Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum
Nato in defence of peace: 2016 and beyond
Dmitri V. Trenin, Ph.D., is Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center (since 2008) and a Senior Associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Before joining Carnegie in 1994 he served in the Soviet and Russian army. Col. Trenin’s postings included Iraq (with the military assistance group, 1975-76), Germany, and Switzerland (INF and START nuclear weapons talks, 1985-91). For several years, Trenin taught area studies at the Defense University in Moscow from which he had graduated in 1977. He was also a senior fellow at NATO Defense College (1993) and, upon retirement from the military, a visiting professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (1993-1994). From 1994-1997, Trenin was also a senior research fellow at the Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences.
At Carnegie, Dmitri Trenin chairs the Foreign and Security Policy Program. He is the author of several books, including "Self-Sufficiency and Connectivity: Russia’s Foreign Policy at a Crossroads"; "Unconditional Peace: 21st Century Euro-Atlantic as a Security Community: Post-Imperium: A Eurasian Story"; "Getting Russia Right" and "Central Asia. The Views from Washington, Moscow and Beijing".
Trenin is a member of the Russian International Affairs Council; the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy; and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Military Science. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Moscow School of Political Studies. A frequent commentator for the world news media, from The New York Times to The Moscow Times to Beijing’s Global Times, he serves on the editorial boards of The Washington Quarterly, International Politics, Insight Turkey and Baltic Course.@DmitriTrenin