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    Putin’s Russia Seeks Place in International Anti-Terrorism Coalition
    Nov17

    Putin’s Russia Seeks Place in International Anti-Terrorism Coalition

    President Vladimir Putin responded promptly to the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris with a telegram to French President François Hollande that condemned the “barbaric nature of terrorism, which challenges human civilization” and called for unity in the struggle against this “evil” (Kremlin.ru, November 14). These words sounded similar to...

    The Economics of Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov16

    The Economics of Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine

    New research demonstrates why the conflict has not spread beyond Donetsk and Luhansk In April 2014, angry mobs and armed men stormed administrative buildings and police stations in eastern Ukraine, waving Russian flags and proclaiming the establishment of “Peoples’ Republics” in Donetsk and Luhansk. At the time, some observers...

    Winning Energy Battle Just as Important as Fight in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov16

    Winning Energy Battle Just as Important as Fight in Eastern Ukraine

    The West has focused on Ukraine’s two existential crises: the war in the east and Ukraine’s troubled economy. It’s understandable, but now is the time for Ukraine to press hard on energy reform because Russia uses energy to exert influence over Ukraine and the energy sector has been a black hole of corruption in the country.Gas...

    Ukraine’s (Civil) Service War
    Nov16

    Ukraine’s (Civil) Service War

    November 16, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Slowly But Surely Kyiv Comes Around
    Nov16

    Slowly But Surely Kyiv Comes Around

    How has Ukraine changed since the Euromaidan Revolution?In attempting to answer this question, I’ve used the governance-related categories in Freedom House’s Nations in Transit study, which tracks the reform record of post-Communist countries in Europe and Eurasia, and supplemented them with a few of my own. (Full disclosure:...

    Is China a friend of Israel?
    Nov16

    Is China a friend of Israel?

    The following piece was originally published in Mosaic Magazine. The world order created by the United States is under great strain. Russia continues to change the territorial status quo in Europe and now in the Middle East; Iran competes with Islamic State for hegemony in the Persian Gulf; China is busy asserting its sway in East Asia. All of...

    Keeping NATO at Bay in the Caucasus
    Nov16

    Keeping NATO at Bay in the Caucasus

    Russia and Armenia plan to boost air defense capabilities, but the deal does not cover Azerbaijan. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    West Urges Russia to Focus Fight in Syria on IS
    Nov16

    West Urges Russia to Focus Fight in Syria on IS

    Obama, Cameron will try to persuade Putin that a Syria deal protecting Moscow’s interests is possible. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    How Islamic law can take on ISIS
    Nov16

    How Islamic law can take on ISIS

    At prayer in Paris. Jacky Naegelen/ReutersThe media coverage of the terrorist atrocities of Friday November 13 in Paris would seem to promote an almost mythical image of the Islamic State (ISIS). What humanity needs, however, is to demystify ISIS as a criminal organization. And that need is particularly important in my community – the Muslim...

    Duma Speaker Blasts Baltics Over Russians’ Rights
    Nov16

    Duma Speaker Blasts Baltics Over Russians’ Rights

    Sergei Naryshkin slams Europe for ignoring ‘massive human rights violations’ against Russian minorities. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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