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Brussels Sprouts Presents a Finnish Presidential Debate
Heading into the January 2024 Finnish presidential elections, the spotlight remains on foreign policy, an area where the Finnish head of state wields considerable influence. A...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
Understanding the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict with Thomas de Waal and Ambassador Phil Reeker
On September 19, Azerbaijani forces began attacking Nagorno Karabakh, the long-disputed Armenian enclave within Azerbaijan. Within 24 hours, Azerbaijan had established full co...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Philip Reeker & Thomas de Waal
The New Authoritarian Axis: Russian Relations with North Korea and Iran
This past Wednesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled to the Russian Far East for a summit with Vladimir Putin. After more than four hours of talks, Kim vowed to provi...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Hanna Notte & Markus Garlauskas
The Future of the Ukrainian Counter Offensive with Mike Kofman and Mark Hertling
Over the past several months, the world’s attention has been focused on the ongoing counteroffensive by the Ukrainian army. Many of Ukraine’s supporters had high hopes for thi...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Michael Kofman & Mark P. Hertling
A Post-Prigozhin Wagner Group with Kimberly Marten and Vanda Felbab-Brown
Last week, the world learned the shocking news that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the notorious head of Wagner private military company, died in a plane crash north of Moscow. Prigozhin’...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Kimberly Marten & Vanda Felbab-Brown
Germany’s Shifting China Strategy
Last month, Germany adopted its first ever strategy on China. Looking forward, Berlin’s implementation of this strategy will impact Germany, as well as the broader cohesion of...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Janka Oertel & Andrew Small
Lukashenko, Wagner, and the Future of Belarus
Over the past month, Belarus has been increasingly in the spotlight, with the announcement of the Wagner Group’s relocation to the country following its aborted mutiny in Russ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Brian Whitmore & Ryhor Astapenia
Foreign Policy Live: Assessing Kyiv’s Counteroffensive
We hope you enjoy this bonus episode of Brussels Sprouts, a collaboration between Foreign Policy and the Center for a New American Security. It’s been a mixed summer for Ukr...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Ravi Agrawal
Foreign Policy Live: The Scramble for AI
In collaboration Foreign Policy Magazine, today we bring you a special bonus episode featuring Paul Scharre, Executive Vice President and Director of Studies here at CNAS. He ...
By Paul Scharre & Andrea Kendall-Taylor
How the Wagner Rebellion Impacts Putin’s War
Where is the war headed? Will Wagner’s forces reemerge on the battlefield? And has Putin been weakened by the most public mutiny in his time in power? For answers, FP’s Ravi A...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor
NATO’s Security Guarantees for Ukraine
As NATO prepares for its annual summit in Vilnius this July, one of the biggest topics on the agenda will be how to guarantee long-term security for Ukraine. Given that member...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Liana Fix & Eric Ciaramella
Russia in the Wake of the Wagner Insurgency
Last weekend, the outbreak of an insurgency against the Russian state by Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Wagner Group shocked observers across the world. After accusing the Russian Minist...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Dr. Angela Stent
The Wagner Mutiny: Implications For Putin, Russia and the War in Ukraine
Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Teneo's partner firm WestExec Advisors and Chair of the Center for a New American Security; Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Senior ...
By Michèle Flournoy & Andrea Kendall-Taylor
The Precarious Nature of Putin’s Regime
Over the weekend, infighting between Prigozhin and Shoigu led to seismic shifts in Russian domestic stability. This episode was recorded on Friday, June 23, prior to start of ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Catherine Belton & Arkady Ostrovsky
Putin Rebukes Wagner, Biden on Putin, Nevada Lithium Mine
Putin tries to present a united front in the wake of a mercenary rebellion. Biden emphasizes that the U.S. played no role in Russia's turmoil. Andrea Kendall-Taylor joins to d...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor
The Battlefield Landscape in Ukraine with Mike Kofman and Konrad Muzyka
Three weeks ago, Ukraine began its widely anticipated counteroffensive. Observers are watching for key developments on the battlefield as Ukraine attempts to regain territory,...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Michael Kofman & Konrad Muzyka
The Treacherous Path to a Better Russia
The first barrier to a post-Putin Russia is, of course, Putin himself....
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Erica Frantz
A Turn in German Security Infrastructure?
On Wednesday, June 14th, the German government presented the country’s first ever National Security Strategy, laying out Germany’s commitment to three key pillars: active defe...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Christian Mölling & Constanze Stelzenmüller
Brussels Sprouts Live with Jens Stoltenberg and Julianne Smith
In this special episode marking the podcast’s 5-year anniversary, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and U.S. Ambassador to NATO Julianne Smith join Andrea Kendall-Taylor...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Jens Stoltenberg & Julianne Smith
The Trajectory of the War in Ukraine
The trajectory of the war in Ukraine hinges on the outcome of the widely anticipated Ukrainian counteroffensive. Recent events spell trouble for Russia as Pro-Ukrainian Russia...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Gustav Gressel