The Escalatory Risk of a Foreign Terrorist Organization Designation of the Wagner Group

Naman Karl-Thomas Habtom notes how designating Wagner as an FTO might be a popular domestic political option, yet such a move carries major risks of bringing the US and Russia into direct conflict

How Many Foreign Fighters Can Russia Recruit?

Naman Karl-Thomas Habtom investigates the scope of Russia’s overseas search for fresh troops

Will Sweden and Finland join NATO?

Naman Karl-Thomas Habtom describes how Russia’s war in Ukraine is pushing Sweden and Finland closer to NATO. But will these two devoutly neutral Nordic countries actually join?