RUSSIAN AGGRESSION IN UKRAINE: A RENEWED CHALLENGE TO US PIVOT IN THE REGION
This study delves into the multifaceted issue of Russian aggression in Ukraine and its implications for the United States' strategic pivot in the region. The objective of this study is to analyze the evolving dynamics of the conflict and their impact on the US pivot strategy. The background highlights the historical context of Russia-Ukraine relations and the broader geopolitical significance of the region. Methodology involves a comprehensive review of scholarly literature, geopolitical analyses, and recent developments. It also incorporates an examination of diplomatic efforts, military actions, and regional responses. Results indicate that Russian aggression has posed a renewed challenge to the US pivot strategy, altering the balance of power and destabilizing regional security. The study recommends a nuanced approach, emphasizing diplomatic engagement, coordinated international response, and bolstering the security of Ukraine and neighboring nations. Addressing this challenge requires a delicate balance between deterring Russian expansionism and promoting stability in the region while safeguarding broader global interests.