September 21, 2023

The Legacy and Future of the Wagner Group

On September 21, 2023, TSC Senior Research Fellow Wassim Nasr joined the Brookings Institution for an online event to discuss Wagner’s military, political, economic, and misinformation operations, what restructuring of the group is underway, and what lies ahead for Russia’s proxy activities. Mr. Nasr spoke about the Wagner Group’s activities in Mali, and how the private military company is operating alongside the Malian security forces. Other speakers included Vanda Felbab-Brown and Jessica Brandt from Brookings, Kimberly Marten from Columbia University, and Candance Rondeaux from New America, moderated by Constanze Stelzenmüller from Brookings.