Russia, as we know, is actively involved in the U.S. presidential campaign. What is the outcome that it seeks? And how might U.S-Russian relations evolve after the election? Angela Stent, author of Putin's World:Russia Against the West and with the Rest will examine the current state of relations between Moscow and Washington at a time when Russia has become a toxic domestic subject, even as both countries face challenges which necessitate future cooperation.
Angela Stent is Director of the Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies and Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She is also a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the Brookings Institution and co-chairs its Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs. From 2004-2006 she served as National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council. From 1999 to 2001, she served in the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State.
She was a member of the senior advisory panel for NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe for Admiral James Stavridis and General Philip Breedlove. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a contributing editor to Survical and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Cold War Studies, World Policy Journal, Internationale Global Agenda Council for Russia and Central Asia.