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After Ukraine, Biden Draws Line on Taiwan for China

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MSNBC
Ivo H. Daalder

"There are limits to what China can do" without facing "consequences" from the United States, asserts Council President Ivo Daalder on MSNBC with Andrea Mitchell.

Screen shot of Ivo Daalder speaking on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports with New York Times Pentagon Correspondent Helene Cooper, and NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell.
Defense and Security

In Somalia, Business as Usual Is Bad for US Interests

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

“America’s Somalia policy is obsessed with containing al-Shabab […] in the name of security,” writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

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Defense and Security

Would the United States Defend Australia?

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Uncomfortable Conversations with Josh Szepps
Cécile Shea

Nonresident Senior Fellow Cécile Shea debates the limits of American power and whether allies like Australia can depend on a broken superpower with Josh Szepps.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in a mask with a flag on it
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Defense and Security

Could Ukrainian Victory Push Putin Toward Nukes?

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MSNBC
Ivo H. Daalder

“We shouldn’t ignore that he has nuclear weapons, and we shouldn’t let that single fact be the only thing that matters,” Ivo Daalder argues on MSNBC.

Screenshot of Ivo Daalder, Mehdi Hasan, and Anatol Lieven on MSNBC.
Defense and Security

Does the Russia-Ukraine War Mean a New Era for Japan's Security?

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The Diplomat
Craig Kafura

“The stronger Japanese response to this crisis is not solely driven by policymakers, but also by the public’s reaction,” writes Craig Kafura in the Diplomat.

Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) prepare ahead of an honor guard
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Defense and Security

Can Turkey Threaten Finland and Sweden's NATO Bid?

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MSNBC
Ivo H. Daalder

Can Turkey’s hesitance create any real problems for Finland and Sweden joining NATO? Council President Ivo Daalder explores the answer with Rachel Maddow.

Screenshot of Ivo Daalder speaking with Rachel Maddow.
Defense and Security

Is NATO Expansion Worth the Sacrifice?

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On Balance with Leland Vittert
Paul Poast

Nonresident Fellow Paul Poast reminds Leland Vittert that the idea of NATO expansion provoking Russian aggression is one put out by Putin himself.

Screenshot of Paul Poast smiling on On Balance with Leland Vittert.
Defense and Security

The International Security Implications of the War in Ukraine

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Politikal Arena
Paul Poast

Will the Russia-Ukraine war transform Europe into a global security provider? Nonresident Fellow Paul Poast unpacks the implications on Politikal Arena.

Screenshot of Paul Poast speaking with Pablo Perez and Jose Daniel Machorro on Politikal Arena.
Defense and Security

Putin Reacts to NATO Expansion

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CNN
Ivo H. Daalder

Russia has threatened to use nuclear weapons if Finland and Sweden integrate militarily with NATO. Ivo Daalder explains why this is "mostly bluster" on CNN.

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If Finland and Sweden Join NATO, It's on Russia

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Politico
Ivo H. Daalder

Finland and Sweden will “more than double the amount of NATO territory bordering Russia. But that’s Moscow’s doing, not NATO’s,” writes Ivo Daalder in Politico.

The border posts of Finland (blue and white), Norway (black and yellow) and Russia (red and green), stand outside the airport of the Norwegian Arctic town of Kirkenes
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