The Future of Military, Defense, and Liberalism: Interview with Celeste Wallander Continued

In our last episode, Dr. Celeste Wallander discussed Putin’s Revisionist vision, Russia’s micro-aggression in Eastern Europe, the effect of American sanctions, and the possibility of a nuclear escalation among many other topics… In this episode, we continue our conversation with her. She will explain why military technology could be a "human construct," how the current discourse on Russia is too politicized, and how policy making differs from academia...

Dr. Wallander is the President of the U.S.-Russian Foundation and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia (2009-2012).

She served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia/Eurasia on the National Security Council (2013-2017), professor at American University (2009-2013), visiting professor at Georgetown University (2006-2008), Director for Russia/Eurasia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (2001-2006), Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (2000- 2001), and professor of Government at Harvard (1989-2000). She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Atlantic Council of the United States, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Dr. Celeste Wallander

Dr. Celeste Wallander

The research and production work for this episode were done by Christina and Robert.

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