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Section: The National Interest (USA)

    Here Is How America Can Bring Peace to Ukraine
    Nov14

    Here Is How America Can Bring Peace to Ukraine

    Doug Bandow Security, Europe If Washington were to take NATO membership off the table, it would remove Moscow’s incentive to keep the Ukrainian conflict alive. The Trump administration reportedly plans to propose a peacekeeping force for Ukraine. The initiative would have a greater chance of success if Washington offered a package that made...

    How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War
    Nov13

    How Russia Could Divide NATO and Win a War

    Michael Cecire Security, Europe Countering provocations or pressure by adversary states like Russia should be formulated on Western strengths, and not dictated by the adversary. In September, Russia and Belarus launched the Zapad 2017 military exercises, which saw a snap mobilization of thousands of troops on Europe’s doorstep, stoking...

    How NATO Could Accidentally Trigger a War with Russia
    Nov12

    How NATO Could Accidentally Trigger a War with Russia

    Andrew Radin Security, Europe An increased NATO presence in the Baltics could lead Moscow to feel a need to invade, even if the forces deployed there could not realistically challenge Russia’s military. After Russia seized Crimea and supported separatists in the Donbas region of Ukraine, U.S. and Western military analysts raised concerns...

    This Was Russia’s Master Plan to Destroy Nazi Germany Forever
    Nov11

    This Was Russia’s Master Plan to Destroy Nazi Germany Forever

    Warfare History Network History, Europe In early 1945, Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev executed a stunning offensive against the Germans in the Vistula-Oder area. During the last half of 1944, the Wehrmacht in the east had been forced to cede just about everything it had conquered since the beginning of the war against the Soviet Union in June 1941....

    Russia and America Are Conducting Massive Nuclear Exercises (and No One Cares)
    Nov10

    Russia and America Are Conducting Massive Nuclear Exercises (and No One Cares)

    Lyle J. Goldstein Security, North America Nuclear weapons exercises in both Russia and the United States go mysteriously unreported in leading American newspapers. Both Russia and the United States undertook major tests of their respective nuclear forces at the end of October 2017. Oddly, that was not sufficiently newsworthy and no coverage...

    Wanted: A U.S.-Russia Relationship That Isn’t Dysfunctional
    Nov07

    Wanted: A U.S.-Russia Relationship That Isn’t Dysfunctional

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Europe The principal agenda item during the Putin-Trump summit is going to be the situation around North Korea—with Trump asking for additional Russian help in containing the crisis. Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have decided to meet on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in...

    Wanted: A U.S.-Russia Relationship That Isn’t Dysfunctional
    Nov07

    Wanted: A U.S.-Russia Relationship That Isn’t Dysfunctional

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Europe The principal agenda item during the Putin-Trump summit is going to be the situation around North Korea—with Trump asking for additional Russian help in containing the crisis. Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have decided to meet on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in...

    Why NATO Isn’t Ready to Take on Russia
    Nov06

    Why NATO Isn’t Ready to Take on Russia

    Jyri Raitasalo Security, Eurasia Now that military tensions between Russia and the West have gone through the roof, most European states find themselves lacking credible warfighting capabilities. War is being fought in Europe today. It has been going on for more than three years. More than ten thousand people are dead—and some 1.6 million people...

    Here Is How Japan Plans on Killing China’s Aircraft Carriers
    Nov05

    Here Is How Japan Plans on Killing China’s Aircraft Carriers

    Zachary Keck Security, Asia Missiles are too expensive. How about submarines instead? As we approach the day when China will have multiple aircraft carriers, Beijing’s neighbors and the United States are likely beginning to prepare for this eventuality. This is especially true of Japan, China’s traditional rival in the region. While...

    Should America Be Worried about Russia’s Military Buildup in Belarus?
    Nov02

    Should America Be Worried about Russia’s Military Buildup in Belarus?

    Zachary Keck Security, Europe It may be a case of more bark than bite. Russia and Belarus are continuing to discuss arrangements for delivering the S-400 system, but that “it is yet premature to talk about concrete dates.” As tensions between the United States and Russia continue to grow, Moscow is embarking on a massive military buildup in...

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