The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, the Harriman Institute of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies, Columbia’s Center for Veteran Transition and Integration (CVTI), Columbia SIPA Veterans Association (CSVA), and the International Security Policy Concentration (ISP) at the School of International and Public Affairs presents:

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Military and Strategic Dimensions

Richard Betts, Leo A. Shifrin Professor of War and Peace Studies; Professor of International and Public Affairs

Stephen Biddle, Professor of International and Public Affairs; Director, ISP Concentration, SIPA

V. Page Fortna, Harold Brown Professor of U.S. Foreign and Security Policy

Discussant, COL Ricardo Turner, United States Army; U.S. Army War College Fellow, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies

Event Description:

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is the largest act of conventional military aggression on the European continent since World War II. Its conduct raises a host of critical issues for Ukraine and the West. This panel will discuss the military and strategic aspects of this crisis, and their implications for U.S. and other nations’ responses. Please join us to help us all think through this challenging set of problems.

This event will take place virtually on Zoom