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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Long Live Minsk II?
    Mar23

    Long Live Minsk II?

    The Minsk agreements are fragile.How effectively they are implemented will depend primarily on the Europeans’ ability to convince Moscow to pressure separatists into observing the ceasefire, and on Kyiv’s ability to keep nationalist militias in line. If either side fails to do so, the fighting is likely to resume. …read more...

    NATO Commander Says Russia Still Arms Rebels, German Minister Visits Visegrad Leaders
    Mar23

    NATO Commander Says Russia Still Arms Rebels, German Minister Visits Visegrad Leaders

    Plus, Macedonian pupils borrow a protest lesson from university students, and a town in Uzbekistan demolishes a Soviet war memorial. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Battle for Russia
    Mar23

    The Battle for Russia

    The tragedy of Russia is that it poses as great a threat to itself as it does to its neighbors. As Europe faces off with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Ukraine, a larger and ultimately more important battle is taking place within Russia itself, one that pits the country’s rich culture against the cruel mendacity of its politics....

    View from Stockholm: The EU must stay the course
    Mar23

    View from Stockholm: The EU must stay the course

    Sweden continues to support sanctions on Russia and the Swedish public is fully behind its government’s hard line on Sweden’s eastern neighbour. …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

    Putin’s Communications Difficulties Reflect Serious Policy Problem
    Mar23

    Putin’s Communications Difficulties Reflect Serious Policy Problem

    23 March 2015 John LoughAssociate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme Vladimir Putin’s messages to his domestic and foreign audiences are escalating tensions with Western countries and forcing him to up the stakes for fear of appearing weak at home. Vladimir Putin attends a rally in Moscow on 18 March, marking the one-year anniversary of...

    Whether Britain is better off in or out of the EU depends on a series of tough choices
    Mar23

    Whether Britain is better off in or out of the EU depends on a series of tough choices

    Whether Britain is better off in or out of the EU depends on a series of tough choicesUK GDP could be 2.2% lower in 2030 if Britain leaves the EU and fails to strike a deal with the EU or reverts into protectionism, according to a comprehensive new Open Europe report. However, in a best case scenario, under which the UK manages to enter into...

    POLITICAL AND SOCIAL OUTLOOK: The Crisis in Ukraine: An Estonian Perspective
    Mar23

    POLITICAL AND SOCIAL OUTLOOK: The Crisis in Ukraine: An Estonian Perspective

    …read more Source: Konrad Adenauer Foundation

    A New Vision for China–Australia Relations
    Mar23

    A New Vision for China–Australia Relations

    Australian foreign policy towards China needs to focus on long-term strategic thinking. Australia’s foreign policy has been a mix of positives and negatives under the Liberal-National Coalition government, as was true of the previous Labor government. Former prime ministers Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke recognised the need for Australia to...

    After a Twelve Year Mistake in Iraq, We Must Just March Home
    Mar23

    After a Twelve Year Mistake in Iraq, We Must Just March Home

    Twelve years ago last week, the US launched its invasion of Iraq, an act the late General William Odom predicted would turn out to be “the greatest strategic disaster in US history.” Before the attack I was accused of exaggerating the potential costs of the war when I warned that it could end up costing as much as $100 billion. One trillion...

    A Family Business of Perpetual War
    Mar22

    A Family Business of Perpetual War

    Neoconservative pundit Robert Kagan and his wife, Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, run a remarkable family business: she has sparked a hot war in Ukraine and helped launch Cold War II with Russia – and he steps in to demand that Congress jack up military spending so America can meet these new security threats. This extraordinary...

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