The Russia-Ukraine War, Geopolitics, and U.S. National Security

Event Format
In person
CGIS South, Room S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Lieutenant Colonel Alex Vindman, who is defending his doctoral dissertation on the topic of U.S. Foreign Policy towards Ukraine from 1991-2004, will provide his perspective on the Russia-Ukraine war, U.S. Policy for and geopolitical consequences of the war, and U.S. National Security. Lieutenant Colonel Vindman will share insights into a career in public service as well as his personal experiences serving in government.

Please note that this event is In-Person and Online.


This event is organized by the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard (HURI) and co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University.


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