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  • September 26, 2016 | TPF Staff

    Poland’s Contribution to Baltic Security


    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.

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  • September 17, 2016 | Defense Matters

    Europe is Suffering from Collective Amnesia

    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.

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  • August 17, 2016 | Free Beacon

    Russian Military Forces Staging Near Ukraine

    EUCOM: ‘Extremely concerned’ by regional tensions

    The Pentagon has identified eight staging areas in Russia where large numbers of military forces appear to be preparing for incursions into Ukraine, according to U.S. defense officials.

    As many as 40,000 Russian troops, including tanks, armored vehicles, and air force units, are now arrayed along Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia.

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  • April 22, 2016 | Harry Kazianis

    A Scarborough ‘Shoaldown’: An Opportunity to Push Back Against Beijing

    Over the last few weeks any lingering doubts have surely been erased when it comes to China’s so-called ‘intentions’ in the South China Sea. There is clearly only one goal, a single strategic objective: to dominate this important body of water and ensure Beijing holds de-facto sovereignty from the waves that move from Malaysia all the way to the shores of Taiwan.

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  • April 14, 2016 | POLITICO

    The Secret U.S. Army Study That Targets Moscow

    A quarter century after the Cold War, the Pentagon is worried about Russia’s military prowess again.

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  • April 2, 2016 | Foreign Policy

    Is NATO Still Relevant? Trump’s Not the Only One Asking

    From Bob Gates to Leon Panetta, the Republican front-runner isn’t the only one wondering if the Cold War alliance is obsolete.

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  • April 1, 2016 | Defense One

    Eyeing Russia, Poland Wants More NATO Troops

    With a nervous eye toward Russia, Poland’s president is asking NATO to keep more troops on its territory.

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  • March 15, 2016 | CNBC

    Putin’s Withdrawal from Syria

    The Potomac Foundation Senior Fellow General Wesley Clark discusses possible reasons for Putin’s withdrawal from Syria and what that means for the region.

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  • March 13, 2016 | Defense News

    Russian New Generation Warfare and the War in Ukraine

    Dr. Karber discusses use of Electronic Warfare, UAV’s, Massed Artillery and other capabilities used by Russia in its ongoing war against Ukraine in this Defense News interview with Vago Muradian.

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  • March 9, 2016 | Breaking Defense

    Missile Defense For Tanks: Raytheon Quick Kill Vs. Israeli Trophy

    After two decades of dithering and delay, the Army wants to give its armored vehicles the ability to shoot down incoming anti-tank missiles. What’s more, while the service will continue its own long-term, in-house research program, the Army is now willing to accept something “not invented here” so it can get an interim Active Protection System (APS) fielded in two years.

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