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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    NATO’s future structure: From ‘A Hard Look at Hard Power’
    Oct27

    NATO’s future structure: From ‘A Hard Look at Hard Power’

    The Strategic Studies Institute recently published A Hard Look at Hard Power: Assessing the Defense Capabilities of Key U.S. Allies and Security Partners. Edited by Gary J. Schmitt, codirector of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at AEI, and featuring contributions from him, AEI scholar Michael Mazza, and others, it fills critical gaps...

    ‘It could have been worse’
    Oct27

    ‘It could have been worse’

    That’s what many defense experts are saying about the two-year budget deal that’s being cut by congressional leaders and the White House. Byron Callan, longtime analyst for Capital Alpha Partners, which provides research to financial firms, rates the prospective deal as “defense positive.”But this is the soft bigotry of low...

    The “War Scare” in the Kremlin, Revisited: Is History Repeating Itself?
    Oct27

    The “War Scare” in the Kremlin, Revisited: Is History Repeating Itself?

    History seems to be repeating itself. Washington and Moscow are once again exchanging ugly broadsides over the confrontations in Ukraine and Syria. The Russian-American arms control and disarmament dialogue has been pushed to the background, and the possibilities of superpower conflict into the foreground. …read more Source: Center for...

    Investigation: Desheli’s Business Practices Exposed
    Oct27

    Investigation: Desheli’s Business Practices Exposed

    How the cosmetics firm in Moldova has been drawing people, unwittingly, into the clutches of loan companies. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Obama just fell for a classic Russian ruse
    Oct27

    Obama just fell for a classic Russian ruse

    Recent Russian efforts to magnify its Middle East influence have been accompanied by a seeming surge in Kremlin “reasonableness.” In fact, Russian calls for new Syrian elections and sharing intelligence with Western powers are nothing more than exercises in “maskirovka,” Russia’s classic technique for disguising its real...

    Ukrainian Coalition Holds Ground in Local Voting
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Coalition Holds Ground in Local Voting

    ‘Emperor Palpatine’ wins seat on Odessa city council. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine And Russia Sever Ties In The Skies, Throwing Travelers For A Loop
    Oct27

    Ukraine And Russia Sever Ties In The Skies, Throwing Travelers For A Loop

    October 27, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    One more time on avoiding a new Cold War
    Oct27

    One more time on avoiding a new Cold War

    I do not want to unduly extend my debate with Jeremy Shapiro and Sam Charap about the trade-off between avoiding a new Cold War and negotiating with Russia over Ukraine. Their most recent blog post, however, misses two key points. Paying dues First, the Budapest Memorandum—in which Russia, Britain, and the United States committed to respect...

    Global Disorder: Is it Always the West’s Fault?
    Oct27

    Global Disorder: Is it Always the West’s Fault?

    Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer participated in a France Culture broadcast to discuss the question of ” Global Disorder : Is it always the West’s Fault?” Alexandra discussed the strategic and political implications of Western military interventions since Iraq (2003), semi-interventions (Libya) and non-intervention (Syria), both resulting...

    Can we be Satisfied with the US Investigation After the Bombing of Kunduz?
    Oct27

    Can we be Satisfied with the US Investigation After the Bombing of Kunduz?

    Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer and Martin Quencez wrote an op-ed for Le Monde on the U.S. bombing of the Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz (Afghanistan). The article supports MSF’s request for an international and independent investigation and shows how the situation also represents an issue of credibility for NATO allies who...

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