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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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
US-Canada: Can Justin Trudeau Influence Donald Trump's Foreign Policy?
14.02.2017
Trudeau will likely follow the pattern of other leaders and downplay his ideological and other differences with Trump when meeting him in person. The US President will also shun a public

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‘Mobilizing’, ‘Populist’, ‘Rebellious’: Valdai Experts Assess Trump’s…
21.01.2017
Donald Trump’s inauguration speech on January 20, 2017 sent shockwaves across the whole American political spectrum and caused powerful repercussions internationally. In a series of interviews with
Palmyra: A Minor Setback as ISIS Runs Out of Time
13.12.2016
After the Syrian and Russian forces capture Aleppo, they can redeploy and recover Palmyra and its surrounding areas; Palmyra is of symbolic and cultural importance but not a militarily critical

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Why Donald Trump’s Presidency Can Mean More Security for Europe
17.11.2016
Donald Trump’s victory has raised concerns that the United States will review its commitments to NATO allies. But this does not necessarily mean less security in Europe. Trump's unpredictability

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Where Will Escalation Over Syria Take Russia and the US?
07.10.2016
The new situation destroys what was possibly the last avenue for Russia-US cooperation. US cannot launch missile strikes with impunity. Presumable Assad victory could lead to a displacement of

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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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