The EU and NATO have been playing mutually reinforcing, complementary roles in the Russia-Ukraine war. But differences among member states could hinder future coordination.
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.
The Russia-Ukraine war will drag on until the costs become too great for Moscow. But Russia is nowhere near that point. The war will likely go on for years.
Ukraine has become a technical fighting force with the ability to combine different levels of technology in support of a cohesive strategy.
As the Ukraine war drags on — and as autonomous weapons research surges forward — the possibility of a robot war looms on the horizon.
One year into the calamitous Russia-Ukraine war, we are just about to rediscover just how world-shaping wars can be.
Russia’s attack on Ukraine has galvanized a sense of national pride and resolve among Ukrainians, who have paid a heavy price in the war.
Russian threats against Moldova have intensified over the past year after Moldova applied for EU membership when Russia invaded Ukraine.
In spite of windfall taxes in the UK, energy companies are making record profits due to tax exemptions to promote oil and gas extraction.
EU accession will a long, difficult process for Ukraine. It will have to implement tough reforms, including anti-corruption measures.
For Ukraine, F-16s would boost its ability to attack ground targets, including Russian air defenses, reducing the air-defense stalemate.