Richard Weitz

USA

Director, Center for Political-Military Analysis, Hudson Institute 

Richard Weitz is also Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. His current research includes regional security developments relating to Europe, Eurasia, and East Asia as well as U.S. foreign and defense policies. Before joining Hudson (2005), Richard Weitz worked for shorter terms at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Defense Science Board, Harvard University’, and other research institutions, and the U.S. Department of Defense.

He is a graduate of Harvard University (Ph.D. in Political Science), Oxford University (M.Phil. in Politics), the London School of Economics (M.Sc. in International Relations), and Harvard College (B.A. with Highest Honors in Government), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. 

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Asian Paradox and Korean Agitation
16.05.2018
The May 9 meeting of the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea demonstrates how coordination problems, diverging agendas, and concerns about defections and relative gains can impede joint action
Syria Airstrikes: Is All-Out War a Distinct Possibility Now?
14.04.2018
In the early hours of Saturday, the United States, supported by the United Kingdom and France, launched airstrikes on a number of targets in Syria in response to alleged use of chemical weapons by the
Donald Trump One Year On: Better to Be Feared Than Loved
18.01.2018
A year after his inauguration as US President, Donald Trump has proved to be an efficient leader, believes Valdai Club expert Richard Weitz. Despite declining voter support, he has been able to

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Trump Offers Cooperation on Ukraine, Syria, and Missile Defense
09.01.2018
Donald Trump has not abandoned hopes for improved bilateral relations. In his December 18 speech presenting the strategy, Trump affirmed a desire to “build great partnerships” with Russia and other

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A Korean-American Appeal for Strategic Brainstorming
12.12.2017
The Vigilant Ace 18 drills was the latest of several major South Korean-U.S. military exercises that take place each year. Their purpose is to deter aggression and reassure allies. Although Russia and

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Trump, Putin and the APEC Summit
13.11.2017
President Trump’s visit to Asia has gone reasonably well—on par with his earlier visit to the Middle East and better than his European trip. He clearly enjoys all the pomp and ceremony that comes

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North Korea as Trump's Main Foreign Policy Problem
27.07.2017
Russian and Chinese leaders favor diplomatic solutions that limit U.S. military activities in the region, such as their freeze-for-freeze proposal that would suspend major U.S. exercises with South

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Without ‘Deliverables,’ Putin-Trump Meeting Unlikely To Be Productive
06.07.2017
Ahead of the first meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for

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Putin-Trump Telephone Conversation: North Korea and Syria as Most Acute…
03.05.2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump on Tuesday held the third telephone conversation. The heads of state agreed to hold the first personal meeting on the sidelines of the

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Key International Security Issues As Seen by Valdai Club Experts
26.04.2017
The VI Conference on International Security (MCIS-2017) opens in Moscow on April 26, 2017. In interviews with www.valdaiclub.com Valdai Club experts shared their views on a number of issues
As North Korean Conflict Threat Rises, US and Russia Could See Opportunity for…
18.04.2017
The North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile issue could become a point for Russian-US cooperation, as the danger of conflict continues to rise.

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How US Strikes on Syria Will Impact the Middle East and Beyond
07.04.2017
The final goal of US aggression against Syria is pressure on China during the visit of President Xi Jinping, according to Valdai Club expert Vladimir Yevseyev. According to Yevseyev, despite its

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Richard Weitz on the Prospect of War With North Korea
31.08.2017
Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at the Hudson Institute, talks to the Valdai Club about why North Korea's missile tests will not lead to war

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The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: Stable Deterrence and Its Alternatives.…
21.08.2017
On August 21, the Valdai Club held a presentation of its most recent report, titled “The Euro-Atlantic Security Formula: Stable Deterrence and Its Alternatives”.

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