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March 5, 2017 | TPF Staff
The superiority of the U.S. armed forces will soon be surpassed by Russia and China, retired Gen. Wesley Clark warned on Sunday.
February 24, 2017 | The Ukrainian Weekly
Dr. Phillip Karber never projected that Ukraine would be able to withstand Russian military aggression for as long as it has – three years already.
February 13, 2017 | Arseni Sivitski
On 23 – 26 January 2017 a Baltic security wargaming simulation took place in Warsaw. Two defence and security think tanks, the Potomac Foundation and the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, hosted the event.
January 25, 2017 | Defense One
A former supreme allied commander is there to help run a wargame simulation complete with a map right out of a Cold War movie set with big red arrows of troop invasions coming west from Russia. Also participating were defense experts and government representatives from Poland, the United States, and the Baltic and Nordic countries.
January 24, 2017 | TPF Staff
In this January 2017 interview to a Polish news channel, Dr. Phillip Petersen, Potomac’s Vice President for Studies, discusses the Russian New Generation Warfare and the role of Ukraine and Belarus in European security.
January 22, 2017 | TPF Staff
In January 2017, the Potomac Foundation conducted a Baltic Security Scenario wargame in Warsaw, Poland. Gen. Breedlove who led the Blue Team in the simulation, discusses Poland’s defense plans, the Russian threat, role of the Belarus in this interview to PolSat2.
January 21, 2017 | The National Interest
Iceland was an overlooked by highly strategic location in the Cold War. Were the Soviet Union’s attack submarines to break out into the Atlantic and threaten NATO shipping, neutralizing Iceland and penetrating the “GIUK gap” would be of vital importance. But that doesn’t mean the Soviets really could’ve invaded Iceland … right?
September 27, 2016 | TPF Staff
Dr. Karber’s in-depth interview with the Latvian National television on European Security issues: covering recent Russian exercises and their 1st Guards Tank Army; the importance of the NATO Summit at Warsaw; value of forward defense in maximizing defendable terrain; improvements in Latvian Defense; and the relationship between Baltic Security and Ukraine —”NATO needs Ukraine as much as Ukraine needs NATO.”
September 26, 2016 | TPF Staff
Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of National Defence, Tomasz Szatkowski, took part in the European-American Security Workshop organized jointly by the Latvian Ministry of Defence and the Potomac Foundation. The main theme of the workshops was the implementations of the decisions made during the Warsaw NATO Summit in regards to the defense strategy in the Baltic Sea region.
September 17, 2016 | Defense Matters
Phillip A. Karber, President of the “Potomac Foundation” spoke with Defence Matters about the situation in Ukraine and collective amnesia in Europe. “I think in ten years from now Russians will pay Ukraine to take Crimea back,” he said.