Andrew R. Novo

Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Defense and Security

Andrew R. Novo is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with CEPA’s Transatlantic Defense and Security program. Andrew R. Novo is a Professor of Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, Washington, DC and an adjunct at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He earned a BA in classical history at Princeton University before getting a master’s degree in international relations and a doctorate in modern history from St. Antony’s College, the University of Oxford. Dr. Novo has also lectured at the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, and the University of Torino. He is the author of numerous academic articles and four books, most recently: The EOKA Cause: Nationalism and the Failure of Cypriot Enosis (2021) and Restoring Thucydides: Testing Familiar Lessons and Deriving New Ones (2020) with Dr. Jay Parker. His opinion-editorials have been published in various media outlets including the Harvard International Review, The Strategy Bridge, The National Interest, and the New Atlanticist. His research and speaking interests include great power competition, Mediterranean history and politics, grand strategy, American foreign policy, and NATO. He speaks French and Modern Greek and is conversant in Italian.

Written by Andrew R. Novo

Photo: captured T-80U tank, and destroyed Russian trucks. Credit: Rob Lee via Twitter. A New and Darker Cold War As Russia’s war against Ukraine drags into a third week, hard realities are setting in. They will be hard for the West to overcome
blank Five Ways to Make Russia’s Occupation Unpleasant The West has multiple ways to help Ukraine and to make the task much harder for the Russian military.
blank Cant Can’t Help Ukraine The sanctions are coming, oh yes, they are. And along with them, a torrent of verbal abuse.
Photo: A Greek sniper with the Special Paratroopers Unit adjusts his scope during the 2021 European Best Sniper Competition. The US-organised competition gathered sniper teams from 14 NATO Allies and partners at Hohenfels Training Area in Germany in August 2021. Credit: NATO The Limits of Liberalism: Adjectives Won’t Halt Putin Vladimir Putin knew that the West would not act decisively to halt his land grab in Ukraine. Future deterrence needs to be adjusted accordingly.
blank Italy Slips China’s Embrace China’s flagship foreign investment program was welcomed by Italy until the costs and the risks became apparent. Now, enthusiasm is rapidly waning.
blank The Eastern Mediterranean — Time for the U.S. to Get Serious The Eastern Mediterranean is essential to America’s growing strategic competition with Russia and China