NATO goes East: at what price?

Dmitry Trenin, Senior Associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1955 - Born in Moscow
1972 - Joins Russian Army
1977 - Graduates, Military Institute, Moscow
1978 - Liaison officer, external relations branch, group of Soviet forces, Germany
1983 - Senior lecturer, Military Institute, Moscow
1984 - Receives PhD, Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow
1985 - Staff member, USSR delegation to U.S.-Soviet nuclear and space arms talks in Geneva
1993 - Senior research fellow, NATO Defence College, Rome
1993 - Senior research fellow, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences
1993 - Joins Carnegie Moscow Centre

Speaking before the NATO summit in Bucharest, George Bush urged his European allies to defy Russia and allow Ukraine and Georgia to take the first steps towards joining NATO. But will Europe listen? And what consequences could an expanded NATO have for Russia-West relations? To answer these questions, our guest today is Dmitry Trenin, the Senior Associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.