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    The Enemy Within: Paramilitaries and the Ukrainian State
    Jul24

    The Enemy Within: Paramilitaries and the Ukrainian State

    Ukrainian paramilitaries pose an increasingly existential threat to Kyiv. Earlier this year, Kyiv launched an initiative to bring them under their direct control. But despite their nominal subordination to Kyiv’s security services, these groups operate with minimal supervision and maintain financial independence. Their fighting capacity...

    On the Iran Nuclear Deal
    Jul24

    On the Iran Nuclear Deal

    A wide-ranging discussion on the Iran nuclear deal, the future of the Middle East, and Russia’s role after the Ukraine crisis with Charlie Rose. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Right Sector Challenges Kyiv in Western Ukraine
    Jul24

    Right Sector Challenges Kyiv in Western Ukraine

    Three people were killed and at least 13 wounded in the western Ukrainian town of Mukacheve (Mukachevo), on July 11, as members of the nationalist paramilitary group Right Sector (RS) attacked local police near a local sports club with machine guns and grenades. RS claimed they wanted to prevent smuggling but were then attacked by police....

    Putin’s Diplomatic Offensive Fails in Tokyo
    Jul24

    Putin’s Diplomatic Offensive Fails in Tokyo

    As Russo-Western relations go from bad to worse, the Kremlin has been developing strategic ties with Asia. In a recent three-part policy manifesto, President Vladimir Putin’s adviser Sergei Glazyev declared that the United States is determined to destroy Russia and provoke a large-scale war in Europe by using the Ukrainian crisis as a...

    CGI Interview: New Director of The Harriman Institute, Alexander Cooley
    Jul23

    CGI Interview: New Director of The Harriman Institute, Alexander Cooley

    July 24, 2015 Dr. Alexander Cooley recently took up the directorship of the Harriman Institute at Columbia University. An expert on Central Asian and the author of several books, Dr. Cooley discussed with CGI his goals as director of the Harriman Institute, the impact of the Ukraine Crisis on scholarship and prospects for funding and research in...

    Pentagon Prepares To Send Better Radar to Ukraine
    Jul23

    Pentagon Prepares To Send Better Radar to Ukraine

    July 23, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia’s Second Crimean Invasion
    Jul23

    Russia’s Second Crimean Invasion

    July 23, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    ‘Outdated’ Iran policy makes Canada a global outlier
    Jul23

    ‘Outdated’ Iran policy makes Canada a global outlier

    As the world reached a historic nuclear accord with Iran last week, Ottawa’s reaction was predictably subdued in keeping with its tough stance against Tehran. By stating Canada’s appreciation for the agreement, Minister of Foreign Affairs Rob Nicholson calculatedly refrained from either endorsing or criticizing it, and articulated...

    Vitaly Portnikov: ‘Ukraine Will Have Friendly and Honest Relations with a Russia That Seeks European Integration’
    Jul23

    Vitaly Portnikov: ‘Ukraine Will Have Friendly and Honest Relations with a Russia That Seeks European Integration’

    The Institute of Modern Russia continues its series of interviews with experts on the situation in Russia, its relations with the West, and the future of the country’s political system. On the eve of the anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Donetsk, journalist Leonid Martynyuk spoke with Ukrainian writer Vitaly...

    The Kagans: Seeking War to the End of the World
    Jul23

    The Kagans: Seeking War to the End of the World

    If the neoconservatives have their way again, US ground troops will reoccupy Iraq, the US military will take out Syria’s secular government (likely helping Al Qaeda and the Islamic State take over), and the US Congress will not only kill the Iran nuclear deal but follow that with a massive increase in military spending. Like spraying...

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