- Jan 15, 2015
Please join us for a discussion with leading Russian opposition figure and State Duma Deputy Ilya Ponomarev on the situation in Russia and Eastern Europe, Russia’s pro-democracy opposition, and the development of U.S.-Russia relations. Ilya Ponomarev is a Social Democrat and a member of the State Duma representing the city of Novosibirsk.
- Dec 8, 2014
The Transnational Threats Project cordially invites you to a book event:
Featuring a disucssion with
Dr. Angel Rabasa
Senior Political Scientist at RAND Corporation
Dr. Cheryl Benard
President of ARCH International
Adjunct Researcher at RAND Corporation
- Nov 14, 2014
Please join us for an important discussion that will assess the new dynamics in Europe’s security landscape and evaluate the challenges of the past year in light of the upcoming one-year anniversary of the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine.
- Nov 4, 2014
In light of recent and troubling maritime and airspace incursion incidents in the Baltic Sea region, this roundtable will examine and assess the impact of NATO’s Readiness Action Plan, European Reassurance Initiative, as well as future exercise and training plans for Northern Europe.
- Nov 3, 2014
Please join us for a CSIS Statesmen's Forum, featuring Prof. Yannis Maniatis, the Greek Minister of Environment, Energy, and Climate Change, on the shifting energy dynamics in the Eastern Mediterranean and Europe. As Europe seeks to develop an Energy Union and to enhance its energy security and diversify its supply, recent energy discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean could offer an alternative. Greece has taken considerable steps to explore its own energy resource base and develop its energy infrastructure to enhance its domestic energy security.
- Oct 27, 2014
In Russia's invasion of Ukraine, history was presented as justification for war. Is there any resemblance between Russian justifications and historical consensus? What does it mean when ethnic claims trump international law? And should hate propaganda be seen simply as an instrument in one war, or an element of a larger strategy to destabilize the West?
- Oct 24, 2014
Please join us for a timely discussion on the upcoming Ukrainian national elections. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dissolved the Rada in August and called for early elections. Against the backdrop of a ceasefire with Russia that has diminished but not ended the bloodshed; an unresolved energy dispute with Russia; slow progress on domestic reforms; and an economy that continues to contract, Ukrainians will head to the polls on Sunday, October 26th to elect leaders that will chart Ukraine’s future course.
- Oct 23, 2014
Please join us for a post-Scottish referendum discussion on its future security implications for the United Kingdom, the U.S., and NATO. The independence referendum raised a number of questions about Scotland’s future including its defense policies and nuclear identity, which the Scottish National Party (SNP) proposed to revoke in its Defense White Paper. As Scotland is home to the UK’s Trident nuclear program, a vote in favor of independence would have had profound security implications for Scotland, Britain, and NATO.
- Oct 16, 2014
Please join us for a dialogue with Major General Walter Piatt on the future of European collective defense and our relationship with regional NATO and non-NATO partners. MG Piatt will discuss Secretary General Rasmussen's concept of a Connected Forces Initiative and U.S. Army Europe's participation in the Connected Training Initiative.
- Oct 14, 2014
The Maritime Security Dialogue brings together CSIS and U.S. Naval Institute, two of the nation's most respected non-partisan institutions. The series is intended to highlight the particular challenges facing the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, from national level maritime policy to naval concept development and program design.