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Ambassador Blackwill's career as a Foreign Service Officer began in 1967, after a stint in Africa with the Peace Corps. During 1979-80, he served on the NSC Staff as Director for West European Affairs. In the early 1980s, he worked at the State Department as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, first for Political-Military Affairs, and then for European Affairs. From 1985-87, he was US Ambassador and head of the US Delegation to the NATO--Warsaw Pact negotiations for reduction of conventional military forces in Europe.


Ambassador Blackwill's recent tours of duty as policy decisionmaker have been interspersed with periods as an administrator, lecturer, and program director at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. In his current stay at Harvard, Ambassador Blackwill directs a program on public policy for the Russian General Staff. His publications-- including his latest book, New Nuclear Nations(3)--address issues of arms control and European affairs rather than intelligence per se.

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Seventy years after Kennan's piece, authors Robert Blackwill, who served under Republican President George W. Bush, and Philip Gordon, who worked under Democratic President Barack Obama, revived the concept in Foreign Affairs. This comes as relations between the U.S. and Russia deteriorate, ... Cold War
The effort started when then prime minister of India Manmohan Singh, capitalised on India's good relationship with Robert Blackwill who served as US Ambassador to India from 2001 to 2003. Once he returned to US he joined Barbour Griffith and Rogers, a renowned lobbying form having ... Pakistan

"Now they want to ban us in news feeds. In the name of the freedom of speech, of course," Margarita Simonyan said. Last week, Robert Blackwill and Philip Gordon, former US national security officials stressed the necessity of legislative actions to tackle alleged Russian interference in US domestic affairs ... Pakistan
Today, as Robert Blackwill says, China is openly playing geoeconomics by imposing costs on countries with territorial disputes, disrupting the US system of alliances, and keeping old friends like Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar happy. India, on the other hand, is still on the margins of the ASEAN great game. Pakistan
It is troubling enough that Democrats and Republicans in Washington are now so divided they can barely pass a budget, let alone find common ground on taxes, guns or immigration. But we are really in trouble as a country if a major national security threat — attacks by an adversary on our sovereignty, ... Pakistan

Philip Gordon and Robert Blackwill, senior fellows at the Council on Foreign Relations and veterans of the Obama and Bush White Houses respectively, make the case in Foreign Affairs that Russia must face far stronger consequences for 2016 election meddling. "We will never know for certain whether Russia's ...
Former US envoy to India Robert Blackwill says of Shyam Saran's book, How India Sees the World, 'If you can only read one book on how India should conduct itself as world order fractures, read this one'. As PM Narendra Modi puts in place a far more muscular foreign policy, Mr Saran's insight into the ...
Robert Blackwill was the US ambassador to India for two years from 2001-03. Two years ago, he and Ashley Tellis wrote a special report for the Council for Foreign Relations urging the US government to be more proactive and aggressive against China. They called upon the US to adopt policies that ...
Kremlin.ru. Will the Trump administration develop the right grand strategy to deal with China and protect U.S. vital interests? Robert D. Blackwill. March 15, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. For the United States, the headline concerning China should not be “engage and hedge” as it has been for decades.
In War by Other Means, Robert Blackwill and Jennifer Harris show that geoeconomic warfare requires a new vision of U.S. statecraft. Book by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris. Publisher – Harvard University Press. Release Date – Feb 2016. Pages – 384. ISBN 978-0-674-73721-1. Order Print Copy. Order E-Book.
Robert D. Blackwill is the Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). His current work focuses on U.S. foreign policy writ large as well as on China, Russia, the Middle East, South Asia, and geoeconomics. Blackwill served as counselor to CFR in 2005. Most recently, ...
"China represents and will remain the most significant competitor to the United States for decades to come. As such, the need for a more coherent U.S. response to increasing Chinese power is long overdue," write CFR Senior Fellow Robert D. Blackwill and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Senior Associate ...
Back in 201, the Washington Institute's Robert Blackwill and Walter Slocombe said, “There is no other Middle East country whose definition of national interests is so closely aligned with that of the United States.” Today those interests include reigning in Iranian expansionism and its quest for weapons of ...
Co-written by Robert Blackwill and Philip Gordon, high-level officials respectively from the Bush and Obama administrations, and with a forward by CFR President Richard Haass, Containing Russia is an inflammatory document. On the front cover Vladimir Putin is depicted offering a toast with a champagne ...
Full list. https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-pm-266f2bfa-6ab6-49b4-aadf-f8b525b22727.html?chunk=3#story3. 4. What I'm reading. Philip Gordon and Robert Blackwill, senior fellows at the Council on Foreign Relations and veterans of the Obama and Bush White Houses respectively, make the case in Foreign Affairs ...
Philip Gordon and Robert Blackwill, senior fellows at the Council on Foreign Relations and veterans of the Obama and Bush White Houses respectively, make the case in Foreign Affairs that Russia must face far stronger consequences for 2016 election meddling. "We will never know for certain whether ...

The cycle that Robert Blackwill spoke about will resume after a minor operational glitch. The alternative logic is one of rebuff. If the U.S. perceives that Pakistan has reached a point of no return with regards to its embrace of China, walking away from Pakistan's rent-seeking becomes easier. In such a case, ...
Former US envoy to India Robert Blackwill says of Shyam Saran's book, How India Sees the World, 'If you can only read one book on how India should conduct itself as world order fractures, read this one'. As PM Narendra Modi puts in place a far more muscular foreign policy, Mr Saran's insight into the ...
Robert Blackwill was the US ambassador to India for two years from 2001-03. Two years ago, he and Ashley Tellis wrote a special report for the Council for Foreign Relations urging the US government to be more proactive and aggressive against China. They called upon the US to adopt policies that would ...
In War by Other Means, Robert Blackwill and Jennifer Harris show that geoeconomic warfare requires a new vision of U.S. statecraft. Book by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris. Publisher – Harvard University Press. Release Date – Feb 2016. Pages – 384. ISBN 978-0-674-73721-1. Order Print Copy. Order E-Book.
Kremlin.ru. Will the Trump administration develop the right grand strategy to deal with China and protect U.S. vital interests? Robert D. Blackwill. March 15, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. For the United States, the headline concerning China should not be “engage and hedge” as it has been for decades.
Despite boasting the most powerful economy on earth, the United States too often reaches for the gun instead of the purse in its foreign policy. The country has hardly outgrown its need for military force, but over the past several decades, it has increasingly forgotten a tradition that stretches back to the ...
"China represents and will remain the most significant competitor to the United States for decades to come. As such, the need for a more coherent U.S. response to increasing Chinese power is long overdue," write CFR Senior Fellow Robert D. Blackwill and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Senior Associate ...
Only five years ago, the world's supply of oil appeared to be peaking, and as conventional gas production declined in the United States, it seemed that the country would become dependent on costly natural gas imports. But in the years since, those predictions have proved spectacularly wrong. Global energy production has ...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 — In the spring of 2004, Robert D. Blackwill, then the influential Iraq director on the National Security Council, pushed hard to make Ayad Allawi, a tough, secular Shiite with close ties to the Central Intelligence Agency, the interim prime minister of Iraq. Mr. Blackwill's efforts worked.
Two senior U.S. officials, both of whom had taken the lead in seeking to bring their country and Russia closer together in the post-Soviet age — Robert Blackwill for George W. Bush and Philip Gordon for Barack Obama — wrote an essay last month in which they affirmed that a new Cold War had settled on ...
Robert Blackwill and Philip Gordon caution in their recent article in Foreign Affairs: “The United States must respond to Russia's interference in the 2016 elections by pursuing a strategy of containment. Without a comprehensive response, Russia's meddling will continue.” A comprehensive response ...
As adviser to Robert Blackwill, Bush's ambassador to India, he has been the architect of the Indo-US strategic partnership and an ardent advocate of strengthening India as a counter-weight to China, as well as a supporter of India's domination of South Asia. His latest report maintains that India should not ...
Former US envoy to India Robert Blackwill says of Shyam Saran's book, How India Sees the World, 'If you can only read one book on how India should conduct itself as world order fractures, read this one'. As PM Narendra Modi puts in place a far more muscular foreign policy, Mr Saran's insight into the ...
Robert Blackwill was the US ambassador to India for two years from 2001-03. Two years ago, he and Ashley Tellis wrote a special report for the Council for Foreign Relations urging the US government to be more proactive and aggressive against China. They called upon the US to adopt policies that would ...
War by Other Means. Geoeconomics and Statecraft. In War by Other Means, Robert Blackwill and Jennifer Harris show that geoeconomic warfare requires a new vision of U.S. statecraft. Publisher – Harvard University Press. Release Date – Feb 2016. Pages – 384. ISBN 978-0-674-73721-1. Order Print Copy. Order E-Book.
Kremlin.ru. Will the Trump administration develop the right grand strategy to deal with China and protect U.S. vital interests? Robert D. Blackwill. March 15, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. For the United States, the headline concerning China should not be “engage and hedge” as it has been for decades.
But most importantly, we're fortunate today to have as our speakers three people who have both personal and academic experience in the national security sphere, and specifically in how the National Security Council operates. Ambassador Robert Blackwill joins us via video from Council headquarters in ...
Opposing the sale of F-16s by the United States to Pakistan, former US ambassador to India Robert Blackwill on Tuesday said his country's policy towards Pakistan is a “dramatic example of the failure of American foreign policy”. Blackwill's comments assume significance in the wake of US Defence ...
Despite boasting the most powerful economy on earth, the United States too often reaches for the gun instead of the purse in its foreign policy. The country has hardly outgrown its need for military force, but over the past several decades, it has increasingly forgotten a tradition that stretches back to the ...
"China represents and will remain the most significant competitor to the United States for decades to come. As such, the need for a more coherent U.S. response to increasing Chinese power is long overdue," write CFR Senior Fellow Robert D. Blackwill and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Senior Associate ...
New Delhi: Robert Blackwill, US ambassador to India between July 2001 and July 2003, is credited with playing a major role in re-scripting India-US ties in the past 15 years. Currently in India on a short visit, Blackwill spoke about the future of India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's ties with its ...
Only five years ago, the world's supply of oil appeared to be peaking, and as conventional gas production declined in the United States, it seemed that the country would become dependent on costly natural gas imports. But in the years since, those predictions have proved spectacularly wrong. Global energy production has ...
Fifth, the CPEC provides China to launch, what Robert Blackwill calls, 'war by other means' such as geoeconomics. China has the purse and ...
In War by Other Means, Robert Blackwill and Jennifer Harris show that geoeconomic warfare requires a new vision of U.S. statecraft. Book by Robert D. Blackwill ...
(Writing in 2005 in these pages, Robert Blackwill discussed how the dead hand of the past continues to exercise control unless and until it is ...
Will the Trump administration develop the right grand strategy to deal with China and protect U.S. vital interests? Robert D. Blackwill. March 15 ...
JAIPUR: Former US ambassador to India, Robert Blackwill, said that although he was not in favour of Donald Trump as US president, there was ...
Ambassador Robert Blackwill joins us via video from Council headquarters in New York, where he is a Henry Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. ...
Robert Blackwill and James Jeffrey, two key strategists in Mr. Bush's National Security Council, and William H. Taft IV, a former deputy secretary ...
"China represents and will remain the most significant competitor to the United States for decades to come. As such, the need for a more coherent U.S. response ...
Robert D. Blackwill praying at a Sikh temple in New Delhi in 2001. He was United States ambassador to India at the time. Credit Kamal Kishore/ ...
(Writing in 2005 in these pages, Robert Blackwill discussed how the dead hand of the past continues to exercise control unless and until it is specifically overridden by the new team.
I can never forget the lunch at US ambassador Robert Blackwill's round table. Pranab Mukherjee, then an opposition leader, asked the ambassador: how could Pakistan, which was the source of terrorism in India, be invited by the Americans in the global ...


 

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