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If It’s Not a Cold War, What Is It?

June 05, 2014 // 2:00pm3:15pm
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Have we returned to the zero-sum game mentality from our Cold War past? Did we ever leave it? Or is this some kind of deep freeze with the Russians? And just how cold (or hot) is it going to get?

Join us as three veteran analysts, practitioners, and scholars of Russia and the US-Russian relationship discuss and debate these issues in this latest National Conversation.

Location: 
6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Jane Harman // Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia and the UN
  • Director, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution
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Past National Conversation Speakers:

  • Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Former National Security Adviser
  • Susan Collins (R-ME)
    United States Senator
  • Michael Chertoff
    Former Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Thomas Friedman
    Columnist New York Times
  • Carlos Gutierrez
    Former Secretary of Commerce
  • Dr. Henry Kissinger
    Former Secretary of State
  • General Stanley McChrystal
    Former Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan
  • Brent Scowcroft
    Former US National Security Adviser
  • Anne-Marie Slaughter
    Former Director of Policy Planning, US Department of State
  • James Zogby
    Founder and President of the Arab American Institute, Washington, D.C.

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