Events

  • Geopolitics of the New Middle East

    On June 6, the Center for the National Interest hosted a lunch panel following the publication of its latest study, titled American Policy and Changing Alignments in the Middle East. Speakers included Geoffrey Kemp, Senior Director of Regional Security Programs at the Center for the National Interest and a former Special Assistant to the President

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  • North Korea: What Next?

    On May 24, the Center for the National Interest organized a breakfast briefing entitled “North Korea: What Next?” Speakers included Dr. Kim Heung-Kyu, a visiting fellow at Georgetown University and a policy advisor to the South Korean Presidential Security Council as well as Director of the China Policy Institute at Ajou University, Anthony Ruggiero, a

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  • Understanding and Responding to Russia: CIA Analysis and Operations

    On May 22, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion entitled “Understanding and Responding to Russia: CIA Analysis and Operations.” Speakers included Milton Bearden, a 30-year CIA veteran, who was the CIA’s station chief in Moscow, Islamabad, and Khartoum and led the CIA’s covert support for the Afghan fighters who ousted Soviet

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  • The Iran Nuclear Deal: What Next?

    On May 15, the Center for the National Interest organized a panel discussion entitled, “The Iran Nuclear Deal: What Next?” Speakers included Dov Zakheim, former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) during the George W. Bush administration and the Vice Chairman of the Center’s board, and Paul Pillar, a former National Intelligence Officer and CIA analyst

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  • After Russia’s Election: A New Crisis in U.S.-Russia Relations?

    On March 26, the Center for the National Interest organized a panel discussion entitled “After Russia’s Election: A New Crisis in U.S.-Russia Relations?” Panelists included George Beebe, director of the Center’s intelligence and national security program and a former head of the CIA’s Russia analysis as well as a foreign policy aide to former Vice

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