Only Putin Knows What Happens Next
01/23/2022
Once Russian military forces are on the move into Ukraine, the Kremlin could set in motion a chain of events that no one can predict, writes Tom Nichols in this article for "The Atlantic". Unless Western countries inflict serious economic p…
The United States Needs a New Approach to Russia
01/21/2022
In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev reflects on the build-up of Russian troops on the border of Ukraine, and the potential response from the United States and NATO. "There is no silver bullet solution…
What’s Really Behind the Protests in Kazakhstan?
01/06/2022
The politics of energy use and climate change—often viewed as a domestic policy question—can and will have a growing impact on both global geopolitics and geo-economics, says Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev in this article for "The Natio…
A Temporary Pause, But No Solution on Ukraine
12/10/2021
What does the recent video summit between Joe Biden & Vladimir Putin reveal about U.S.-Russia relations amidst Russia's mobilization on Ukraine's borders? In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev writes abo…
How Putin Is Pushing Back Against the West
11/15/2021
In this article for "The National Interest", Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev responds to the various crises springing up in Eastern Europe, including the deployment of Russian forces on the Ukrainian border and the use of migration from Belar…
China’s wolf warrior diplomacy
10/26/2021
In the past several years China has become more assertive, and its diplomats have again used sharper language — it’s been called "wolf warrior diplomacy." This segment of Australian Broadcasting Corporation's "Big Ideas" podcast seri…
Why NATO Must Transform for the Twenty-First Century
10/12/2021
"The AUKUS deal and the Franco-Greek pact point to what is likely to be the defining characteristic of [NATO] in the mid-2020s, not a mighty coalition of thirty states but a toolbox," writes Senior Fellow Nikolas K. Gvosdev in "Why NATO Mus…
An Iranian perspective on life in Iran
10/04/2021
In "The Heartbeat of Iran," journalist Tara Kangarlou shows what life in Iran is really like—beyond the many times hostile headlines in the mainstream media and optics of foreign policy. This segment of Australian Broadcasting Corporatio…
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