Charles Kupchan

senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; professor of international affairs at Georgetown University; former member of the National Security Council for European Affairs under President Obama

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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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If re-elected, Trump has vowed not to defend NATO countries that haven’t paid their full share should Russia attack. NATO leaders are scrambling to “Trump-proof” the organization.

NATO turns 75, but Trump threatens its existence

If re-elected, Trump has vowed not to defend NATO countries that haven’t paid their full share should Russia attack. NATO leaders are scrambling to “Trump-proof” the organization.

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Now that Russian President Vladamir Putin has fended off a coup, what will happen with the leftover Wagner Group troops? How could this affect the war in Ukraine?

What’s next for Putin after attempted insurrection?

Now that Russian President Vladamir Putin has fended off a coup, what will happen with the leftover Wagner Group troops? How could this affect the war in Ukraine?

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Will sanctions on Russia lead to political blowback in US?

Some six months into the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the two sides are fighting close to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

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