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William Pomeranz on U.S.-Russia Relations after MH17 Crash

“Clearly, it still has nuclear weapons, it has a seat in United Nations and it has the ability to influence international affairs, but Russia really doesn't have the economic power or the influence abroad to really be the number one geostrategic enemy of the United States,” William Pomeranz said on C-SPAN.
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Is the Middle Class the Key to Security and Conflict Prevention?

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has resulted in much discussion of European Security and whether or not current arrangements and resources are adequate to deter threats. While much of the discussion has focused on NATO, former President of Finland, Martti Ahtissari, spoke to us about a more holistic view of how security is achieved and maintained.
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Déjà vu: Return of the Cold War?

Global reaction to Russia's aggressive moves into Ukraine has created a sense of Déjà vu. If you listen to the rhetoric and ignore the calendar, you might think that you've traveled through time to the days of the Cold War. A recent edition of The National Conversation series posed the question, "If it's not a Cold War, what is it?" That's the focus of this edition of REWIND.
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Ukraine: Between East and West

In recent weeks, Lamberto Zannier has travelled to Kiev on numerous occasions, as well as to Moscow and other European capitals, attempting to defuse the ongoing crisis. During a recent conversation with Wilson Center President Jane Harman, Zannier presented the OSCE’s priorities for restoring stability in Ukraine and discussed the impact of the crisis on European and Euro-Atlantic security. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.
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Into the Fold or Out in the Cold? NATO Expansion and European Security

In the wake of Russian aggression in Ukraine, the topic of European security and NATO expansion post-Cold War is being discussed with renewed urgency. During a recent special event at the Wilson Center, the issue was explored by an impressive panel that featured keynote remarks from US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. That’s the focus of this edition of REWIND.

Remembering Margaret Thatcher

Michael Geary looks back at the legacy of Britain’s former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Cynthia Arnson provides context on the surprisingly close Venezuelan presidential election.

The Importance of Pakistan & The Eurozone and Transatlantic Relations

Robert Hathaway, Wilson Center's Asia Program Director; Michael Kugelman, Asia Program Associate; Klaus Larres, the Richard M. Krasno Distinguished Professor in History and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

The Future of U.S. Forces in Europe

With guests Mark Hertling, Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe and Robert Litwak, Vice President for Programs at the Wilson Center

Pakistan and America: Can the Twain Meet

Riaz Khan, former Foreign Secretary of Pakistan and a current Pakistan Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson Center.William Milam, former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan and a Senior Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and Robert Hathaway, diplomatic historian and director of the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Democracy: Belarus and the Accidental Activist

Anatoli Mikhailov, rector of the European Humanities University and recipient of the 2007 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture award

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