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"I personally support a world without nuclear weapons," said Steven Pifer, a former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs.
Sergey Kislyak is the Russian ambassador at the center of two recent controversies surrounding the Trump administration. Conversations Kislyak had with Trump's former national security .... I imagine he's had some interaction with Putin but didn't come ...

U.S Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on Friday expressed concern about the possibility of an "accident" while praising the Greek government's responsible attitude at a time of heightened tension on the "Cyprus Issue".
Sergey I. Kislyak, the longtime Russian ambassador to the United States, hosted a dazzling dinner in his three-story, Beaux-Arts mansion four blocks north of the White House to toast Michael A. McFaul just weeks before he took up his post as the ...
To be clear, none of this should be read as criticism of either Damon Wilson, a former NSC staffer under George W. Bush, or of Steven Pifer, a respected arms-control expert and former US ambassador to Ukraine. While their conclusions are open to debate ...
At an annual security conference in Munich, Germany, today, Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. commitment to NATO is "unwavering.

... the Russian Ambassador to the US before Mr Trump took office. A month ago, the acting attorney general, told Mr Trump's senior officials that Mr Flynn may be vulnerable to blackmail as a result of the conversation.
The film points out that the real center of American influence in the Kiev demonstrations was with Ambassador Pyatt and Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland.
The UK is ready to exit the EU after publishing the British government's White Paper, orTheresa May's Brexit bible. "This White Paper confirms the Prime Minister's vision of an independent, truly global UK and an ambitious future relationship with the ...
A gas pressure gauge of the gas-compressor station in Mryn village, about 130 kilometres of Kiev, Ukraine. Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt told New Europe on February 1, 2017, the Ukrainian gas pipeline network is reliable but the US would like to ...
US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey R. Pyatt on Wednesday defended his country's policy in favor of Europe's energy source diversification and launched an offensive against Russia for trying to dominate the European energy market for political purposes.
There is much in the coming year that Kyiv cannot change. There are, however, things that it can effect. The Ukrainian government needs to play its difficult hand wisely.
"The Russians understand the relationship between military means and diplomacy infinitely more than Obama does," said Robert Ford, a former Obama administration ambassador to Syria who is now with the Middle East Institute. To the Kremlin's delight, ...
The sanctions against Russia announced Thursday by the administration of President Barack Obama are likely to fail, former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton said Friday morning, and are an insufficient response for the Kremlin's "attack on our ...
"It requires a lot of thought and a lot of study and Twitter, with 140 characters, probably doesn't lend itself to the best discussion of this issue," former U.S.
"It requires a lot of thought and a lot of study and Twitter, with 140 characters, probably doesn't lend itself to the best discussion of this issue," former U.S.
The White House's decision not to block a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel for its construction of settlements in occupied territories was "outrageous," Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer said Thursday morning, especially given ...

On Christmas Day, after the Foreign Ministry summoned diplomats from each Security Council member to deliver a demarche, the prime minister hauled in Dan Shapiro, the U.S.
"Israel's [U.S.] ambassador, Ron Dermer, said Monday that Israel had evidence that the Obama administration was behind the wording of the resolution and had cooperated with the Palestinians behind Israel's back.
I will be more comfortable if he heeds the advice that he's likely to get from the vice president-elect and the secretary of defense and maybe the secretary of state," said Steven Pifer, senior fellow the Brookings Institution's Center on the United ...
Donald Trump's transition team has tapped dozens of public relations veterans and policy experts to guide the president-elect's nominees through the Senate confirmation process.
Steven Pifer, a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, noted that it's not yet clear how far Trump will go to accommodate Russia.
Addressing the U.S. vote, Ambassador Samantha Power said, "It is because this resolution reflects the facts on the ground - and is consistent with U.S.
Kissinger is one of the few Americans to meet frequently with Putin, one former U.S. ambassador recently recalled -- along with movie star Steven Seagal and ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the likely next secretary of state.
Trump, meanwhile, recently nominated an avid supporter of a Jewish settlements, David Friedman, as his choice for the next U.S. ambassador to Israel. In the interview with FP, Ban said he had a "good telephone call" with Trump. On Trump's views on ...
Explaining the U.S. decision to abstain at the United Nations on Friday, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power quoted a 1982 statement from then-President Ronald Reagan, which declared that Washington "will not support the use of any additional land for the ...
A 2011 Brookings Institute report written by Steven Pifer, the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine between 1998 and 2000, reveals how Washington failed to appreciate that Moscow was not ready to fully accept Ukraine as a sovereign nation after 1991.
In Ankara, the Russian ambassador to Turkey was assassinated by a man who shouted in Turkish not to forget Syria and Aleppo, then yelled in Arabic "Allahu akbar," which means "God is great.
Bolton also speculated whether the assassin of Russia's ambassador to Turkey, was "part of a larger chain," which he said he thinks is "highly likely.
Kuwait's ambassador to the United States is denying a report that he was pressured by associates of Donald Trump to host a major celebration at the president-elect's hotel in Washington instead of its usual venue, the Four Seasons.
Israel's ambassador to the United States on Tuesday evening forcefully endorsed moving America's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying the controversial diplomatic move would boost the chances of peace in the region.
President-elect Donald Trump on Monday condemned deadly violence in Turkey and Germany, describing the assassination of a Russian ambassador and a fatal crash at a Berlin Christmas market as terrorist attacks motivated by Islamic extremism, although ...
Steven Pifer, director of the Brookings Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative. Senior fellow in the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and the Center on the United States in Europe at the Brookings Institution.
Steven Pifer, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former ambassador to Ukraine, began a March 2015 op-ed for CNN.
"I would have to say that, without question, this is the low point in US-Russian relations since the end of the Cold War," Steven Pifer, an arms control expert at the Brookings Institution, told NPR. The relationship took a turn for the worse two years ...
Monday, October 31st at 2pm: Michael E. O'Hanlon and Steven Pifer will discuss Nuclear Arms Control Choices for the Next Administration in an event hosted by the Brookings Institution.
The United States is fully committed to Greece's success and this commitment will be confirmed by U.S. President Barack Obama during his visit to Athens in November, the U.S.
Pro-Russian separatists troops leave their position during withdrawal in the village of Petrovske, some 50 km from Donetsk, on October 3, 2016.
Having cut his teeth overthrowing and destroying Ukraine with Vicky Nuland, US Ambassador Pyatt is set for his new role - 'Maidan' for Greece's left-wing government.
Steven Pifer, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine and expert on the Ukraine conflict for the Brookings Institution says the contradictory statements from Moscow are a strategy to cast doubts on the international investigators' findings, by shrouding the ...
"My guess is," said Steven Pifer, former US Ambassador to Ukraine, "that after 15 years of doing largely counter-insurgency operations in the Middle East, the Army is now taking a look at how it would do large force-on-force conflict in a place like ...
Steven Pifer of the Washington-based Brookings Institution and former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told CNN, "Given the tempo of Russian military operations over the last year, you have more interactions, more possibilities for things to go wrong.
"Having previously served as our ambassador to the Ukraine, Ambassador Pyatt is no stranger to challenges and will bring a wealth of experience to his new post.
"I think the change in rhetoric is based on the reality that Russian policy has changed," said Steven Pifer, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former ambassador to Ukraine. When Romney sounded the alarmed about Russia in 2012, President ...
"I think the change in rhetoric is based on the reality that Russian policy has changed," said Steven Pifer, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and former ambassador to Ukraine. When Romney sounded the alarmed about Russia in 2012, President ...
Further land-grabs would bring pro-Russian forces into "hostile territory", increase the risk of "guerrilla warfare" and prompt further economic penalties, says Steven Pifer, a senior fellow at the Brooking's Institution and former US Ambassador to ...
Steven Pifer, a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, observed that the establishment of such an office would mean that the US has shifted its focus from the Middle East, where it has participated in a row of conflicts, to Europe.
Steven Pifer, a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, observed that the establishment of such an office would mean that the US has shifted its focus from the Middle East, where it has participated in a row of conflicts, to Europe.
Steven Pifer, a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, said there is much overlap between what soldiers in Ukraine are seeing and what the new capabilities office is focusing on.
Ambassador Pyatt can't seem to control himself: Just as tensions were peaking between Russia and Ukraine over Crimea this month, he published a series of Tweets urging Ukraine to take back Crimea.


 

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