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Baker Briefing: Growing Unrest in the Red Sea
Since October 2023, Houthi militants have deployed missile and drone attacks in the Red Sea — creating security concerns in one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes and causing major disruptions to supply chains. On this episode of Baker Briefing, experts assess the security threat in the Red Sea and the broader geopolitical ramifications of the Israel-Hamas war.
Jim Krane, David M. Satterfield, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar February 14, 2024
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Baker Briefing: A Closer Look at Conflict and Aid in Ukraine
As the war in Ukraine evolves, how have the political and strategic dimensions of the crisis changed? Baker Institute director David Satterfield and Former CIA senior executive Glenn Corn examine the political and strategic dimensions of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, including its roots, U.S. involvement and military aid.
David M. Satterfield, Glenn Corn October 17, 2023
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Baker Briefing: The US-Israel Relationship, 75 Years In
It has been 75 years since the passage of United Nations Resolution 181, which called for the partition of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states. In this episode, scholar Walter Russell Mead offers observations on the past, present and future of the U.S.-Israeli relationship. These remarks were delivered as the closing session at the Israel at 75 conference hosted by the Baker Institute on April 27, 2023. 
David M. Satterfield May 10, 2023
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Baker Briefing: A US Diplomat’s Perspective on Russia
On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his war against Ukraine, leaving in its wake 18,000 civilian casualties and eight million people who fled the country. Ambassador John F. Tefft, former Ambassador to Russia (2014-2017) and Ambassador David M. Satterfield, director of the Baker Institute, reflect on the events that have transpired in the past year and what the future might hold for the Russia-Ukraine war.
David M. Satterfield, The Honorable John F. Tefft April 25, 2023