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 Limits of “Friend-Shoring”

Transatlantic geopolitical authority seems to have consolidated considerably in recent months, but it remains to be seen whether emerging differences represent long-term fissures that could grow or if external factors will make these temporary disagreements obsolete.

Report by Emily Benson and Ethan B. Kapstein — February 1, 2023

Spotlight on Crises Crossroads: Ukraine

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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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Arctic Security after a Year of War

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Sean Monaghan
Visiting Fellow, Europe, Russia and Eurasia Program