In-Depth Research & Reports Mar 14, 2022
Targeting Ukraine through Washington: Russian election interference, Ukraine, and the 2024 US election
By Gavin Wilde and Justin Sherman
US officials should recognize that Ukraine’s trajectory has always been a centerpiece of Russian interference in US elections. Doing so should guide US policymakers’ observations of what is happening now in Ukraine—and their preparations for what promises to be a climactic 2024 US election cycle.
Issue Brief Feb 24, 2022
The next National Defense Strategy must get Russia right
By Clementine G. Starling, Christian Trotti, Tyson Wetzel
The rapidly developing 2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis raises a key question for US defense policy makers as they finalize the next National Defense Strategy (NDS): How can the NDS get Russia “right”? This issue brief seeks to answer this question by developing a US defense strategy for deterring and managing the Russian threat in Europe and beyond, building upon the authors’ 2021 report, “Seizing the Advantage: A Vision for the Next US National Defense Strategy.”
Hybrid Conflict Project Feb 23, 2022
Today’s wars are fought in the ‘gray zone.’ Here’s everything you need to know about it.
By Forward Defense experts
Our experts help illuminate this shadowy zone of strategic competition—and offer ways for Washington and its allies to begin seizing the advantage.