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    Is NATO Deterrence Fit for Purpose?
    Nov21

    Is NATO Deterrence Fit for Purpose?

    The Atlantic Alliance must respond to Russia’s new strategic posture – but large, fixed deployments may not be the answerThere is now a fundamental divergence in world views between the NATO powers and Russia. The West sees Russia as being on the strategic offensive – in the process,challenging a European rules-based order where small...

    Is Russia’s Syria Intervention Doomed to Fail?
    Nov21

    Is Russia’s Syria Intervention Doomed to Fail?

    Russia has dived headfirst into the Syrian civil war – but this might be a strategic dead endIn late September Russia commenced its air campaign over Syria, prompting widespread criticism from Western leaders. It is clear that Moscow is pursuing very different objectives from those of the West. Indeed, the actions of Russian forces in Syria...

    Putin’s Gambit in Syria
    Nov21

    Putin’s Gambit in Syria

    Recent Russian military operations should not come as a surprise – for twenty years, the Kremlin has been trying to restore the country’s status as a world leaderThe world can be divided into two: those who ‘get’ modern Russia and those who do not. At the moment, most of the world falls into the latter category, with much of the...

    Reinventing European Deterrence
    Nov21

    Reinventing European Deterrence

    NATO faces a number of practical challenges in deterring Russian aggression. But political commitment may be the most important of all. Like it or not, the threat of conventional warfare in Europe is back and generals on the continent are worried. At a meeting of the army chiefs of some forty countries at the headquarters of the US Army in Europe...

    Turkey and Russia Strive to Mend Strained Relations During G20 Summit
    Nov21

    Turkey and Russia Strive to Mend Strained Relations During G20 Summit

    This past week (November 15–16), in the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya, Turkey hosted the G20 summit for the first time. Though normally devoted to high-level political discussions of global economic issues, the recent string of terrorist attacks in Paris (November 13) and elsewhere induced this year’s gathering of G20 leaders to...

    Whither Russo-Japanese Relations?
    Nov21

    Whither Russo-Japanese Relations?

    Although Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be visiting Japan this year or anytime soon (see EDM, October 9) and currently no agenda even exists for any such visit, Tokyo appears so desperate for reconciliation with Moscow that it has agreed to continue discussing the status of the disputed Kurile Islands and overall normalization of...

    Success in Ukraine could Threaten Western Unity
    Nov20

    Success in Ukraine could Threaten Western Unity

    Transatlantic TakeWASHINGTON—Today’s headlines about Syria obscure a major triumph for Western policy. Ukraine seems to be heading toward an informal settlement largely on European and U.S. terms. Yet this success could threaten the very Western unity that brought it about. Over the past three months, Ukraine has witnessed a stable cease...

    Opening speech of the 8th edition of the World Policy Conference, Montreux, Switzerland
    Nov20

    Opening speech of the 8th edition of the World Policy Conference, Montreux, Switzerland

    Language English EditoriauxThese thoughts led us to launch the WPC on the other side of the lake, in Evian, in 2008. Our goal is to help to improve governance, in all its aspects, in order to foster the emergence of a world that is more open, more prosperous, more just and respectful of the diversity of States and nations. Respect is essential....

    Daunting Challenges and Glimmers of Hope in Ukraine
    Nov20

    Daunting Challenges and Glimmers of Hope in Ukraine

    The turmoil in eastern Ukraine has shaken the post–Cold War order. But there is reason to hope a more effective approach to building regional security might be possible. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Ukraine Rebuffs Putin’s Offer To Restructure Debt
    Nov20

    Ukraine Rebuffs Putin’s Offer To Restructure Debt

    November 20, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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