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    U.S.-Russia Relations in the Trump Administration

    On January 10, the Center for the National Interest hosted an event focusing on the future of U.S.-Russia relations under the Trump administration. Center Executive Director Paul Saunders moderated a discussion with Andranik Migranyan, a chief policy expert at Moscow State University’s Center for Public and Political Programs, a professor at the Moscow Institute of

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    U.S.-Taiwan Relations under the Trump Administration

    On January 9, the Center for the National Interest hosted an event focusing on U.S.-Taiwan relations under the incoming Trump Administration. Director of Defense Studies at the Center and Executive Editor of The National Interest, Harry J. Kazianis, moderated the discussion between Kurt Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Asia Group, LLC and one

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    NEW POLL: This Holiday, Americans Wish For A More Peaceful Approach to Foreign Policy

    On December 22, the Charles Koch Institute and the Center for the National Interest released a poll of 1,000 Americans that shows voters believe focusing on diplomacy and trade are better methods of improving U.S. security than military intervention. For details, please see the press release.

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    Dinner with Former Czech President Vaclav Klaus

    On December 3, the Center for the National Interest hosted former President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus for a small, off-the-record dinner meeting. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, a member of the Center’s Board of Directors, moderated the discussion with Mr. Klaus. The group discussed the growth of populist movements in Europe, migration from the Middle

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    2016 Distinguished Service Award Dinner Honoring General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.

    The Center for the National Interest honored General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. with its 2016 Distinguished Service Award on November 29 in New York City. Center President Dimitri Simes delivered the evening’s opening remarks. Center Board Member Ambassador Richard Burt was the first speaker after dinner, followed by Dinner Chairman Drew Guff. Center Chairman General

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