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How Finnish and Swedish NATO Accession Could Shape the Future Russian Threat
About the Transatlantic Forum on Russia This policy brief is a product of the CNAS Transatlantic Forum on Russia, an initiative designed to spur coordination between the Unite...
By Nicholas Lokker, Jim Townsend, Heli Hautala & Andrea Kendall-Taylor
Russia in the Arctic: Gauging How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Will Alter Regional Dynamics
Russia’s reinvasion of Ukraine in February 2022 is producing ripple effects that will reverberate far beyond Ukraine for years to come, affecting issue areas and regions where...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Nicholas Lokker, Heli Hautala, Col James Frey, with contributions from Jim Danoy, Rebecca Pincus & Katarzyna Zysk
Navigating Relations with Russia in the Arctic
About the Transatlantic Forum on Russia This policy brief is a product of CNAS’ Transatlantic Forum on Russia, an initiative designed to spur coordination between the United S...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Lawson W. Brigham & Nicholas Lokker
A Limited Partnership
The last several years have seen a worrisome increase in tensions in the Mediterranean involving age-old rivals such as Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus, as well as increased involv...
By Jim Townsend, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, David Shullman & Gibbs McKinley
Partners, Competitors, or a Little of Both?
Executive Summary The Arctic’s melting icecaps are changing more than the geography of the region. The diminishing sea ice and declining snow cover have allowed for new shippi...
By Jim Townsend & Andrea Kendall-Taylor
Not Enough Maritime Capability
Lt. Col. Colin Smith (USMC) and Jim Townsend outline the United States’ projected shortfalls in sealift capacity needed to reinforce Europe in a time of crisis....
By LtCol Colin Smith & Jim Townsend
More Than Burden Sharing
Executive Summary In early-July, NATO will host the first full-length summit at its new headquarters in Brussels. It will also be the first NATO summit for President Donald Tr...
By Mark Newton, Rachel Rizzo, Julianne Smith & Jim Townsend
NATO's 2018 Summit
On July 11–12 2018, NATO’s 29 members will convene at NATO Headquarters in Brussels for the first full-length summit since Warsaw in 2016. NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg h...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Rachel Rizzo