SOLD OUT: The U.S.-Russian Relationship
April 10th, 2020 12:00PM -1:00PM
This is a virtual program, instructions on how to join this meeting will be sent the day before the program.
U.S.-Russian relations are arguably at their lowest point since the end of the Cold War, and possibly even earlier. President Trump may enjoy good personal relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but that does not mean the bilateral relationship is strong. Many factors are at play: a broken arms control framework, the economic relationship is a small fraction of what it could be, Russia is meddling in U.S. domestic politics, and the geopolitical rivalry has resumed – in the Middle East, Venezuela and other countries. What happened to the promise of partnership between the two cold war-era adversaries, and what can we expect in the next four years?
With Vladimir Putin poised to remain in office until at least 2036, the challenges his foreign policy presents to the United States and its allies will persist for years to come. Join the World Affairs Council and Eugene Rumer, Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, for a virtual brown bag lunch on Friday, April 10, at noon, to discuss the U.S.-Russia relationship in all its volatility.
About the Speaker
Eugene Rumer is a senior fellow and the director of Carnegie’s Russia and Eurasia Program.
Prior to joining Carnegie, Rumer was the national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the U.S. National Intelligence Council from 2010 to 2014. Earlier, he held research appointments at the National Defense University, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and the RAND Corporation. He has also served on the National Security Council staff and at the State Department, taught at Georgetown University and the George Washington University, and published widely.