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    Beetles Chomp Down Belarusian, Polish Forests
    Feb10

    Beetles Chomp Down Belarusian, Polish Forests

    The infestation is but one symptom of a pestilence spreading across the northern hemisphere. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia in Afghanistan: Playing with Fire
    Feb10

    Russia in Afghanistan: Playing with Fire

    As the longest war in US history rumbles on, Moscow looks at the Afghanistan conflict with interest. Allegations of Moscow’s meddling in the country, particularly its aid to the Taliban, raise questions over Russia’s geopolitical interests in Afghanistan, with the Kremlin’s mixed strategy reflecting how it is also precariously...

    Enemies of the United Nations, from Stalin to Putin
    Feb10

    Enemies of the United Nations, from Stalin to Putin

    In the aftermath of the Second World War, vast swathes of Europe and Asia lay devastated. Some seventy million people – soldiers and civilians – had died in the conflict. Twenty seven million of the dead had been Soviet citizens, mostly killed in the war against Nazi Germany. American, British, and French policymakers, seeking to build a stable...

    Beetles Chomp Down Belarusian, Polish Forests
    Feb10

    Beetles Chomp Down Belarusian, Polish Forests

    The infestation is but one symptom of a pestilence spreading across the northern hemisphere. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    From Lone Actors to Daesh: Rethinking the Response to the Diverse Threats of Terrorist Financing
    Feb10

    From Lone Actors to Daesh: Rethinking the Response to the Diverse Threats of Terrorist Financing

    In view of the terrorist threat and diversity of funding efforts, counter-terrorist financing efforts should aim to address the modus operandi of any given target, placing greater emphasis on the intelligence value that finance provides.Download the article (PDF)On 23 September 2001, President George W Bush signed Executive Order 13224, which...

    Kleptocracy Watch | January 12, 2018
    Feb10

    Kleptocracy Watch | January 12, 2018

    ​The week’s leading news and features on globalized corruption and the threat to democracy… TOP STORIES Global Magnitsky Act: 52 individuals and entities were sanctioned in the first tranche of designations – but the real story is the extraordinary Executive Order that Trump signed to do it, writes Rob Bershinski. (Just Security) Beyond...

    A Nuanced Report: The Battle for Memories in Central Europe
    Feb10

    A Nuanced Report: The Battle for Memories in Central Europe

    The article was first published in “Res Publica Nowa” nr 3/2017 and translated into English with support from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education’s research dissemination funds (contract no. 692/P-DUN/217). This article covers: How nationalism in Central Europe is being spurred on by historical patriotism The impact of past...

    Armed Conflict in 2017 Part Four: 2018 Forecasts for Syria and International Terrorism
    Feb10

    Armed Conflict in 2017 Part Four: 2018 Forecasts for Syria and International Terrorism

    This week, the final part of the 2017 review looks at what 2018 holds for Syria and ISIS and global terrorism. As with the Rohingya Crisis and Ukraine, which were covered last week, these are brief overviews of what are complex situations extrapolating from the blogs throughout 2017 and making short term forecasts. Included below are links for...

    Latvian Citizen Accused of Spying for Russia
    Feb10

    Latvian Citizen Accused of Spying for Russia

    Senior Russian lawmaker confirms deployment of ballistic missiles in Kaliningrad. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Verbal Strategies from Kosovo to Crimea. Part One
    Feb10

    Verbal Strategies from Kosovo to Crimea. Part One

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 has become a turning point for the Kremlin’s relationship with the West. While inside Russia the event is largely viewed as a “restoration of historical justice,” in the West it is perceived as a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and essentially as the first...

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