Focus On Threats From China”

"And despite the 'positive veneer' and goodwill on Biden's initial tour, allies wonder what they'll see in the next administration, or the one after that, said Andrea Kendall-Taylor, who advised the Biden team during the transition to the White House…" Read the full article here: Full Article

2021-07-20T23:36:00-04:00June 15, 2021|Geopolitical Perspectives|
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