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    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,...

    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,...

    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,...

    In 1941, Russia and Nazi Germany Proved How Horrific the Eastern Front Would Be
    Aug06

    In 1941, Russia and Nazi Germany Proved How Horrific the Eastern Front Would Be

    Warfare History Network History, Europe And it all happened in a tiny corner of Ukraine. In 1941, the northwestern corner of the Ukraine was not what one would call tank country. With the exception of a few narrow, poorly maintained highways, movement was largely restricted to unpaved roads running through terrain dominated by forests, hills,...

    Are Russia and America Headed for a Showdown?
    Jul31

    Are Russia and America Headed for a Showdown?

    George Beebe Security, Americas Misinterpreting Russian signals is the most immediate danger to the United States as the White House considers next steps. How will Moscow respond as the United States takes a series of retaliatory steps meant to punish Russia for its misdeeds in American domestic politics, Ukraine and the Middle East? Conventional...

    In a World of Disarray, Africa Is Taking Steps Forward
    Jul30

    In a World of Disarray, Africa Is Taking Steps Forward

    Michael O’Hanlon, Emily Terry Security, Africa The Middle East should not be the sole focus of America’s foreign policy. At this juncture in mid-2017, while the Middle East remains highly turbulent and global security challenges remain acute from Korea and East Asia to Ukraine and Afghanistan, what is the state of security in Africa?...

    How Will Trump Enforce Sanctions on Russia?
    Jul30

    How Will Trump Enforce Sanctions on Russia?

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Americas New sanctions on Russia are not a “fire and forgot” tool. They must be accompanied by a more comprehensive approach. What is Russia’s likely reaction when new U.S. sanctions are imposed? This is a difficult question to analyze, because much depends, first and foremost, on what the Trump administration...

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