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Kremlin Names Veteran Diplomat As Ambassador To The US

quoting Michael McFaulvia The New York Times
Monday, August 21, 2017

President Vladimir V. Putin on Monday named a career diplomat and arms control expert who is under European Union sanctions as the next Russian ambassador to Washington, replacing an envoy drawn into the swirling questions surrounding contacts between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.


World Class With Michael McFaul: Russia's Return To Global Power

interview with Michael McFaulvia World Class
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul talks about how Russia’s history led to President Putin’s rise to power, why he moved toward a more authoritarian regime, and how Russia’s relationship with the United States has changed, particularly since President Trump took office.


Cold War Lessons In Coercive Diplomacy For Dealing With North Korea Today

by Michael McFaulvia Medium
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Unfortunately, like many national security debates these days, our national discussion about how to address the growing North Korean threat has quickly become polarized between two extreme positions. In one corner, President Trump has threatened a preemptive military strike in response (I’m paraphrasing his remarks into more analytic terms) to new threats from the North Korean regime.


Robert Service Discusses Russia On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Robert Servicevia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Robert Service discusses his Defining Ideas article "Russia Wrestles With Islam."

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Trump ‘Submissive’ In Praise Of Putin’s Expulsion Of U.S. Diplomats, Say Former Envoys

quoting Michael McFaulvia Newsweek
Friday, August 11, 2017

President Donald Trump’s praise of Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s expulsion of hundreds of American diplomats is making America look weak in front of the foreign strongman, say diplomats who have served both Republican and Democrat presidents.

To Understand Russian Election Interference, Start with This Movie About Doping

by Benjamin Wittes
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

In 2014, an amateur cyclist named Bryan Fogel had an eccentric idea for a film: He had just participated in a prestigious and grueling alpine stage race called the Haute Route in the Alps and had finished in 14th place. He decided to spend the next year not just training, but also doping. He meant to come back and run the race again the following year. He meant to not get caught for the doping. He expected the doping would vault him into the group of elite leaders who had finished above him.


Robert Service On The Lars Larson Podcast (28:25)

interview with Robert Servicevia The Lars Larson Podcast
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Robert Service discusses his recent book Russia and Its Islamic World.

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McFaul: It Would Be A 'Real Crisis' If Trump Fires McMaster

quoting Michael McFaulvia NewsMax
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

It would be a "shock and a real crisis" if President Donald Trump would turn on national security adviser H.R. McMaster and fire him over his conflicts with chief strategist Steve Bannon, former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said Monday.


Russia And The US Are Jittery About Spies. But Facts Are Hard To Come By

by Robert Servicevia The Guardian
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Amid the allegations swirling around Washington sits a private company called the Kaspersky Lab. But beyond that, nothing is clear.


Michael McFaul: An Ideological Battle Takes Hold In The White House

interview with Michael McFaulvia MSNBC
Monday, August 7, 2017

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster's recent remarks about Russia.