Category: Russia

National Security Strategy stresses democracy’s competitive advantage vs autocrats


The most pressing strategic challenge facing democracies comes “from powers that layer authoritarian governance with a revisionist foreign policy,” says the Biden Administration’s new National Security Strategy. More specifically, competition with… Read more »

Putin’s demise: Gradually, then suddenly?


Authoritarian regimes create incentives for officials to shelter leaders from the truth, especially bad news, as we can see in Russia, said Celeste Wallander, assistant secretary of defense for international… Read more »