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  • A New Watergate? Trump, Nixon, Leaks and the Media

    On March 16, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion titled “A New Watergate? Trump, Nixon, Leaks and the Media.” Speakers included Robert Merry, Editor of The American Conservative, former President and Editor-in-Chief at Congressional Quarterly and political reporter at the Wall Street Journal, as well as a former Editor of The

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  • A New Direction in U.S.-Russia Relations?

    On March 7, the Center for the National Interest hosted a discussion on the outlook for U.S.-Russia relations under the Trump administration as well as the Center’s recently published report “A New Direction in U.S.-Russia Relations?” with Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Professor of National Security Affairs, Naval War College, Michael Kofman, Research Scientist at CNA Corporation,

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  • Russian Perceptions of the Trump Administration and the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations

    On February 27, the Center for the National Interest hosted an informal breakfast conversation with Dr. Andrey Sushentsov, a scholar of international affairs and U.S.-Russia relations at Russia’s prestigious Moscow State University for International Relations (MGIMO). Dr. Sushentsov is also a managing partner with Moscow’s Foreign Policy Advisory Group, a consulting firm, and a program

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  • Could there be a Trade War with China?

    On February 22, the Center for the National Interest hosted a meeting titled “Could there be a Trade War with China?” with David M. Lampton, the George and Sadie Hyman Professor and Director of SAIS-China and China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head

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  • Iran: Sanctions and the Nuclear Deal

    On February 21, the Center for the National Interest hosted a discussion covered by C-SPAN titled “Iran: Sanctions and the Nuclear Deal” with Ambassador Dennis Ross, a prominent diplomat who has worked for five presidential administrations, and Mark Fitzpatrick, the Executive Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and head of the IISS Non-Proliferation

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