Andrei is a leading expert in European security and Russia’s relations with NATO and European organizations such as the OSCE, the EU, and the Council of Europe. He specializes in post-Soviet studies, arms control, and Russian foreign policy. Prior to this, he participated as an expert of Soviet delegations at several meetings held under the framework of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE). Andrei has been active in research, consulting, and teaching; he served as Associate Dean for research at the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Moscow State Institute of International Relations from 1992 to 1999.
Content by Andrei Zagorski
According to the authors the INF Treaty brought about a “paradigm shift in the world’s most important bilateral security relationship” and “should not be abandoned lightly”. Formal dialogue on compliance should start by addressing “grey area” weapons.
In a new op-ed Wolfgang Ischinger, Steven Pifer, and Andrei Zagorski argue that pre-existing arms controls have helped prevent the Ukraine crisis from degenerating from bad to worse.