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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia’s Military Is a Paper Tiger in the Baltic
    Aug26

    Russia’s Military Is a Paper Tiger in the Baltic

    The Kremlin’s aggressive tactics in Ukraine have caused experts and Western military leaders to sound the alarm over the threat Russia poses toward the NATO member states in the Baltic region. But would Russia’s military have the upper hand in a Baltic conflict with the West? Journalist and military analyst Matthew Bodner breaks down...

    Election 2015: Where is the debate on defence and security?
    Aug26

    Election 2015: Where is the debate on defence and security?

    It would be a great leap forward if, in the coming federal election, there was a separate debate on national defence and security. The denizens of debate negotiation and management at the networks and political parties may not have the freedom or courage to make it so but it would be of immense value nonetheless. While there is usually a passing...

    Russia Inadvertently Posts Its Casualties In Ukraine: 2,000 Deaths, 3,200 Disabled
    Aug26

    Russia Inadvertently Posts Its Casualties In Ukraine: 2,000 Deaths, 3,200 Disabled

    Image credit: ThinkstockAnalysis and Commentaryvia ForbesRussian president Vladimir Putin has decreed that all Russian casualties “in peacetime” be a state secret. In addition to criminal charges arising from divulging state secrets, families risk losing pensions and lump-sum payments if they reveal that their sons were killed in Ukraine....

    Russia’s Classified Ukraine Crisis Death Toll Appears To Have Leaked
    Aug26

    Russia’s Classified Ukraine Crisis Death Toll Appears To Have Leaked

    August 26, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    China’s navy expands its replenishment-at-sea capability
    Aug26

    China’s navy expands its replenishment-at-sea capability

    China’s navy, from its founding in 1949 to the 1996 Taiwan Strait crisis, was focused on preventing Taiwan from becoming formally independent. This goal did not require long-distance operations that would require an at-sea resupply capability. Now, however, Beijing has declared its status as a global maritime power. Amateurs, it is said,...

    How the West Can Stop Russia’s Escalating War in Ukraine
    Aug25

    How the West Can Stop Russia’s Escalating War in Ukraine

    This month, Russia stepped up military pressure on Ukraine, concentrating about fifty thousand troops along its border with Ukraine, using its proxy militias to shell Ukrainian government positions in the Donbas, and threatening Kyiv with “a big war.”The current escalation indicates Russian discontent with Ukraine’s refusal to...

    Merkel and Hollande call for “unified asylum system” and “fair sharing” of refugees
    Aug25

    Merkel and Hollande call for “unified asylum system” and “fair sharing” of refugees

    Merkel and Hollande call for “unified asylum system” and “fair sharing” of refugeesAt a joint press conference in Berlin yesterday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande called for a “unified asylum system” and a “fair sharing” of refugees across the EU – although they stopped short of endorsing the binding quota...

    Facing reality on Iran
    Aug25

    Facing reality on Iran

    Editor’s note: This article appears in the September 7th, 2015 issue of National Review. It is available for National Review subscribers here.When Congress returns to Washington in September, it faces one of its most critical decisions in recent years: whether to reject the Vienna nuclear deal and ostensibly stop President Obama from...

    Europe Finds Time to Hector Azerbaijan for Having Tax Laws
    Aug24

    Europe Finds Time to Hector Azerbaijan for Having Tax Laws

    Greece is in a constant near-state of collapse. Ukraine burns. Russia’s internal tyranny grows. Southern Europe’s economic stability is questionable at best. The future of the euro as a joint project is dim at best. ISIS rampages across North Africa and Asia Minor, sending waves of refugees into Europe’s strained safety net. Oil...

    Is There Still a Ukraine?
    Aug24

    Is There Still a Ukraine?

    Ukraine’s independence day is upon us. It was fun while it lasted. They say that history doesn’t repeat, but it rhymes. Whatever the truth of this axiom, Vladimir Putin is proving that in his own backyard, he understands history better than anyone in Brussels or Washington. While this isn’t exactly the greatest accomplishment in...

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