The Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program analyzes key aspects of Europe as both a vital strategic partner and a cornerstone of the global community, with additional research conducted by the International Security Program, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, and more.

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The State of the Global Semiconductor Competition

On this special episode, we are joined by Chris Miller, author of Chip War: the Fight for the World's Most Critical Technology, and Professor of International History at Tufts University. We discuss Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo's CHIPS act announcement, how the semiconductor landscape has changed since Chip War was published, why U.S. export controls on Russia and China are leaky, and the latest news from the Chinese semiconductor industry.

Podcast Episode by H. Andrew Schwartz and Gregory C. Allen — February 28, 2024

Spotlight on Crises Crossroads: Ukraine

Photo: OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images

Photo: OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images

What Does Russia’s ‘Partial Mobilization’ Mean?

Putin’s announcement of partial mobilization on September 21 signaled a major escalation of the war. Although the mobilization faces many problems, it might allow the Russians to stretch the war into the winter, when they hope the Europeans, facing hardship, will settle.

Commentary by Mark F. Cancian — September 26, 2022

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Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center
Sean Monaghan
Visiting Fellow, Europe, Russia and Eurasia Program