Russian and U.S. Perspectives on Hair-Trigger Alert and the Nuclear Posture Review
Held at the International Trade Center.
Thomas Carothers presents a critique of the framework that the U.S. and the international community uses to understand and intervene in processes of democratic transition around the world.
Special meeting with Mark Malloch-Brown, United Nations Development Programme Administrator
The current period of intense violence in the region has resulted in a serious unraveling of the Arab-Israeli peace process and suggest the near impossibility of Israeli-Palestinian reconciliation. Two defining moments have led to this conclusion: first, the Oslo agreement that raised high hopes for peace and then the failure of Camp David II that shattered them.
Emil Pain speaks on the risks facing the United States in its war in Afghanistan.
Dmitri Trenin, deputy director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, discusses the state of U.S. - Russian relations.
The United States cannot afford to disengage from Central Asia, as September 11th so clearly demonstrated. Further, unlike other authoritarian regimes closer to Europe, Belarus for example, Kazakhstan is in particular need of U.S. attention. U.S. engagement must include working not only with leaders and regimes but also with ordinary citizens.
The term "political reform" is used in numerous ways-both inside and outside the Chinese government, leading to great confusion over its meaning. The best way to understand political reform in China is to survey the various perspectives held by the "ruling elite."
Special book release luncheon co-sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment's Russia/Eurasia Program and Non-Proliferation Project.