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  • Why Should The US Care About Ukraine? The Center for the National Interest Debates the Eurasia Center

    America’s policy towards Ukraine is an important but under-debated issue among international relations experts in Washington. In an effort to expand upon both sides of this vital discussion, the Center for the National Interest and the Eurasia Center co-hosted a debate on March 4, 2020 at the Atlantic Council’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The topic

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  • U.S. Middle East Policy: Ambitions Versus Reality

    America’s proper role in Middle Eastern affairs remains very much under dispute, despite decades of debate by diplomats, policymakers, and academics. On one hand, the Trump administration has presented Americans with an ambitious agenda designed to help shape the region in America’s favor. The “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, the administration’s stated goals in dealing

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  • Center Vice President George Beebe Discusses America’s Shadow War with Russia

    On February 6th, George Beebe, the Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for the National Interest, held a presentation at the Institute of International and European Affairs discussing the core tenants of his recent book entitled The Russia Trap: How our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral Into Nuclear Catastrophe (and How to Stop it).

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  • Renowned Russian Journalist Konstantin Remchukov Leads Private Discussion on Latest Developments in Russian Politics

    President Vladimir Putin has proposed changes to the Russian constitution potentially enabling him to maintain a predominant role after the end of his presidential term in 2024.  His announcement was quickly followed by the resignation of the whole Russian cabinet and his appointment of a new prime minister.   To discuss these tectonic shifts in

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  • Center President Dimitri K. Simes Discusses Developments in U.S.-Russian Relations

    On Monday, January 20, Dimitri K. Simes, President of the Center for the National Interest, appeared on Amanpour & Company to discuss recent developments in U.S.-Russian relations. Also joining him on the program was Evelyn Farkas, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia, and current Democratic congressional candidate from New York’s

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