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10May, 2018

To Make History at North Korea Summit, Trump Should Prepare Like Reagan did for Gorbachev

Jack Matlock, News

USA Today | May 10, 2018 By John Heubusch, Opinion contributor With the release of three U.S. detainees in North Korea and Kim Jong Un’s recent reported openness to abandoning a nuclear weapons program, President Trump has gained some ground in potentially resolving the decades-long conflict in Korea. With such high stakes, Trump and his […]

9May, 2018

America’s Anti-Iran Push May Get Harder with Nuclear Deal Pullout

General Martin Dempsey, News

Reuters | May 9, 2018 By Phil Stewart The United States risks greater isolation and unpredictability in its anti-Iran drive after President Donald Trump opted to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal despite warnings from European allies, advisers and even some fellow Republicans, experts say. Trump said on Tuesday he was withdrawing the United […]

4May, 2018

Listen, Amplify, Include: Leadership for the Modern Age

General Martin Dempsey, News

BRINK | May 3, 2018 Interview with David Gillespie An interview with Gen. Martin Dempsey, Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff & Ori Brafman, Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Berkeley professor Ori Brafman come from very different backgrounds. One is a […]

24Apr, 2018

What to Expect from the Commission on College Basketball’s Recommendations

General Martin Dempsey, News

SBNATION | April 24, 2018 By Mike Rutherford When the FBI’s probe into college basketball turned the sport on its head last fall, NCAA president Mark Emmert promised “significant changes” were on the way. This is the week we find out what those changes are going to look like. In October, Emmert announced the formation of the […]

23Apr, 2018

Justin Muzinich, Trump’s Pick for Treasury’s No. 2, Files Ethics Pledge, Income Disclosure

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

The National Law Journal | April 23, 2018 By MP McQueen Former hedge fund manager Justin Muzinich, now counselor to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the Trump administration’s pick for deputy secretary, reported receiving more than $17 million in vested stock options, capital gains income and company salary, according to a financial disclosure released by the […]

20Apr, 2018

Obama Administration General Discusses Trump’s Proposed Arab Force

General Martin Dempsey, News

NPR | April 20, 2018 Interview by Ailsa Chang NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with retired Gen. Martin Dempsey about President Trump’s proposal for an Arab Force in Syria, and U.S. efforts to get the Saudis and other Arab nations to fund and man a joint military force in the past.

19Apr, 2018

Farms and Forests: The Future of Federal Climate Policy?

Home, Robert Bonnie, News

Alex Rudee is a second-year Master of Environmental Management student on the Bass Connections Turning the Mid-Century Decarbonization Strategy into Concrete Policy for U.S. Forests and Agriculture project team. His team, which is being led by the former Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and current Rubenstein Fellow, […]

5Apr, 2018

Once Used for Natural Disasters, Resilience Theory Informs Financial Regulation Debate

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Duke Today | April 3, 2018 By Colin Colter Sarah Bloom Raskin speaks at the financial regulation panel held in the Duke in DC office. With her is Lee Reiners of Duke Law and Tom Quaadman. Photo by Colin Colter Regulation cannot protect financial systems from all large market downturns, but building resilience into the system may […]

3Apr, 2018

Treasury’s Tax Law Architect, Justin Muzinich, Is Tapped as Deputy Secretary

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

The New York Times | April 2, 2018 By Alan Rappeport President Trump on Monday will tap Justin Muzinich, a top aide to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, as the Treasury Department’s deputy secretary, a powerful role that includes overseeing a broad portfolio of policy matters like taxes, financial regulation, trade and economic sanctions. The nomination […]

29Mar, 2018

How a Four-Star General and a Berkeley Professor Came to Write a Leadership Book Together

General Martin Dempsey, News

Washington Post | March 29, 2018 By Jena McGregor ‘Radical Inclusion’ co-authors Ori Brafman (left) and Gen. Martin Dempsey (Photo courtesy of Saskia Potter) The first time Ori Brafman met Martin Dempsey, the author and leadership adviser found himself on the four-star general’s office computer pulling up images of the Burning Man festival — the event in the […]