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  • What to Expect from Russia’s Zapad-17 Military Exercises

    On September 12th, the Center for the National Interest held a panel discussion on Russia’s Zapad 2017 military exercises. The speakers included Peter Zwack, retired Brigadier General in the U.S. Army and a former U.S. senior defense attaché to the Russian Federation from 2012 to 2014, and Michael Kofman, a Senior Research scientist at the

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  • What Should We Expect from New U.S. Sanctions on Russia?

    On August 14, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel discussion entitled “What Should We Expect from New U.S. Sanctions on Russia?” Speakers included George Beebe, the Director of the Intelligence Program at the Center for the National Interest, and Daniel Russell, President of the U.S.-Russia Business Council. Paul J. Saunders, Executive Director

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  • 2017 CFTNI Distinguished Service Award Dinner – Honoring Mr. Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg

    On July 12, the Center for the National Interest presented a special Lifetime Achievement Award to the Center’s Chairman Emeritus, Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg, at its annual Distinguished Service Award Dinner. General Charles “Chuck” Boyd, the Center’s Chairman, Henry Kissinger, the Center’s Honorary Chairman, Admiral (Ret.) Michael Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of

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  • Senator Tom Cotton and Panel on Missile Defense

    As Washington watches North Korea develop missile capabilities that endanger U.S. allies, U.S. military installations in East Asia, and soon U.S. territory, missile defense has assumed new prominence in America’s national security debates. Missile defense technologies promise protection from grave threats. Yet, there are also many questions, including whether missile defense deployments may spur other

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  • America’s Role in a Changing Middle East

    The wave of protests and violence that swept the Middle East—and the varying reactions of the its governments—have dramatically affected the region. While U.S. policy may have contributed to some of these developments over a period of decades, U.S. leaders have struggled to manage them even as other external actors have become increasingly involved in

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