Tag: RUSSIA

  • Is Escalation in Ukraine Inevitable?

    Six months into the war between Ukraine and Russia, neither side shows any sign of pushing for negotiations for a peaceful settlement. Instead, the United States and Europe are sending further weaponry to Ukraine, and Russia is announcing that it is expanding its territorial ambitions in the region. Moscow has made hints of further escalation,

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  • How Cyber and Tech Will Shape Great Power Competition

    Both cyber and tech are playing an increasingly prominent role in debates about American national security. To what extent will they influence a new era of great power competition with China and Russia? What course should Washington follow in emphasizing the centrality of cyber? On June 29, the Center for the National Interest invited three

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  • Should America Seek to Humiliate Russia in Ukraine?

    As Russia and Ukraine battle for control over the Donbas, a controversy has begun to emerge about Western war aims. Should the West, as Henry Kissinger recently suggested at Davos, seek to reach an accommodation with Russia that preserves it as a central part of the European balance of power? Or should America and its

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  • How Emerging Technologies Impact Great Power Competition

    Even as Congress weighs legislation for oversight over Big Tech, the competition between Russia, China, and America has spilled over into the technological realm, including cyber warfare, artificial intelligence, and 5G. How should Washington policymakers address these new developments? What are the domestic and international implications? On May 20, the Center for the National Interest

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  • Does Nuclear War Loom with Russia? A Discussion with Dimitri K. Simes.

    The war in Ukraine has confronted America and its allies with questions of central importance about the fate of national security in Europe and elsewhere. Will Russia contemplate the actual use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine or even against NATO countries in the event that the war continues to go badly for Moscow, presenting a

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