Strategy

Russia Has Been Reading the Art of War

Blake Franko

Last week, the New York Times ran a news story on inflatable jets and missile launchers being added to the Kremlin’s arsenal. Using balloons as weapons of war may sound strange and lead one to think Moscow has concocted a novel method of…


Implications for Russia’s Syria Withdrawal

John-Daniel Kelley

The announcement of a withdrawal of most of the Russian military forces in Syria likely indicates the Kremlin’s willingness for a political solution to the conflict.  The US and its allies should use the resumption of the peace talks in Geneva to ensure Russian…