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Richard Weitz

Richard Weitz

Richard Weitz is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute. Before joining Hudson in 2005, Dr. Weitz worked for several other academic and professional research institutions and the U.S. Department of Defense. His current research includes regional security developments relating to Europe, Eurasia, and East Asia as well as U.S. foreign and defense policies. In addition to many articles and op-eds, Dr. Weitz has authored or edited several books and monographs, including The New China-Russia Alignment: Critical Challenges to U.S. Security (2022); Assessing the Collective Security Treaty Organization; Promoting U.S.-Indian Defense Cooperation; China and Afghanistan After the NATO Withdrawal; Turkey’s New Regional Security Role: Implications for the United States; War and Governance: International Security in a Changing World Order; The Russian Military Today and Tomorrow; Global Security Watch—Russia; and two volumes of National Security Case Studies for the Project on National Security Reform. He tweets at @RichardWeitzDC

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Putin’s Political and Military Options in Ukraine and Beyond

Putin’s Political and Military Options in Ukraine and Beyond

The Western strategy in Ukraine should hedge against several possible Russian motivations or else risk provoking an attack.