Kenneth Dekleva

Kenneth Dekleva

View Articles

Former Regional Medical Officer/Psychiatrist, U.S. Embassy in Moscow

Dr. Kenneth Dekleva is a former physician-diplomat with the U.S. State Dept. and Professor of Psychiatry and Director, Psychiatry-Medicine Integration, UT Southwestern Medical Center and senior Fellow, George HW Bush Foundation for US-China Relations.  He is the author of two novels, The Negotiator’s Cross and The Last ViolinistThe views expressed are his own and do not represent the views of the U.S. Government, State Dept., or UT Southwestern Medical Center.

More from Kenneth Dekleva

Columns

Global Leaders to Watch in 2023

OPINION — As President Joe Biden concludes his second year in office, despite many positive foreign-policy achievements, his administration can hardly afford to rest upon […] More

Columns

Putin’s Nuclear Risk Calculus

OPINION – Russian President Vladimir Putin is making his threats to use nuclear weapons clear.  He recently elaborated on those threats after Russia’s recent humiliating […] More

Columns

Negotiate Like Putin

OPINION — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin never attended Harvard Business School’s esteemed negotiation course, but in the current Ukraine crisis, he has performed brilliantly, and […] More

Columns

The Leader to Watch in 2021

Dr. Kenneth Dekleva served as a Regional Medical Officer/Psychiatrist (including 5 years at the U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russian Federation) with the U.S. Dept. of State […] More

Columns

Who is Kim Yo-jong?

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un made headlines over the weekend as she threatened military action against South Korea, and deemed the inter-Korean liaison […] More

Search

Close