Dalibor Rohac, AEI

Dalibor Rohac


Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Dalibor:


Russia’s War on Ukraine: What Lies Ahead in 2023?

A year after Vladimir Putin’s reinvasion of Ukraine, Russia is conducting a renewed offensive while Ukraine prepares a new counteroffensive. Which will prevail? What will 2023 bring? → Read More

Helping Ukraine pays major dividends for the US

It is neither reasonable nor realistic to expect President Zelensky to sacrifice hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians in exchange for a tenuous cease-fire. → Read More

Ukrainians show resolve in face of Putin’s terrorism — we should follow their lead

In response to Ukraine’s successful attack on the Kerch bridge connecting the occupied Crimea with mainland Russia, a Russian missile — one of several exploding in Kyiv’s capital — almost hit the “Glass Bridge” Monday morning. → Read More

How the US can break Vlad’s grip on Black Sea

With Western help, it could be a turning point in the war’s perhaps most significant theater: the Black Sea. → Read More

Ukrainians would never vote against Boris Johnson

The British prime minister just staved off a political challenge. Ukrainians are thrilled. → Read More


The Misguided Opposition to the $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

The foreign policy fissure within the Republican Party was on full display last weekend. While Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visited Kyiv with several other top-ranking Republicans, Sen. Rand Paul was busy delaying the new $40 billion package aid package for Ukraine that had just passed the House of Representatives with broad bipartisan support. According … → Read More

How I Got Stung by Viktor Orbán

The bizarre experience of being dragged into a Hungarian propaganda campaign. → Read More


Europe can’t expect America to ride to its rescue against Putin

Joe Biden received a lot of flak for suggesting that Nato might be divided about what to do next if Vladimir Putin limits Russia’s aggression against Ukraine to a ‘minor incursion’. While clumsy and ill-advised, the comments were what Americans call a ‘Kingsley Gaffe’ – a situation when a politician accidentally tells the truth. After all, … → Read More


Climate change is a problem. Big summits are not the answer.

Anxious about this week’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland? According to climate activists, the gathering of world leaders is humanity’s “last chance” to take action against climate change. “If we don’t really take the decisions that are vital now, it’s going to be almost impossible to catch up,” Prince Charles said in an interview with the … → Read More

Europe's new 'strategic' approach to trade is nothing of the sort

The EU’s trade policy under the slogan of “open strategic autonomy” reminds one of the famous quip about the Holy Roman Empire, which was neither ‘Holy’ nor ‘Roman’ nor much of an ‘empire’. Likewise, European Commission’s recent Trade Policy Review betrays a view of trade relations that is neither open nor particularly strategic. And if it does offer ‘autonomy’, it comes at the cost […] → Read More

In Eastern European Countries that have Accepted Russia's Sputnik V Vaccine, Political Destabilization Has Followed

In Eastern European countries that have accepted the Russian vaccine, destabilization has followed. → Read More

What Happened to Slovakia’s Coronavirus Success Story?

The country’s swift fall shows that managing a pandemic is a marathon, not a sprint. → Read More

Europe is failing on vaccines. Help from the U.S. could bring the two back together.

Washington should seize the chance to leverage an approaching vaccine glut. → Read More

Why Europe needs to get serious about promoting democracy

Boosting democracy is no longer a luxury for Europe. It's becoming an existential issue. → Read More

China isn’t Europe’s ‘partner’ on climate

Treating Beijing as reliable undermines Europe’s ability to hold it to account. → Read More

The Czechs are giving Europe a lesson on how to deal with China

Czechs are waking up. How long will it take the rest of Europe to follow suit? → Read More

Not Just a Lovable Rogue

Viktor Orban and Fidesz are not just colorful nationalists or strong conservatives; they have done serious harm to Hungary, its people, and its reputation. → Read More

Why Europe’s Chances of a Strong Economic Recovery Are Slimmer than the U.S.’

The continent’s market rigidities and its lack of effective federal structures and a shared political outlook are liabilities in times of economic distress. → Read More

Coronavirus could break the EU

The epidemic’s economic shock could easily exceed that of the 2008 financial crisis. → Read More

As They Confront China, Americans and Europeans Need Each Other

If European countries continue to welcome Chinese investment and are unconcerned by the growth of Chinese influence, America's job will be much harder. → Read More