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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The curious case of a Russian blogger that shook the post-Soviet space
    Feb11

    The curious case of a Russian blogger that shook the post-Soviet space

    The curious case of a Russian blogger that shook the post-Soviet spaceThe case of Aleksandr Lapshin, a travel blogger based in Moscow with dual Russian-Israeli citizenship, shows how the barriers that were established as a result of the 1991 Soviet break-up create new possibilities for conflictThe case of Aleksandr Lapshin, a travel blogger based...

    It’s Time For Trump To Call Ukraine’s ‘Pro-Russian Rebels’ What They Are: Russian Invaders
    Feb10

    It’s Time For Trump To Call Ukraine’s ‘Pro-Russian Rebels’ What They Are: Russian Invaders

    Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia ForbesDonald Trump’s interview with FoxNews’ Bill O’Reilly during the halftime at Sunday’s Super Bowl has been ridiculed as the ramblings of an uninformed President. …read more Source: Hoover...

    Scoring Ukraine in ‘Freedom in the World’
    Feb10

    Scoring Ukraine in ‘Freedom in the World’

    Scoring Ukraine in ‘Freedom in the World’February 10, 2017The release of Freedom House’s annual Freedom in the World report last week generated considerable debate about the findings for Ukraine, in the dialogue below, Arch Puddington, Distinguished Fellow for Democracy Studies, answers questions about Ukraine’s standing in...

    US Joint Special Operations Command and the War On Terror – A Sharper Edge?
    Feb10

    US Joint Special Operations Command and the War On Terror – A Sharper Edge?

    US Special Forces have always been part of military operations. But how has their role evolved since 9/11? And what might the future hold for special operations under President Donald Trump? Download the article (PDF)On 28 January, US armed forces suffered their first casualties of the Trump administration as Chief Petty Office William Owens was...

    Disentangling the EU Foreign Fighter Threat: the Case for a Comprehensive Approach
    Feb10

    Disentangling the EU Foreign Fighter Threat: the Case for a Comprehensive Approach

    Islamic extremists returning from fighting in Iraq and Syria pose a massive problem for European policymakers. But there are no quick fixes in the face of mounting populism at home. Download the article (PDF)As the battle for Mosul in Iraq rages on, many experts and policymakers have already begun to focus on what the inevitable defeat of Daesh...

    A Bull in a China Shop: How Trump Could Shatter Non-Proliferation Efforts
    Feb10

    A Bull in a China Shop: How Trump Could Shatter Non-Proliferation Efforts

    Despite Donald Trump’s presidential election campaign rhetoric, the US still has a central role to play in international nuclear non-proliferation efforts. The hope is that Trump’s defence officials and the international community will have a steadying influence on the new president.Download the article (PDF)The US has a central role...

    Ukraine PM Sees IMF Deal by End-Feb Amid New Fighting in East
    Feb10

    Ukraine PM Sees IMF Deal by End-Feb Amid New Fighting in East

    February 10, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    UK university denies any part in Russia’s latest Crimea propaganda stunt
    Feb10

    UK university denies any part in Russia’s latest Crimea propaganda stunt

    Three UK academics specializing in military history are currently taking part in meetings and propaganda media shots in Russian-occupied Crimea. They appear to be promising a joint project with Bristol University which says that the men have nothing to do with them. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Warlords of Kiev
    Feb10

    The Warlords of Kiev

    The warlords of Kiev are going on the offensive, violating the terms of the Minsk peace accords, and attacking separatist rebels in the eastern part of the country in a desperate bid to provoke open conflict with Russia. What motivates them is fear of President Donald Trump, who has often expressed a desire to “get along with Russia” and who has...

    February 10th, 2017
    Feb10

    February 10th, 2017

    CHINA Backing Away from a Fight, Trump to Honor One-China Policy Simon Denyer and Philip Rucker, THE WASHINGTON POST President Trump just backed down from what could have been a serious fight with China. On Thursday evening in Washington, he appeared to shy away from confrontation with Beijing by agreeing to honor the one-China policy, during a...

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