Josh Rubin is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where he is a member of the Rule of Law Clinic and served as co-president of the National Security Group. Josh also co-teaches an undergraduate seminar at Yale on speechwriting and foreign policy, and his writing has appeared in publications including The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, and Just Security.
Before law school, Josh served as a special assistant in the Office of Secretary of State John Kerry. A recipient of the State Department Superior Honor Award, Josh staffed the Secretary of State on travel to over 25 countries, including during negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, the Paris climate agreement, and the war in Syria. Previously, Josh served as the speechwriter for the Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs.
Narva, a small Estonian town that borders Russia, used to be part of the USSR. Most people there speak only Russian. Will Putin try to invade like he did in Crimea?