Presentations by Stephen Sestanovich, former Ambassador-at-Large and Special Advisor to the Secretary of State for the New Independent States, and Mark Medish, former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russian, Ukranian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
Alexander Pikayev spoke on the George Bush administration, the ABM Treaty and NATO expansion.
Clinton's last-minute grandstanding has caused real damage. Even as the American-brokered negotiations crumbled and violence erupted earlier this year, Clinton had his people lobbying the Nobel committee for his peace prize. In the end, it was all about Bill Clinton.
Presentation by Thomas Remington, Professor of Political Science, Emory University
Ten years after the end of the Cold War, it is time to liberate ourselves from Cold War attitudes and to remember that whether as journalists or academics, our first duty is not to spread propaganda but to hold to the highest professional standards.
Presentation by Dmitri Trenin, Deputy Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center.