Russia’s war in Ukraine continues and even escalates. As this conflcit overturns the entire structure of world politics it poses new military challenges to the United States, its allies, and its partners that we and they are ill-equipped to meet. This war’s consequences for the Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean require serious and immediate attention, because the naval and other contingencies unleashed by Moscow generate a broad range of new opportunities for Russia while challenging Western navies and interests.
The Black Sea and Beyond
The naval and strategic consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine cast a long shadow over Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
By Stephen Blank