Expert Insight by Phillip Meng and Casper Pei-Shen Suen
with additional questions by Jane Pan and Wendi Zhou
Ambassador (ret.) Marie Yovanovitch is a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Nonresident Fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Previously, she served as the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine (2016-2019), the Republic of Armenia (2008-2011) and the Kyrgyz Republic (2005-2008). This interview has been edited for clarity.