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Section: Brookings (USA)

    Brookings experts on Trump’s National Security Strategy
    Dec25

    Brookings experts on Trump’s National Security Strategy

    By Suzanne MaloneyOn December 18, 2017, the Trump administration released its first National Security Strategy (NSS). The NSS is a congressionally-mandated document (dating to the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act) that outlines an administration’s appraisal of U.S. national security interests, the global security environment, challenges to U.S....

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations
    Dec01

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations

    By Steven PiferFor nearly 50 years, arms control agreements have contributed to more stable and predictable relations between Washington and Moscow. Beginning in the late 1980s, agreements such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty followed by the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) went beyond mere limitations to...

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations
    Dec01

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations

    By Steven PiferFor nearly 50 years, arms control agreements have contributed to more stable and predictable relations between Washington and Moscow. Beginning in the late 1980s, agreements such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty followed by the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) went beyond mere limitations to...

    Mr. Putin: Turning neighbor into adversary
    Nov02

    Mr. Putin: Turning neighbor into adversary

    By Steven PiferRussian policy toward Ukraine is often puzzling. During a visit to Moscow nine years ago, I asked a retired senior Russian diplomat whether anyone in the Kremlin really understood Ukraine. One person did, he replied, but no one paid attention to him. That might explain why Vladimir Putin’s policy is so badly backfiring....

    Alina Polyakova
    Nov01

    Alina Polyakova

    By Rachel SlatteryAlina Polyakova is the David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Foreign Policy program’s Center on the United States and Europe. She specializes in European politics, far-right populism and nationalism, and Russian foreign policy. Polyakova’s recent book, “The Dark Side of European Integration” (ibidem-Verlag and Columbia...

    How Ukraine views Russia and the West
    Oct19

    How Ukraine views Russia and the West

    By Steven PiferFollowing the Soviet Union’s collapse, Ukraine and Russia maintained relations that at times were testy, but their differences largely appeared manageable. That changed in 2014, when the Kremlin used military force to seize Crimea and then supported armed separatism in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas. As a result,...

    Putin’s Counterrevolution
    Aug26

    Putin’s Counterrevolution

    By Sergey AleksashenkoHow Putin’s autocracy undercut Russia’s economy and chances for democracy During his nearly twenty years at the center of Russian political power, Vladimir Putin has transformed the vast country in many ways, not all of them for the better. The near-chaos of the early post-Soviet years has been replaced by an...

    NATO at a crossroads: Next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance
    Jul20

    NATO at a crossroads: Next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance

    Russia’s conflict with Ukraine stems in part from the Kremlin’s concern that Kyiv is drawing too close to institutions such as the European Union and NATO. Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump called into question the usefulness of today’s NATO and spoke of building a better relationship with Moscow. Advocating...

    Sen. Chris Coons says Putin has launched an undeclared war on the international order, calls for bipartisan approach to issue
    Apr10

    Sen. Chris Coons says Putin has launched an undeclared war on the international order, calls for bipartisan approach to issue

    “Make no mistake: the Putin regime has launched an undeclared war on the international order that has preserved peace and stability in the United States and Europe since World War II,” Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) said at a Brookings event today. In his remarks, the senator described how Vladimir Putin’s Russia is actively seeking to...

    What Putin is up to, and why he may have overplayed his hand
    Mar06

    What Putin is up to, and why he may have overplayed his hand

    Each year on December 20, the Russian intelligence community pays homage to its enduring guardianship of the Motherland. It was on this date in 1917, six weeks after the Bolshevik Revolution, that Vladimir Lenin established the Cheka, an acronym for “Emergency Commission.” Over the ensuing decades, the commission’s nomenclature and...

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