Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, and its efforts to erase Ukrainian identity, have found a willing accomplice: the government of Putin’s close ally, Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko.
The agency’s latest report provides no clear options for the administration to assume leadership on an issue that will help shape the future of space.
Iran is destabilizing the region and upending the global order. Washington and its allies must focus on developing a comprehensive plan of action.
US policymakers are actively discussing a Black Sea strategy, reflecting its importance to American interests in the wider region.
Administration officials, including President Biden himself, have been adamant that they do not want war with Iran. Nevertheless, truly resetting American deterrence might require taking steps that could risk a direct confrontation between the United States and the Islamic Republic.