Recent Events

  • What Does Russia Want? What Does America Need?

    On April 17, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion entitled “What Does Russia Want? What Does America Need?” Speakers included Steven Pifer, director of the Arms Control and Nonproliferation Initiative and a senior fellow for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Center on the Unites States and Europe at the

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  • The Trump-Xi Summit

    On April 5, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion on the likely outcomes from the upcoming summit between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the broader trajectory of U.S.-China relations. Speakers included Dr. Nicholas Lardy, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the author

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  • A Discussion with British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch

    On March 30, the Center for the National Interest hosted a discussion with Sir Kim Darroch, the United Kingdom’s Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Darroch has served as ambassador to Washington since January 2016. He previously served as the Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor, leading the National Security Team on issues ranging from Iraq

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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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