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    Putin’s true victory in Syria isn’t over ISIS
    Mar06

    Putin’s true victory in Syria isn’t over ISIS

    By Alina PolyakovaIn December, Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory over the Islamic State in Syria. This, of course, was the objective the Kremlin announced in 2015, when Russia first intervened in the country. Yet from the outset, the Russian air campaign primarily hit non-ISIS targets. It soon became clear that Putin’s chief...

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: Is the Justice System Fit for Purpose?
    Mar06

    Ukraine’s Corruption Battle: Is the Justice System Fit for Purpose?

    Invitation Only Research Event 15 Mar 2018 – 14:00 to 15:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Russia and Eurasia Programme, …read more Source: Chatham...

    Statement on the status of the Kennan Institute’s Ukraine office by Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center Jane Harman
    Mar06

    Statement on the status of the Kennan Institute’s Ukraine office by Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center Jane Harman

    PRESS RELEASEContact: Ryan McKennaPhone: (202) 691-4217ryan.mckenna@wilsoncenter.org Over the past week, a debate has unfolded regarding a personnel matter involving The Kennan Institute’s Ukraine satellite office. Kennan is The Wilson Center’s oldest geographic program and has been home to more than 1400 scholars over 40 years....

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 1
    Mar06

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 1

    This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on the diplomatic opportunities offered by the 2018 Winter Olympics, joint political-military decision-making in war, and Russia’s involvement in Afghanistan, as well as articles on terrorist financing, the war in Ukraine and Pakistan’s new military doctrine.Download the complete...

    Anything but Strait-Forward: The Saudi Agenda in Yemen
    Mar06

    Anything but Strait-Forward: The Saudi Agenda in Yemen

    Saudi Arabia’s investment in the war in Yemen may have more to do with pipelines and maintaining control of the region’s shipping lanes than previously thought. Download the article (PDF)The government of Saudi Arabia’s direct intervention in Yemen’s civil war represents a paradox. Yemen does not at first sight seem like a...

    The Myth of Russian Weakness
    Mar06

    The Myth of Russian Weakness

    Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Image source: kremlin.ru)BESA Perspectives, No. 757, March 2, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Western-centric expectations of Russian collapse in the face of its recent foreign policy and domestic setbacks fail to consider the Russian mindset, political culture, and “rules of the game,” thus grossly underestimating the...

    Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 2
    Mar06

    Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 2

    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 3Volume: 38Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

    Focusing on a Positive Future for  U.S.–Turkey Relations
    Mar06

    Focusing on a Positive Future for U.S.–Turkey Relations

    Photo Credit: FreshStock / Shutterstock The highly contentious relationship that has evolved between Turkey and the United States over their different approaches to the situation in Syria has led to serious questions as to whether the partnership can survive. While the points of disagreement between Turkey and the United States are real and...

    Ukraine: Delay Votes to Prevent Harm to Democratic Institutions
    Mar06

    Ukraine: Delay Votes to Prevent Harm to Democratic Institutions

    Press Releases Ukraine: Delay Votes to Prevent Harm to Democratic InstitutionsFebruary 28, 2018Ukraine’s Parliament, the Rada, is scheduling votes on legislation that would increase government monitoring of civil society institutions and politicize the human rights Ombudsman. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Ukraine Police accused of attacks on journalists leaving one hospitalized
    Mar06

    Ukraine Police accused of attacks on journalists leaving one hospitalized

    One journalist was hospitalized with chemical burns after the dispersal on March 3 by Ukraine’s ‘new police’ of the protest camps outside parliament. Two other members of the press also complain of ill-treatment from officers in helmets, who they say were not wearing any insignia to enable individual identification. . …read more...

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