Ambassador Steven Pifer to discuss the Past and Future of U.S. - Ukraine Relations


The Matthew B. Ridgway Center will host guest lecturer Steven Pifer, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28 in Posvar Hall, room 3431. In this special talk, Ambassador Pifer will discuss "The Past and Future of U.S. -- Ukraine Relations." 

You are cordially invited to a presentation by former ambassador to Ukraine and current senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Steven Pifer, at 2:00 p.m. Thurs. Sept. 28, in Room 3431, Wesley W. Posvar Hall, 230 W. Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA.  Ambassador Pifer will discuss “The Past and Future of U.S. – Ukraine Relations.”

Ambassador Pifer is a non-resident senior fellow in Brookings’ Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, and the Center on the United States and Europe.  His work focuses on nuclear arms control, Ukraine, and Russia. He has offered commentary on these issues on National Public Radio, PBS NewsHour, CNN, Fox News, BBC, and VOA, and his articles have run in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Financial Times, National Interest, Moscow Times, and Kyiv Post, among others. He is co-author with Michael O’Hanlon of “The Opportunity: Next Steps in Reducing Nuclear Arms” (Brookings Institution Press, 2012) and author of the recently published “The Eagle and the Trident: U.S.-Ukraine Relations in Turbulent Times” (Brookings Institution Press, 2017).

Copies of The Eagle and the Trident: U.S.-Ukraine Relations in Turbulent Times will be available for sale after the presentation.  One lucky attendee will receive a free, autographed copy.

Additional information about Ambassador Pifer is available at https://www.brookings.edu/experts/steven-pifer/

Thursday, September 28, 2017
2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
3431 Posvar Hall

Sponsored by: GSPIA, UCIS and the Matthew B. Ridgway Center