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  • Europe’s Elections and Politics

    On June 5, 2014, Hans Stein, Director of International Political Dialogue with European Institutions and North America at the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Foundation, described the breakdown of the institutions and political parties in the recent European Union elections as well as the “clash of institutions” over the upcoming election for EU Commission President. Jacob Heilbrunn

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  • Russia, Europe, China, and Energy

    On June 4, at the Center for the National Interest, Edward C. Chow, Senior Fellow in Energy and National Security for Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Andreas Goldthau, Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, shared their perspectives on European energy security after the Ukraine crisis. Paul Saunders, the Center’s Executive Director, moderated the event.

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  • Report: Looking at a Silver Bullet or Seeking Greater Energy Security

    All human activity requires energy—and the more energy one has, the more one can do. As a result, energy has been a central element of national power throughout history. In the distant past, building Egypt’s pyramids, Rome’s vast network of roads, and China’s Great Wall required enormous biological energy—food to support populations that could supply

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  • National Security, Resource Competition and Climate Change

    The Center for the National Interest held a workshop at Tufts University European Center in Talloires, France, from May 8 to 11, 2014 to discuss “National Security, Resource Competition and Climate Change.” Thirteen participants examined topics ranging from rising sea levels to shortage of water in Asia in a successful two days gathering at the

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  • American International Leadership

    Debates over state of American global leadership and the shape it should take undergird every major foreign policy discussion in the United States. The Center hosted an event – as a part of a new series for the rising generation of foreign policy leaders – on these issues featuring John Bew of King’s College London,

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