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Williams Piece on Putin’s Fear of Democracy Published in the Atlantic Council UkraineAlert Blog
"Putin has always known that NATO poses no credible security threat to Russia itself. Since the end of the Cold War, NATO’s force posture and the U.S. military presence in Europe have greatly declined, reducing any potential military threat to Russia. What really scares the Russian elite is the spread of democracy," argues Michael John Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs.
One Year Later: Taylor Talks to WRVO About the Invasion Into Ukraine
For Brian Taylor, professor of political science, the biggest take from the one-year anniversary is Ukraine is still standing. "A year ago a lot of people might not have expected that, given Russia’s size, the size of the population, the size of its army, the size of its economy," Taylor says.
McFate Weighs in on US Providing a Patriot Missile Defense System to Ukraine in Washington Examiner
“I think the first implication is that it is a signal to Russia. It's a signal to NATO. It's a signal, perhaps, to Republicans in Washington, D.C., that this is an escalation that is not on par with things in the past, even like HIMARS,” says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in Maxwell's Washington programs.
Murrett Piece on Achieving Peace in Ukraine Published in The Hill
"As the war in Ukraine approaches its 11th month, it is a good time to take stock of the enduring impact of the conflict and to look forward to the prospects for a negotiated settlement that will provide the basis for near-term and sustained security for the Ukrainian people," says Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.
See related: Foreign Policy, International Agreements, NATO, Russia, Ukraine
Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference
The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.
Murrett Talks About the G7 and NATO Summits on 570 WSYR
Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed on 570 WSYR about the G7 and NATO Summit meetings.
See related: Foreign Policy, Global Governance, NATO
Abdelaaty Featured in Political Violence at a Glance Article on World Refugee Day
Lamis Abdelaaty, associate professor of political science, was featured in the Political Violence at a Glance article, "Marking World Refugee Day: What Do the Experts Say?"
See related: Human Rights, International Governmental Organizations, Refugees
Williams Talks to CBC News About Finland and Sweden Joining NATO
Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed for the CBC News article, "Putin wanted less NATO on his border. Finland and maybe Sweden will give him more."
Murrett Piece on the Implications of the War in Ukraine Published in The Hill
"The current fight and lasting implications of the war in Ukraine," written by Professor of Practice Robert Murrett, was published in The Hill.
Williams Talks to KCBS Radio About Finland and Sweden Possibly Joining NATO
Michael Williams, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed on KCBS Radio about Finland and Sweden making moves towards possible NATO membership.