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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

      The volunteers battalions are very strong in Ukrainian society
      Sep09

      The volunteers battalions are very strong in Ukrainian society

      The patriotic popular mood the volunteers exemplify puts Mr Poroshenko in a tight spot. Parliamentary elections loom in late October. Some Ukrainian experts expect battalion commanders with designs on political power to stand, the Economist writes. The battalions are “very strong in Ukrainian society”, says Mykola Sungurovskyi, director of...

      After Wales: Further Steps for NATO
      Sep08

      After Wales: Further Steps for NATO

      The NATO summit in Wales last week didn’t do enough to meet its responsibilities in the external world. Its next steps should include taking meaningful steps in Ukraine, placing permanent troops in Eastern Europe, hitting its spending targets, and more. NATO cannot just take care of itself; it has to actively work towards solutions to...

      The Premonition of War
      Sep03

      The Premonition of War

      In late August, Russian troops as good as started the invasion of the Ukrainian territory. Despite the Russians’ drastic escalation of the military conflict, the West has remained neutral with regard to Vladimir Putin’s aggressive policy. According to writer Alexander Podrabinek, the sooner Western leaders realize that this position...

      The Myth that Ukraine Cannot Join NATO While Russia Occupies Some of its Territory
      Sep03

      The Myth that Ukraine Cannot Join NATO While Russia Occupies Some of its Territory

      There is the perception that NATO’s treaty prohibits it from granting membership to Ukraine given that it is currently involved in a territorial dispute. This is, however, a myth, as demonstrated by the historical example of Germany’s entrance into NATO amid territorial disputes with the Soviet Union. Though it cannot be claimed that...

      NATO: Three Integral Discussions to Take Place During This Week’s Summit
      Sep03

      NATO: Three Integral Discussions to Take Place During This Week’s Summit

      On September 4-5, NATO Heads of State and Government will gather at the Celtic Manor Resort in Wales. This will be the alliance’s most important summit since the end of the Cold War, a quarter of a century ago. The accepted political order of the last twenty-five years has now been challenged by Russian behaviour in the Ukraine, and NATO...

      NATO: American Contribution in Response to Russia Falls Flat
      Sep03

      NATO: American Contribution in Response to Russia Falls Flat

      The United Kingdom, joined by several other concerned NATO members, has taken a leadership role in the response to Russian aggression in Ukraine in order to form a new joint expeditionary force. By neglecting to commit support to the endeavor, the US reduces its part to one that fails to live up to historical precedent as a leader in the Atlantic...

      To Assure and Deter: NATO’s Next Steps
      Sep02

      To Assure and Deter: NATO’s Next Steps

      NATO stands ready to respond to political direction from the summit regarding the follow-on measures required in response to Russian aggression (Free access) …read more Source: Royal United Services...

      Why the UK Must Lead in Upholding the European Security Order
      Sep02

      Why the UK Must Lead in Upholding the European Security Order

      The UK must re-assess the European vector of its security policy and assume a leading role in upholding the continental order in the face of ongoing Russian aggression (Free access) …read more Source: Royal United Services...

      NATO and Russia: The End of a Stillborn Strategic Partnership
      Sep02

      NATO and Russia: The End of a Stillborn Strategic Partnership

      As relations between NATO and Russia become increasingly adversarial, the prospects for defining common interests and re-engaging on co-operative security appear ever-more limited (Free access) …read more Source: Royal United Services...

      Russian Spetsnaz in Ukraine: The Implications for Western Defence Policy
      Sep02

      Russian Spetsnaz in Ukraine: The Implications for Western Defence Policy

      Russia’s use of special forces and asymmetric tactics may not, in the future, be limited to the country’s near abroad …read more Source: Royal United Services...

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