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May 28, 2024

‘The time has come’: Calls grow to allow Ukrainian strikes inside Russia

By Peter Dickinson

Pressure is building for the US and other NATO allies to lift restrictions on the use of Western weapons for Ukrainian strikes inside Russia, writes Peter Dickinson.

Conflict Defense Technologies


May 28, 2024

Only enhanced air defenses can save Ukraine from winter energy collapse

By Aura Sabadus

Ukraine's power grid has been decimated in recent months by a major Russian bombing campaign. In order to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe this winter, the country urgently needs more air defenses, writes Aura Sabadus.

Conflict European Union

In the News

May 28, 2024

Bakir quoted in Responsible Statecraft on Turkey-Israel relations

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Human Rights

In the News

May 28, 2024

Bakir quoted in Breaking Defense on Kuwait’s new executive protocol with Turkey

By Atlantic Council

Arms Control Middle East

Balkans Debrief

May 28, 2024

#BalkansDebrief – Why is distrust in institutions alarming for the Balkans? | A debrief with Amila Karačić

In this episode of #BalkansDebrief, Nonresident Senior Fellow Ilva Tare sits down with Amila Karacic of the International Republican Institute (IRI) in Bosnia & Herzegovina to discuss IRI's recent polling trends in the Western Balkans.

European Union Nationalism

New Atlanticist

May 28, 2024

Why NATO matters

By Richard D. Hooker, Jr.

The United States supports and leads NATO not out of altruism, but because it is manifestly in its interest to do so.

Crisis Management Defense Policy


May 27, 2024

Russia is bombing book publishers as Putin wages war on Ukrainian identity

By Maria Avdeeva

Russia's recent targeted bombing of a major Ukrainian book publishing plant in Kharkiv is part of the Kremlin's wider war against Ukrainian national identity, writes Maria Avdeeva.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

May 25, 2024

Experts react: What to know about the latest G7 ‘progress’ on using blocked Russian assets to aid Ukraine

By Atlantic Council experts

Group of Seven (G7) finance ministers just met in Stresa, Italy, to discuss what to do with blocked Russian assets. Atlantic Council experts follow the money.

Conflict Economy & Business

In the News

May 24, 2024

Massa in Forbes on Russia potentially stationing a nuclear ASAT in space

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense Deputy Director for Strategic Forces Policy Mark Massa was quoted in Forbes about the potential for Russia to station a nuclear ASAT in orbit.

Nuclear Deterrence Russia

In the News

May 24, 2024

Michta in DW News on potential NATO secretary general candidates

On February 24, Andrew Michta, director and senior fellow in the Scowcroft Strategy Initiative, was quoted in DW News about the candidates to replace NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He assessed that a candidate from the Alliance’s eastern flank may be well-suited for the role, as they “understand the existential nature of the threat” from […]

Defense Policy Europe & Eurasia