Charles Kupchan

Council on Foreign Relations / Georgetown University

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Charles Kupchan is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a professor of international affairs at Georgetown University. He is the author of several books, including The End of the American Era: US Foreign Policy and the Geopolitics of the Twenty-First Century, How Enemies Become Friends: The Sources of Stable Peace and No One's World: The West, The Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn.

He formerly served as director of European affairs at the National Security Council (Clinton and Obama Administrations).

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived at the White House today at a moment of unusual tension between Washington and both her country and the United Kingdom.

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The Foreign Ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany met for 5 hours yesterday in Berlin with the goal of “making steps toward a ceasefire possible.”

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