Nagorno- Karabakh 2020 – 2021

Russian Red Lines and Risk Calculus? By Dr. Graeme P. Herd, Dr. Pál Dunay and Dr. Cüneyt Gürer, Marshall Center professors Photos By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Prologue: The past is never dead. It is not even past. On September 27,…

Fighting Russian Lies

By Dr. Nikola Brzica, Dr. Olivera Injac, Endrit Reka, Dr. Vasko Shutarov and Nikola Veličković, Marshall Center alumni scholars Since the end of the Cold War, the countries of Southeast Europe have pursued Euro-Atlantic integration with…

A New Cold War on the Horizon?

By Dr. Nika Chitadze, professor, International Black Sea University Amid ongoing tense relations between the United States and Russia, a telephone conversation took place on April 13, 2021, between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian…

America’s Geostrategic Advantage

By Lt. Col. Ryan B. Ley, U.S. Air Force, Marshall Center senior fellow Photos By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Over the past 500 years, 75% of the cases (12 out of 16) in which a rising power has confronted a ruling power have resulted in…

Russia’s Strategic Shift in Space Policy

By Dr. Paweł Bernat, security studies lecturer, Polish Military University of Aviation The date July 17, 1975, is significant in the history of space exploration: A United States Apollo module docked with a Soviet Soyuz capsule, the…

Russia’s Global Game of Proxies

Using Covert Forces to Wage Hybrid Warfare By Dr. Cyprian Aleksander Kozera, assistant professor, War Studies University, Warsaw The world witnessed Russia’s diversionary, or hybrid, warfare in 2014 with the invasions of Crimea and…

Global Order Paradigms

Assessing Russia’s regional reach By Dr. Graeme P. Herd, Marshall Center professor  |  Photos by The Associated Press On May 4, 2021, the foreign ministers of the Group of Seven (G-7) developed nations met in London to discuss critical…

RUSSIAN REALISM

EDITED BY:  Dr. Graeme P. Herd PUBLISHED BY:  George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies REVIEWED BY:  Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor To the West, Russia at times seems to be the goddess of discord. Uninvited…

A New Frontier

Great power competition in the Arctic By Lt. Col. Ryan B. Ley, U.S. Air Force, senior U.S. fellow at the Marshall Center Historically, the Arctic has been considered “high north, low tension.” While the immediate prospect of conflict…