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    Belarus, IMF in Talks on $3 Billion Loan
    Dec02

    Belarus, IMF in Talks on $3 Billion Loan

    Has Lukashenka forgotten his warnings about the dangers of free market reforms? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine should prepare for possible Russian retaliation for the Crimean blockade
    Dec02

    Ukraine should prepare for possible Russian retaliation for the Crimean blockade

    Ukraine needs to modernize its coal-fired central heating plants to accept the type of coal mined in Europe, a process underway but not yet completed. Despite these energy weakness, the prevailing mood in Ukraine is that the government should have been more aggressive about Crimea months ago. The peninsula has been without a mainline electricity...

    Turkey, Russia, and the Fallacy of ‘Collective Security’
    Dec02

    Turkey, Russia, and the Fallacy of ‘Collective Security’

    Blackadder: You see, Baldrick, in order to prevent war in Europe, two superblocs developed: us, the French and the Russians on one side, and the Germans and Austro-Hungary on the other. The idea was to have two vast opposing armies, each acting as the other’s deterrent. That way there could never be a war. Baldrick: But, this is a sort of a...

    The danger of Russian and Turkish competitive machismo in Syria
    Dec01

    The danger of Russian and Turkish competitive machismo in Syria

    The downing of a Russian jet by Turkish fighters has brought the dangers posed by Moscow’s intervention in Syria into sharp relief. While the Russian and Turkish Presidents trade insults and display their competitive machismo, the world faces the prospect of a military crisis between Russia and NATO. Although we do not yet know what...

    Russia Remains An Unlikely Partner for France Against ISIS
    Dec01

    Russia Remains An Unlikely Partner for France Against ISIS

    French President François Hollande continues his diplomatic marathon this week in Paris, hosting the international COP21 climate conference. However, despite renewed condolences from all sides, the limits of what Hollande can achieve were starkly apparent during his discussions with President Obamas and Putin on November 24 and 26: there will be...

    Mykolayiv Makes a Surprising Turn Toward the West
    Dec01

    Mykolayiv Makes a Surprising Turn Toward the West

    Built on a series of spits and peninsulas, the Ukrainian city of Mykolayiv feels surrounded by water. It is here that in 1789, Russian Prince Gregory Potemkin built the shipyards that would repair Russian Empire ships fighting the Ottoman Empire, shipyards that remained of such importance that the city was closed to foreigners for most of the...

    On Ukraine’s Front Lines, U.S.-Supplied Equipment Is Falling Apart
    Dec01

    On Ukraine’s Front Lines, U.S.-Supplied Equipment Is Falling Apart

    December 1, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Military Power Revue Nr. 2 / 2015
    Dec01

    Military Power Revue Nr. 2 / 2015

    This edition of Military Power Revue features six articles on assorted hard power topics. Five of the articles (in German) focus on 1) the need for police forces to develop “new security habits” against hybrid threats; 2) Russia’s reliance on hybrid warfare in the Ukraine crisis 2014-2015; 3) the tug of war between specialized or multi-role...

    Xi has created a Chinese Bloc that the Paris climate talks cannot ignore
    Dec01

    Xi has created a Chinese Bloc that the Paris climate talks cannot ignore

    Xi Jinping doesn’t want to be the villain of Paris. Etienne Laurent / EPAChinese president Xi Jinping addressed the opening day of the Paris climate talks as leader of a nation more confident and assertive than it has been at any point since Mao declared it had “stood up” after a century of rebellion and invasion. The changing status is...

    The Ukraine crisis and the demise of the European Security order
    Dec01

    The Ukraine crisis and the demise of the European Security order

    The Ukraine crisis has delivered a severe blow to the European security order – but what’s next? …read more Source: European Policy...

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