Category: Press Releases

Danny Russel quoted in The Washington Post article, “‘Stopping the bad stuff:’ Japan’s Abe visits White House in latest bid to soothe Trump’s ego — and avoid his ire”

“‘There’s a certain amount of domestic dismay and criticism of Abe for what is perceived in many quarters in Japan as shameless pandering to Donald Trump,’ said Daniel Russel, who served as assistant secretary of state for East Asia and the Pacific in the Obama administration. ‘I’ve certainly heard that …

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Nick Rasmussen quoted in The Washington Post: “The hazy link between the attacks in Sri Lanka and New Zealand”

“Determining the motivations behind extremist acts can be challenging, experts say, and extremists are generally vague about their reasoning. ‘Terrorist organizations are often opportunistic in the way that they claim justification or rationalization for their attacks,’ Nicholas Rasmussen, a former senior director for counterterrorism on the National Security Council, told …

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