Don’t Blame the Spies: An Interview with Paul Pillar

Conducted by Nick Rugoff and Christopher Howell Paul Pillar is a 28-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in which his last position was National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia. He is currently a visiting professor at Georgetown University. Earlier he served in a variety of analytical and managerial positions, …

Inside Terrorism: An Interview with Bruce Hoffman

Conducted by Nick Rugoff and Christopher Howell Professor Bruce Hoffman is the Director of the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University. He previously held the Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency at the RAND Corporation and was also Director of RAND’s Washington, D.C. office. He was Scholar-in-Residence for Counterterrorism at the Central …

An Interview with Michael Perino

Michael Perino is currently the Dean George W. Matheson Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law in New York. He has also taught at Cornell Law School, Columbia Law School, and Stanford Law School. He has testified in both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives and is frequently quoted …

Redefining Arab Moderation: An Interview with Marwan Muasher

Conducted by Nick Rugoff and Jaclyn Delligatti Marwan Muasher is a prominent Jordanian diplomat and politician who has been involved in Middle East peace efforts for the past 20 years. He served in a variety of posts in the Jordanian government including as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister in charge of reform …

An Interview with James Kloppenberg

James T. Kloppenberg is an American historian and the Chair of the Harvard history department, where he serves as the Charles Warren Professor of American History. Educated at Dartmouth (A.B. 1973) and Stanford (M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1980), he teaches courses on European and American thought, culture, and politics from the ancient world to the present. …

An Interview with Carmen Reinhart

Carmen M. Reinhart is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for International Economics at the University of Maryland. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University. Professor Reinhart held positions as Chief Economist and Vice President at the investment bank Bear Stearns in the 1980s. Subsequently, she spent several years at the International Monetary …

The Next China: An Interview with Stephen Roach

Conducted by Nick Rugoff and Joseph Mensah A highly influential authority on the global financial system, Stephen Roach has been at Morgan Stanley since 1982, most recently as the Hong Kong-based chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and previously as chief and senior economist. He is currently a Senior Lecturer & Senior Fellow of the Jackson …

An Interview with David Uhlmann

David M. Uhlmann is the Jeffrey F. Liss Professor from Practice and the inaugural Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program at the University of Michigan Law School. His research, writing, and advocacy interests include criminal and civil enforcement of environmental laws, Clean Water Act jurisprudence, worker endangerment, and efforts to address global climate …