New Atlanticist by Ian BrzezinskiNov 29, 2021
NATO thwarted a Russian invasion in 1980. Could its playbook work today?
New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski
As NATO foreign ministers meet this week in Riga, Latvia, they should consider how President Jimmy Carter blocked the Soviets from crushing Poland’s Solidarity movement.
BelarusAlert by Brian WhitmoreNov 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.
Event RecapNov 16, 2021
Webinar: The Russian Federation- Challenges and Trends Impacting Central and Northern European Security
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Stockholm, together with the Atlantic Council Northern Europe Office, organised a timely webinar on November 16th. Taking place as the border crises between Poland and Belarus escalated, the webinar’s main goal was to discuss the security outlook for Central and […]
UkraineAlert by Bohdan NahayloNov 15, 2021
Escalating Belarus border crisis could pose a security threat to Ukraine
UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo
The escalating migrant crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border poses a potential threat to Ukraine, which shares a long and vulnerable 1,000 km border with Belarus and could serve as an alternative route into the EU.
BelarusAlert by Alesia RudnikNov 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.
BelarusAlert by Oleksiy GoncharenkoNov 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.
BelarusAlert by Brian WhitmoreNov 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.
BelarusAlert by Daniel Fried, Michal Baranowski, Ben JudahNov 9, 2021
Belarus border crisis: Lukashenka weaponizes human misery
BelarusAlert by Daniel Fried, Michal Baranowski, Ben Judah
Kremlin-backed Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has weaponized migrants from across the Middle East and is using them to create a border crisis in his escalating hybrid war against the EU.
New Atlanticist by Atlantic CouncilAug 12, 2021
Experts react: How far will Poland push away its friends?
New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council
Poland's move against a critical television network fits into a pattern of criticized behavior by a one-time showcase of post-communist recovery.