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Understanding the State of U.S. Support to Ukraine with Ambassador Ivo Daalder
As winter approaches and territorial changes along the frontlines in Ukraine continue to be minimal, the realization is setting in that a long war likely lies ahead. To contin...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Ivo Daalder
How the West Can Court the Global South
Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, many observers have focused on the consolidation of Western unity in responding to Moscow’s aggression. However, attitu...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Nathalie Tocci & Timothy Garton Ash
Did China and Russia just sabotage critical infrastructure in the Baltic?
During the past several weeks, a string of attacks on critical infrastructure in the Baltic Sea has highlighted the challenges NATO faces in protecting itself against hybrid t...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Bruce Jones & Elisabeth Braw
Russia's War on Ukraine: Andrea Kendall-Taylor
Andrew Makridis talks with Andrea Kendall-Taylor, she's a former CIA analyst and is now a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS. They discus...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor
The State of European Aid to Ukraine with Justyna Gotkowska, Liana Fix, and Tara Varma
More than a year and a half after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, sustained Western support for Kyiv is as critical as ever. With the future trajectory of the war rem...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Liana Fix, Tara Varma & Justyna Gotkowska
Europe, Russia, and the Conflict in Gaza
Two weekends ago, news broke that Hamas had infiltrated Israeli territory, killing hundreds of civilians while taking many others hostage. In the wake of these attacks, Wester...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Julien Barnes-Dacey & Hanna Notte
The Uncertain Future of Western Support for Ukraine
Nearly 20 months after Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, questions are beginning to mount about the future of Western aid to Kyiv. In addition to worrying signs of falt...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Molly Reynolds & Max Bergmann
Analyzing the Polish Elections with R. Daniel Kelemen and Michal Baranowski
On October 15, all eyes will be on Poland as the country holds critical parliamentary elections. The months leading up to this event have seen a fiercely contested campaign, w...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Michal Baranowski & R. Daniel Kelemen
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