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

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