November 19, 2021

Is Russia Poised to Invade Ukraine?

By Michael Kofman

The United States is increasingly concerned by a large buildup of Russian military forces along the border with Ukraine. Secretary of State Tony Blinken has publicly warned Moscow against launching military operations against Ukraine, American officials have briefed NATO allies about these concerns, and CIA director Bill Burns reportedly raised the matter with Kremlin officials during recent talks in Moscow. Is Russia preparing for a large-scale invasion of Ukraine? What factors might affect prospects for war? And how should the United States and Europe deal with this danger?

Experts, George Beebe, Melinda Haring, Michael Kofman, and Dimitry Suslov answer these questions and more in a panel moderated by Jacob Heilbrunn.

Watch the full video from The National Interest.

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