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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Stephen Hadley on the Major Challenges Facing the United States Today

| Nov. 14, 2023

Karen Donfried, former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs, interviews Stephen Hadley, former National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, on the Major Challenges Facing the United States Today.

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Book - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Hand-Off: The Foreign Policy George W. Bush Passed to Barack Obama

| Feb. 15, 2023

Hand-Off details the Bush administration’s national security and foreign policy as described at the time in then-classified Transition Memoranda prepared by the National Security Council experts who advised President Bush. Thirty of these Transition Memoranda, newly declassified and here made public for the first time, provide a detailed, comprehensive, and first-hand look at the foreign policy the Bush administration turned over to President Obama.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping walk down the stairs as they arrive for the BRICS summit in Brasilia, Brazil November 14, 2019

REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Analysis & Opinions - Atlantic Council

Navigating the Growing Russia-China Strategic Alignment

| June 29, 2020

On May 13, 2020, the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security hosted a strategy consortium with a small group of experts and officials to discuss the evolution of the Russia-China relationship and how the United States and its allies should navigate it. This paper summarizes many of the points made during this meeting.

Ukrainians demonstrating for democracy for their country.


Analysis & Opinions - The Wall Street Journal

Crucial Weapons in the Defense of Ukraine

| July 21 2015

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is an assault on the vision that emerged from the end of the Cold War of a Europe whole, free and at peace. For that vision to be realized, the war against Ukraine must end, and its government must be able to offer its people a secure, prosperous and democratic future. If Ukraine—a country of more than 40 million people—becomes a failed state, the turmoil will spill into the European Union and likely fuel future conflict between Russia and the trans-Atlantic community.

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The Crisis with Russia

The Crisis with Russia is a collection of papers by preeminent U.S.-Russia policy experts, academics, journalists, and business leaders. This volume explores topics ranging from the history of the U.S.-Russia relationship, current developments in the Sino-Russian relationship, the NATO and European responses to Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, energy considerations, areas of potential U.S.-Russia cooperation, and finally, the broader question of U.S. national security and interests in the European region.