Starr Forum: The Future of US-Russian Relations: More of the Same or Something Different?

Tuesday, November 09, 2021 at 11:30am to 12:30pm

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Barry Posen is Ford International Professor of Political Science, MIT. His current research examines whether the diffusion of power away from the United States can best be understood as the emergence of a multipolar structure of power, and if so, how the United States should navigate this change. His most recent book is Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy.

Dmitri Trenin is director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, and has been with the Center since its inception. He also chairs the research council and the Foreign and Security Policy Program. He served in the Soviet and Russian armed forces from 1972 to 1993. His most recent book, Russia, explains the  causes and meaning of the twists and turns in contemporary Russian history.


A session of the Focus on Russia Lecture Series co-chaired by Elizabeth Wood, professor of history at MIT and faculty director of the MIT Russia Program; and Carol Saivetz, a senior advisor in the MIT Security Studies Program (SSP).

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Security Studies Program (SSP), MISTI MIT-Russia


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