Episode 70: Paula Dobriansky

Paula Dobriansky served as Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs for the entire George W Bush administration. Prior to that she served in the Bush 41, Reagan and Carter administrations in various foreign policy capacities. And prior to that she was a Sovietologist studying at Harvard.

She’s now back at Harvard, and reflects on her time in and out of public service. We kick off with a discussion about the situation in Ukraine and then have a longer discussion about some fun highlights of her long career, including the time when as a 24-year-old staffer she was called in to the Oval Office to brief President Reagan.

Download the episode on iTunes or just get the app to listen later.

Get occasional updates from UN Dispatch

* indicates required

Want Our Social Media List?