Delegation from the Center for the National Interest Visits INSOR

April 9, 2012

The Institute of Contemporary Development hosted a meeting with a delegation from the Center for the National Interest, a US think tank that is allied with the Republican Party. The delegation was led by Dmitri Simes and the discussion focused on Russian-American relations following the presidential elections in Russia as well as how the situation is developing in both countries.

Participants on the American side included retired US Air Force General and former Deputy NATO Commander Charles Boyd; Stephen Rademaker, former US Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation; and, Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service

From the Russian side, participants included directors of the Institute of Contemporary Development, headed by Management Board Chairman Igor Yurgens, as well as President of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and former Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, Director of the Moscow Carnegie Center Dmitry Trenin, Deputy Director of the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences Tatiana Parakhlina, and others.