Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Transactionalism in US Foreign Policy

Transactionalism in US Foreign Policy

January 10, 2024 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm | National Security Program

About the Event

Whether the issue is global competition with China, countering Russia's invasion of Ukraine, or the threats to regional security in the Middle East, the role of transactionalism in American foreign policy has gained prominence as a subject of analysis. In a changing global economy and a tumultuous domestic environment—what sorts of carrots and sticks does the United States have at its disposal and how is it using them? How can America leverage its financial position differently to face global challenges? What other global or historical examples can provide insight into these questions? Join Central Asia Fellow Max Hess and analyst Karthik Sankaran for a lively discussion of these and related questions moderated by FPRI's National Security Program Director Nikolas Gvosdev on January 10 to find out!

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Maximilian Hess

Maximilian Hess - Maximilian Hess is a Central Asia Fellow in the Eurasia Program at the Foreign Policy Research institute and the founder of the London-based political risk firm Enmetena Advisory.

Karthik Sankaran

Karthik Sankaran - Karthik Sankaran has been a strategist in global financial markets for over twenty-five years, focusing on the interaction of national politics, economics, and geopolitics. He was trained as a European historian and has a particular interest in the political economy of development.

Nikolas K. Gvosdev

Nikolas K. Gvosdev - Nikolas Gvosdev is the Director of the National Security Program at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) and Editor of Orbis: FPRI's Journal of World Affairs. ; Moderator