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July 24, 2017

Russia Is Testing NATO in the Skies

Henry Jackson Society
By Andrew Foxall Last month, a Russian jet flew within five feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane near the Baltic Sea. According to U.S. officials, the Russian Su-27 “rapidly” approached the U.S. RC-135 plane and acted “provocatively” by performing “unsafe” maneuvers. Russia’s Defense ...
Spotlight
January 10, 2017

Romania’s corruption fight is a smokescreen to weaken its democracy

Henry Jackson Society
Originally published in the Guardian. by David Clark The recent rise of the populist right in Hungary and Poland has raised the alarm about the future of democracy in Europe, as constitutional safeguards, media pluralism and civil society come under sustained attack. But ...
RSC Editorial
December 14, 2016

Putin’s Paradise: What If Russia Had Chosen Prosperity When the USSR Collapsed?

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in Heat Street Twenty-five years ago, in December 1991, the Soviet Union fragmented, ending the Cold War. Today, Russia and the West seem again set on an intractable conflict. Here Dr Andrew Foxall, an academic and Russia expert, imagines how ...
December 8, 2016

Putin will never restore Russia’s greatness

Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published in CapX Twenty five years ago, on 8 December 1991, the leaders of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine signed the Belavezha Accords, an agreement that dissolved the Soviet Union. Fewer than two weeks afterwards, leaders from all but one of the ...
United States
October 14, 2016

Now Russia’s Grip on UK Politics Is Obvious. But It’s Always Been There

Henry Jackson Society
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Dr. Andrew Foxall
Originally published by Heat Street On Tuesday, Boris Johnson raised more than a few eyebrows when he called for “demonstrations” to take place outside Russia’s embassy in response to the Kremlin’s war crimes in Syria. But the Foreign Secretary’s comments were soon overshadowed ...

Russia Is Testing NATO in the Skies

By Andrew Foxall Last month, a Russian jet flew within five feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane near the Baltic Sea. According to U.S. ...

Will Putin’s proxies ever be brought to justice for downing flight MH17?

By Dr. Andrew Foxall Three years ago today, Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was destroyed over eastern Ukraine while on a scheduled flight from ...

Russia is boldly and repeatedly testing our defences. What should we do about it?

By Andrew Foxall During the election campaign, defence issues were barely mentioned. But now they are back on the political agenda. Throughout ...

Ukraine’s Stalled Revolution

By Andrew Foxall and Lincoln Pigman More than three years have passed since Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution, in which protestors took to the ...

Navy facing heaviest Russian activity since Cold War says First Sea Lord

Originally published in the Telegraph. The Royal Navy is facing its greatest challenge from Russian submarines and warships for more than 25 ...

Romania’s corruption fight is a smokescreen to weaken its democracy

Originally published in the Guardian. by David Clark The recent rise of the populist right in Hungary and Poland has raised the alarm about the ...

Vladimir Putin warned as US sends hundreds of tanks to Europe to defend Nato’s borders

Originally published in the Express. Hundreds of US tanks have arrived in Europe to ensure the Continent remains “whole, free, prosperous, and ...

‘Et tu, Theresa’ – welcome to the two faces of Mrs. May

Originally published in the Jerusalem Post. Foreign affairs have never been Theresa May’s bag. And, judged by her recent form and Britain’s ...

Stop the War linked to Putin puppets

Originally published by The Sunday Times An organisation funded by the Kremlin to undermine the West has named Stop the War, the hard-left group ...

Stop the War chief accused of hypocrisy

Originally published by The Times The deputy leader of the Stop the War Coalition has refused to protest at the Russian embassy although has ...