RDI hosted a special discussion at the Victims of Communism Museum on how the Biden Administration could seize $300 billion worth of Russian frozen funds to support Ukrainian reconstruction and start to make the victims of Russian aggression whole. RDI CEO Uriel Epshtein led a conversation with Raymond Tolentino, a principal author of the report and partner at KHF and Bill Kristol, former Vice Presidential Chief of Staff, founder of Weekly Standard (RIP) and current editor-at-large of the Bulwark.
Uriel Epshtein is chief executive officer of the Renew Democracy Initiative (RDI). He founded and chairs the Peace & Dialogue Leadership Initiative (PDLI), an organization dedicated to bridging the civil-military divide and creating a space on campuses for a nuanced discussion of the US role in the Middle East.
Raymond “Ray” Tolentino is a partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and one of the principal authors of the Making Putin Pay report. He specializes in appellate and complex civil litigation and has substantial experience representing clients in matters related to administrative, constitutional, employment, healthcare, and civil rights law.
Bill Kristol is former Vice Presidential Chief of Staff, founder of Weekly Standard (RIP) and current editor-at-large of the Bulwark. In 1997, he co-founded the Project for the New American Century (PNAC) with Robert Kagan and he is the founder and director of Defending Democracy Together.