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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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...

    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/inc/uploads/2016/11/KleptoCast-2-Casy-Michel-James-Henry-on-US-Financial-Secrecy.mp3 By Casey Michel (November 30, 2016) In 1966, a memo...

    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...

    Full Disclosure: Tackling Public Corruption in Ukraine
    Nov30

    Full Disclosure: Tackling Public Corruption in Ukraine

    30 November 2016The new electronic system of asset and income declarations for Ukrainian public officials is an important step in tackling corruption but the revelations must now be followed by proper verification, investigation and punishment. Kateryna BoguslavskaAcademy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme After Ukrainian officials declared...

    Can the UK Retain Global Influence After Brexit? Policies and Structures for a New Era
    Nov30

    Can the UK Retain Global Influence After Brexit? Policies and Structures for a New Era

    The former Permanent Under-Secretary of the Foreign Office gives six suggestions for how the UK can continue to exert global influence after Brexit. I cannot claim to write from a position of neutrality; it’s no secret that most people in the British foreign policy establishment favoured staying in the EU, and I was among them.But our EU...

    Donald Trump Should Stand up for Americans by Giving NATO to the Europeans
    Nov30

    Donald Trump Should Stand up for Americans by Giving NATO to the Europeans

    Doug Bandow The election had barely been called for Donald Trump when he came under pressure to back away from his most important promises. For instance, he questioned U.S. subsidies for the defense of prosperous, populous Europe and criticized NATO as “obsolete.” But after President Barack Obama met with Trump, the former assured Europeans of...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Remain Deadlocked
    Nov30

    Ukraine Peace Talks Remain Deadlocked

    After 18 months, Kyiv and Moscow again fail to find a sliver of common ground, leaving France and Germany gritting their teeth in frustration. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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