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18th July 2018 – Quoted by Thomas Watkins - Agence France Presse

Trump blasts Montenegro, questions NATO mutual defense

John Hannah

Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO's undergirding principle and for attacking "tiny" Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow. more...

13th July 2018 – Fox News

Fox News

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox News to discuss how NATO will impact the Trump-Putin summit next week. more...

13th July 2018 – Foreign Policy

Putin Sees Trump as an Easy Mark on Syria

John Hannah

As U.S. President Donald Trump approaches his July 16 summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin, there’s much speculation that Syria will be near the top of the agenda. more...

12th July 2018 – Fox Business

Countdown to the Closing Bell

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox Business to discuss the NATO summit and the president’s upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. more...

11th July 2018 – NPR

Here and Now

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins NPR to discuss President Trump's demands for an increase in defense spending during the NATO summit in Brussels. more...

10th July 2018 – Hearst TV

KOAT 7

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Hearst TV to discuss President Trump's European trip, starting with the NATO summit in Brussels. more...

10th July 2018 – Fox Business

Cavuto Coast to Coast

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox Business to discuss the trade deal between Germany and China in response to U.S. tariffs. more...

6th July 2018 – Fox Business

Varney & Co.

John Hannah

John Hannah discusses Secretary Pompeo's Pyongyang visit on Fox Business. more...

4th July 2018 – Quoted by Zachary Cohen and Elise Labott - CNN

Pompeo, off to North Korea again, is under the gun to produce results

John Hannah

"Pompeo has already been to Pyongyang twice and -- as Singapore made clear -- came away with very little to show on the core US interest of denuclearization," according to John Hannah, senior counselor at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and former senior adviser to Bill Clinton's Secretary of State Warren Christopher. more...

3rd July 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: Syria’s World War

Clifford D. May, John Hannah, David Adesnik

Syria has been at war for seven long years. More than a half million people have been killed. More than 11 million – close to half Syria’s pre-war population – have been displaced either internally or as refugees in other countries. more...

27th June 2018 – Fox Business

Countdown to the Closing Bell

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox Business to discuss how President Trump’s sanctions will impact Iran and whether other countries will follow America’s lead in refusing to purchase Iranian oil. more...

21st June 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

U.S. Urges Saudis to Stabilize Oil Prices, Underscoring Continued Energy Insecurity

John Hannah

Tomorrow in Vienna, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will meet with several non-OPEC producers, including Russia, to chart the future of the global oil market. The group – informally known as OPEC plus – will decide whether to ease production cuts that were implemented in 2016 in an effort to drive up prices, which had crashed to a 13-year low. more...

21st June 2018 – Foreign Policy

Singapore Was John Bolton’s Worst Nightmare

John Hannah

If someone had deliberately designed an international event with the sole objective of giving John Bolton, America’s hawkish White House national security advisor, maximum heartburn, they couldn’t have done much better than the June 12 summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. more...

16th June 2018 – Fox News

America’s News HQ

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox News to discuss what is necessary to denuclearize North Korea, following the summit held between Kim Jong Un and President Trump. more...

14th June 2018 – Fox Business

Cavuto Coast to Coast

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox Business to discuss the summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump. more...

4th June 2018 – Fox Business

Cavuto Coast to Coast

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox Business to discuss the Trump Administration's nuclear talks with North Korea. more...

25th May 2018 – Foreign Policy

How Far Is Trump Willing to Go to Change Iran’s Behavior?

John Hannah

"Surrender Dorothy.” That’s the phrase from The Wizard of Oz that I couldn’t quite get out of my head as I read through Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech on Iran — the first major policy address of his tenure, which he delivered this week. more...

15th May 2018 – Fox News

Fox News

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Fox to discuss the Iraq elections and Shiite cleric Moctada al-Sadr's lead. more...

11th May 2018 – Foreign Policy

Will the End of the Iran Deal Mark the Beginning of an Iran Strategy?

John Hannah

The deed is done. U.S. President Donald Trump has kicked the Iran nuclear deal to the curb — just as he promised that he would, repeatedly, over the past two and a half years. Say what you will about the president, but he’s been true to his word. Campaign promises made; campaign promises kept. Trump’s critics may scoff derisively at the notion in light of the geopolitical stakes at play, but they’d be wrong to dismiss its deep resonance with the tens of millions of Americans who put Trump in the White House. A politician who actually does what he says he’s going to do. Go figure. more...

4th May 2018 – Fox News

Special Report

John Hannah

FDD's John Hannah joins Special Report on Fox News to discuss the imminent deadline for President Trump to waive sanctions for the Iran Deal. more...