As military tensions rise between NATO and Russia over the situation in Ukraine, Carleton experts are available to comment.

Stephen Saideman
Paterson Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA)


Saideman is available to discuss NATO, the foreign and defence policies of both the United States and Canada, and what actions these groups may take.

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Andrea Chandler
Professor, Political Science


Chandler is available to discuss the politics of the situation from the Russian and Ukrainian perspective.

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Paul Goode
McMillan Chair in Russian Studies, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS)


Goode is available to discuss the political aspects of the situation on domestic and foreign policy.

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David Carment
Professor, NPSIA


Carment is available to discuss Canada’s response, the European Union’s policies, as well as Russia, Ukrainian and U.S. strategies.

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Mukhtar Hajizada
Adjunct Research Professor, EURUS


Hajizada is available to discuss the regional security challenges in the wider Black Sea area and Russia’s recent activities in former Soviet countries.

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Dani Belo
Fellow, NPSIA


Belo is available to discuss scenarios for conflict escalation, barriers to de-escalation, Russia’s security interests, Russia-U.S negotiations, Canada’s geopolitical interests, the impact on European security architecture, the buildup of Russian forces, domestic political developments in Ukraine, as well as NATO-Russia relations.

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Jeff Sahadeo
Professor, EURUS and Political Science


Sahadeo is a Russia and Ukraine regional specialist and can discuss aspects of the situation as it applies to this area.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in
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