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  • New Book: The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral Into Nuclear Catastrophe

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Vice President & Director of Studies George Beebe entitled The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear Catastrophe. George’s book offers sober analysis of America’s deteriorating relationship with Russia, describes the mistakes made

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  • Ukraine-Russian Relations and the Future of Ukraine

    On Thursday, August 8, 2019, the Center for the National Interest hosted a lunch event titled “The Future of Ukraine and Ukraine-Russia Relations” with Ambassador John Herbst, the Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and a former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine (2003-2006). Ambassador Richard Burt, the Managing Director of McLarty Associates and a board

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  • The Future of Energy and U.S.-China Competition

    As U.S.-China competition becomes a central element of both U.S. foreign policy and the international system, it is extending well beyond trade and security to include energy, high technology, and many other areas. Current disputes surrounding Huawei’s 5G communications products illustrate how broadly and rapidly these competitive pressures can affect important U.S. policy decisions. To

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  • Where Does America’s Relationship with China Go from Here?

    On Thursday, July 25, the Center for the National Interest hosted a panel on the future of US/Chinese relations which discussed the ways American grand strategy can best position itself to remain a powerful force in East Asia in the decades to come. No single nation will have a greater impact on America’s 21st century

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  • The Future of U.S.-Russian Strategic Stability and Global Arms Control

    The topic of international arms control is a particularly timely one. As the United States and Russia re-evaluate their longstanding commitment to established global arms control regimes, American policymakers and analysts are questioning conventional wisdom regarding the feasibility of these agreements. Can the current arms control agreements achieve their stated goals in today’s international environment,

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