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    Global Militarization Index 2016  Trends in militarization in Europe
    Dec01

    Global Militarization Index 2016 Trends in militarization in Europe

    While Russia (2016: position 5) continues to be among the ten most militarized countries, the risen level of militarization of Ukraine has resulted in a change of position from number 23 in 2015 to position 15 in 2016. Not only Ukraine but Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, as well as the Baltic countries increased their military expenditures,...

    Between Europe and Russia, Oligarchs Rule
    Dec01

    Between Europe and Russia, Oligarchs Rule

    Despite their appealing promises, oligarchs do not offer a viable form of governance in countries such as Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Between Europe and Russia, Oligarchs Rule
    Dec01

    Between Europe and Russia, Oligarchs Rule

    Despite their appealing promises, oligarchs do not offer a viable form of governance in countries such as Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Symptomless Ebola – questions need to be answered before the next outbreak
    Dec01

    Symptomless Ebola – questions need to be answered before the next outbreak

    Jarun Ontakrai/Shutterstock.comScientists know that Ebola can cause anything from severe hemorrhagic fever to no symptoms at all (asymptomatic infections). What wasn’t known, until now, is the number of people who experienced asymptomatic infections during the 2013-2016 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. This is not the first report of...

    Reassessing American Interests in the Middle East
    Dec01

    Reassessing American Interests in the Middle East

    BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 382 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: President-Elect Trump has serious decisions to make about the Middle East, including what to do about Syria, how to tackle Islamic State, how to take on Iran, and, of course, how to handle the perennial Israel-Palestinian problem. Trump’s margin of error is narrow, especially since...

    Half the Berkut officers deployed against EuroMaidan activists remain police officers
    Dec01

    Half the Berkut officers deployed against EuroMaidan activists remain police officers

    Three years after the savage dispersal on Nov 30, 2013 of young students on Maidan, none of the Berkut officers directly involved have been convicted, and some are continuing to work in the police. The reason in many cases for the lack of progress lies not in the investigators, but in sabotage by the courts …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Watch List: Nov. 30, 2016
    Nov30

    Watch List: Nov. 30, 2016

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Ukraine Fails to Get More IMF Funding
    Nov30

    Ukraine Fails to Get More IMF Funding

    A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Ukraine November 3-17. The Ukrainian government had hoped that it would decide to give Ukraine another tranche of its four-year $17.5 billion loan package of March 2015, of which Ukraine has received $7.7 billion, but the answer was a resounding no.The IMF is normally very diplomatic in...

    IWP Prepared a Memo Ahead of President Poroshenko’s Visit to Poland
    Nov30

    IWP Prepared a Memo Ahead of President Poroshenko’s Visit to Poland

    Institute of World Policy prepared a memo on the signals that are to be sent to the Polish decision-makers and public by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during his visit to Poland. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    United States of Anonymity
    Nov30

    United States of Anonymity

    Image: Unsplash / 9175 | CC0 1.0 KleptoCast: Casey Michel talks to investigative economist James S. Henry about how the U.S. became a global leader in financial secrecy.http://kleptocracyinitiative.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/KleptoCast-2-Casy-Michel-James-Henry-on-US-Financial-Secrecy.mp3 By Casey Michel (November 30, 2016) In 1966, a memo...

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