ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson was interviewed by Sky News about NATO 2021 Summit. He spoke about the challenges and opportunities that Russia and China present. The video can be found here.
Putin underestimated Western unity and the scope of Western reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, write Üzümcü, Ceylan and İldem. However, they note that had such an invasion occurred during Donald Trump’s presidency, the Western reaction may have been quite different.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has already devastated Ukraine, and the situation could get even worse: Carlo Trezza argues that Russia could, for example, resort to chemical and/or nuclear weapons. To stand up to Russia’s aggression, there are many actions that both NATO and the UN can take to pressure Russia.
The culmination of the yearlong INF drama, beset with mutual accusations, now places Europeans under enormous pressure to address the ensuing security challenges.