June 30, 2022

NATO sees Russia as a ‘direct threat,’ but not China, says think tank

Jim Townsend of the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program, who served as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Europe and NATO under the Obama administration, says Europe’s view on China is more circumspect than what the U.S. might want it to be.

Watch the full video from CNBC.

  • Podcast
    • May 10, 2024
    Russian Influence on the Upcoming EU Elections

    While the world’s attention has been focused on Russia’s military operation in Ukraine over the past two years, Moscow has continued its attempts to use other, nonmilitary too...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, David Salvo & Brady Hills

  • Reports
    • May 3, 2024
    The Role of AI in Russia’s Confrontation with the West

    Executive Summary Russian thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) development is consistent with that of other major powers that are seeking to respond to an evolving comb...

    By Samuel Bendett

  • Podcast
    • May 3, 2024
    Taking the Temperature of China’s Relationship with the United States and Europe

    On Sunday, May 5th, Chinese President Xi Jinping will begin his first trip to Europe in five years. On this trip, Xi will make a high-profile two-day visit to France, where he...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Bonnie Glaser & Noah Barkin

  • Commentary
    • Foreign Policy
    • April 29, 2024
    Turkey’s Democracy Is Down but Not Out

    Turkey has a long way to go before it can be considered a liberal democratic country, but this election signals that there are pockets of resilience....

    By Kate Johnston & Gibbs McKinley

View All Reports View All Articles & Multimedia