Lithuania has developed foreign policy muscle since 2020 and demonstrated leadership on global geopolitical issues.
Dependent on the United States for security, Russia for energy, and China for manufacturing, the return of great power competition puts Europe in a precarious position.
Despite some progress, gaps in countering COVID-19 disinformation and propaganda from Russia and China and unintentional misinformation spread still exist.
The European Commission wants to go electric to fight climate change and increase the EU’s share of global battery production. But watch out for lithium.
China’s messaging on the Russian invasion of Ukraine belies its claims to neutrality, but material support is harder to gauge.
Russia’s effort to conquer Ukraine may culminate within the next 10 days.
The Arsenal of Democracy must come to the rescue of Ukraine’s besieged democracy.
It’s not just Russian tanks and missiles that threaten Ukraine and the Western alliance. Its Russian cyberattacks.
Russia has worked hard to achieve autarky in many areas, but it has not yet succeeded in tech. US retaliatory measures would bite.
The US should support Taiwan in every possible way, but the island nation needs to wake up and get serious about the multiple Chinese communist threats.