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Russia and China, Sitting in a Tree?

China and Russia. So many differences, but yet so much in common. Need to Know host Aaron Jones talks with Stacy Closson to sort through the venn diagram of issues that are in the China/Russia relationship. And what that means for the U.S.

A Kennan For Our Times: Revisiting America's Greatest 20th Century Diplomat in the 21st Century

George F. Kennan was the leading voice in shaping the U.S. foreign policy toward Russia for the majority of the 20th century. A Kennan for Our Times: Revisiting America's Greatest 20th Century Diplomat in the 21st Century, edited by Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky and Catholic University Professor Michael Kimmage, highlights his enduring legacy. It is a collection of scholarly and personal essays as well as interviews with four previous directors of the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, which George F. Kennan established.

Vice President Pence to Deliver Inaugural Frederic V. Malek Public Service Leadership Lecture

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Contact: Ryan McKenna
Phone: (202) 691-4217
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WASHINGTON— Vice President Michael R. Pence will deliver the inaugural Frederic V. Malek Public Service Leadership Lecture at a Wilson Center event at The Conrad Hotel in Washington, DC on Thursday, October 24, 2019. The topic is expected to be the future of the relationship between the United States and China.

Remarks by U.S. Senator Chris Coons: The Nixon Forum on U.S.-China Relations

Remarks by U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.)

The Nixon Forum on U.S.-China Relations

October 17, 2019

 

Video: Vice President Pence Delivers Inaugural Frederic V. Malek Public Service Leadership Lecture

Vice President Michael R. Pence delivered the inaugural Frederic V. Malek Public Service Leadership Lecture on the future of the relationship between the United States and China.

The lecture and discussion with Wilson Center Director, President and CEO Jane Harman serves as the formal launch of the Frederic V. Malek Public Service Leadership Fund in support of non-partisan global dialogue.

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Saudis Stick With Trump Despite Sellout of Syrian Kurds

President Trump still has at least one Arab friend determined to stick with him despite the latest proof of his unpredictability in abandoning pro-American Kurds to a Turkish onslaught in northern Syria: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia.

Book Launch: A Kennan for Our Times

George F. Kennan was the leading voice in shaping the U.S. foreign policy toward Russia for the majority of the 20th century. A Kennan for Our Times: Revisiting America's Greatest 20th Century Diplomat in the 21st Century, edited by Kennan Institute Director Matthew Rojansky and Catholic University Professor Michael Kimmage, highlights his enduring legacy. It is a collection of scholarly and personal essays as well as interviews with four previous directors of the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, which George F. Kennan established.

What Trump and Corruption Cost Us

Watching the scandal about Ukraine unfold, I have thought often about my former colleague as a United States ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch. An experienced, thoughtful, and effective senior officer, she had made remarks about corruption that put her in the cross hairs of the Ukrainian government to which she was accredited, and was quickly removed from her post. 

Live Webcast: The Nixon Forum on U.S.-China Relations

The Nixon Forum on U.S.-China Relations brings together leading experts, many of whom contributed to President Richard Nixon’s China policy in the 1970s and to the development of U.S.-China relations over the following 40 years.

SDF's Arab Majority Rank Turkey as the Biggest Threat to NE Syria: Survey Data on America's Partner Forces

Of all the actors in the Syrian conflict, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are perhaps the most misunderstood party. Five years after the United States decided to partner with the SDF, gaping holes remain in our knowledge about the women and men who defeated the Islamic State (IS).

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