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    Getting America and Russia Back to Normal
    Aug20

    Getting America and Russia Back to Normal

    Robert Legvold Politics, Europe Putin and his entourage, the Trump administration, and the U.S. Congress have a large choice to make. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. Trump and his people, and Putin and his, say the same thing: the two...

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?
    Aug19

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?

    Kyle Mizokami History, Europe And some are sitting as museum ships in China. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the carriers were the Soviets’ initial foray into the world of fixed wing naval aviation, and the only Soviet carriers to become fully...

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?
    Aug19

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?

    Kyle Mizokami History, Europe And some are sitting as museum ships in China. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the carriers were the Soviets’ initial foray into the world of fixed wing naval aviation, and the only Soviet carriers to become fully...

    America and Russia: Time to Come Clean
    Aug17

    America and Russia: Time to Come Clean

    Dov S. Zakheim Politics, Europe The first order of business between the two countries may be the hardest. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. The United States and Russia, apart perhaps from their respective presidents, are very much at...

    The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation
    Aug16

    The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation

    Zalmay Khalilzad Security, Americas For the United States, managing Russian decline requires pursuing a balance-of-power approach to minimize the risk of escalation. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. Despite the array of twists and turns since...

    America and Russia: Back to Basics
    Aug15

    America and Russia: Back to Basics

    Graham Allison Security, Europe However demonic, however destructive, however devious, however deserving of being strangled Russia is, the brute fact is that we cannot kill this bastard without committing suicide. President Trump can improve relations with Russia in ways that advance American national interests by going back to Cold War...

    The Sorry State of the Ukrainian Navy—and Why It Should Matter to America
    Aug11

    The Sorry State of the Ukrainian Navy—and Why It Should Matter to America

    Ilan Berman Security, Europe The Ukrainian navy is still unmistakably struggling to regain its footing and reconstitute its strength. Although it has come at enormous human and financial cost, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that has raged in the latter’s eastern territories since 2014 has helped spark a fundamental transformation...

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?
    Aug10

    What Does the Manafort Raid Mean for Trump?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Politics, North America Trump’s penchant for conflict, though, could cause him his biggest problems. All along the real vulnerability of those associated with the Trump campaign has less been collusion with Russia, which would be tricky to prove, but financial corruption, which may not. That scenario came to a head with the...

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles
    Aug08

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe General Dynamics Land Systems has unveiled a new missile-armed Stryker able to destroy enemy drones, aircraft and incoming attacks with vehicle-mounted Hellfire weapons. As part of a vigorous effort to address a modern threat landscape, Linson explained that the Army is working to recover short-range air defense...

    Everything You Need to Know: Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise
    Aug08

    Everything You Need to Know: Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise

    Dmitry Gorenburg Security, Eurasia For one week in September, the media will breathlessly tout the might of the Russian military—only to disregard analysis of the exercise soon after. The Zapad-2017 military exercise that will take place in September in Russia and Belarus has already begun to draw attention in the Western press. In recent days,...

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