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Harry J. Kazianis

Harry J. Kazianis is the outgoing senior director at the Center for the National Interest. In the past he served on the foreign policy team of 2016 presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz and has held various thinks tank positions at the Heritage Foundation, CSIS: PACNET and the Potomac Foundation. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and many other outlets.

Russia

The next phase of the Ukraine war will be bloody

Russia turns its attention from Kyiv to the east but neither side has a way out

By Harry J. Kazianis

Russia

Why Biden’s slip-up is so revealing

In the months to come, regime change will morph into the de facto goal

By Harry J. Kazianis

Science & Tech

How bad could a Russian cyberattack be?

Containing the attack is the problem

By Harry J. Kazianis

Europe

Why the Ukraine war might not end

War never conforms to our desire for the good guys to defeat the bad guys

By Harry J. Kazianis

Russia

Russia’s war is a global cancer

Its conflict will continue to spread — and what then?

By Harry J. Kazianis

Russia

Putin will escalate

The suffering is only going to get worse — in Ukraine and in Russia too

By Harry J. Kazianis

Russia

Yes, Russia could use nuclear weapons

Putin has put his nuclear forces on alert, forcing us to think the unthinkable

By Harry J. Kazianis

Russia

Let Russia choke on Ukraine

Occupying a nation can very often backfire, as the United States learned in Afghanistan

By Harry J. Kazianis

Europe

The unthinkable horror of a Russia-Ukraine war

It could kill thousands, even lead to World War Three. A diplomatic path must be found

By Harry J. Kazianis

North Korea

The next North Korea crisis has begun

Pyongyang has tested another intermediate-range ballistic missile, but this time is more dangerous than in 2017

By Harry J. Kazianis

Europe

Russia is the lost great power

Had the West embraced Moscow after the Cold War, Putin might not be menacing Ukraine today

By Harry J. Kazianis

North Korea

Biden wants to forget all about North Korea

Pyongyang just tested a missile but the president doesn’t want to enable the GOP

By Harry J. Kazianis

North Korea

Don’t fear North Korea’s recent missile launch

It might have driven clicks but it’s not a serious threat to anyone

By Harry J. Kazianis

China

Taiwan could spark a war between America and China

If current trends persist, it’s a matter of when and not if

By Harry J. Kazianis

North Korea

North Korea will be Biden’s real test

Time to talk to the portly pariah of Pyongyang

By Harry J. Kazianis

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