News

US May No Longer Want to Lead in Deterring Russia in Europe; Ukraine War Showed Pentagon It Must Rethink Everything

February 26, 2024
Plus: Allison warns Ukraine’s success could make Putin choose between loss and nukes.
News

Russian Forces Continue Advancing, Only 10% of Europeans Believe Ukraine Will Win

February 23, 2024
Plus: Will Russia attack NATO and, if so, when?
Analysis

The War in Ukraine in a Transitional World Order

Robert Legvold February 23, 2024
The war in Ukraine is reshaping an international system released from its moorings and lurching in uncertain directions, which in turn is affecting the course and prospective outcome of the war.
News
US May No Longer Want to Lead in Deterring Russia in Europe; Ukraine War Showed Pentagon It Must Rethink Everything
February 26, 2024
News
Russian Forces Continue Advancing, Only 10% of Europeans Believe Ukraine Will Win
February 23, 2024
Analysis
The War in Ukraine in a Transitional World Order
February 23, 2024
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