Silence Cloaks Kremlin After Russian Mutiny Against Putin

June 25, 2023

“There’s no question that Putin has been weakened,” Wess Mitchell, a former US assistant secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia and cofounder of two think tanks, said in an interview. “This will be the conclusion that the US and NATO draw — but also the Chinese.”


Dr. A. Wess Mitchell is co-founder and principal at The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.