Sino-Russian Relations in Central and Eastern Europe
In-Depth Research & Analysis
Countering Russian and Chinese information operations will require a full-scale approach across the transatlantic space
Moving Mountains for Europe’s Defense
Anticipating a Changing Geostrategic Environment
NATO’s Achilles’ Heel
Key Terrain in NATO’s Southeastern Region
Europe’s Soft Underbelly
A Potential EU Peacekeeping Mission
The United States and Europe must invest more to help Belgrade and Pristina find common ground
What’s gone wrong, why it matters, where it’s heading, and what to do about it
Analysis & Commentary
Only the United States can reinforce Europe’s frontline quickly. Don’t take it for granted
Both countries have sought to clean up the scourge of corruption and modernize their militaries, became regular participants in various NATO exercises, and discussed their interest in joining the Alliance.
Russian diplomacy alleges open lies and disinformation from the Czech Republic
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Montenegro has the potential to increase awareness about the disadvantages of the Chinese model of cooperation.
The U.S. and Ukraine need to get serious about putting the cards on the table that would deter Putin from any further military action
The government is playing a dangerous game with the state-owned gas company, but the West could use this as a moment to entrench reform.
China and Russia will be watching events with considerable interest.
China has more clout than Russia. But both face pushback
Seven years on, Russian state propaganda continues to exploit tragedy in Ukraine.
Navalny has now ended his life-threatening hunger strike but the campaign against him and his supporters is far from over.
To effectively coordinate with the EU on China policy, the U.S. needs to consider European public opinion
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Putin’s focus is on staying in power and protecting his billions in ill-gotten gains, and he will do whatever he has to achieve that.
Putin gave nothing, achieved everything he wanted and the door remains open to more.
Turkey is poking at Russia’s underbelly
Ukraine is safe, for now. But what comes next?
September’s legislative election in Russia is extremely awkward for the Kremlin
Distortion, cover-ups, and outright lies have been weapons in the Chinese communist information armory for decades
In This Issue: Chinese tech comes under fire, the EU is divided over Southeast Asia, and a new wolf warrior winner