Peter Rough

Senior Fellow and Director, Center on Europe and Eurasia

Peter Rough Hudson Institute

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Peter Rough is a senior fellow and director of the Center on Europe and Eurasia at Hudson Institute.

Biography

Peter Rough is a senior fellow and director of the Center on Europe and Eurasia at Hudson Institute. In that capacity, he writes and comments on US foreign policy and regularly briefs official delegations, news media, public intellectuals, academics, and business leaders from around the world. Mr. Rough also convenes several track 1.5 dialogues.

Mr. Rough is a regular commentator on major radio and television and speaker in public forums. While at the institute, he has been named a next generation leader at the Munich Security Conference, Atlantik-Brücke, the Center for New American Security, and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. He has also helped edit Hudson’s journal, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology.

Mr. Rough is also principal and founder of Hilltop Solutions, a limited liability company that performs writing and research services for academics, executives, and political professionals. Previously, as director of research in the Office of George W. Bush, Mr. Rough assisted the former president with his memoir, Decision Points. In 2014, his highly acclaimed collaboration with Leila Fawaz on a social history of World War I in the Middle East, A Land of Aching Hearts, was published by Harvard University Press.

From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Rough served as associate director in the White House Office of Strategic Initiatives, where he helped coordinate political strategy and outreach to key stakeholders. He has also completed stints as a policy analyst at the US Agency for International Development, where he was staff briefer to Administrator Henrietta Fore, and as an advisor to US Army Special Operations Command, where he analyzed unconventional warfare doctrine for the commanding general’s Strategic Initiatives Group. In 2012, he was responsible for US-Russia bilateral relations as a member of the Romney for President Russia Working Group. In 2016, he served as a member of the Rubio for President Middle East Working Group.

Mr. Rough began his career at the Republican National Committee specializing in political research. A proud native of Des Moines, Iowa, he holds his BA, summa cum laude, from the George Washington University and MA in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he was a Cabot corporation scholar.

He is a member of the board of the American Main Street Initiative and previously was a commissioner of the Radio in the American Sector (RIAS) Commission in Berlin. Mr. Rough is also a member of the Friends of Ukraine Network’s (FOUN) Task Force on National Security and vice chair of the Reagan Institute’s Foreign for American Leadership Europe group.

Mr. Rough is a native German speaker.

12
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
The New Iron Triangle: Achieving Adaptability and Scale in Defense Acquisition
Featured Speakers:
Rob Wittman
Peter Rough
Shyam Sankar
Doug Bush
Andy Green
Joe Laurenti
Tim Rhatigan
Moderators:
Bryan Clark
Nadia Schadlow
Dan Patt
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andrew Hill, a motor transport operator assigned to Combat logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, fastens the propeller arms on a Tactical Resupply Vehicle 150 (TRV) unmanned aircraft system during test flight operations in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 6, 2024.   (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Salazar)
12
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
The New Iron Triangle: Achieving Adaptability and Scale in Defense Acquisition

Join Hudson for a three-part event discussing the challenges and opportunities facing Western militaries and defense industries as they attempt to achieve relevant capability at scale.

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andrew Hill, a motor transport operator assigned to Combat logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, fastens the propeller arms on a Tactical Resupply Vehicle 150 (TRV) unmanned aircraft system during test flight operations in Setermoen, Norway, Feb. 6, 2024.   (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christian Salazar)
Featured Speakers:
Rob Wittman
Peter Rough
Shyam Sankar
Doug Bush
Andy Green
Joe Laurenti
Tim Rhatigan
Moderators:
Bryan Clark
Nadia Schadlow
Dan Patt
07
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
NATO in the New Era of Collective Defense
Featured Speakers:
Admiral Rob Bauer
Peter Rough
Moderator:
Nadia Schadlow
Admiral Rob Bauer, chair of the Military Committee of NATO, inspects the equipment of members of the German-French Brigade on July 10, 2023, in Gaiziunai, Lithuania. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Getty Images)
07
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
NATO in the New Era of Collective Defense

NATO CMC Admiral Rob Bauer will discuss where the alliance needs to improve, the state of the Russia-Ukraine War and deterrence against Moscow, and the readiness of NATO’s defense industrial base.

Admiral Rob Bauer, chair of the Military Committee of NATO, inspects the equipment of members of the German-French Brigade on July 10, 2023, in Gaiziunai, Lithuania. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Admiral Rob Bauer
Peter Rough
Moderator:
Nadia Schadlow
04
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Supreme Allied Commanders on the Past, Present, and Future of NATO
Featured Speakers:
General Wesley Clark
General Phil Breedlove
General Curtis Scaparrotti
General Tod Wolters
Moderators:
Andrea Kendall-Taylor
Peter Rough
A NATO flag flies on April 30, 2024. (Photo by Robert Michael/picture alliance via Getty Images)
04
June 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Supreme Allied Commanders on the Past, Present, and Future of NATO

To discuss the evolution of NATO warfighting capabilities and the state of the alliance, join Hudson for a conversation with four former supreme allied commanders Europe.

A NATO flag flies on April 30, 2024. (Photo by Robert Michael/picture alliance via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
General Wesley Clark
General Phil Breedlove
General Curtis Scaparrotti
General Tod Wolters
Moderators:
Andrea Kendall-Taylor
Peter Rough
22
May 2024
Past Event
Nikki Haley on the Dangers of National Security Weakness
Featured Speakers:
Nikki R. Haley
Peter Rough
Sarah May Stern
Nikki Haley speaks at the Palmetto Room on February 12, 2024, in Laurens, South Carolina. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
22
May 2024
Past Event
Nikki Haley on the Dangers of National Security Weakness

Join Hudson in welcoming Ambassador Nikki R. Haley for her inaugural event as the Walter P. Stern Chair. 

Nikki Haley speaks at the Palmetto Room on February 12, 2024, in Laurens, South Carolina. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Nikki R. Haley
Peter Rough
Sarah May Stern
08
May 2024
Past Event
How Civil Defense Boosts Deterrence: A View from Sweden
Featured Speakers:
Carl-Oskar Bohlin
Peter Rough
Moderator:
Daniel Kochis
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08
May 2024
Past Event
How Civil Defense Boosts Deterrence: A View from Sweden

Join Hudson for a discussion with Swedish Minister for Civil Defense Carl-Oskar Bohlin on the Swedish approach to civil defense.

How Civil Defense Boosts Deterrence: A View from Sweden Carl-Oskar Bohlin
Featured Speakers:
Carl-Oskar Bohlin
Peter Rough
Moderator:
Daniel Kochis
30
April 2024
Past Event
Northern Europe, NATO, and the War in Ukraine: A Conversation with Lithuanian Minister of Defense Laurynas Kasčiūnas
Featured Speakers:
Laurynas Kasčiūnas
Peter Rough
Tomas Janeliūnas
The NATO and Lithuanian flags fly on July 9, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
30
April 2024
Past Event
Northern Europe, NATO, and the War in Ukraine: A Conversation with Lithuanian Minister of Defense Laurynas Kasčiūnas

Join Hudson Institute’s Peter Rough as he sits down with Lithuania’s minister of defense, Laurynas Kasčiūnas.

The NATO and Lithuanian flags fly on July 9, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Laurynas Kasčiūnas
Peter Rough
Tomas Janeliūnas
18
April 2024
Past Event
Central & Eastern Europe Strategy Summit 2024
Featured Speakers:
Valdis Dombrovskis
Dan Quayle
Kamil Šaško
Jan Růžička
Marcin Piatkowski
Michael Harms
Tomáš Pojar,
Jean P. Froehly
Tyson Barker
Marek Mora
Vassil Terziev
Dragos Stefan Roibu
Tibor Tóth
Joel Scanlon
Moderators:
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
Luke Coffey
Peter Rough
Jamie Fly
Matthew Boyse
Daniel Kochis
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18
April 2024
Past Event
Central & Eastern Europe Strategy Summit 2024
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Featured Speakers:
Valdis Dombrovskis
Dan Quayle
Kamil Šaško
Jan Růžička
Marcin Piatkowski
Michael Harms
Tomáš Pojar,
Jean P. Froehly
Tyson Barker
Marek Mora
Vassil Terziev
Dragos Stefan Roibu
Tibor Tóth
Joel Scanlon
Moderators:
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
Luke Coffey
Peter Rough
Jamie Fly
Matthew Boyse
Daniel Kochis
15
April 2024
Past Event
The Struggle for Freedom in Belarus with Andrei Sannikov
Featured Speakers:
Andrei Sannikov
Peter Rough
Tod Lindberg
Belarusian presidential candidates Andrei Sannikov speaks to journalists after voting in Minsk, Belarus, on December 19, 2010. (Photo by Maksim Malinouski/AFP via Getty Images)
15
April 2024
Past Event
The Struggle for Freedom in Belarus with Andrei Sannikov

Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov will offer remarks on Belarus’s strategic importance, Russia’s regional ambitions, and prospects for political change in Minsk.

Belarusian presidential candidates Andrei Sannikov speaks to journalists after voting in Minsk, Belarus, on December 19, 2010. (Photo by Maksim Malinouski/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Andrei Sannikov
Peter Rough
Tod Lindberg
25
March 2024
Past Event
Enhancing Northern European Security
Featured Speakers:
Dame Karen Pierce
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
Andrew Michta
Moderator:
Jeremy Hunt
The first ever Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing (SRVL) has been carried out with an F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter jet conducting trials onboard the new British aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. (Courtesy photo by Royal Navy)
25
March 2024
Past Event
Enhancing Northern European Security

Join Hudson for an event that will examine the new policy memo “Geopolitical Changes in Northern Europe Require a Fresh Approach to the Region.”

The first ever Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing (SRVL) has been carried out with an F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter jet conducting trials onboard the new British aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. (Courtesy photo by Royal Navy)
Featured Speakers:
Dame Karen Pierce
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
Andrew Michta
Moderator:
Jeremy Hunt
25
March 2024
Past Event
The Baltic View of European Security
Featured Speakers:
Gabrielius Landsbergis
Krišjānis Kariņš
Margus Tsahkna
Moderator:
Peter Rough
Fighter jets execute a flyover dedicated to the nineteenth anniversary of Lithuania's accession to NATO on March 29, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)
25
March 2024
Past Event
The Baltic View of European Security

The foreign ministers of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia will sit down with Hudson’s Peter Rough.

Fighter jets execute a flyover dedicated to the nineteenth anniversary of Lithuania's accession to NATO on March 29, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. (Photo by Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Gabrielius Landsbergis
Krišjānis Kariņš
Margus Tsahkna
Moderator:
Peter Rough
28
February 2024
Past Event
Taking Stock of Ukraine in 2024
Featured Speakers:
Lieutenant General Karel Řehka
Lieutenant General Leonard Kosinski
Jan Jireš
Oksana Markarova
Mark Newton
Maria Tomak
Luke Coffey
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
Rustem Umerov
Moderators:
Peter Rough
Jeremy Hunt
A Ukrainian flag is hanging in the window of an apartment building that has been heavily damaged during Russia's massive rocket attack on Kyiv, in Kyiv, Ukraine, on January 3, 2024. (Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
28
February 2024
Past Event
Taking Stock of Ukraine in 2024
A Ukrainian flag is hanging in the window of an apartment building that has been heavily damaged during Russia's massive rocket attack on Kyiv, in Kyiv, Ukraine, on January 3, 2024. (Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lieutenant General Karel Řehka
Lieutenant General Leonard Kosinski
Jan Jireš
Oksana Markarova
Mark Newton
Maria Tomak
Luke Coffey
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
Rustem Umerov
Moderators:
Peter Rough
Jeremy Hunt
14
February 2024
Past Event
Goodbye Globalization: A Book Event with Elisabeth Braw
Featured Speakers:
Elizabeth Braw
Peter Rough
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14
February 2024
Past Event
Goodbye Globalization: A Book Event with Elisabeth Braw
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Featured Speakers:
Elizabeth Braw
Peter Rough
12
February 2024
Past Event
Changing Russia’s Calculus and Laying the Groundwork for Ukrainian Victory
Featured Speakers:
Kusti Salm
Peter Rough
An aerial view shows Ukraine's Motherland Monument with its new Ukrainian coat of arms shield on November 22, 2023, in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Kostya Liberov/Libkos via Getty Images)
12
February 2024
Past Event
Changing Russia’s Calculus and Laying the Groundwork for Ukrainian Victory
An aerial view shows Ukraine's Motherland Monument with its new Ukrainian coat of arms shield on November 22, 2023, in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Kostya Liberov/Libkos via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Kusti Salm
Peter Rough
13
November 2023
Past Event
The Decisive Moment for Ukraine: A Conversation with Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine
Featured Speakers:
Andriy Yermak
Peter Rough
Moderator:
Luke Coffey
On Kruty Heroes Remembrance Day, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored the memory of those who died in the struggle for independent Ukraine during the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921.
13
November 2023
Past Event
The Decisive Moment for Ukraine: A Conversation with Andriy Yermak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine

Hudson’s Center on Europe and Eurasia will host Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak to discuss the state of the 2023 counteroffensive, the future of United States–Ukraine relations, and the status of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s peace formula.

On Kruty Heroes Remembrance Day, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored the memory of those who died in the struggle for independent Ukraine during the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-1921.
Featured Speakers:
Andriy Yermak
Peter Rough
Moderator:
Luke Coffey
02
November 2023
Past Event
Preparing Now for a Post-Putin Russia
Featured Speakers:
Luke Coffey
Paul Goble
Fred Starr
Moderator:
Peter Rough
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during his press conference at the Commonwealth of Independent States's Head of States Meeting at the Ala-Archa State Residence, on October 13, 2023 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Leaders of 8 ex-Soviet states gathered in Bishkek, formely Pishpek and Frunze, the capital and the largest city of Kyrgyzstan, in Central Asia, for the annual Commonwealth of Indendent States (CIS)'s Summit. (Photo by Contributor/Getty Images)
02
November 2023
Past Event
Preparing Now for a Post-Putin Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during his press conference at the Commonwealth of Independent States's Head of States Meeting at the Ala-Archa State Residence, on October 13, 2023 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Leaders of 8 ex-Soviet states gathered in Bishkek, formely Pishpek and Frunze, the capital and the largest city of Kyrgyzstan, in Central Asia, for the annual Commonwealth of Indendent States (CIS)'s Summit. (Photo by Contributor/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Luke Coffey
Paul Goble
Fred Starr
Moderator:
Peter Rough
23
October 2023
Past Event
NATO Summit Retrospective: 100 Days after Vilnius, What’s Next?
Featured Speakers:
Žygimantas Pavilionis
Tomas Janeliūnas
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
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23
October 2023
Past Event
NATO Summit Retrospective: 100 Days after Vilnius, What’s Next?
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Featured Speakers:
Žygimantas Pavilionis
Tomas Janeliūnas
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
19
October 2023
Past Event
Policy Address: Ursula von der Leyen on the US-EU Relationship
Featured Speakers:
Ursula von der Leyen
Peter Rough
John P. Walters
President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen speaks to members of the press after a bilateral meeting with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House on March 10, 2023, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
19
October 2023
Past Event
Policy Address: Ursula von der Leyen on the US-EU Relationship

Hudson Institute is delighted to welcome the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

President of European Commission Ursula von der Leyen speaks to members of the press after a bilateral meeting with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House on March 10, 2023, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Ursula von der Leyen
Peter Rough
John P. Walters
17
October 2023
Past Event
Transatlantic Ties in an Unstable World with Czech National Security Advisor Tomáš Pojar
Featured Speakers:
Tomáš Pojar
Peter Rough
US soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment of the US Army arrive to Czech army barracks on May 27, 2016, in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
17
October 2023
Past Event
Transatlantic Ties in an Unstable World with Czech National Security Advisor Tomáš Pojar

Hudson is delighted to welcome National Security Advisor of the Czech Republic and former Czech Ambassador to Israel Tomáš Pojar.

US soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment of the US Army arrive to Czech army barracks on May 27, 2016, in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Tomáš Pojar
Peter Rough
16
September 2023
Past Event
Central and Eastern Europe Strategy Summit
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
John P. Walters
Moderators:
Matthew Boyse
Luke Coffey
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
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16
September 2023
Past Event
Central and Eastern Europe Strategy Summit

Hudson hosts senior officials from the Bucharest Nine states of Eastern Europe as well as Ukraine and Moldova.

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Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
John P. Walters
Moderators:
Matthew Boyse
Luke Coffey
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
15
September 2023
Past Event
Securing Europe’s Tinderbox: Economic and Geopolitical Challenges in the Balkans
Featured Speakers:
Luminița Odobescu
Luke Coffey
Jan Ruzicka
Amb. Cameron Munter
Ekaterina Zaharieva
Jaroslav Kurfürst
Ivana Stradner
Moderators:
Matthew Boyse
Peter Rough
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15
September 2023
Past Event
Securing Europe’s Tinderbox: Economic and Geopolitical Challenges in the Balkans
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Featured Speakers:
Luminița Odobescu
Luke Coffey
Jan Ruzicka
Amb. Cameron Munter
Ekaterina Zaharieva
Jaroslav Kurfürst
Ivana Stradner
Moderators:
Matthew Boyse
Peter Rough
10
August 2023
Past Event
Russia, China, and the Revisionist Assault on the World Order: A Book Talk with Gerlinde Groitl
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Dr. Gerlinde Groitl
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10
August 2023
Past Event
Russia, China, and the Revisionist Assault on the World Order: A Book Talk with Gerlinde Groitl

Join Peter Rough, director of Hudson’s Center on Europe and Eurasia, for a book talk with Dr. Gerlinde Groitl. In her latest book, Russia, China and the Revisionist Assault on the Western Liberal International Order, Groitl assesses the revisionist powers’ assault on the American-led order and proposes a new strategy to contain Russian and Chinese revisionism and preserve prosperity. 

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Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Dr. Gerlinde Groitl
26
June 2023
Past Event
Mutiny in Russia: Assessing the Implications of Prigozhin’s March on Moscow
Featured Speakers:
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
Can Kasapoğlu
Luke Coffey
Moderator:
Peter Rough
 Members of Wagner patrol in an area near a tank outside a circus building in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on June 24, 2023. (Photo by STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images)
26
June 2023
Past Event
Mutiny in Russia: Assessing the Implications of Prigozhin’s March on Moscow

Hudson experts sort through what Yevgeny Prigozhin's short-lived mutiny means and what policymakers should focus on next.

 Members of Wagner patrol in an area near a tank outside a circus building in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on June 24, 2023. (Photo by STRINGER/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
Can Kasapoğlu
Luke Coffey
Moderator:
Peter Rough
12
June 2023
Past Event
NATO Summit Preview with Chairs of European Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committees
Featured Speakers:
Mr. Žygimantas Pavilionis
Mr. Michael Aastrup Jensen
Mr. Marko Mihkelson
Moderator:
Peter Rough
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12
June 2023
Past Event
NATO Summit Preview with Chairs of European Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committees

NATO members Lithuania, Denmark, and Estonia have led the way in both backing Ukraine’s defense and bolstering their own capabilities. And for its part, no country has shown more courage and tenacity than Ukraine itself. These countries' parliamentary foreign affairs committee chairs will join Hudson’s Peter Rough to discuss what to look for at the Vilnius summit, and how to ensure Ukraine receives the assistance it needs to liberate its territory and win the war.

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Featured Speakers:
Mr. Žygimantas Pavilionis
Mr. Michael Aastrup Jensen
Mr. Marko Mihkelson
Moderator:
Peter Rough
23
May 2023
Past Event
Senator Mike Rounds on the Importance of the War in Ukraine
Featured Speakers:
Senator Mike Rounds
Peter Rough
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23
May 2023
Past Event
Senator Mike Rounds on the Importance of the War in Ukraine

Join Center on Europe and Eurasia Director Peter Rough to hear what Senator Rounds has to say on the war and its importance to American interests.

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Featured Speakers:
Senator Mike Rounds
Peter Rough
17
May 2023
Past Event
The Next Move in Ukraine: A Conversation with Michael R. Pompeo
Featured Speakers:
Michael R. Pompeo
Peter Rough
Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shake hands in Kyiv, Ukraine, on April 4, 2023. (Ukrainian Presidency / Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
17
May 2023
Past Event
The Next Move in Ukraine: A Conversation with Michael R. Pompeo
Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shake hands in Kyiv, Ukraine, on April 4, 2023. (Ukrainian Presidency / Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael R. Pompeo
Peter Rough
04
May 2023
Past Event
Global Reverberations of Russia’s War on Ukraine: Perspectives on Africa
Featured Speakers:
Ebenezer Obadare
Joseph Sany, PhD
Joshua Meservey
Moderator:
Peter Rough
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Egyptian President Abdel Fattal el-Sisi, and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during the plenary meeting of the Russia-Africa Summit on October 24, 2019, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. (Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)
04
May 2023
Past Event
Global Reverberations of Russia’s War on Ukraine: Perspectives on Africa

Joseph Sany of the United States Institute of Peace and Ebenezer Obadare of the Council on Foreign Relations join Hudson experts to analyze the historical, economic, and diplomatic complexities that shape the varied African perspectives on Russia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Egyptian President Abdel Fattal el-Sisi, and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during the plenary meeting of the Russia-Africa Summit on October 24, 2019, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. (Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Ebenezer Obadare
Joseph Sany, PhD
Joshua Meservey
Moderator:
Peter Rough
02
May 2023
Past Event
Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský on the Indo-Pacific, Ukraine, and Transatlantic Ties
Featured Speakers:
Jan Lipavský
Peter Rough
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02
May 2023
Past Event
Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský on the Indo-Pacific, Ukraine, and Transatlantic Ties

Hudson Institute will host Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavský for remarks on the Czech view of the Indo-Pacific, the war in Ukraine, and transatlantic relations, followed by a conversation with Europe and Eurasia Center Director Peter Rough.

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Featured Speakers:
Jan Lipavský
Peter Rough
21
April 2023
Past Event
Hand-Off: The Foreign Policy George W. Bush Passed to Barack Obama
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Stephen J. Hadley
Moderator:
Peter Rough
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 10: (AFP OUT) U.S. President George W. Bush (R) walks on the colonnade with U.S. President-elect Barack Obama at the White House November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. This is the first visit for Barack Obama to the White House before he is sworn into office as President of the United States. First lady Laura Bush took soon to be first lady Michelle Obama on a tour of the White House as the President and Mr. Obama walked along the colonnade to the Oval Office where they will have a meeti
21
April 2023
Past Event
Hand-Off: The Foreign Policy George W. Bush Passed to Barack Obama

Join Hudson Institute for a discussion with the twentieth United States National Security Advisor, Stephen Hadley, on his new book,Hand-Off: The Foreign Policy George W. Bush Passed to Barack Obama.

WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 10: (AFP OUT) U.S. President George W. Bush (R) walks on the colonnade with U.S. President-elect Barack Obama at the White House November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. This is the first visit for Barack Obama to the White House before he is sworn into office as President of the United States. First lady Laura Bush took soon to be first lady Michelle Obama on a tour of the White House as the President and Mr. Obama walked along the colonnade to the Oval Office where they will have a meeti
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Stephen J. Hadley
Moderator:
Peter Rough
20
April 2023
Past Event
The War in Ukraine and the Future of Europe: A View from Capitol Hill with Rep. Jason Crow
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Rep. Jason Crow
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20
April 2023
Past Event
The War in Ukraine and the Future of Europe: A View from Capitol Hill with Rep. Jason Crow

Please welcome Congressman Crow back to Hudson Institute for a conversation with Peter Rough, director of the Hudson Center on Europe and Eurasia, on the state of the war, US strategy, and the importance of continued congressional support. 

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Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Rep. Jason Crow
10
March 2023
Past Event
Assessing Zeitenwende with Michael Link, Coordinator for Transatlantic Relations at Germany’s Foreign Ministry
Featured Speakers:
Michael Link
Peter Rough
US President Joe Biden meets with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 3, 2023. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)
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March 2023
Past Event
Assessing Zeitenwende with Michael Link, Coordinator for Transatlantic Relations at Germany’s Foreign Ministry

On the heels of Olaf Scholz's visit to Washington, Peter Rough and MP Michael Link, coordinator for transatlantic relations at Germany’s foreign ministry, take stock of Zeitenwende and the transatlantic relationship.

US President Joe Biden meets with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 3, 2023. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael Link
Peter Rough
23
February 2023
Past Event
The Iran-Russia Alliance
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Luke Coffey
Can Kasapoğlu
Moderator:
Peter Rough
Paper planes hang in front of the Iranian Embassy during a protest against Iran's supply of drones to Russia in Kyiv, Ukraine, on October 18, 2022. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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February 2023
Past Event
The Iran-Russia Alliance

Join Hudson for a discussion on the extent of the threat and how the United States should respond.

Paper planes hang in front of the Iranian Embassy during a protest against Iran's supply of drones to Russia in Kyiv, Ukraine, on October 18, 2022. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael Doran
Luke Coffey
Can Kasapoğlu
Moderator:
Peter Rough
21
February 2023
Past Event
Keeping Ukraine on the Path to Victory
Featured Speakers:
John P. Walters
Minister Oleksii Reznikov
Ambassador Oksana Markarova
Mamuka Mamulashvili
Nolan Peterson
Paul Massaro
Melinda Haring
LTG (ret.) Ben Hodges
Maria Tomak
Bryan Clark
Moderators:
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
A Ukrainian serviceman fires during a joint military training of armed forces, national guards, border guards and Security Service of Ukraine in Rivne region, near the border with Belarus, on February 11, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Dimitar DILKOFF / AFP) (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
21
February 2023
Past Event
Keeping Ukraine on the Path to Victory

Join Hudson Institute for a discussion on how the United States and its allies can continue their vital support for Ukraine with Ukrainian Ambassador Oksana Markarova, Commander of the Georgian Legion Mamuka Mamulashvili, former Commanding General of US Army Europe Ben Hodges, and other experts.

A Ukrainian serviceman fires during a joint military training of armed forces, national guards, border guards and Security Service of Ukraine in Rivne region, near the border with Belarus, on February 11, 2023, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Dimitar DILKOFF / AFP) (Photo by DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
John P. Walters
Minister Oleksii Reznikov
Ambassador Oksana Markarova
Mamuka Mamulashvili
Nolan Peterson
Paul Massaro
Melinda Haring
LTG (ret.) Ben Hodges
Maria Tomak
Bryan Clark
Moderators:
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
14
February 2023
Past Event
Preparing for the Dissolution of the Russian Federation
Featured Speakers:
Alexii Goncharenko
Janusz Bugajski
Paul Goble
Natalia Arno
Inal Sherip
Luke Coffey
Fred Starr
Ambassador Temuri Yacobishvili
Moderators:
Glen Howard
Peter Rough
OLEKSANDRIVKA, UKRAINE - JANUARY 3: A cross near a destroyed vehicle commemorates a Ukrainian soldier who died during the liberation in November 2022 on January 3, 2023 in Oleksandrivka, Ukraine. The town located on the shore of the Dniprovska Gulf was occupied by Russian forces from February to November 2022. (Photo by Pierre Crom/Getty Images)
14
February 2023
Past Event
Preparing for the Dissolution of the Russian Federation

Join Hudson Institute and the Jamestown Foundation to discuss Russian domestic social friction and what US and allied policymakers need to do now to prepare for the Russian Federation's possible collapse.

OLEKSANDRIVKA, UKRAINE - JANUARY 3: A cross near a destroyed vehicle commemorates a Ukrainian soldier who died during the liberation in November 2022 on January 3, 2023 in Oleksandrivka, Ukraine. The town located on the shore of the Dniprovska Gulf was occupied by Russian forces from February to November 2022. (Photo by Pierre Crom/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Alexii Goncharenko
Janusz Bugajski
Paul Goble
Natalia Arno
Inal Sherip
Luke Coffey
Fred Starr
Ambassador Temuri Yacobishvili
Moderators:
Glen Howard
Peter Rough
07
February 2023
Past Event
Impressions from the Lublin Triangle: An Update on the War in Ukraine
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Žygimantas Pavilionis
Radoslaw Fogiel
Oleksandr Merezhko
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07
February 2023
Past Event
Impressions from the Lublin Triangle: An Update on the War in Ukraine

An update on the war in Ukraine with Žygimantas Pavilionis, Radoslaw Fogiel, and Oleksandr Merezhko, chairs of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committees of Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine, respectively. 

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Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Žygimantas Pavilionis
Radoslaw Fogiel
Oleksandr Merezhko
31
January 2023
Past Event
Moving beyond Tragedy: Bucha's Mayor and Deputy Mayor Look to the Future
Featured Speakers:
Anatolii Fedoruk
Mykhailyna Skoryk-Shkarivska
Brock Bierman
Moderator:
Peter Rough
An aerial view shows the St Andrew church in Bucha, on April 7, 2022, amid Russia's military invasion launched on Ukraine. - The UN humanitarian chief said on April 7 during a visit to the town of Bucha outside the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, which included a stop at the site of a mass grave that Ukrainians had dug near a church, that investigators would probe civilian deaths uncovered after Russian troops withdrew. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
31
January 2023
Past Event
Moving beyond Tragedy: Bucha's Mayor and Deputy Mayor Look to the Future

Peter Rough will host Bucha Mayor Anatolii Fedoruk and Deputy Mayor Mykhailyna Skoryk-Shkarivska for a discussion about moving beyond the atrocity and Bucha’s role in the future of Ukraine. 

An aerial view shows the St Andrew church in Bucha, on April 7, 2022, amid Russia's military invasion launched on Ukraine. - The UN humanitarian chief said on April 7 during a visit to the town of Bucha outside the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, which included a stop at the site of a mass grave that Ukrainians had dug near a church, that investigators would probe civilian deaths uncovered after Russian troops withdrew. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Anatolii Fedoruk
Mykhailyna Skoryk-Shkarivska
Brock Bierman
Moderator:
Peter Rough
02
December 2022
Past Event
The Importance of US Alliances in Europe: A Conversation with Senator Joni Ernst
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Senator Joni Ernst
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02
December 2022
Past Event
The Importance of US Alliances in Europe: A Conversation with Senator Joni Ernst

Senior Fellow Peter Rough and Senator Joni Ernst discuss the state of Europe, transatlantic relations, and how to best meet America’s interests in the decades to come.

europe center
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Senator Joni Ernst
01
December 2022
Past Event
Russia, China, the Indo-Pacific, and Transatlantic Relations: The View from Brussels with Stefano Sannino
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Stefano Sannino
Stefano Sannino
01
December 2022
Past Event
Russia, China, the Indo-Pacific, and Transatlantic Relations: The View from Brussels with Stefano Sannino

Please join Hudson Senior Fellow Peter Rough as he welcomes the Secretary-General of the European External Action Service, Stefano Sannino, for a discussion on these and other matters.

Stefano Sannino
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Stefano Sannino
21
October 2022
Past Event
Iranian Drone and Missile Proliferation: What Are Iran’s Ambitions?
Featured Speakers:
Luke Coffey
Can Kasapoğlu
Michael Doran
Moderator:
Peter Rough
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21
October 2022
Past Event
Iranian Drone and Missile Proliferation: What Are Iran’s Ambitions?

Iran’s disruptive military capabilities pose a significant threat to the strategic interests of the US and its allies. How great is the threat? How should the Biden administration react to it? Please join us to discuss these timely issues.

yemen houthi drone iran ukraine saudi arabia
Featured Speakers:
Luke Coffey
Can Kasapoğlu
Michael Doran
Moderator:
Peter Rough
23
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict and the American Interest
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
Michael Doran
James Carafano
Members of the military stand at attention in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace during the Armed Forces Day celebrations on June 26, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Aziz Karimov/Getty Images)
23
September 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict and the American Interest

On September 13, fighting flared up between Azerbaijan and Armenia that killed dozens of soldiers on both sides. Tensions between these South Caucasus

Members of the military stand at attention in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace during the Armed Forces Day celebrations on June 26, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Aziz Karimov/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Luke Coffey
Michael Doran
James Carafano
15
September 2022
Past Event
The US-Australia Alliance on the Anniversary of AUKUS
Featured Speakers:
The Hon. Andrew Hastie, MP
Congressman Mike Gallagher
Bryan Clark
Patrick Cronin
Peter Rough
Australian Navy vessel HMAS <i>Supply</i> conducts replenishment at sea with US Navy cruiser USS <i>Mobile Bay</i> during RIMPAC 2022. (LSIS Ernesto Sanchez/Australian Defense Force)
15
September 2022
Past Event
The US-Australia Alliance on the Anniversary of AUKUS

Andrew Hastie, Peter Rough, Bryan Clark, and Patrick Cronin on the future of Australia-US partnership. Rep Mike Gallagher will introduce Hastie.

Australian Navy vessel HMAS <i>Supply</i> conducts replenishment at sea with US Navy cruiser USS <i>Mobile Bay</i> during RIMPAC 2022. (LSIS Ernesto Sanchez/Australian Defense Force)
Featured Speakers:
The Hon. Andrew Hastie, MP
Congressman Mike Gallagher
Bryan Clark
Patrick Cronin
Peter Rough
27
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Ambassadors Series: A Conversation with Finland’s Ambassador Mikko Hautala
Featured Speakers:
Mikko Hautala
Peter Rough
US President Joe Biden meets with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö in the Oval Office of the White House on March 4, 2022, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
27
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Ambassadors Series: A Conversation with Finland’s Ambassador Mikko Hautala

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 27. Register for the event here.

US President Joe Biden meets with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö in the Oval Office of the White House on March 4, 2022, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Mikko Hautala
Peter Rough
23
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with Congressman Jake Ellzey on US National Security
Featured Speakers:
Congressman Jake Ellzey
Peter Rough
Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-TX), the newest member of Congress speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on August 24, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
23
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | A Conversation with Congressman Jake Ellzey on US National Security

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Thursday, June 23. Register for the event here.

Rep. Jake Ellzey (R-TX), the newest member of Congress speaks during a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on August 24, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Congressman Jake Ellzey
Peter Rough
20
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Breaking the Black Sea Blockade: How NATO Can Stop Russia’s Assault on the World’s Food Supply?
Featured Speakers:
William Schneider
Peter Rough
Bryan Clark
Michael Doran
Part of the port of Odessa, one of Ukraine's major gateways to the world on the Black Sea, is seen on March 28, 2022, in Odessa, Ukraine. (Getty Images)
20
June 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Breaking the Black Sea Blockade: How NATO Can Stop Russia’s Assault on the World’s Food Supply?

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 20. Register for the event here.

Part of the port of Odessa, one of Ukraine's major gateways to the world on the Black Sea, is seen on March 28, 2022, in Odessa, Ukraine. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
William Schneider
Peter Rough
Bryan Clark
Michael Doran
18
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Reassessing America’s Middle East Policy
Featured Speakers:
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaakov Amidror
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Peter Rough
Ballistic missiles displayed at Imam Khomeini Mosalla in Tehran, Iran on January 07, 2022. (Getty Images)
18
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Reassessing America’s Middle East Policy

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Friday, March 18. Register for the event here.

Ballistic missiles displayed at Imam Khomeini Mosalla in Tehran, Iran on January 07, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yaakov Amidror
Michael Doran
Jonathan Schachter
Peter Rough
10
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Russian Aggression Against Ukraine: The View from Kyiv
Featured Speakers:
Svitlana Zalishchuk
Hanna Hopko
Nolan Peterson
Peter Rough
A civilian participates in a Kyiv Territorial Defense unit training session on January 29, 2022, in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Getty Images)
10
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Russian Aggression Against Ukraine: The View from Kyiv

This event will premiere on this page at 2:00 p.m. EST, Thursday, February 10. Register for the event here.

A civilian participates in a Kyiv Territorial Defense unit training session on January 29, 2022, in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Svitlana Zalishchuk
Hanna Hopko
Nolan Peterson
Peter Rough
07
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Germany’s Worldview and the Crisis in Ukraine
Featured Speakers:
Ulrich Speck
Ulrike Franke
Liana Fix
Peter Rough
Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock (L) and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov give a joint press conference following their meeting at the Russian Foreign Ministry's Reception House in Moscow, Russia, on January 18, 2022. (Getty Images)
07
February 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Germany’s Worldview and the Crisis in Ukraine

This event will premiere on this page at 2:00 p.m. EST, Monday, February 7. Register for the event here.

Germany's Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock (L) and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov give a joint press conference following their meeting at the Russian Foreign Ministry's Reception House in Moscow, Russia, on January 18, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Ulrich Speck
Ulrike Franke
Liana Fix
Peter Rough
18
January 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Countering Russian Aggression: US Policy Options
Featured Speakers:
William Schneider
Bryan Clark
Marshall Billingslea
Peter Rough
Russian military aircraft taking off from the Ivanovo military base outside Moscow, Russia, on January 6, 2022. (Getty Images)
18
January 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | Countering Russian Aggression: US Policy Options

This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, January 18. Register for the event here.

Russian military aircraft taking off from the Ivanovo military base outside Moscow, Russia, on January 6, 2022. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
William Schneider
Bryan Clark
Marshall Billingslea
Peter Rough
29
September 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | An Emerging G2? Prospects for Transatlantic Tech Cooperation
Featured Speakers:
Tyson Barker
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Nadia Schadlow
Peter Rough
29
September 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | An Emerging G2? Prospects for Transatlantic Tech Cooperation
Featured Speakers:
Tyson Barker
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Nadia Schadlow
Peter Rough
15
June 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Future of the Russian Nord Stream 2 Pipeline
Featured Speakers:
Bartosz Bieliszczuk
Peter Rough
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs (Moderator)
15
June 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Future of the Russian Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Please be advised: This event will premiere on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 15. Register for the event here or via the register button.

Featured Speakers:
Bartosz Bieliszczuk
Peter Rough
Rebeccah L. Heinrichs (Moderator)
19
April 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Taking Stock of China’s Emerging Middle Eastern Kingdom
Featured Speakers:
Xiyue Wang
Bernard Haykel
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
19
April 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Taking Stock of China’s Emerging Middle Eastern Kingdom

Join Hudson Institute Senior Fellows Peter Rough and Michael Doran and experts Xiyue Wang and Bernard Haykel for a discussion on China’s Middle East

Featured Speakers:
Xiyue Wang
Bernard Haykel
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
04
March 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Transatlantic Approaches: Europe in an Age of Sino-American Competition
Featured Speakers:
Paul Linnarz
Joel Scanlon
Dr. Gudrun Wacker
Noah Barkin
Peter Rough
04
March 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | Transatlantic Approaches: Europe in an Age of Sino-American Competition

Please join Hudson Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation for a discussion on Sino-European relations and prospects for transatlantic cooperatio

Featured Speakers:
Paul Linnarz
Joel Scanlon
Dr. Gudrun Wacker
Noah Barkin
Peter Rough
24
February 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Future of Politics in an Evolving Information Ecosystem
Featured Speakers:
Roshan Patel
Josh Holmes
Jon Lerner
Peter Rough
24
February 2021
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Future of Politics in an Evolving Information Ecosystem

Please be advised: This event will premiere LIVE on this page at 12:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, February 24.

Join Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Peter Ro

Featured Speakers:
Roshan Patel
Josh Holmes
Jon Lerner
Peter Rough
28
July 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Can Europe Deter Chinese and Russian Aggression?
Featured Speakers:
Nicolas Bauquet
Mats Engman
Liselotte Odgaard
Peter Rough
28
July 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Can Europe Deter Chinese and Russian Aggression?

As the United States courts European allies to join a unified effort to counter the economic and national security threats of an increasingly aggressi

Featured Speakers:
Nicolas Bauquet
Mats Engman
Liselotte Odgaard
Peter Rough
03
April 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | China's Charm Diplomacy: Beijing's Attempts to Reinvent Reality
Featured Speakers:
Patrick M. Cronin
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
Peter Rough
03
April 2020
Past Event
Video Livestream | China's Charm Diplomacy: Beijing's Attempts to Reinvent Reality

**__Please be advised: This event will be livestreamed only starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT, Friday, April 3.__**

**__If you have questions for our paneli

Featured Speakers:
Patrick M. Cronin
Liselotte Odgaard
Aparna Pande
Peter Rough
26
February 2020
Past Event
A Conversation with Ambassador Nikki R. Haley
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Nikki R. Haley
Peter Rough
Ambassador Nikki R. Haley at Hudson Institute on February 26, 2020. (Jessica Latos)
26
February 2020
Past Event
A Conversation with Ambassador Nikki R. Haley

Ambassador Haley delivers remarks on why capitalism remains the best economic system ever created

Ambassador Nikki R. Haley at Hudson Institute on February 26, 2020. (Jessica Latos)
Featured Speakers:
Ambassador Nikki R. Haley
Peter Rough
07
February 2020
Past Event
NATO and the New Decade: Assessing the Transatlantic Alliance
Featured Speakers:
Mircea Geoană
Peter Rough
Ken Weinstein
07
February 2020
Past Event
NATO and the New Decade: Assessing the Transatlantic Alliance

Last year, NATO marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the alliance. At the start of the new decade, a united, flexible, and future-minded NAT

Featured Speakers:
Mircea Geoană
Peter Rough
Ken Weinstein
18
September 2019
Past Event
U.S. National Security Implications of a Corbyn Foreign Policy
Featured Speakers:
Azeem Ibrahim
Peter Rough
 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives his keynote speech to the Scottish Labour Party Conference at the Caird Hall on March 8, 2019 in Dundee, Scotland. (Getty Images)
18
September 2019
Past Event
U.S. National Security Implications of a Corbyn Foreign Policy

Experts discuss U.S.-UK relations

 Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gives his keynote speech to the Scottish Labour Party Conference at the Caird Hall on March 8, 2019 in Dundee, Scotland. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Azeem Ibrahim
Peter Rough
20
June 2019
Past Event
New Perspectives on Shared Security: NATO’s Next 70 Years
Featured Speakers:
Amanda Sloat
Nadia Schadlow
Peter Rough
Nate Sibley
Getty Images
20
June 2019
Past Event
New Perspectives on Shared Security: NATO’s Next 70 Years

Experts discuss the future of NATO

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Featured Speakers:
Amanda Sloat
Nadia Schadlow
Peter Rough
Nate Sibley
17
June 2019
Past Event
Transatlantic Cooperation in an Era of Crisis and Competition
Featured Speakers:
Michel Duclos
François Godement
Ben Judah
Peter Rough
Ken Weinstein
17
June 2019
Past Event
Transatlantic Cooperation in an Era of Crisis and Competition

Experts discuss transatlantic cooperation

Featured Speakers:
Michel Duclos
François Godement
Ben Judah
Peter Rough
Ken Weinstein
13
March 2019
Past Event
Can the U.S. and Allies Agree on WTO Reform?
Featured Speakers:
Stephen P. Vaughn
Paul Linnarz (Moderator)
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Takeshi Komoto
Peter Rashish
Peter Rough
13
March 2019
Past Event
Can the U.S. and Allies Agree on WTO Reform?

Experts discuss WTO reform

Featured Speakers:
Stephen P. Vaughn
Paul Linnarz (Moderator)
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Takeshi Komoto
Peter Rashish
Peter Rough
23
January 2018
Past Event
Turkey, the Kurds, and the Struggle for Order in the Middle East
Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
23
January 2018
Past Event
Turkey, the Kurds, and the Struggle for Order in the Middle East

Eric Brown, Michael Doran, and Peter Rough will discuss the Middle East.

Featured Speakers:
Eric Brown
Michael Doran
Peter Rough
25
September 2017
Past Event
The Trump Administration and the Middle East: What Should America Do Next?
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Michael O’Hanlon
Peter Rough
Armored vehicles belonging to Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units near Tal Afar, August 31, 2017 (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
25
September 2017
Past Event
The Trump Administration and the Middle East: What Should America Do Next?

Michael Doran, Peter Rough, Michael O’Hanlon, and Lee Smith debate President Trump's Middle East reset

Armored vehicles belonging to Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units near Tal Afar, August 31, 2017 (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Lee Smith
Michael Doran
Michael O’Hanlon
Peter Rough
21
June 2017
Past Event
Monetary Policy, Trade, and Politics: An Update on the Transatlantic Relationship
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Brendan Brown
Benjamin Haddad
Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, and Theresa May at the G7 summit, Sicily, May 26, 2017 (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
21
June 2017
Past Event
Monetary Policy, Trade, and Politics: An Update on the Transatlantic Relationship

Thomas J. Duesterberg, Brendan Brown, Benjamin Haddad, and Peter Rough discuss transatlantic trade, monetary policy, and the NATO military alliance.

Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, and Theresa May at the G7 summit, Sicily, May 26, 2017 (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Thomas J. Duesterberg
Brendan Brown
Benjamin Haddad
30
March 2017
Past Event
U.S. Sanctions on Russia: Evaluating Impacts and Costs
Featured Speakers:
H. E. Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Ambassador Sandy Vershbow
Ambassador Paula Dobriansky
Peter Rough
Pedestrians walk through Red Square on March 3, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
30
March 2017
Past Event
U.S. Sanctions on Russia: Evaluating Impacts and Costs

HE Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Sandy Vershbow, Paula Dobriansky, and Peter Rough discuss Russian sanctions under the Trump administration

Pedestrians walk through Red Square on March 3, 2017 in Moscow, Russia. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
H. E. Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Ambassador Sandy Vershbow
Ambassador Paula Dobriansky
Peter Rough
02
March 2017
Past Event
The "Special Relationship" and Brexit: The US-UK Alliance in the Trump Era
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Brendan Brown
Theodore R. Bromund
Samantha Job
British Prime Minister Theresa May with U.S. President Donald Trump walk along The Colonnade at The White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
02
March 2017
Past Event
The "Special Relationship" and Brexit: The US-UK Alliance in the Trump Era

Peter Rough, Brendan Brown, Samantha Job, and Ted Bromund discuss the future of UK-EU trade negotiations after Brexit and the US-UK relationship.

British Prime Minister Theresa May with U.S. President Donald Trump walk along The Colonnade at The White House on January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Brendan Brown
Theodore R. Bromund
Samantha Job
27
July 2016
Past Event
Geostrategic Ramifications of the Crisis in Turkey
Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Craig Kennedy
Eric Brown
Hillel Fradkin
27
July 2016
Past Event
Geostrategic Ramifications of the Crisis in Turkey

Craig Kennedy, Eric Brown, Peter Rough, and Hillel Fradkin discuss the geostrategic ramifications of the failed coup and political crisis in Turkey

Featured Speakers:
Peter Rough
Craig Kennedy
Eric Brown
Hillel Fradkin
A Swedish CB90-class fast assault crafts approaches the well deck of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), during small boat operations in support of Steadfast Defender 24, March 6, 2024. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Danielle Serocki)
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A Swedish CB90-class fast assault craft approaches the well deck of the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall during exercise Steadfast Defender 24 on March 6, 2024, in the Norwegian Sea. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Danielle Serocki)
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Residential buildings destroyed by shelling in Izyum, Kharkiv, on February 1, 2024. (Roman Pilipey/AFP via Getty Images)
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