Kiron Skinner

American writer

Kiron Kanina Skinner (born 1961) is the Taube Professor of International Relations and Politics at Carnegie Mellon University, and is the founding director of these entities at the university: Carnegie Mellon University-Washington Semester Program, Center for International Relations and Politics, Institute for Politics and Strategy, and the Institute for Strategic Analysis. She is also the W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. In August 2018 she was appointed by the Trump administration to serve as the Director of Policy Planning.

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  • In addition to his politically incorrect rhetoric, Trump seems so much like a foreign policy radical because he is tampering with long-held maxims. One such maxim is that China should not be taken on directly.
  • This is a fight with a really different civilization and a different ideology, and the United States hasn’t had that before, it’s also striking that this is the first time that we will have a great power competitor that is not Caucasian.

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