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    Obama Went to Germany to Deliver Europe’s Latest Report Card
    Apr29

    Obama Went to Germany to Deliver Europe’s Latest Report Card

    Shouldn’t the days of European leaders enlisting the help of American presidents to sell unpopular ideas to their citizens be long over? They should. But evidently, they are not. Barack Obama arrived in Europe last week, bursting with words of wisdom and friendly advice. He was welcomed enthusiastically by the leaders of the United Kingdom...

    Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back
    Apr29

    Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back

    This week marked the 30th anniversary of the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl reactor meltdown—a nuclear disaster that saturated northern Ukraine, southern Belarus and parts of western Russia with radioactivity in the worst fallout in human history. But in the present atmosphere of acute anti-Western sentiment in Russia, even Chernobyl is being used by...

    Cooperation in the Midst of Crisis: Trilateral Approaches to Shared International Challenges
    Apr29

    Cooperation in the Midst of Crisis: Trilateral Approaches to Shared International Challenges

    Amidst Europe’s worst crisis in decades, European-Japanese relations might at first glance seem unimportant. However, there has never been a more crucial time to look beyond the European continent to the possibilities for enhanced cooperation with Asia’s oldest democracy, one that shares common realities and values. U.S.-Europe-Japan...

    The Future of Kazakhstan’s Multi-vector Policy
    Apr28

    The Future of Kazakhstan’s Multi-vector Policy

    Kazakhstan must continue its multi-vector policy by deepening its non-Russian relationships, while shifting its focus to internal challenges. April 28, 2016 By Joshua Noonan In its first decades of freedom, Kazakhstan’s sovereignty has been guaranteed through a cunning policy of external balancing made famous in its “multi-vector policy.”...

    Big Oil Isn’t Going Down Without a Fight
    Apr28

    Big Oil Isn’t Going Down Without a Fight

    (Photo: Flickr / Yann Caradec) An extreme weather event hits Norway. Finally shocked into doing something radical about climate change, Norwegian citizens propel the Green Party into government, where it declares an immediate suspension of oil and gas production. The new prime minister promises to provide Europe instead with electricity from the...

    Ukraine Reform Monitor: April 2016
    Apr28

    Ukraine Reform Monitor: April 2016

    Ukraine is in danger of repeating its experience after the 2004 Orange Revolution, when reformers won the vote in national elections but failed to govern effectively. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    HCSS: The consequences of the Dutch ‘no’
    Apr28

    HCSS: The consequences of the Dutch ‘no’

    On the 6th of April Dutch voters rejected the ratification of the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine. With a turnout of 32.2 per cent and a majority of 61.1 per cent of the voters saying… …read more Source: The Hague Centre for Strategic...

    Propaganda and Censorship: Adapting to the Modern Age
    Apr28

    Propaganda and Censorship: Adapting to the Modern Age

    By Mark Fahey, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons The role of propaganda and censorship is not as obvious as it may seem. From the infamous propaganda arm of North Korean government to the state-run media organizations in China and Russia, it is clear that the mechanisms and effectiveness of propaganda and censorship vary widely. During the height...

    The establishment of a self-regulating body of the Prosecutor rules out the chances of Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office being reformed
    Apr28

    The establishment of a self-regulating body of the Prosecutor rules out the chances of Ukraine’s prosecutor’s office being reformed

    The establishment of a self-regulating body in the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office has eliminated the possibility that this organisation will be reformed. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Post-Soviet ‘frozen conflicts’
    Apr28

    Post-Soviet ‘frozen conflicts’

    The number of post-Soviet frozen conflicts has only grown, as a result of the failure of international mediation to solve them. After Nagorno-Karabakh, Transnistria and Abkhazia and South Ossetia, it seems that eastern Ukraine also qualifies as a frozen conflict. …read more Source:...

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