Session 1: Perspectives on Russia
Following introductory remarks by Rita E. Hauser, Dmitri Trenin and Alexander R. Vershbow discussed with Paula Dobriansky different perspectives on U.S.-Russian relations.
Session 2: How Did We Get Here?
James M. Goldgeier, Philip H. Gordon, and Marie Mendras discussed with Michael Mandelbaum the history of the U.S. - Russian relationship.
Session 3: Russia Today
Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Keir Giles, Kathryn Stoner, and Andrew J. Guff discuss the significant economic, political, demographic, and military trends in Russia today.
Session 4: Russian Foreign Policy
Jennifer M. Harris, James Nixey, and Alina Polyakova review with Andrew Nagorski Russia’s strategic objectives and foreign policy with Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the United States.
Session 5: Responding to Russia
Samuel Charap, Thomas Gomart, and Charlie A. Kupchan explore with Kimberly Joy Marten policy options for the United States and Europe, including the possibility of a Western reset with Russia and the efficacy of sanctions.