RAND Experts Available for Interviews on President-Elect Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Choices

November 14, 2016

Amb. James Dobbins, senior fellow and Distinguished Chair in Diplomacy and Security at the RAND Corporation, can discuss the foreign policy choices facing President-elect Donald Trump. Dobbins said recently in a Reuters interview that a Trump presidency may try to “reset” U.S.-Russia relations, although his foreign policy choices remain unchartered territory.

Amb. William Courtney, adjunct senior fellow and executive director of the RAND Business Leaders Forum, can discuss U.S.-Russia relations and foreign policy choices in the Central Asia region facing a Trump presidency. Courtney recently addressed how Russian President Vladimir Putin might want to improve relations with the United States in a CNN interview.

Linda Robinson, senior international policy analyst and terrorism expert at RAND, can address the challenges that a Trump presidency will face in Iraq and the ongoing battle against ISIS. Robinson recently addressed U.S.-backed efforts to regain Mosul with Rudaw.

Michael Mazarr, associate director, Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources program, RAND Arroyo Center, can discuss the many global challenges facing a Trump presidency. Mazarr recently addressed how a new administration will need to rethink America's role in the world.

Christopher Chivvis, associate director, International Security and Defense Policy Center at RAND, can address the foreign policy choices facing President-elect Trump in Europe, Syria, and in relations with NATO. Chivvis recently discussed sanctions against Russia with Al Jazeera and what a Trump presidency might mean in Europe with France 24.


To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations:
(703) 414-4795 or
(310) 451-6913, or
send an email to media@rand.org.

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