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Russia and America: Can We Get Along?

Sep 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$8 – $10

Experts discuss the turmoil Trump has caused and how to set a better course.

The end of the Cold War. The rise of Putin and nationalism. Questions about NATO. The wild card of President Trump. Add that up and Russian-American relations are in a sorry and dangerous state. What has caused this? Is Russia now an “enemy”? How stable are Russia and its former components? What mixture of cooperation and push-back makes sense for America? What is Trump’s game and is he beholden to Putin and Russia’s oligarchs?

To discuss these and other urgent topics, Folio has assembled a distinguished panel of Russian experts and national journalists. On the panel: Scott Radnitz of the UW’s Jackson School and an expert on its border states; Robert W. Merry, journalist and historian with a specialty in foreign affairs; Lara Iglitzin, executive director of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation which focuses on human rights in Russia; Mort Kondracke, noted political journalist and author; and Bill Buzenberg, a former top editor at NPR who later oversaw the breaking of the story on The Panama Papers, tracking Russian oligarchs.

Complimentary wine reception to follow.

Details

Date:
Sep 26, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$8 – $10
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Website:
www.folioseattle.org

Organizer

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
Phone:
2064024162
Email:
communications@folioseattle.org
Website:
www.folioseattle.og

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Venue

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
93 Pike St. #307
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Phone:
2064024162
Website:
www.folioseattle.org

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