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FIVE REASONS WHY COOPERATING WITH MOSCOW ON SYRIA IS A BAD IDEA

Michael Waltz co-authored this piece for War on the Rocks on U.S. cooperation with Russia in Syria. The article argues that cooperation with Russia to the benefit of the Assad regime would put the U.S. on the opposite side of the ring from the moderate Syrian rebels it has pledged to support. Read complete article here: https://warontherocks.com/2016/07/five-reasons-why-cooperating-with-moscow-on-syria-is-a-bad-idea/  

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Michael Waltz on Serial Podcast

Michael Waltz appears on the second season of Serial podcast detailing the Bowe Bergdahl case. In Episode 10, Mr. Waltz shares his reaction to the handling of the Berghdahl rescue by the White House and Pentagon. In Episode 11, Mr. Waltz recounts the search and rescue mission he took part in following the disappearance of Bergdahl.  Mr. Waltz testified at …

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Hon. Mary Beth Long Appears on NPR

April 27, 2016: The Honorable Mary Beth Long provides her insight into Donald Trump’s first foreign policy address.   http://www.npr.org/2016/04/27/475923562/donald-trump-delivers-foreign-policy-speech-in-washington-d-c  

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Hon. Mary Beth Long at University of Texas Robert S. Strauss Center

On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the Honorable Mary Beth Long spoke to the University of Texas Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law about the Middle East and terrorist financing.   https://www.strausscenter.org/events/event/450  

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Dallas shooting suspect’s online posts reflect anger, frustration

Michael Waltz commented to Reuters about a war veteran who took part in a sniper-style ambush of police officers in Dallas, TX, killing five and wounding seven others before dying in a police-initiated explosion. Waltz noted that that a video of the attack indicated that Johnson was “not only trained, but well trained.”   http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-police-johnson-idUSKCN0ZO2BI

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Obama Wants to Stop Subsidizing Israel’s Defense Industry- Bloomberg

The Honorable Mary Beth Long was interviewed by Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake for an article exploring about subsidizing Israel’s defense industry. Ms. Long offered comments regarding Israel’s offshore procurement exception and aid relationship with the U.S.   https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-06-22/obama-wants-to-stop-subsidizing-israel-s-defense-industry  

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Hon. Mary Beth Long Discusses Attack on Saudi Embassy in Iran (Al Jezeera America) 6 January 2016

The Hon. Mary Beth Long appeared on Al Jezeera America to discuss regional implications of rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.  She commented on the attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran following the executions in Saudi Arabia of 47 people,  including the prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr but also dozens of non-Shia prisoners.   View interview here: http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/live-news/2016/1/intense-tension-in-the-diplomatic-relationship-of-iran-and-saudi-arabia.html

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On NPR: Hon. Mary Beth Long Talks about Republican Presidential Candidates’ Statements on National Security 16 December 2015

The Hon. Mary Beth Long was a guest on NPR’s Morning Edition with Renee Montagne to talk about about how Republican candidates addressed national security safety issues in the debate on 15 December.   The interview touched on candidates’ differing statements on addressing the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), among other topics.   Listen to the …

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U.S. House of Representatives: Hon. Mary Beth Long Testifies before Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere 9 December 2015

The Hon. Mary Beth Long testified before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere in a hearing entitled “Year in Review: U.S. Policy Toward a Changing Western Hemisphere.”  Ms. Long’s testimony provided a strategic perspective on how key events in 2015 impacted U.S. national security and security cooperation with regional allies.  Ms. Long is a former Assistant Secretary …

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Hon. Mary Beth Long Discusses ISIS Propaganda Video (CNN) 21 November 2015

CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield asked The Hon. Mary Beth Long about the U.S. strategy against ISIS following the release of a new video from the terror group.  Ms. Long discussed international efforts to track terror networks and the importance of looking for overlap between networks in Europe and the United States.   Watch the interview here: http://www.mediaite.com/tv/cnn-anchor-asks-guest-if-isis-is-just-teasing-the-u-s-with-video/

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