“What Putin wants most of all is to make sure that he can control the destiny of Ukraine,” Council President Ivo Daalder tells CNN’s Larry Madowo.
How do Biden’s campaign promises match up with one year of his policy on North Korea? Matthew Abbott examines the record in Responsible Statecraft.
Secretary Blinken’s meeting with Russian Minister Lavrov suggest that there is “at least some possibility of having a diplomatic opening,” Council President Ivo Daalder tells CNN.
“An end to NATO enlargement or withdrawing forces from the east will not stop Putin. Only full support of Ukraine can do that,” writes Ivo Daalder in the Financial Times.
Twenty years of US funded security assistance and counterterrorism in Africa has only increased violence, argues Elizabeth Shackelford on Crashing the War Party Podcast.
Younger Americans are more confident in US power vis-a-vis China and are more likely to oppose restrictions on scientific and educational exchanges between the two.
"To be a credible champion of good governance and democracy, America must make fighting corruption a higher priority," writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.
How can the Biden administration renew meaningful diplomacy with North Korea despite missile tests? Matthew Abbott makes recommendations in War on the Rocks.
As Putin's reach extends beyond Russia, civil society groups grapple with a crackdown at home and threats from abroad.
Recent data shows Americans prefer diplomatic options first, but there is also record support for defending Ukraine.