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US, Russia, and the World: The Passing of Empires

In this Dahrendorf Forum report, former UK Ambassador to Russia Sir Rodric Braithwaite explores how recent American and European decline mirrors the collapse of the Soviet Union and what's next for NATO and Russia in a multipolar world order.

Sir Rodric Braithwaite

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Sir Rodric Braithwaite

Former British Ambassador to Moscow

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 US, Russia, and the World: The Passing of Empires

About the Author

Sir Rodric Braithwaite is a former British diplomat who served as the Ambassador to Moscow during the critical years of Perestroika (1988-1992). His other postings included Jakarta, Warsaw, Rome, Brussels (EU) and Washington. He was also on the Sherpa team for the G7 Summits (1984-8), and served as Foreign Policy Adviser to Prime Minister Major and Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (1992-3). 

This Report was produced as part of the Dahrendorf Forum - Debating Europe, a joint initiative between LSE and the Hertie School of Governance, funded by Stiftung Mercator.

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