Ukraine could be a potentially lucrative market for defense companies like BAE in the long term, if the war continues.
Europe is being transformed by an aging population and the influx of migrants. War and reactionary politics harken back to its bloody past. Situated between two dueling superpowers, China and America, many in Europe feel squeezed and seek strategic autonomy. But Russia is on its borders.
Russian nuclear doctrine outlines four cases in which it would use its nuclear weapons. One is against an existential, conventional threat.
Heavily mined areas along Russian defensive lines have significantly slowed the Ukrainian counteroffensive and could take decades to clear.
A China containment strategy has no tangible benefits for European security. It merely advances the U.S. aim to maintain its global hegemony.
The F-16 won’t win the war for Ukraine, but it will provide greater capability and flexibility both in the air and on the battlefield.
A total of 7,300 Ukrainian households have been classified as homeless, including 4,740 households with children.
Ukraine has mastered “selfie diplomacy” — using social media to “draw its own self-portrait” as a country.
A substantial Ukrainian breakthrough on the east of the Dnipro River would give Ukrainian troops a much easier and clearer path to Crimea.
Drones have bolstered Ukraine’s military and psychological defenses and are likely to damage Russia’s as Ukraine continues its liberation.
Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party advocates for a broad national memory culture that even honors former fascists.