It appears that this year’s Ukrainian counteroffensive, while it has made certain gains, has fallen far short of the hopes invested in it both by Ukrainians and many in the West. This has enormous implications both for the future of the war in Ukraine and for the nature of contemporary warfare. Russia is attacking the town of Avdiivka in the Donbas, but so far is also making only slow progress.
To analyze the course, lessons, and likely consequences of the war this year, the Quincy Institute convened a highly distinguished panel of experts who have been responsible for some of the most insightful commentary on the war: Daniel Davis, senior fellow at Defense Priorities, Rajan Menon, director of the Grand Strategy program at Defense Priorities, and Margarita Konaev, Deputy Director of Analysis at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology. Anatol Lieven, director of the Eurasia Program at the Quincy Institute, moderated.
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