As director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, I had a front-row seat to the unfolding of the events that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. From what I saw, President George H.W. Bush never got due credit for the steady hand on the tiller he provided during this tumultuous time.
Former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94, will be remembered for the many contradictions of his presidency and its aftermath. He was a prudent man who made an imprudent promise that may have cost him the presidency; a president who achieved a limited victory over Iraq in 100 hours … Continued
This assessment of Russian President Vadimir Putin was written by Fiona Hill, at the time a senior fellow and director of the Center for the United States and Europe at The Brookings Institution; it was originally published in April 2016. Approximately a year later, Hill joined the Trump administration as the deputy assistant to the … Continued