Daniel Levy Remarks at 9th Valdai Discussion Club’s Middle East ConferenceDaniel Levy | February 18th 2020

First of all, thank you for bringing me back to Valdai. I’ll start with a very simple premise, which is that wars have terrible consequences, conflicts are devastating, the human cost primarily, then economic and opportunity costs, entire generations are denied their future. And it’s the people on the ground who incomparably pay the greatest price. Not external powers, not the U.S. So, the goal, avoid conflict. And the premise of the session, as I understand it, is that it seemed we were moving on a trajectory towards perhaps even more dramatic conflict than we have already s...
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