The Rise and Fall of the Brezhnev Doctrine in Soviet Foreign Policy

January 29, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm

The CWIHP Seminar will feature presentations Matthew Ouimet and comments by Raymond Garthoff and Stephen Larrabee. This event is co-sponsored by the Kennan Institute.
A reception will be held in the 6th Floor Board Room after the event.

Matthew J. Ouimet is a foreign policy analyst at the U.S. Department of State.

Raymond L. Garthoff joined the Brookings staff in 1980 as a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies program, and has been an Associated Staff member since his retirement in June 1994. Garthoff has authored a number of books and monographs, and has contributed to many scholarly journals. His most recent publications are The Great Transition: American-Soviet Relations and the End of the Cold War (1994), and Détante and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations from Nixon to Reagan (1985, revised: 1994).

Stephen Larrabee is a Senior Staff member at RAND in Washington, D.C. and holds the RAND Corporate Chair in European Security. Before joining RAND he served as Vice President and Director of Studies of the Institute of East-West Security Studies in New York from 1983-1989. From 1978-1981 Dr. Larrabee served on the U.S. National Security Council staff in the White House as a specialist on Soviet-East European affairs and East-West political-military relations. Among his recent works, he was co-editor of The Future of Turkish-Western Relations (with Zalmay Khalilzad and Ian O. Lesser), and America and Europe: A Partnership for A New Era (with David Gompert).

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