Category: News

Julie Smith quoted in The Washington Post article, “Public Servants Use Impeachment Hearings to Offer Lessons of History and Military Service in Rejoinder to Trump”

“‘What we’ve seen over the last couple of days is a whole assortment of personal and compelling reasons why people chose the career path of public service,’ said Julie Smith, a Europe expert who served as deputy national security adviser to then-Vice President Joe Biden. ‘Outside of Washington, the image …

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Michèle Flournoy quoted in POLITICO article on Ukraine assistance

“Michèle Flournoy, who served as the undersecretary of defense for policy under Obama, said that withdrawing assistance would provide serious leverage over Ukraine. “‘They’re counting on the U.S. to continue to support them in all kinds of ways — sanctions, diplomacy, military assistance, training and advising, putting pressure on Putin,’ …

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Danny Russel quoted in The Straits Times article, “Trump’s China Strategy Counterproductive, Says Former Top US Diplomat for Asia Pacific”

“‘For retaliation to be smart it needs to be applied in a targeted and judicious manner for the purpose not of inflicting pain but to change behaviour,’ [Daniel Russel] said. ‘And you can’t claim that Trump’s retaliatory measures – the tariffs, the threats, the listing of companies like Huawei – …

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