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Inflection Points

Jan 23, 2022

Putin is threatening not just Ukraine but post-Cold War principles. And the stakes are generational.

By Frederick Kempe

Unless Biden can shift the tide, Putin will continue his long campaign to reverse the post-Cold War principles under which countries in the world navigate the future together.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jan 22, 2022

Experts react: Six options for Europe as it searches for a response to Russian aggression

By Atlantic Council experts

How can Europe hang together and maximize its impact? Our experts weigh in as the crisis over Ukraine heats up.

Conflict Crisis Management

Britain Debrief

Jan 22, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Are we on the brink in Ukraine? A debrief from Tom Tugendhat, MP

By Ben Judah

Tom Tugendhat, MP, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, joins #BritainDebrief for a look at Britain's policies towards Ukraine and how realistic the threat of war in Ukraine is.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jan 21, 2022

What if Russia invades Ukraine (again)? Consider these options for sanctions escalation.

By Brian O’Toole, Daniel Fried

Whatever Putin’s intentions, the Kremlin’s anti-Ukrainian propaganda has not been so loud since 2014. The United States and its allies need to respond in order to prevent a major military escalation at worst and at least blunt Putin’s effort to gain political advantage through intimidation.

Crisis Management Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist

Jan 21, 2022

SpeedRead: The military steps Biden can take to force Putin to back off

By Jorge Benitez

The White House should deal with the Kremlin-manufactured crisis with the bipartisan strategy that successfully won the Cold War: deterrence.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jan 21, 2022

Russian Hybrid Threats Report: Troops arrive in Belarus as propaganda narratives heat up

The Digital Forensic Research Lab’s global team presents the first installment of the Russian Hybrid Threats Report.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jan 17, 2022

If the West sticks together, it can find a way forward with Russia

By Daniel Fried

The US and Europe need to resist the temptation to respond to threats with concessions, and maintain a willingness to discuss European security in a way that benefits all, not just Moscow.

Conflict Crisis Management

New Atlanticist

Jan 14, 2022

Top Ukrainian official: Get the presidents of Ukraine, Russia, and the US together

By Dan Peleschuk

Andriy Yermak, chief of staff to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, appeared at an Atlantic Council Front Page event Friday to discuss his country's security at a perilous moment.

Conflict Crisis Management

Fast Thinking

Jan 13, 2022

FAST THINKING: A big week of diplomacy with Russia is over. What’s Putin’s next move?

By Atlantic Council

Is war in Europe more likely after this week's diplomatic flurry? Our experts weigh in on what to expect next.

Crisis Management NATO

Blog Post

Jan 13, 2022

State of the Order: Assessing December 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Conflict Coronavirus

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