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New Atlanticist by Harlan Ullman

Dec 2, 2021

Biden’s defense and security strategies need specifics

New Atlanticist by Harlan Ullman

The aim must be to contain, prevent, and defend against massive attacks of disruption—which include the strategies of China and Russia. 

Defense Policy National Security

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 23, 2021

Lukashenka, Putin, and the art of geopolitical extortion

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

The Putin-Lukashenka axis of autocrats is engaging in repeated acts of geopolitical extortion. Rewarding this with phone calls, summits, and concessions will only encourage more dangerous behavior.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Nov 23, 2021

Vladimir Putin is testing the “weak” West in Ukraine and Poland

UkraineAlert by Taras Kuzio

Russia's current military build-up on the Ukrainian border is part of Vladimir Putin's hybrid war against the democratic world and an attempt to exploit what many in the Kremlin perceive to be Western "weakness."

Belarus Conflict

In the News by John R. Deni

Nov 22, 2021

Deni in Defense News: If the Russian military crashes through a forest, will NATO hear a sound?

In the News by John R. Deni

Deni writes in Defense News on the role that the NATO Response Force might have in responding to Russia's military buildup around Ukraine.

Europe & Eurasia NATO

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Nov 21, 2021

Vladimir Putin’s slow-motion annexation of east Ukraine continues

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

As international leaders and the world’s media speculate over Moscow’s latest military build-up on the Ukrainian border, Russian President Vladimir Putin is quietly proceeding with the slow-motion annexation of east Ukraine.

Conflict European Union

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 17, 2021

Belarus border crisis: Putin acts as Lukashenka’s willing enabler

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's manufactured migrant crisis on the EU border is entirely in step with the hybrid war against the Western world being waged by his sole international patron, Vladimir Putin.

Belarus Conflict

BelarusAlert by Alesia Rudnik

Nov 15, 2021

Belarus dictator turns hybrid war into humanitarian crisis

BelarusAlert by Alesia Rudnik

By weaponizing migrants in his hybrid war against the European Union, Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has created an escalating humanitarian crisis on his country's border with Poland.

Belarus European Union

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

Nov 15, 2021

New US-Ukraine Charter underlines American commitment to Ukrainian security

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund

The new US-Ukraine Charter on Strategic Partnership adopted on November 10 underlines American support for Ukrainian security and US concerns over the possibility of further Russian aggression.

Disinformation Non-Traditional Threats

BelarusAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

Nov 14, 2021

Belarus border crisis marks dangerous escalation in Putin’s hybrid war

BelarusAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko

As tensions on the EU border with Belarus escalate, Europe is waking up to the fact that the man responsible for the crisis is not Belarusian dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka but his patron Vladimir Putin.

Belarus Conflict

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Nov 10, 2021

Gangster tactics: Poland accuses Putin of masterminding Belarus border crisis

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

As the crisis on the EU's eastern border with Belarus continues to escalate, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of masterminding the plot to weaponize illegal migrants.

Belarus Conflict

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