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No, Boris, the West didn’t lose Russia

Russia
August 3, 2017

Forget Ukraine, Britain is at the heart of Russia’s new Arctic showdown with the West

Henry Jackson Society
By Dr. Andrew Foxall The world is not short of hotspots: Syria; North Korea; Libya; Ukraine … But one of the hottest is also one of the coldest – the Arctic, which is rapidly becoming the front line in a new ...
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 ...

Julia Rushchenko joins ISIS debate on France 24

Spain attacks: Terrorists were planning to hit multiple targets

The terrorist cell behind the attacks in Spain was planning a series of devastating assaults, potentially including a large-scale truck bomb, ...

Forget Ukraine, Britain is at the heart of Russia’s new Arctic showdown with the West

By Dr. Andrew Foxall The world is not short of hotspots: Syria; North Korea; Libya; Ukraine … But one of the hottest is also one of the ...

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. ...

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 ...