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CISSM Perspectives on the Russia-Ukraine War

As the War in Ukraine places pressure on global security and economic stability, a negotiated end to the conflict remains unlikely. CISSM scholars share their insight on policy-relevant topics related to the ongoing war in Ukraine to help make sense of the far-reaching consequences of the crisis.

Featured Publications:

Are US sanctions against Iran & Russia backfiring?

Ariel Petrovics, CISSM Research Scholar, and Ryan White

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What the First Week of Fighting in Ukraine Tells Us About Insurgency

Alec Worsnop, Professor & CISSM Research Fellow

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False allegations of biological-weapons use from Putin’s Russia

Milton Leitenberg, CISSM Senior Research Associate

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More Publications:

Ukraine war: fresh warning that Africa needs to be vigilant against Russia’s destabilising influence by CISSM Affiliate, Joseph Siegle

 

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Crime and Corruption as a Tool for Autocratic Leaders: Evidence from the Pandora and Panama Papers featuring Drew Sullivan, Co-founder, Editor and Publisher of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

Our Experts

CISSM Experts in the News:

The Washington Post

CISSM Senior Research Associate, Clay Ramsay, discusses effectiveness of sanctions on Russia

The National Desk

CISSM Director, Nancy Gallagher, talks about significance of Finland, Sweden NATO accession

Carnegie Corporation

CISSM Director, Nancy Gallagher, comments on Biden's attempts to repudiate aggression 

The National Desk

CISSM Director, Nancy Gallagher, provides insight on Putin's nuclear saber-rattling

It sends a very powerful signal to Russia that countries that were previously non-aligned are feeling threatened and want to join NATO. Since one of his major objections was NATO expansion, it essentially shows that attacking Ukraine has had the exact opposite effect of what he most wanted.
Dr. Nancy Gallagher CISSM Director