Senior Associate of the Europe Program in CSIS
Security Analyst, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)
Senior Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation, in Washington
Senior Research Fellow in the Heritage Foundation
Senior Fellow, Center for European Policy Analysis
Nord Stream 2 bypasses Ukraine, reducing the value of Ukraine’s gas transit system to Europe, increasing the probability of military threats from Russia, decreasing the reliability of gas supply to Ukraine and hurting the Ukrainian economy.
In the next few months Finland and Sweden will likely become the 31st and 32nd members of NATO. What kind of Allies will they be, and what will this mean for the security of the Nordic-Baltic region?
Russia’s isolation by the West following its invasion of Ukraine has caused China to re-evaluate its strategy for polar development.