The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to introduce a special Chain Reaction podcast series: The Continent.

The Continent explores how the war in Ukraine is changing Europe’s politics and security. Host Aaron Schwartzbaum will “visit” a country on each episode, learning about key dynamics and trends from local experts.  To be the first to know about new episodes, please subscribe to our mailing list and follow us on Twitter @FPRI. 

 

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About the Host:

Aaron Schwartzbaum

Aaron Schwartzbaum is a Fellow  in the FPRI Eurasia Program, and is founder of the FPRI’s BMB Russia. He now works with the BMB team as an advisor and columnist. Aaron received an MA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), with concentrations in International Political Economy and International Economics. Prior to starting at SAIS, he worked at Eurasia Group as a researcher for the Eurasia and Global Macro practices. Aaron holds a BA in International Relations and Russian from Haverford College, and has completed the Overseas Language Flagship program in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

 

Explore Past Episodes:

No More Niinistö Nice Guy: Has Finland’s Security Calculus Changed?

Finland has a long border and similarly long history with Russia. How does the war in Ukraine change its defense and security picture? This week Aaron Schwartzbaum and Minna Ålander discuss Finland’s security calculus. This conversation was recorded live...

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Swedening the Deal: Stockholm Turns to NATO

Why and how did Sweden abandon centuries of neutrality, and where does it fit in the European security picture? This week Aaron Schwartzbaum speaks with Oscar Jonsson about Sweden’s NATO ambitions and the country’s current political crisis.  This conversation...

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The Sejm Difference? Poland and the New, Old Europe

How has the war in Ukraine changed Poland’s politics, security, and even society? And what about Warsaw’s relationship with Brussels? This week Aaron Schwartzbaum speaks with Anna Wojcik and Wojciech Przybylski about Poland’s past, present, and future in light...

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Bundes-where? Germany’s Politics and Security in Changing Times

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to introduce a special Chain Reaction podcast series: The Continent. The Continent explores how the war in Ukraine is changing Europe’s politics and security. Host Aaron Schwartzbaum will “visit” a country on each episode, learning about...

Read more »