This report evaluates the potential for further escalation in the war in Ukraine, including possible escalation to Russian nuclear use, to better inform U.S. and allied decisions and the public debate.
Sep 21, 2023
Mark Cozad is a senior international defense researcher at RAND and professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Cozad's work at RAND focuses primarily on military and security issues in Europe and East Asia, including major power competition, the development of operational concepts among major militaries, and foreign military lessons learned. He also leads long-term research efforts examining Chinese and Russian military strategy and doctrine, operational planning, and concepts of operation. Cozad's long-term research interests include military capabilities analysis, strategic warning, and deception.