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MEMBERS ONLY: Virtual Discussion w/Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov

We invite BENS Members to join us for a virtual discussion with Dr. Tymofiy Mylovanov, the Former Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture to discuss the Ukraine’s other…

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MEMBERS ONLY: Virtual Discussion with Andy Milburn, CEO, The Mozart Group:  On-the-ground assessment from Ukraine

BENS presents our 2nd engagement with Andrew Milburn, Founder of The Mozart Group. Mr. Milburn will be joining us from Ukraine with an on-the-ground assessment of the crisis. Mr. Milburn joined…


Special Military Cell Flows Weapons and Equipment Into Ukraine

A little-known group at U.S. European Command in Germany fills Ukraine’s battlefield requests with donations from more than 40 countries.

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How Inequality Hobbles Military Power

Russia’s botched invasion of Ukraine, along with unexpectedly dogged Ukrainian resistance, has sparked a debate about whether the current ways of measuring military capabilities are flawed. Indeed, U.S. intelligence analysts…

WSJ What It Will Take To Supply Ukraine For The Long Hall

What It Will Take to Supply Ukraine for the Long Haul

When Russia invaded Ukraine in February, onlookers imagined a quick rout for Kyiv; then, when Ukraine held out, a humiliating and precipitous defeat for Russia. More than 120 days later,…

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Ukraine Building ‘Army of Drones’ Through Donations to Monitor Front Line

Ukraine is building an “Army of Drones” to monitor the front lines of its ongoing war against Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s global donation initiative United24 announced the “Army of…

WSJ Lessons Russias War Ukraine Cant Hide Weapons Stockpiles Essential

Lessons of Russia’s War in Ukraine: You Can’t Hide and Weapons Stockpiles Are Essential

Western governments are bracing for a protracted conflict with Russia over Ukraine, and military leaders are racing to distill lessons from the opening months of Europe’s largest land war in…

Reuters US To Send 450Million In Security Aid To Ukraine In Latest Package

US to Send $450 Million in Security Aid to Ukraine in Latest Package

The United States will provide an additional $450 million in security assistance to Ukraine, including more long-range rocket systems, U.S. officials said on Thursday. Moscow’s forces are advancing in Ukraine’s…

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In Denial About Denial: Why Ukraine’s Air Success Should Worry the West

Ukraine’s success in contesting the skies turns the West’s airpower paradigm on its head — it offers an alternative vision for pursuing airspace denial over air superiority. Despite having one…

WSJ Russia Is Weaponizing Food Supplies In Ukraine Europe Says

Russia Is Weaponizing Food Supplies in Ukraine, Europe Says

European Union foreign-policy chief Josep Borrell casts doubt on Russia’s claims that it isn’t hindering grain exports.