Angela Stent

USA

Professor of Government and Foreign Service, Director, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies, Georgetown University; Senior Fellow (non-resident), Brookings Institution; Co-chair, Hewett Forum on Post-Soviet Affairs.

Member, Senior advisory panel for NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander in Europe; Member, U.S. EUCOM Advisory Panel; Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Contributing Editor to Survival; Member of editorial boards: Journal of Cold War Studies, World Policy Journal, Internationale Politik and Mirovaya Ekonomika i Mezhdunarodnyie Otnosheniya; Member, Council of Supporters of Civil Society in Russia.

Received PhD from Harvard University.

Previous positions: Office of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State (1999–2001); Head, National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia, National Intelligence Council (2004–2006); Professor, Moscow State Institute of International Relations; Berlin Prize Fellow, American Academy in Berlin (2008).

Research interests: triangular political and economic relationship between the United States, Russia and Europe.

Selected publications: The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century (2014); U.S.-Russia Relations in the Second Obama Administration (December 2012-January 2013); Repairing US-Russian Relations: A Long Road Ahead (2009); An Energy Superpower? Russia and Europe (2008); Restoration and Revolution in Putin’s Foreign Policy (2008); Reluctant Europeans: ree Centuries of Russian Ambivalence Toward the West (2007); Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, The Soviet Collapse and The New Europe (1999); From Embargo to Ostpolitik: e Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955–1980 (1981).

Materials

The G-20 Summit: Afterword
10.07.2017
This was an unusual G-20 summit inasmuch as one member—the United States—for the first time rejected some basic premises of the organization, namely the commitment to globalization, free trade and to

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Donald Trump’s Victory Gives Russian-US Relations a Chance
11.11.2016
Donald Trump’s unexpected victory has upended the US political system and its repercussions will be far-reaching. The White House and both houses of Congress are now in Republican hands, which means
What Will Donald Trump’s Russia Policy Be?
11.11.2016
What might the nature of a U.S-Russian “deal” be? One can only speculate, but it is conceivable that the U.S., and Russia might agree to work together on defeating Islamic State in return for the

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Munich-2016: Heading For a Thaw in Russia-West Relations?
01.02.2016
The announcement that Prime Minister Medvedev will be heading the Russian delegation to the Munich Security Conference appears to send a signal that Russia wants to de-escalate tensions and work with

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The Limits of Partnership: US-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century. By…
12.10.2015
The Limits of Partnership offers a riveting narrative on U.S.-Russian relations since the Soviet collapse and on the challenges ahead

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Reflections on the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of German Unification
02.10.2015
On October 3 1990 Germany was united and the German Democratic Republic ceased to exist, becoming, as the GDR writer Stefan Heym put it, a “nothing more than a footnote in world history.”

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Forty Years On: What Can We Learn from the Helsinki Final Act?
05.08.2015
Given the tense state of East-West relations, a first step toward emerging from the dangerous landscape in which the United States, Europe, Russia and the states of Eurasia find themselves would be to

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The Limits of Partnership. U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century
11.08.2014
The main premise of the book is that Russian-U.S. relations have been through four “resets” since 1991. Periods of thaw alternated with disappointment in each other and even cooling off. Therefore,

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Population of the Russian Federation Has to Work Out its National Identity
09.09.2013
The Russian national identity – this is something that are Russians themselves. Any country, the West, China can’t influence much on the way the people and political elites define their own political

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Russia-U.S. Bilateral Summit Is Now in Doubt
06.08.2013
Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to Edward Snowden sent a clear message: it was more important for President Putin to reap the political dividends of having him stay in Russia than to

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Obama’s Re-Election Is a Positive Signal for the US-Russia Relations
19.11.2012
It is unclear how the United States can answer the Russian demand that guarantees that the missile defense system will not be used against Russia, because Russia would like it in the form of legal

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Valdai Index: Perception of Russia Abroad Has Worsened
09.11.2012
75% of the respondents said that the perception of Russia abroad has worsened, It is probably only true if you look at Europe and the United States. If people from other parts of the world were

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