July 10, 2020

Vladimir Putin and the Future of Russian Politics, with Michael McFaul and Vladimir Kara-Murza

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Michael A. McFaul and Vladimir Kara-Murza

Ambassador (ret.) Michael McFaul and Vladimir Kara-Murza join Andrea-Kendall Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss recent anti-democratic developments in Russian politics and U.S.-Russia relations. McFaul is a former U.S. ambassador to Russia and senior director for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council. He is currently a professor and Hoover Institution fellow at Stanford University. Kara-Murza is a Russian democracy activist, politician, author and filmmaker. He currently serves as chairman of the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom and vice president of the Free Russia Foundation.

  • Podcast
    • October 16, 2020
    European Outlooks on the Transatlantic Relationship, with Jana Puglierin

    Jana Puglierin joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how Europeans are thinking about the United States and a future transatlantic relationship. Puglierin is...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Jana Puglierin

  • Commentary
    • The Washington Post
    • October 13, 2020
    No, Trump has not been ‘tough’ on Russia

    The simple fact is that even harsh-looking sanctions have little impact when there’s zero political will to enforce them....

    By Edward Fishman , James Lamond & Max Bergmann

  • Podcast
    • October 9, 2020
    Prospects for Democracy in Belarus, with Judy Dempsey and Jonathan Katz

    Judy Dempsey and Jonathan Katz join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the ongoing protests in Belarus and the country’s prospects for a democratic political tr...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Judy Dempsey & Jonathan Katz

  • Commentary
    • October 5, 2020
    Enlisting NATO to Address the China Challenge

    Moving forward, the DoD should enlist NATO in efforts to address the China challenge....

    By Carisa Nietsche, Jim Townsend & Andrea Kendall-Taylor

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