Tag: Julie Smith

Michèle Flournoy, Bob Work, and Julie Smith cited in the Wall Street Journal article, “National Security Veterans Urge Trump to Invoke Emergency Mobilization Law”

“A bipartisan group of more than 100 former national security officials are urging President Trump immediately to use a Korean War-era defense mobilization law ‘to the full extent’ to support companies making supplies critical to combating the coronavirus outbreak. “In a letter Wednesday, the former officials said the Defense Production …

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Julie Smith quoted in The Wall Street Journal article, “Trump’s Coronavirus Travel Ban Deepens Tensions With European Allies”

“‘There’s considerable friction between Europe and the United States on many fronts,’ said Julianne Smith, who served as deputy national security adviser to former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic front-runner in the race to face Mr. Trump in the November election. “‘One of the things that’s irritating the Europeans …

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Julie Smith quoted in Newsweek article, “Trump’s Coronavirus European Flight Freeze Will Create ‘Grave Uncertainty’ For Americans In EU, Expert Warns”

“‘In some ways Europeans have become accustomed to not being consulted,’ she explained. Nonetheless, she said the European perception has generally been that in a time of real crisis the administration would still look to collaborate with allies. “‘But alas, what we saw last night was the president intent on …

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Julie Smith writes in War on the Rocks: “Germany’s 5G Debate Ought Not Be A Referendum on Donald Trump”

“Chancellor Angela Merkel can’t seem to make up her mind. For months, her administration, the Germany Parliament, and outside experts have been debating whether to rely on high-risk vendors for the construction of the country’s 5G telecommunications networks. Unfortunately, this important debate keeps getting sidetracked. Because the Trump administration is …

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