Videos

  • U.S.-Russia Relations in a 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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  • 2016 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD DINNER HONORING SENATORS TIM KAINE AND PAT ROBERTS

    The Center for the National Interest honored Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) with its 2016 Distinguished Service Awards on May 23 in Washington, DC. Center President Dimitri Simes delivered the evening’s opening remarks. Center Vice Chairman Dov Zakheim introduced Senator Kaine and Center Chairman Charles Boyd introduced Senator Roberts. After brief speeches

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  • Donald Trump Delivers Foreign Policy Speech

    Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, delivered remarks on his foreign policy plan, emphasizing the fight against terrorism, improving U.S. relations with Russia and China, and rebuilding the military. 

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  • Interview: Professor Robert Legvold

    Are the United States and Europe confronting a new cold war with Russia? Was the original cold war overly militarized? What effect will continued low oil prices have on Russia?

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  • Interview: Dennis Ross Explains the Middle East

    The Middle East has become the cockpit of international relations in the past few years. The rise of the Islamic State, the collapse of Yemen and, above all, the tumult in Syria have upended the region and drawn in outside powers, including Russia. Is there a prospect of a peace in the Middle East? Or

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