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UkraineAlert

Feb 20, 2024

Outgunned Ukraine bets on drones as Russian invasion enters third year

By Mykola Bielieskov

As Putin's invasion passes the two-year mark, tech-savvy Ukraine is betting on drones as the best way to overcome Russia's increasingly overwhelming advantage in traditional firepower, writes Mykola Bielieskov.

Civil Society Conflict

UkraineAlert

Feb 15, 2024

Ukraine’s Black Sea success offers hope as Russian invasion enters third year

By Peter Dickinson

Ukraine's remarkable success in the Battle of the Black Sea exposes the emptiness of Russia's red lines and provides a road map for victory over Putin, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Technologies

New Atlanticist

Feb 13, 2024

China is testing its freeriding strategy in the Red Sea

By Léonie Allard

The United States and its allies and partners must find ways to better manage Beijing’s freeriding and opportunism in the northwestern Indian Ocean.

China Maritime Security

In the News

Feb 5, 2024

Braw featured on BBC World Service Weekend Edition on the recent Houthi strikes in the Red Sea

By Elisabeth Braw

On February 4, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was featured in BBC World Service “Weekend Edition” where she discussed the recent Houthi strikes on targets in the Red Sea and how the US and the UK have responded.

English Maritime Security

New Atlanticist

Feb 5, 2024

Italy’s Mediterranean pivot: What’s driving Meloni’s ambitious plan with Africa

By Alissa Pavia

The Mattei Plan for Africa was presented on January 29-30 to a delegation of more than twenty-five African leaders. It seeks to establish an Italian agenda that prioritizes Africa's needs and avoids predatory practices.

Africa Economy & Business

In the News

Feb 4, 2024

Braw quoted by CNBC on the Houthi threat

On February 4, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was featured quoted by CNBC on the Houthi threat in the Red Sea.

Maritime Security Middle East

In the News

Feb 2, 2024

Braw featured on Sveriges Radio

On February 2, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was on the Sveriges Radio to discuss the Russian “ghost fleet” (original source in Swedish).

Maritime Security Russia

In the News

Feb 2, 2024

Braw quoted in Barron’s on Russia’s tactics to bypass oil sanctions

By Elisabeth Braw

On February 1, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was quoted in Barron’s regarding the tactics that Russia uses to bypass oil sanctions. Braw argues that the Russia’s shadow fleet is a powerful weapon in Russia’s toolbox as it continues its war on Ukraine.

English Europe & Eurasia

In the News

Feb 1, 2024

Braw quoted by Barron’s on the Russian “ghost fleet”

On February 1, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was quoted by Barron’s on Russia’s attempts to bypass sanctions by using “ghost fleets”.

Europe & Eurasia Maritime Security

In the News

Jan 27, 2024

Braw featured in Politico on how to respond to Russian aggression in the Baltic Sea

By Elisabeth Braw

On January 26, Transatlantic Security Initiative senior fellow Elisabeth Braw was featured in Politico on the recent Russian aggression in the Baltic Sea region and opportunities to respond to Russia’s gray-zone tactics.

English Europe & Eurasia

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