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.