On September 1, Scowcroft Center acting director Matthew Kroenig was interviewed on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” discussing why the chances of great-power conflict between the US, Russia, and China may be increasing.

Twenty years ago, most major international relations theories thought that the major driving forces were leading to cooperation: globalization, nuclear weapons, institutions. But now, a lot of those conditions have changed. It’s a more multipolar world, the US is worried about conflict with Russia, China, Iran… there is reason to be concerned that the world is becoming a more conflictual and dangerous place.

Matthew Kroenig

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security works to develop sustainable, nonpartisan strategies to address the most important security challenges facing the United States and the world.

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