Jack Matlock is a career diplomat who served on the front lines of American diplomacy during the Cold War and was U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union when the Cold War ended.
Since retiring from the Foreign Service, he has focused on understanding how the Cold War ended and how the lessons from that experience might be applied to public policy today.
- Beyond a New Cold War? International Security and the Need for U.S.-Russia Cooperation
- Jackson-Vanik: Time for Reconsideration?
- The Collapse of the Soviet Union: Thoughts on the 20th Anniversary
- Ambassador Jack Matlock on the 1991 Soviet Coup Attempt
- Superpower Illusions: How Myths and False Ideologies Led America Astray--and How to Return to Reality
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016