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About Robert E. Hunter

Robert E. Hunter served as US ambassador to NATO (1993-98) and on the National Security Council staff throughout the Carter administration, first as Director of West European Affairs and then as Director of Middle East Affairs. In the last-named role, he was the White House representative at the Autonomy Talks for the West Bank and Gaza and developer of the Carter Doctrine for the Persian Gulf. He was Senior Advisor to the RAND Corporation from 1998 to 2011, and Director of the Center for Transatlantic Security Studies at the National Defense University, 2011-2012. He has been Chairman of the Council for a Community of Democracies since 2002 and is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy.

Author Archives: Robert E. Hunter

Syria: Strike or Gutter Ball?

April 7th, 2017 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter To borrow an old Washington saying, President Donald Trump now “owns Syria.” That would probably have

Trump: Review Before You Leap

April 5th, 2017 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter At the start of the Kennedy administration, the new secretary of defense, Robert S. McNamara, called

Making America Weaker

March 21st, 2017 | by Robert E. Hunter

by Robert E. Hunter Last week, President Donald J. Trump began moving from words and executive orders to the basic

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