Ambassador Herbst Discusses the Crisis in Ukraine

Ukraine protests3Former CCO director and former ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst discusses the situation in Kiev and the escalation in violence.


A broad synopsis  Timeline of Events Updated 18 August 2014





August 16, 2014 Foreign Policy How to Beat Down a Bully 

August  7, 2014  Atlantic Council As Putin Weighs Invading Ukraine, The West Must Tell Him How it Would Respond

August 4, 2014 Atlantic Council Why The EU Finally Decided on Strong Sanctions

July 29 2014 Atlantic Council Here’s Why Russia’s Military is Now Directly Attacking Ukraine

July 25, 2014 Washington Examiner Why Malaysian Airlines crash was not a game-changer, after all

July 25, 2014 Washington Post Russia, Ukraine trade accusations of cross border shelling

July 24, 2014 Atlantic Council Ukraine Prime Minister Resigns

July 18, 2014 Bloomberg TV  Who’s Responsible for Shootdown of MH17 in Ukraine? 

June 26, 2014  Atlantic Council Call it Terrorism:  The Unacknowledged Tactic of the Russian Led Insurgency in Ukraine’s East

June 8, 2014 NYTimes Op-Ed Don’t Forget Crimea

May 28, 2014 Euronews  The US takes a “wait and see’ approach after Ukraine elects a new president   

May 26 , 2014CNBC  When will fighting in east Ukraine Stop

May 25, 2014 Atlantic Council Ukraine’s Election is a Step Toward Normalcy; The Next Move is Russia’s

May 23, 2014 Bloomberg TV Ukrainians Must Turn Out to Vote

May 23, 2014 US News Toward a Peaceful Ukrainian Election

May 23, 2014 NBC News  Could Petro Poroshenko Bring Stability to the Ukraine

May 22, 2014 VOA Ukrainian Voters Hope Ballots Will End Crisis

May 15, 2014 Atlantic Council:  Ukraine’s Government Must Improve

May 14, 2014  Bloomberg TV US Has Strong Cards to Play Against Putin

April 28, 2014 The National Interest What Putin Wants in Ukraine

April 25, 2014 BBC News Russia Begins Military Exercises – news clip

April 24, 2014  Codewit Does Putin Want a War?

April 17, 2014 The National Interest Ukraine Crisis: Russia’s Neighbors Are Worried

April 17, 2014 on Australian BC Putin does not want more European sanctions

April 17, 2014 Bloomberg News  Ukraine Accord is A Good Start

April 14, 2014 The Atlantic Council On the Ukraine Crisis

April 13, 2014 Radio Times Ireland This Week

April 7, 2014 National Interest:  Invasion Is Russia’s Fallback Option

April 3, 2014  CTV News:  NATO Warns Russia

March 31, 2014 Foreign Policy  When Sanctions Aren’t Enough

March 26 , 2014  Foreign Policy The Big Chill

March 21, 2014 on CNBC The Kudlow Report

March 19, 2014 Joe Piscoppo Radio Talk Show

March 14, 2014 BBC5 Radio Interview (link disabled 24 March)

March 17, 2014  Bloomberg TV Putin Using Crimea as Leverage on Ukraine

March 15, 2014 The National Interest  Russia Would Lose a Fair Crimea Vote

March 14, 2014  The National Interest Putin is Forging a New Ukraine

March 13, 2014 Chatham House Ukraine: The International Response

March 9, 2014 Al-Jazeera Ukraine Update (in Arabic)  Updated (in Arabic)

March 7, 2014 FoxNews Shepard Smith Reporting

March 8, 2014  MSNBC Russia is Actually Afraid of Sanctions

March 5, 2014 CNBC’s Kudlow Report Russian Economy is vulnerable, Ukraine Stabilizing: Pro

March 5, 2014 Swiss TV Interview 

March 4, 2014  Fox Business Russian Military Looks Formidable to Ukraine 

March 2, 2014 Washington Post  Don’t Shot First

March 3, 2014  on CNN:   What can Obama do about Russia’s Invasion of  Crimea 

On CNBC on March 3, 2014  Closing Bell

March 2 CNBC Radio CNBC Newsline 

February 24, 2014 Bloomberg Television:  Taking Stock   

February 24, 2014 Business Week’s  Charlie Rose 

February 24, 2014 Fox News – Will Putin allow Ukraine to establish closer economic ties with West

 February 23, 2014 KyivPost.COM

February 22, 2014 AlJazeera

 February 21, 2014 CNBC    Squawk Box

 Februar y 20,  2014 CSPAN   Washington Journal

February 18, 2014 Bloomberg Television:  “Taking Stock.”  

February 12, 2014 National Interest:  Washington’s Sensible Ukraine Approach

January 29, 2014 New York Times:  What the West Must Do for Ukraine  

January 28, 2014 Institute for World Policy: Eurodmaidan: What can the US Do? 

January 6, 2014 National Interest:  Yanukovych’s Survival Strategy -