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The Russia Stability Tracker

Andrea Kendall-Taylor | February 17, 2023

Transatlantic Security

Democracy under Threat

Introduction In 1998, Viktor Orbán was elected the prime minister of Hungary in free and fair elections. He was supported by the Fidesz party—a movement he founded in 1988 tha...


Avoiding the Brink

The United States is entering an unprecedented multipolar nuclear era that is far more complex and challenging than that of the Cold War. This report examines potential trigge...

Energy, Economics & Security

Sanctions by the Numbers: SDN, CMIC, and Entity List Designations on China

Introduction The United States has progressively expanded the scope of sanctions and entity-based export controls on Chinese persons (i.e., individuals and entities), primaril...


  • In The News
    • Washington Post
    • March 27, 2023
    U.S. Could Sanction Chinese Firms if Beijing Sends Arms to Russia

    The United States would likely respond to a stepped-up Chinese military aid effort by punishing the specific Chinese companies and financial institutions involved, as it did e...

    By Edward Fishman

  • In The News
    • Associated Press
    • March 27, 2023
    North Korea Test-Fires 2 More Missiles as US Sends Carrier

    North Korea already is coming off a record year in weapons testing, launching more than 70 missiles in 2022. It had set into law an escalatory nuclear doctrine that authorizes...

    By Dr. Duyeon Kim

  • In The News
    • Bloomberg
    • March 26, 2023
    North Korea Fires Two Missiles, Piling More Pressure on US

    The US and South Korea last week began their largest amphibious exercise in about five years in a training drill called Ssangyong. The US Navy’s Nimitz aircraft carrier group ...

    By Dr. Duyeon Kim

  • In The News
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • March 25, 2023
    A TikTok Ban May Be Just the Beginning

    A TikTok ban isn’t hypothetical: In 2020, president Trump signed an executive order restricting Americans’ use of WeChat, leading to pushback from corporations and individuals...

    By Hannah Kelley

  • In The News
    • Semafor
    • March 24, 2023
    TikTok is in serious danger after a brutal Congressional hearing

    The proposal with the most momentum — and backing from the White House — is a bill from Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va. and John Thune, R-S.D. that would create a new framework for e...

    By Emily Kilcrease

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