Barry W. Ickes
Former Brookings Expert
Barry Ickes was a nonresident senior fellow with the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings and is a professor of economics at Pennsylvania State University and financial director at The New Economic School in Moscow. He previously served as a chair on the board of directors of the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research.
In general, it’s the case that people whose business interests are in Russia now, they feel very uncomfortable being seen as close to America.