Recent Events

  • Ukraine-Russian Relations and the Future of Ukraine

    On Thursday, August 8, 2019, the Center for the National Interest hosted a lunch event titled “The Future of Ukraine and Ukraine-Russia Relations” with Ambassador John Herbst, the Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and a former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine (2003-2006). Ambassador Richard Burt, the Managing Director of McLarty Associates and a board

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  • The Future of Energy and U.S.-China Competition

    As U.S.-China competition becomes a central element of both U.S. foreign policy and the international system, it is extending well beyond trade and security to include energy, high technology, and many other areas. Current disputes surrounding Huawei’s 5G communications products illustrate how broadly and rapidly these competitive pressures can affect important U.S. policy decisions. To

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  • Where Does America’s Relationship with China Go from Here?

    On Thursday, July 25, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel on the future of US/Chinese relations which discussed the ways American grand strategy can best position itself to remain a powerful force in East Asia in the decades to come. No single nation will have a greater impact on America’s 21st century

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  • The Future of U.S.-Russian Strategic Stability and Global Arms Control

    The topic of international arms control is a particularly timely one. As the United States and Russia re-evaluate their longstanding commitment to established global arms control regimes, American policymakers and analysts are questioning conventional wisdom regarding the feasibility of these agreements. Can the current arms control agreements achieve their stated goals in today’s international environment,

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  • New Developments in Ukraine

    On Thursday, June 27, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel of preeminent experts to discuss the developments in Ukraine under its new president, Volodymyr Zelensky. The future of Ukraine and its relationships to its neighbors have become increasingly important in recent days. The Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly recently voted to fully

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