Author Archives: M.C. Andrews

M.C. Andrews

M.C. Andrews is a special contributor to the Freedom Square blog. M.C. is the senior advisor for communications, management and international affairs for Vianovo L.P. Andrews was Special Assistant to the President for Global Communications (2003-2005) and Democracy Director on the National Security Council staff (2001-2003).

BULGARIANS PROTEST FOR FREEDOMS. AGAIN.

By M.C. Andrews | August 13, 2013

Freedom Square special contributor M.C. Andrews wonders why more attention hasn’t been payed to protests in Bulgaria.

CAT SCRATCH FEVER: PUTIN VS. PUSSY RIOT

By M.C. Andrews | July 30, 2013

Freedom Square special contributor M.C. Andrews spotlights the imprisonment of Russian punk rockers.

DAYLIGHT IN BELARUS?

By M.C. Andrews | July 23, 2013

Freedom Square special contributor M.C. Andrews discusses the lack of freedom and democracy in “Europe’s last dictatorship,” Belarus.

THE U.S. AND RUSSIA: COMIC FODDER OR STRATEGIC PARTNERS?

By M.C. Andrews | July 10, 2013

  The U.S.-Russia relationship today is fodder for Comedy Central, but that doesn’t mean America’s relationship with Russia is humorous.  America’s relationship with Russia is important for US security, critical on the international stage, and indispensable to those within Russia…

APPLAUSE FOR IRANIAN VOTERS

By M.C. Andrews | June 27, 2013

The June 14 election of Hassan Rowhani offers an important opportunity for Iran to pivot from international isolation toward reintegration with the international community. But pivoting from a theocracy to democracy will be a longer term challenge.