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The Crisis Over Ukraine and the West's Response

When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CT

Where: 1902 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   (847) 467-2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Co-Sponsor: International Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings


The Crisis Over Ukraine and the West's Response
Steven Pifer, Brookings, former US ambassador to Ukraine

Steven Pifer is director of the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative and a senior fellow with the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. A former US ambassador to Ukraine, Pifer’s career as a foreign service officer centered on Europe, the former Soviet Union and arms control. Pifer also had postings in London, Moscow, Geneva and Warsaw, as well as on the National Security Council. His publications include The Opportunity: Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Arms (2012) and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Financial Times, Moscow Times, and Kyiv Post, among others.

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