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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks

    Judy Asks: Are Referenda Dangerous?
    Oct12

    Judy Asks: Are Referenda Dangerous?

    Rosa Balfour – Senior fellow in the Europe Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States Little wisdom is to be found in the contemporary use of referenda. They are sold as tools of direct democracy to promote political participation among citizens who have turned away from politics. But in practice, they prize majoritarian...

    Why Russia Fears NATO
    Oct12

    Why Russia Fears NATO

    Ted Galen Carpenter Adam Twardowski takes umbrage at arguments that I and other members of the realism and restraint camp have made that NATO’s behavior over the past two decades has exacerbated tensions with Russia. He begins his rebuttal with a drive-by smear that is increasingly in vogue among neoconservatives, dismissing such arguments...

    Why Russia Fears NATO
    Oct12

    Why Russia Fears NATO

    Ted Galen Carpenter Adam Twardowski takes umbrage at arguments that I and other members of the realism and restraint camp have made that NATO’s behavior over the past two decades has exacerbated tensions with Russia. He begins his rebuttal with a drive-by smear that is increasingly in vogue among neoconservatives, dismissing such arguments...

    October 12th, 2016
    Oct12

    October 12th, 2016

    CHINA Protests Outside Chinese Defense Ministry at Army CutsTHE GUARDIAN More than 1,000 protesters have walked and chanted in front of China’s defense ministry, in the latest apparent demonstration by soldiers as the world’s largest standing military modernizes and downsizes. Demonstrations on such a large scale are rare in the...

    Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea?
    Oct12

    Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea?

    Private commercial vessels from several EU states reportedly still go to the seaports of Russian-occupied Crimea, in a blow to the international sanctions prohibiting any interaction with the peninsula. UAT: Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea? …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    EU shortlists Turkish journalist for rights prize
    Oct12

    EU shortlists Turkish journalist for rights prize

    An exiled Turkish journalist, a Crimean Tartar activist and two Yazidi victims of the Islamic state group were shortlisted Tuesday (11 October) for the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize. …read more Source:...

    Implementation of the Minsk Agreements: “Red Lines” for Ukraine
    Oct12

    Implementation of the Minsk Agreements: “Red Lines” for Ukraine

    Ukrainian think tanks have prepared a memo for Ukrainian authorities regarding the “red lines,” i.e. the limits for compromise in the areas of political dialogue, security, and humanitarian issues that should not be crossed by Ukraine within the framework of the Minsk Agreements implementation. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    “An open armed conflict – a matter of time”.
    Oct11

    “An open armed conflict – a matter of time”.

    …Could such a confrontation last a long time without failure in open military conflict? I think it’s only a matter of time. 10/10/2016 Georgy Bovt about the consequences of a sharp cold snap between Russia and US Russia and the United States threatened by a new “cold war”? No, it is already underway. If the escalation of tension will at the...

    Russia’s New Caucasus Initiatives
    Oct11

    Russia’s New Caucasus Initiatives

    Security Few analysts have followed Putin’s new Caucasus initiatives. Given events in Syria, Ukraine, and East Asia, that neglect may be understandable, but it is a mistaken and harmful neglect because it causes us to overlook the overall strategic dimensions of Russian policy here. Moscow’s gambits in the Caucasus are inextricably...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 11, 2016
    Oct11

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 11, 2016

    News The UK police’s economic corruption unit is itself being investigated for ties to a private investigators’ firm set up up by a lawyer who worked for Russian oligarchs. (Telegraph) U.S. lawmakers accused the White House of trying to weaken a bill that could provide greater financial leverage against the Russian, Iranian, and...

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