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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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Ely Ratner quoted in The South China Morning Post article, “Hong Kong People Could Feel ‘Most of the Pain’ from U.S. Human Rights Act, American Experts Warn”

“‘I think it’s a really hard policy problem for the United States in part because there needs to be some sort of rule here of “Do no harm,”’ Ely Ratner, deputy director of national security for former vice-president Joe Biden, said during a discussion hosted by the National Committee on …

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Liz Rosenberg quoted in The Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. Sanctions Compliance Weighs on Nonfinancial Companies”

“‘In financial services, people are very accustomed to these sanctions,’ Ms. Rosenberg said. ‘There’s a lot of existing knowledge about what it means to have sovereign debt restrictions, correspondent banking restrictions.’ “‘But when there are new measures that go at nonfinancials—which is an expressed goal of this administration, for example, …

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Dennis Ross quoted in The Washington Post article, “Trump Administration Says Israel’s West Bank Settlements Do Not Violate International Law”

“‘I’m mystified by the timing,’ said Dennis Ross, who played a lead role in shaping Middle East policy under several administrations from Reagan to Obama. ‘If you were still interested in presenting the Trump peace plan, you wouldn’t want to do something that puts key Arab leaders… in a position …

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Michael Camilleri spoke with France 24, “Evo Morales Steps Down: ‘The People of Bolivia Took to the Streets to Defend Their Democracy, But the Military Gave Morales the Final Push'”

“I think it is too early to call it a coup. Evo Morales clearly created this predicament for himself by violating the constitution and then orchestrating what appears to be a fraudulent election. The people of Bolivia reacted to that. They took to the streets for weeks to try to …

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