Andrew S. Weiss

Vice President for Studies
Weiss is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment, where he oversees research in Washington and Moscow on Russia and Eurasia.
 

Education

M.I.A, Columbia University
B.A., Russian Regional Studies, Columbia University

Languages

English; Russian

 

Andrew S. Weiss is vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he oversees research in Washington and Moscow on Russia and Eurasia.

Prior to joining Carnegie, he was director of the RAND Corporation’s Center for Russia and Eurasia and executive director of the RAND Business Leaders Forum.

Weiss’s career has spanned both the public and private sectors. He previously served as director for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs on the National Security Council staff, as a member of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, and as a policy assistant in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy during the administrations of Presidents Bill Clinton and George H. W. Bush.

Before joining RAND, Weiss was a vice president and investment strategist at American International Group, Inc. subsidiary companies, where he worked primarily on global commodities, energy, and foreign exchange markets.

  • Eurasia Outlook September 22, 2014
    Don’t Call It a Comeback

    Leonid Kuchma deserves credit for stepping forward at a moment of national peril. A realist and truth-teller of Kuchma’s calibre is a strikingly rare commodity in Kyiv and the West these days.

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  • Op-Ed Carnegie Corporation of New York August 20, 2014 Русский
    The Dangers of Inflexibility

    Fundamental disagreements over Ukraine must not jeopardize U.S.-Russian cooperation on important issues of mutual interest, such as counterterrorism and nonproliferation.

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  • Q&A August 14, 2014 Русский 中文
    Is the World Falling Apart?

    The world can be an awfully dangerous and unpredictable place.

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  • Op-Ed International New York Times August 8, 2014 Русский
    Is Putin Really Cornered?

    Even now, six months into the Ukrainian crisis, Western leaders don’t know how far Vladimir Putin will go in Ukraine. The United States should immediately re-establish real channels of communication with Putin and his inner circle.

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  • Op-Ed Deutsche Welle July 30, 2014
    Ukraine Talks in Belarus: ‘Don’t Expect Miracles’

    The Ukraine talks being held in Belarus, which will focus on access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site, are unlikely to result in any serious breakthroughs or resolutions.

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  • Op-Ed POLITICO Magazine May 14, 2014
    The Unraveling of Ukraine

    Ukraine is unraveling, and the situation increasingly resembles a low-grade civil war. International mediation and new approaches are essential to pull Ukraine back from the abyss.

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  • Op-Ed New Republic May 5, 2014 Русский 中文
    Trying to ‘Win’ Ukraine Could Lead to Its Collapse

    Neither Russia nor the West is going to be able secure its goals for Ukraine all by itself or without serious bloodshed. Any attempt to “win” Ukraine will almost certainly lead to the country’s collapse and de facto partition.

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  • Eurasia Outlook April 23, 2014
    Glimpsing the Frontline in Eastern Ukraine

    The video bulletins from the conflict zone in Ukraine produced by Simon Ostrovsky demonstrate that this country is a perfect trial bed for new forms of journalism.

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  • Q&A March 27, 2014 Русский 中文
    What Are the Global Implications of the Ukraine Crisis?

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and possible future incursions into eastern Ukraine could reshape the geopolitical map of Europe and derail cooperation between Moscow and the West for years to come.

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  • Op-Ed POLITICO Magazine March 13, 2014
    Putin on the Couch

    Western leaders need to craft a long-term strategy that reckons with the immense challenge of deterring further overreach or provocative moves by Moscow in eastern Ukraine and beyond.

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