First in a two-part series, this backgrounder traces the origins and earliest deployments of Russia’s infamous mercenary outfit: the Wagner Group.
After initial deployments in Ukraine and Syria, the African continent has become the main theater for Wagner Group operations.
Despite geopolitical landscape changes, one strategic dictum endures: the best way to avoid war is to increase its potential costs.
President Zelensky has set his sights on Ukraine’s constitutional court following a decision to reverse key anti-corruption reforms.
Historical background and geopolitical context for the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh war.
Only the threat of penalties can break the current impasse over reform – a stasis that could destabilise the country.
A Biden win in November does not bode well for US-Russia relations.
NATO states face a multitude of threats that transcend the military realm, and its high time that the Alliance’s planners took notice.
Can a President Biden put the toothpaste back into the tube and restore faith in the North Atlantic Alliance?
Illusions of a sudden pro-Western and democratic Belarus are only that: illusions.