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David J. Kramer

David J. Kramer served as assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights, and labor in the George W. Bush administration and is Director of European and Eurasian Studies and Senior Fellow in the Vaclav Havel Program on Human Rights and Diplomacy at Florida International University’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs.


Articles by David J. Kramer

November 17, 2020 5:30 am

Pompeo Plays Favorites in the Georgia Runoffs

The secretary of state’s trip to the rickety Caucasus democracy could exacerbate an already tense political standoff.
David J. Kramer
July 21, 2020 5:17 am

Mike Pompeo Has Given Up Being Secretary of State

Although his job is to advocate for American interests abroad, the secretary of state is much more concerned about prosecuting the culture war at home.
David J. Kramer
June 20, 2020 5:31 am

Corruption and Coverup in Mike Pompeo’s State Department

Under Sec. Pompeo, Foggy Bottom has reached new depths of opacity and abuse of office.
David J. Kramer