John E. Herbst

  • Herbst: Election Could Help to Stabilize Ukraine

    Bloomberg TV interviews former US ambassador to Ukraine and Director of the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center John Herbst on the candidates in the Ukrainian elections:
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  • Herbst: Toward a Peaceful Ukrainian Election

    Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Director John E. Herbst writes for U.S. News & World Report on the prospects of peaceful elections in Ukraine:

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  • Herbst: Will Russia Interfere in Ukrainian Elections?

    Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center Director John E. Herbst joins NPR's Morning Edition to discuss the upcoming elections in Ukraine.
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  • Conversation with Finnish Undersecretary Matti Anttonen

    On the afternoon of Monday, May 20, the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center held a private, roundtable conversation with Matti Anttonen, undersecretary of state for external economic affairs in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. Ambassador Anttonen was introduced by Ambassador John Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center.
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  • Herbst: United States Has Strong Cards to Play Against Putin

    Eurasia Center Director John Herbst joins Bloomberg's Taking Stock to discuss President Putin's calculations regarding Ukraine and what the United States and its allies can do.
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  • Herbst: Future Sanctions Against Russia Could Impact European Economies

    US News and World Report quotes Eurasia Center Director John Herbst on the independence referendum held in eastern Ukraine:

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  • Herbst on Eastern Ukraine Independence Referendum

    Eurasia Center Director John Herbst joins CNBC to discuss the independence referendum held in Eastern Ukraine and why the results do not reflect general opinion in the region:

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  • Atlantic Council Names Top Diplomat John Herbst as Eurasia Center Director

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    WASHINGTON - The Atlantic Council today named John E. Herbst, a former ambassador to Ukraine and Uzbekistan, as director of its Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, effective May 12. In that role, Herbst will oversee the Atlantic Council's response to rising tensions with Russia over Ukraine as well as other key economic, security, and political issues across the region, including oversight of the annual Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul on November 20-21.

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  • Ambassador John Herbst on Ukraine Crisis

    Atlantic Council's New Eurasia Center Director is Former Envoy to Kyiv

    John Herbst, the newly appointed director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, served as the US ambassador to Ukraine from 2003 to 2006. Here, he offers an overview of the crisis in Ukraine.

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  • US Ex-Ambassador to Ukraine Urges US Military, Intelligence Help for Kyiv

    A former US ambassador to Ukraine, John Herbst, is urging the Obama administration to begin providing direct military help to the government in Kyiv, saying new violence by Russian-backed gunmen in eastern Ukraine appears to reflect a Russian government escalation of the crisis.

    “The United States should provide Ukraine with anti-air and anti-tank equipment, along with trainers,” Herbst writes in an article published today on the website of the Atlantic Council, which announced his appointment as director of its center on Eurasian affairs. “It should share intelligence on Russian military movements and intentions,” Herbst writes in a question-and-answer overview of the crisis.

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