Garcevic’s Insights on Ukraine’s War

Amb. Garčević

Ambassador Vesko Garčević, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies shared his insights on the war in Ukraine and the potential for a negotiated solution in an interview recently published in the magazine of the Japanese Economic Foundation.

The November/December issue features his article, “Deciphering the Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Navigating a Multifaceted Geopolitical Puzzle.” Discussing Kyiv’s NATO relations, the Russian invasion, and prospects for peace, Professor Garčević highlighted the transition into a new phase of the conflict, anticipating a protracted struggle. He posed critical questions about the readiness for negotiations and the challenge of negotiating with Russia, especially considering Ukraine’s defensive position. The article explores the complexities of diplomatic efforts amid evolving dynamics.

For an in-depth exploration of Professor Garčević’s analysis, you can access the article here.

Ambassador Vesko Garčević dealt with issues pertinent to European security and NATO for almost 14 years during his diplomatic career. In 2004, he was posted in Vienna to serve as Ambassador to Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He was Montenegro’s Ambassador to NATO from 2010 until 2014 and served as Montenegro’s National Coordinator for NATO from 2015 until he joined the faculty at the Pardee School. Learn more about Ambassador Garčević on his faculty profile.