Russia, NATO, and Black Sea Security Strategy: Regional Perspectives From a 2019 Workshop
RAND NATIONAL DEFENSE RESEARCH INST SANTA MONICA CA SANTA MONICA
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On March 22, 2019, the RAND Corporation and the Bucharest Office of the German Marshall Fund GMF of the United States, in cooperation with the Aspen Institute Romania, organized a workshop on Russia, NATO, and Black Sea Strategy Regional Perspectives in Bucharest, Romania. The workshop brought together a group of 24 experts and former officials from Europe and the United States for nonattribution discussions on four topics of relevance to the strategic context in the Black Sea 1 Russias strategy in the region 2 Russian military and soft-power instruments 3 Western goals and interests 4 elements of Western strategy. This report summarizes the dialogue among participants on each topic. It also includes background on the geopolitical context provided by the RAND and GMF organizers, which prompted a series of questions framing the dialogue.
- Government and Political Science
- Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics