This Newlines Institute Contours podcast reviews the geopolitical effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine, assesses what might occur in that conflict in the year ahead, and seeks to answer the question of whether anything or anyone can convince Russia and Ukraine to halt the fighting. New Lines Senior Director Nicholas Heras is joined by two globally recognized experts on Russia, Ukraine, and the war’s geopolitical impact war – New Lines Senior Director Eugene Chausovsky and New Lines Nonresident Fellow Jeff Hawn – to further break down the intricate network of tactics the U.S. and its partners have engaged to isolate and punish Russia, the geopolitical strategy that Putin’s government has embarked on, and the prospects for an outright Ukrainian victory in the war.
One Year of Russia’s War in Ukraine … and Beyond
Democracy, Security, and Elections in Nigeria and Zimbabwe
Carolyn Moorman and Kwangu Liwewe discuss upcoming elections in Nigeria and Zimbabwe. They focus on key domestic security and economic challenges in each country, as well as threats to the elections and to democracy as a whole in the region
The U.S. Drawdown Effort in Iraq
https://soundcloud.com/newlinesinstitute/the-us-drawdown-effort-in-iraq On this episode of Contours, Power Vacuums Program Head Caroline Rose sits down with New Lines Non-Resident Senior Fellow
Are Russia and Belarus Planning a New Offensive?
https://soundcloud.com/newlinesinstitute/are-russia-and-belarus-planning-a-new-offensive On Oct. 10, Russia announced it was deploying troops to Belarus under a regional group of forces mechanism, mobilizing
Instability and Displacement in Tunisia
Tunisia's recent reversal of democratic freedoms under the presidency of Kais Saied has raised concerns about the country's democracy and stability.