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Aaron David Miller
VP & Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Fmr. Middle East negotiator under Republican & Democratic administrations.
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Aaron David Miller Jul 21
How Would America Have Reacted if Turkey's Military Coup Had Succeeded?
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Aaron David Miller Jul 20
Among Cruz's freedoms was clearly his view that Rs have the freedom not to vote for Trump. Speech was about Cruz presidency
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Aaron David Miller Jul 20
in a galaxy far far away perhaps; but back here on planet earth am hoping the normal laws of political gravity still apply
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Aaron David Miller Jul 19
Worked/voted for Rs/ Ds. Profoundly worried about Republic's future.My hometown just presided over Trump's nomination
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Aaron David Miller Jul 19
Day 1 Plagiarism; Day 2 Lucifer; Can't wait for Day 3. Fact is outrages are taking place inside Q not outside; that's good
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Aaron David Miller Jul 19
Vast purge in Turkey. Erdogan driven by profound grandiosity and insecurity. Terrible mix in a leader
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Aaron David Miller Jul 18
agreed. But it has many of the hallmarks of a Miss America pageant speech. Very little revealed; redundant; but heartfelt
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Aaron David Miller Jul 18
has to be unprecedented in convention history; one grieving mother blaming presidential candidate personally for her son's death
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Aaron David Miller Jul 18
that's the point. We will continue to do business w/authoritarians in region. If we don't there'd be nobody to talk to.
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Aaron David Miller Jul 18
Had coup succeeded, would US have acquiesced? Our values sadly have never been our interests See Egypt/Saudi Arabia
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Aaron David Miller Jul 18
it's not Kerry or Obama. No matter who's president our interests reflect our values in limited way see Egypt/Saudi
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Aaron David Miller Jul 17
can't fix anything w/o honestly/clearly understanding it first.We need leaders who ready to speak truth no matter how hard
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Aaron David Miller Jul 17
And that's last thing we need. Turn the M in ME upside down to a W and make it WE
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Aaron David Miller Jul 17
a leader w/o followers is just a guy out for a walk. we need engagement by millions of Americans on many issues
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Aaron David Miller Jul 17
And that's part of narcisscism problem. Trump needs to turn M in ME upside down to a W and make it WE
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Aaron David Miller Jul 17
we can no more win war on terror than war on drugs, mental illness, poverty. only prox. solutions to insoluble problems -- maybe
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Aaron David Miller Jul 17
Had coup succeeded, Turkey wld be less democratic; it failed; and Turkey will be less democratic
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Aaron David Miller Jul 16
you're one of the best on this stuff.The notion that the Arab states will send forces to Syria and Iraq doesn't add up
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Aaron David Miller Jul 16
Ali Soufan knows his stuff. But relying on the Arab coalition of the unwilling to defeat ISIS is a fantasy
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Aaron David Miller Jul 16
John McCain; US interests are its democratic values. But not when it comes to US coddling dictators in Turkey, Egypt, or Saudi Arabia.
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