russia-ukraine Speakers

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a complex situation with far-reaching military, economic, humanitarian, and geopolitical implications. As we are inundated with information around this crisis, clear-headed analysis from the world’s leading experts in geopolitics is more valuable than ever. WSB has an expansive roster of Russia-Ukraine speakers who can provide up to date analysis of the situation, explore the implications of the unfolding crisis, and what organizations should be considering as the conflict unfolds.

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Michael McFaul

U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2012-2014); Stanford Professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow; Washington Post Columnist; NBC News Analyst

$25K - $40K
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John Brennan

CIA Director (2013–2017); Senior Intelligence and National Security Analyst at NBC and MSNBC

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Richard Haass

President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations and Senior Counselor, Centerview Partners

Over $70,000
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Robert Gates

Transformational Leader; Secretary of Defense (2006-2011); Bestselling Author

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James Stavridis

16th Supreme Allied Commander, NATO; Partner and Vice Chair, Global Affairs of The Carlyle Group; New York Times Bestselling Author

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Tony Blair

Prime Minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1997-2007)

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George W. Bush

43rd President of the United States and Founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center

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Platon

World-Renowned, Award-Winning Photographer; Founder, The People's Portfolio

$40K - $70K
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José Andrés

Chef, Restaurateur, Humanitarian

Over $70,000
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Theresa May

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2016-2019)

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James Mattis

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2017-2018)

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Ted Koppel

Legendary Anchor, ABC News Nightline; Senior Contributor, CBS Sunday Morning Show; Contributing Columnist, Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal

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David Petraeus

Director, CIA (2011-2012); Commander of U.S. and International Security Assistance Forces-Afghanistan (2010-2011); Partner, KKR

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David Gergen

Senior Political Analyst, CNN

$40K - $70K
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Christiane Amanpour

Acclaimed International Journalist and Host of Amanpour on CNN International

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George Tenet

CIA Director (1997-2004)

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Gordon Brown

The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2007-2010) and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997-2007)

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Roger Ferguson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) (2008-2021); Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors, U.S. Federal Reserve System (1999-2006)

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John Major

Former Prime Minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Leon Panetta

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Director, Central Intelligence Agency (2009-2011), Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton (1994-1997), Director, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (1993-1994) and Co-founder, Panetta Institute for Public Policy

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Chuck Hagel

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2013–2015); U.S. Senator (1997–2009); Co-founder, Vanguard Cellular Systems, Inc.

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