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Dimitri Simes, president and CEO of the Center for the National Interest and publisher of its foreign policy magazine, The National Interest, discusses the prospects for a diplomatic solution in Ukraine; the risks of miscalculation and escalation for both Russia and the West; why Russia’s stance on the JCPOA emboldens Tehran; how China could come out a winner from the crisis; and more!


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