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    Rational Security: The “We’re Golden” Edition
    Jan08

    Rational Security: The “We’re Golden” Edition

    Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia LawfareThe Rational Security gang starts the year with our 50th episode. Kim Jong-un says North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb. The Russians may have caused a blackout in Ukraine with a cyber attack. …read more Source: Hoover...

    Stand Up for Georgia
    Jan08

    Stand Up for Georgia

    With a new prime minister in former foreign and economics minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Georgia has an opportunity to reinvigorate its democracy and economy. But two main challenges lie ahead for him: organizing free and fair parliamentary elections next October while reviving the fortunes of his Georgian Dream coalition, and stimulating the...

    A Mysterious Death Raises Questions in Russia.
    Jan08

    A Mysterious Death Raises Questions in Russia.

    STRATFOR: A Mysterious Death Raises Questions in Russia Geopolitical Diary JANUARY 6, 2016 Intrigues within the Kremlin reignited Monday after the chief of Russia’s military intelligence service, Igor Sergun, died unexpectedly. Sergun was a relatively unknown figure who kept a very low profile over his 30-year career, despite the fact that...

    CGI Asks: What Should We Watch in Russia in 2016?
    Jan08

    CGI Asks: What Should We Watch in Russia in 2016?

    January 8, 2016 In each installment of “CGI Asks,” a selection of experts respond to a question about Russia and Eurasia. This week, we ask experts which developments in Russian domestic and foreign policy to expect this year. Ian Kearns, Co-Founder and Director of the European Leadership Network @iankKearns The economy and its impact on regime...

    ‘Hope and change’ eight years on: Time for Obama’s final State of the Union
    Jan08

    ‘Hope and change’ eight years on: Time for Obama’s final State of the Union

    On Tuesday January 12, 2016, President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address. It is largely expected to take a broad look at the president’s years in office, and White House aides have described the speech as “non-traditional.”The White House released a preview of the speech on YouTube, but we at AEI thought to offer our...

    The Ukraine Conflict and the Danger of Nuclear Accidents
    Jan08

    The Ukraine Conflict and the Danger of Nuclear Accidents

    …read more Source: German Institute for International and Security...

    Ukrainian Billionaire Suing Russia Over Crimea Airport Contract
    Jan08

    Ukrainian Billionaire Suing Russia Over Crimea Airport Contract

    Hague arbitration court to consider case brought by oligarch Igor Kolomoisky against Russia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Germany and the Role of Nuclear Weapons
    Jan08

    Germany and the Role of Nuclear Weapons

    Never since the end of the Cold War have the international community and Europe been so deeply divided over the role of nuclear weapons in security policy. There is disagreement within the United Nations over whether to begin negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons. At the same time, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and...

    Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned
    Jan08

    Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unplanned

    There is little politicians and administrations fear more than being taken off guard and ill-prepared by a major incident. However inadequate the planning and instruments, decisions must be made and action taken. As such, unexpected events expose decision-makers to the risks of portentous decisions arrived at under conditions of great...

    War and Peace: a user’s guide
    Jan08

    War and Peace: a user’s guide

    BBC/Robert ViglaskyWar and Peace is more than a novel. It’s a reflection of Leo Tolstoy’s strongly held beliefs – a philosophical tract, not just about politics, war, love, marriage and property, but about history itself and the way the affairs of society are reported. Central to the book is his antipathy towards the way in which...

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