Elisabeth Braw is a columnist at
Foreign Policy and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where she focuses on defense against emerging national security challenges, such as hybrid and gray-zone threats. She is also a member of the U.K. National Preparedness Commission.
Afghans protest against the burning of the Quran by Swedish Danish far-right politician Rasmus Paludan outside Eid Gah mosque in Kabul on Jan. 27.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban glances up to something off-camera, frowning slightly. Orban is a 60-year-old man with white hair, wearing a dark suit and lime green tie. Other attendees stand behind him, in front of a curtain and a sign bearing the NATO logo.
The Liberian-flagged oil tanker Ice Energy (L) transfers crude oil from the Russian-flagged oil tanker Lana (R), off the shore of Karystos, on the Island of Evia, on May 29, 2022.
A billboard promoting contract army service is seen in front of the Wagner Group center in St. Petersburg.
Vacationers on the shore of the Caspian Sea watch the parade in honor of the Day of the Navy of the Russian Federation in Kaspiysk, Russia.