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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Russia, and European Security
    Jul07

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Russia, and European Security

    On the eve of the Warsaw NATO Summit, Professor Burns and his Co-Chair of a recent Atlantic Council report on NATO, General Jim Jones, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee. They described the current situation in Europe—including Putin’s widespread aggression, a weakening European Union, the tsunami of instability from the...

    Turkish Stream: Still Only a Dream
    Jul07

    Turkish Stream: Still Only a Dream

    Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on June 30 that he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had agreed to restore bilateral ties between their two countries. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev followed the announcement with his own statement that economic sanctions against Turkey would be removed “on a gradual basis.” Meanwhile,...

    The 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw
    Jul07

    The 2016 NATO Summit in Warsaw

    Written by Philippe Perchoc, Graphics by: Christian Dietrich, On 8 and 9 July 2016, the Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) convenes in Warsaw. The NATO Heads of State or Government will discuss policies and future direction for the Alliance. On the menu: the balance of NATO policies and operations on the eastern and southern...

    Ukrainians Demand a ‘European Salary for European Tariffs’
    Jul07

    Ukrainians Demand a ‘European Salary for European Tariffs’

    Reacting to a sharp increase in utility costs, thousands of protesters march through Kyiv. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Mongolia and North Asian Security
    Jul07

    Mongolia and North Asian Security

    Mongolia recently hosted the annual Ulaanbaatar Dialogue conference to discuss Northeast Asian security. With North and South Korea delegates present together for the first time, the conference presented an opportunity for all member delegates to raise concerns over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions among other regional cooperation issues. At...

    As NATO Summit Approaches, More Fear of Russia
    Jul07

    As NATO Summit Approaches, More Fear of Russia

    As leaders start to gather in Poland, talk of a build-up of Russian forces in Kaliningrad only the latest worry for some member states. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Britain and the EU: All Change, Please
    Jul07

    Britain and the EU: All Change, Please

    In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the EU should be wary of creating obstacles to a friendly divorce with the UK. 2016_newsbrief_july_eyal.pdfAt his ‘last supper’ with the EU’s leaders soon after his country’s referendum result was known, outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron received a polite hearing; nobody wanted to...

    Minding the Gap: A Multi-Layered Approach to Tackling Violent Extremism
    Jul07

    Minding the Gap: A Multi-Layered Approach to Tackling Violent Extremism

    The creation of the Global Counterterrorism Forum was a success for the international community’s counterterrorism efforts, but was it enough?2016_newsbrief_july_rosand.pdfOver the decade and a half since the 9/11 attacks, calls for more international counterterrorism co-operation have become a stock element of political leaders’...

    China–Pakistan: With Great Investment Comes Some Responsibility
    Jul07

    China–Pakistan: With Great Investment Comes Some Responsibility

    China has invested millions into Pakistani infrastructure, but will internal political conflict in Pakistan prove to be the bane of the CPEC’s existence?2016_newsbrief_july_pantucci.pdfThe China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has become one of the emblematic foreign policy initiatives of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s broader ‘Belt...

    Security, Confidentiality and Asylum: Time to Re-Think the Secret System
    Jul07

    Security, Confidentiality and Asylum: Time to Re-Think the Secret System

    Criminal justice networks are being abused around the world. The rules designed to protect refugees are working against them. 2016_newsbrief_july_king.pdfIn April, the UK government published its ‘Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Finance’. The Action Plan highlights the government’s desire to adopt ‘a...

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