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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Why Russia is back in Afghanistan
    Nov15

    Why Russia is back in Afghanistan

    Three decades after a humiliating military defeat in Afghanistan, Russia has returned to the scene. This adds Afghanistan to a long list of hotspots – from Syria and Libya to Venezuela and Ukraine – where Moscow’s low-cost, high-impact foreign policy is challenging the West. In Afghanistan, the Kremlin is covertly supporting the Taliban and...

    Ten Monumental Americans You Should Know
    Nov15

    Ten Monumental Americans You Should Know

    The recent election has brought many democratic issues into stark relief—among them freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, and the power of citizenship. It’s become very clear in the wake of the election that Americans are separating into groups with their own worldview, their own sources, and...

    Watch List: Nov. 14, 2017
    Nov14

    Watch List: Nov. 14, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    US, Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    US, Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. United States. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Explainer: how the latest earphones translate languages
    Nov14

    Explainer: how the latest earphones translate languages

    ShutterstockIn the Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy, Douglas Adams’s seminal 1978 BBC broadcast (then book, feature film and now cultural icon), one of the many technology predictions was the Babel Fish. This tiny yellow life-form, inserted into the human ear and fed by brain energy, was able to translate to and from any language. Web...

    U.S. Media Brace for Russian Retaliation
    Nov14

    U.S. Media Brace for Russian Retaliation

    Lawmakers, media regulator said close to imposing stricter rules on foreign media and ‘undesirables.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    FTAC: A Thought on Powerful Global Elite and America’s Own Holy War in Defense of Democracy
    Nov14

    FTAC: A Thought on Powerful Global Elite and America’s Own Holy War in Defense of Democracy

    Our (American / EU / NATO) failure to so far address Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, Russo-Iranian support for tyranny in Syria and war by proxy in Yemen, and our manner of perhaps chiding China (and trying to talk down North Korea off its military nuclear-development platform) may signal both result and cause for ceding the fullness of an...

    Persecution of anti-corruption activists must stop in Ukraine
    Nov14

    Persecution of anti-corruption activists must stop in Ukraine

    Following an escalation of attacks, Transparency International and its chapter in Ukraine are calling on the authorities to protect civil society from the abuse, including physical beatings, that activists are facing. During the past few months, two anti-corruption activists from the city of Kharkiv that work on investigations with Transparency...

    e-Estonia: Believe the Hype
    Nov14

    e-Estonia: Believe the Hype

    Since leaving office Toomas Ilves, president of Estonia from 2006-16 and driver of the Baltic state’s world-leading initiatives in e-government and cyber security, has become a roving advocate for digital government. Early in November he told the 2017 edition of the Microsoft Summit that those countries wanting to emulate Estonia need to...

    Perceptions of Democracy and Governance in the West
    Nov14

    Perceptions of Democracy and Governance in the West

    On both sides of the Atlantic, recent elections and referenda reflect a groundswell of populist sentiment, highlighting public dissatisfaction with the status quo, rejection of the establishment, and a desire to “take back control.” GMF experts offer their analysis on the recently released Pew Report, “Transatlantic Dialogues: In Europe and North...

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