Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation
Deputy Chair of Free Democrats (FDP), German Bundestag
US Ambassador to Estonia
Visiting Fellow in the Center of the United States and Europe at Brookings
Chairman of Centre for Defence Strategies and Distinguished Fellow of Atlantic Council
Can the US maintain its role as the leader of the western coalition supporting Ukraine? Can Europe preserve unity if the war endures for a prolonged period? How can Ukraine deal with the multiple challenges of fighting corruption, preparing for EU and NATO membership, strengthening democratic governance, rebuilding infrastructure, sustaining the economy, and returning refugees, all while fighting a brutal war? What must be done to ensure that Ukraine emerges from the war as a strong democracy with a successful economy? Who should do it?