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Russia Prepares for Prolonged Conflict in Ukraine

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In Ukraine, "the government is alive and well, and mounting serious resistance," Council President Ivo Daalder tells NBC News Now's Morgan Radford.

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Defense and Security

Emma Belcher on Russia's Nuclear Threat

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If Russia's war on Ukraine continues to escalate, could nuclear weapons enter the picture? Emma Belcher looks at the risk and what we can do to reduce the threat.

Defense and Security

President Biden Refuses to Appease Russia

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"What Putin wants is something we can't give him through diplomacy," says Council President Ivo Daalder on CNN with Jake Tapper.

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US Foreign Policy

Urgency Grows in Ukraine as Biden Sticks to Diplomacy

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What lengths will the US go to in its efforts to deter a Russian invasion? Senior Fellow Elizabeth Shackelford discusses on BBC World News.

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Daniel Baer on Russia's Declining Power

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As the Ukraine crisis continues, how should we understand Russia's larger political aims?

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Global Politics

Biden and Scholz Prepare for Putin's Next Move

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Will gas flow in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline if Russia invades Ukraine? Council President Ivo Daalder argues on CNN it is "inconceivable."

Macron Tries Reviving Minsk Agreement

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Emmanuel Macron tries to assuage Russia’s concerns, but no one ever truly implemented the Minks Agreement he’s rousing, explains Ivo Daalder on CBC's Power & Politics.

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Global Politics

Fundamental Realities of NATO and Ukraine

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In the world of realpolitik, are Russia's demands of NATO fair? Council President Ivo Daalder discusses with Ghida Fakhry on Inside America.

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Global Politics

Putin's Closing Window on Ukraine

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Is the window of opportunity closing for Putin’s aims in Ukraine? Nonresident Senior Fellow Mitchel Wallerstein weighs in on CNN.

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Blinken: Russian Aggression Will Be Met with United Response

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“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.