Biden’s Challenge: Continuing Progress in Eastern Europe Despite Russian Adventurism

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General Phil Breedlove, USAF (Ret.), distinguished professor of the practice in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, has written "Biden’s Challenge: Continuing Progress in Eastern Europe Despite Russian Adventurism." The article written with lulia-Sabina Joja, senior fellow for the Frontier Europe Initiative and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. was published by the Middle East Institute. 

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The West’s response to Russia’s 2014 occupation and annexation of Crimea has long been perceived as insufficient, especially in the Black Sea region. Following the 2016 NATO Warsaw summit, a significant military force was deployed in the Baltic Sea states to deter Russia. However, the southern front of the Alliance’s eastern flank, where Russia has created a series of frozen conflicts and carried out invasions in both 2008 and 2014, remains challenged. Russia’s blockade of the Sea of Azov in 2018 has also been met with limited response. The West must do more to deter Russia’s increasingly aggressive Anti-Access/Area Denial efforts in the Black Sea.

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Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts

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Alumni, Policy, Social Sciences, and Liberal Arts
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Europe, Ukraine, foreign policy, Biden administration, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts; Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
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