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The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance

Sep 26, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Elisabeth Schimpföessl, a political sociologist at Aston University, Birmingham, England. Elisabeth is the author of Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie, a sociological study of Russia’s...


Sep 14, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Kenneth Dekleva, M.D., who is an expert on psychological profiling of world leaders, a former senior U.S. Government physician-diplomat, currently Senior Fellow at the George H.W. Bush Foundation for...


Aug 31, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Dan Hoffman, a former senior executive Clandestine Services officer and three-time station chief for the CIA.

Tom and Dan discuss these and other topics:

·       The murder of Russian nationalist...


Aug 16, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to Amanda Strayer, Supervising Staff Attorney for Accountability at Human Rights First. Amanda coordinates the targeted human rights and anti-corruption sanctions coalition, a group of more than 330...


Jul 14, 2022

On this week’s episode of “The New Cold War: Risk, Sanctions, Compliance,” Stroock Partner Tom Firestone talks to political scientist, Maria Shagina. Maria is a leading expert on the use of sanctions as a tool of statecraft and has published extensively on the current round of Russia sanctions.  She is...