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    The Great Brexit Kabuki — a Masterclass in Political Theatre
    Apr08

    The Great Brexit Kabuki — a Masterclass in Political Theatre

    Lead actors on both sides are expert in the arts of mask and illusion, writes Andrew Moravcsik. The Brexit debate has become a global spectator sport, which suggests that something very important must be at stake. Yet, unlike issues such as migration, the euro crisis and Ukraine, it lacks real significance: under no circumstances will Britain...

    Number of Georgian Citizens Who Leave to Join Islamic State Has Abruptly Dropped
    Apr08

    Number of Georgian Citizens Who Leave to Join Islamic State Has Abruptly Dropped

    On March 29, the deputy head of the Georgian State Security Service, Levan Izoria, briefed a joint session of three parliamentary committees: defense and security, human rights and legal affairs (Civil Georgia, March 29). Normally, the State Security Service’s annual report to the parliament primarily assesses risks connected to Russian...

    Gas-Rich Turkmenistan Looks to Export Diversification
    Apr08

    Gas-Rich Turkmenistan Looks to Export Diversification

    In January 2016, the Russian media reported that Russia’s gas giant, Gazprom, had discontinued all purchases of natural gas from Turkmenistan and was not planning to resume imports any time soon. This information was later confirmed in a company statement released in mid-March, containing some revelatory details about what had led to a...

    Belarus Goes Against the Tide
    Apr08

    Belarus Goes Against the Tide

    In the past week, two notable events sparked heated debate in the Belarusian and Russian press: the dispensation to Belarus of a Russian $2 billion loan and a visit to Minsk by Michael Carpenter, the United States’ Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia. Regarding the loan, multiple analysts marveled at...

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet for First Time Since Crimea Crisis
    Apr08

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet for First Time Since Crimea Crisis

    April 8, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    For Ukraine’s Poroshenko, a Growing Crisis Hits a Critical Juncture
    Apr08

    For Ukraine’s Poroshenko, a Growing Crisis Hits a Critical Juncture

    April 8, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Can Ukraine Achieve a Reform Breakthrough?
    Apr08

    Can Ukraine Achieve a Reform Breakthrough?

    Chatham House. United Kingdom. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Overlaid: 9 martial Turkish ships went to Varna, Constanta, Odessa and Batumi.
    Apr08

    Overlaid: 9 martial Turkish ships went to Varna, Constanta, Odessa and Batumi.

    Andrei Klimenko 08/04/2016 We are witnessing the beginning of the process of active naval containment of Russia in the Black Sea from NATO countries in general and Romania and Turkey in particular. And this process – at least some of the current lack of compensation Navy Ukraine. It is reported by the analytical center BlackSeaNews publication....

    Putin’s National Guard: What Does It Mean?
    Apr08

    Putin’s National Guard: What Does It Mean?

    April 8, 2016 In each installment of “CGI Asks,” a selection of experts respond to a question about developments related to Russia and the broader region. This week, we asked what was behind Russian President Vladimir’s decision to establish a new military body, the National Guard. Mark Galeotti, Professor of Global Affairs, New York...

    Why the West Should Care about Nagorno Karabakh and Act
    Apr08

    Why the West Should Care about Nagorno Karabakh and Act

    Transatlantic TakeThe conflict in Ukraine and the massive influx of refugees from the Middle East and beyond have shown that the European Union is only as secure as its neighborhood. As long as the EU is surrounded by so-called “frozen conflicts,” its interests may be compromised. In the region the EU calls its “Eastern neighborhood,” there are...

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