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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Putin Admits Russian ‘Specialists’ in Ukraine
    Dec18

    Putin Admits Russian ‘Specialists’ in Ukraine

    The Russian leader has for the first time admitted that Russian troops were active in eastern Ukraine during the separatist conflict. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Looking for Terrorists in Alderaan Places
    Dec18

    Looking for Terrorists in Alderaan Places

    In September 2009, an article from the Economist detailed a significant lack of counterinsurgency tactics in the original Star Wars sci-fi blockbusters. The publication explained that the movie-going public ‘hate insurgency and counterinsurgency.’ This might have been true in the era of Star Wars’ cinematic release in the aftermath of...

    Conserved Conflict: Russia’s Pattern in Ukraine’s East
    Dec18

    Conserved Conflict: Russia’s Pattern in Ukraine’s East

    Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine’s east—directly and by proxy—has saddled Ukraine with a “frozen” conflict in its Donetsk and Luhansk provinces. The parallel situation in Crimea also qualifies as a “frozen conflict,” insofar as Russia’s forcible annexation is not recognized internationally, and in that sense the...

    Moscow-Rome Axis Over Syria and Libya
    Dec18

    Moscow-Rome Axis Over Syria and Libya

    Converging interests are prompting Italy and Russia to forge an informal partnership to deal with the Syrian conflict and the Libyan civil war, which are among the most pressing security challenges facing the international community today. For distinct reasons, Rome and Moscow strive for geopolitical centrality: The Italian government is trying...

    (Assessing) German Defense Policy: Between New Responsibility and Ongoing Crises
    Dec17

    (Assessing) German Defense Policy: Between New Responsibility and Ongoing Crises

    Since the speeches delivered by President Joachim Gauck, Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Minister of Defence Ursula von der Leyen at the 2014 Munich Security Conference, Germany has seen a debate on new responsibilities in its foreign and security policy. This new ambition, changes in the international environment, and...

    2016 Year Ahead: Europe in 2016
    Dec17

    2016 Year Ahead: Europe in 2016

    RUSI’s International Director Dr Jonathan Eyal argues that Europe must stay united in 2016 to confront its internal and external challenges, including a changing of the guard in Washingtonwww.rusi.org/2016 …read more Source: Royal United Services...

    Putin Admits Russian Military Presence in Ukraine for First Time
    Dec17

    Putin Admits Russian Military Presence in Ukraine for First Time

    The Guardian. England. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Ukraine Says It Can’t Pay Off Debt To Russia
    Dec17

    Ukraine Says It Can’t Pay Off Debt To Russia

    December 17, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Washington’s ‘Plan B’ in Syria: Renewed Military Intervention to Oust Assad?
    Dec17

    Washington’s ‘Plan B’ in Syria: Renewed Military Intervention to Oust Assad?

    US top diplomat John Kerry appeared to offer cooperation during lengthy talks in Moscow this week with President Vladimir Putin. Kerry said that US policy was not trying to isolate Russia, neither was it seeking regime change in Syria. Rhetoric aside, Kerry’s expressions of goodwill simply do not cut it. During a walkabout in Moscow, the US...

    Awards Granted for the Third Round of Alumni Leadership Action Projects
    Dec17

    Awards Granted for the Third Round of Alumni Leadership Action Projects

    The Transatlantic Leadership Initiatives (TLI) team at GMF is pleased to announce the winners of the third Alumni Leadership Action Projects Competition. GMF was able to grant fourteen awards: five in the U.S. and nine in Europe. All proposals proved to be substantive, interesting, and compelling. The finalists represent: a range of regions a...

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