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Williams Discusses NATO Options Regarding Russia, Ukraine in AC Blog
Williams Talks to BBC Newshour About Russian Cybercriminals
See related: Data Privacy, Russia
Williams Piece on Handling of Russian Cyberattacks Published in Foreign Policy
See related: Cybersecurity, International Affairs, Russia
Taylor explores impact of Putin’s new constitution in Foreign Affairs
See related: Elections, International Affairs, Russia
Murrett talks to Fox News about Russia's Arctic build-up
See related: Arctic, National Security, Russia
Taylor weighs in on US-Russia relations under Biden in RFE/RL article
Clearer messaging could mean that "on certain issues, U.S. policy might be tougher than it has been under Trump," says Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor. "But it also might mean that in certain areas, it's easier to see possible so-called 'win-win' solutions that just aren't on the table now because of how dysfunctional the process has become."
See related: Russia, U.S. Elections, U.S. Foreign Policy, United States
Khalil discusses the Syrian war, Russia in USA Today
"Moscow views the Syrian civil war as a foreign-influenced crisis that threatens the broader Middle East region and its interests there and at home," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.
See related: Conflict, Middle East & North Africa, Russia
Taylor discusses Putin and Russia's future on BYUradio
Brian Taylor, professor of political science, claims Russians live in a sort of "electoral authoritarianism," where the election looks democratic on the surface with multiple parties, but "enough is done through the manipulation of the rules and control of the media to make sure the favorite candidate always wins."
Taylor quoted in Washington Post article on Putin's post-presidency plans
"Since Putin cannot remain as president after 2024 under the current rules, he needs to change the rules. This will potentially allow him to remain the dominant political actor even if he leaves the presidency," says Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor.
Taylor weighs in on Putin's constitutional reforms in Vox article
Brian Taylor, professor and chair of political science, says "he's [Russian president Vladimir Putin] leaving the presidency, but he’s almost certainly going to take some other position and try and stay on."