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Section: RAND (USA)

      How Can the United States Support Democracies in the Former USSR?
      Sep17

      How Can the United States Support Democracies in the Former USSR?

      The West has only modest capacity to influence circumstances in most post-Soviet countries. In Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia and Moldova, however, the West has the potential to make a real difference by supporting civil society and improved governance. …read more Source::...

      Book Review: Ukraine and the Art of Strategy by Lawrence Freedman
      Apr17

      Book Review: Ukraine and the Art of Strategy by Lawrence Freedman

      The crisis in Ukraine has proved a watershed moment for Russia’s relations with the West. In Ukraine and the Art of Strategy, Lawrence Freedman presents a brief history of the conflict and analyzes it in the context of strategic theory. …read more Source:...

      No Russian Let-Up on Ukraine
      Dec08

      No Russian Let-Up on Ukraine

      Moscow’s seizure of Crimea and war in eastern Ukraine have led the West to sanction Russians and expand aid to Ukraine, and NATO to shift land and air forces eastward. Expanded Russian coercion may draw more NATO naval power closer to Russia’s shores and lead to tougher sanctions. …read more Source:...

      RAND Identifies New Strategies for Countering Russian Social Media Influence in Eastern Europe
      Apr12

      RAND Identifies New Strategies for Countering Russian Social Media Influence in Eastern Europe

      Russia is waging a social media campaign in the Baltics, Ukraine and nearby states to sow dissent against neighboring governments, as well as NATO and the European Union. …read more Source:...

      Kremlin Untruths Boomerang
      Dec05

      Kremlin Untruths Boomerang

      The main sources of strain in Moscow’s ties with the West are actions, such as Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. But untruths add fuel to the fire and can provoke stronger Western reactions and impede the search for solutions. …read more Source:...

      The Ukraine Crisis: Why Everyone Loses
      Apr20

      The Ukraine Crisis: Why Everyone Loses

      The Ukraine conflict has left every major actor involved worse off than it was before, and a resolution seems as elusive as ever. An inclusive dialogue on the regional order could be the first step toward defusing the conflict. …read more Source:...

      How to Partner With Putin
      Mar04

      How to Partner With Putin

      Improving relations with Russia, a priority for President Donald Trump, is a worthy goal. He could make progress by seeking to partner with Russia on some issues, like North Korea, while keeping up heat on others, such as aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

      No Quick Fix with Russia
      Jan03

      No Quick Fix with Russia

      A series of small steps is more likely to improve Western and Russian security than an attempt at a total reset. At the same time, sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, and NATO actions to reassure and protect allies, must continue. …read more Source:...

      Beyond the Headlines: RAND’s Christopher Paul Discusses the Russian ‘Firehose of Falsehood’
      Dec13

      Beyond the Headlines: RAND’s Christopher Paul Discusses the Russian ‘Firehose of Falsehood’

      Christopher Paul, a senior social scientist, discussed his study on Russian propaganda at a recent RAND event. A massive, ingenious, and concerning campaign of propaganda has been pumping westward for years, supporting the Russian agenda in Ukraine and Syria and likely trying to influence the U.S. presidential election. …read more Source:...

      What Ukraine Urgently Needs to Defend Itself
      Oct17

      What Ukraine Urgently Needs to Defend Itself

      Many think that the United States should do more to help Ukraine defend itself. Analysis points to the potential of U.S. support for fundamental reform of Ukraine’s security sector. …read more Source:...

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