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Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer

Eric S. Edelman is counselor at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments and a non-resident senior fellow at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. He is also the co-host of The Bulwark’s Shield of the Republic podcast.  He was U.S. ambassador to Finland from 1998 to 2001 and under secretary of defense for policy from 2005 to 2009.

David J. Kramer is executive director of the George W. Bush Institute and served as assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor in the George W. Bush administration.


Articles by Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer

October 18, 2023 5:32 am

Israel’s Fight Is Ukraine’s Fight Is America’s Fight

There can be no capitulation to Russia or to Hamas.
Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer
June 19, 2023 5:32 am

There Is No Substitute for Ukrainian Victory

Now is not the time for an armistice in Ukraine.
Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer
January 24, 2023 5:30 am

As Germany Delays, Ukrainians Die

The cost of German dithering over delivery of tanks to Ukraine is measured in lives unnecessarily lost.
Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer
November 7, 2022 5:30 am

Now Is Not the Time to Negotiate with Putin

Pushing for negotiations could undermine the morale of the Ukrainians fighting in the field.
Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer
September 25, 2020 5:26 am

Trump’s Russophilia Has Become Intelligence Policy

The president has always had an unsettling relationship with Vladimir Putin’s regime, but only recently has it infected the rest…
Eric Edelman and David J. Kramer