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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Germany’s Defense Budget Increase: Analytically Wrong but Politically Right
    Jan28

    Germany’s Defense Budget Increase: Analytically Wrong but Politically Right

    Transatlantic TakeBERLIN—This week, German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced that she wants to spend €130 billion ($140 billion) on defense equipment until 2030 — increasing the overall defense spending by €3-4 billion annually over the next 15 years. The bold announcement was actually the latest step in a longer-term plan by the...

    Economic Headwinds: Big Players, Regime Uncertainty and the Misery Index
    Jan28

    Economic Headwinds: Big Players, Regime Uncertainty and the Misery Index

    Steve H. Hanke Before we delve into the economic prospects for 2016, let’s take a look at the economies in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East/Africa to see how they fared in the 2014-15 period. A clear metric for doing this is the misery index. For any country, a misery index score is simply the sum of the unemployment,...

    Mr. Lavrov, Russia, and the Budapest Memorandum
    Jan28

    Mr. Lavrov, Russia, and the Budapest Memorandum

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gave a lengthy press conference on January 26, in which he reflected on the performance of Russian diplomacy in 2015. Among a number of issues, he addressed Moscow’s obligations under the December 1994 Budapest Memorandum on security assurances for Ukraine. Mr. Lavrov was asked how, given...

    From Kosovo to Crimea
    Jan28

    From Kosovo to Crimea

    From Kosovo to CrimeaIn: The International Spectator …read more Source: Istituto Affari...

    Global Think Tank Index Report: BICC again listed in two categories
    Jan28

    Global Think Tank Index Report: BICC again listed in two categories

    In 2015, the Index that intends to help bridge the gap between knowledge and policy, lists BICC as the only German peace and conflict research institute. “Of course, we are very happy that we are, again, listed among the most reputable think tanks in the world,” Professor Conrad Schetter, Director for Research at BICC, stresses. “This is both a...

    Russia’s provocative nuclear strategy.
    Jan28

    Russia’s provocative nuclear strategy.

    Putin’s endorsement of a limited first-use policy require an allied response By Keith B. Payne Wednesday, January 27, 2016 …we must reinvest in intelligence capabilities to better understand contemporary Russia, including its nuclear developments. Russian President Putin has said that the collapse of the Soviet Union was the greatest...

    Security Before Politics In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan28

    Security Before Politics In Eastern Ukraine

    January 28, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia uses a fictitious crime to incite hatred.
    Jan28

    Russia uses a fictitious crime to incite hatred.

    /Moscow is looking for new enemies and new problems?/- GCSSI. ANALYSIS OF GERMAN / WESTERN PRESS ___________________________________Berlin annoyed and worried. … This time Moscow did so with regard to Germany – a large country, which plays a role of a bridge between Russia and the West. This reflected the complex relationship Merkel and Putin,...

    The Role of Women and Gender Policies in Addressing the Military Conflict in Ukraine
    Jan28

    The Role of Women and Gender Policies in Addressing the Military Conflict in Ukraine

    This report summarizes the discussions and recommendations of a workshop on “The Role of Women and Gender Policies in Addressing the Military Conflict in Ukraine.” Two indisputable facts provided the context for the event. First, 15 years after the adoption of UNSCR 1325, the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda is far...

    Kuril Island ‘Ghost Town’ Coming Back to Life
    Jan28

    Kuril Island ‘Ghost Town’ Coming Back to Life

    Russia will build new housing and schools for military personnel on the disputed islands. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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