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    Ukraine’s Volunteer Battalions Must Join the Military or Sheath the Sword
    Apr30

    Ukraine’s Volunteer Battalions Must Join the Military or Sheath the Sword

    The Ukrainian army faces growing criticism from within its ranks after humiliating defeats at Debaltseve and Ilovaisk in eastern Ukraine. When fighting broke out between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists, the Ukrainian military was weak and the state had to rely on volunteers. Of the fifty thousand Ukrainian troops in the field, 22...

    The West’s Strategy Toward Putin Promises Conflict and Increases Danger of Wider War
    Apr30

    The West’s Strategy Toward Putin Promises Conflict and Increases Danger of Wider War

    Ian Brzezinski: Our policy “conveys hesitancy and a lack of unity and determination. It has failed to convince Putin to reverse course. Indeed, it may have actually emboldened him.” The West’s current strategy toward Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression in Ukraine not only promises continued conflict in Ukraine but also poses...

    Russia’s Hybrid War Against Poland
    Apr30

    Russia’s Hybrid War Against Poland

    In early April 2015, the Polish Internal Security Agency’s Governmental Computer Security Incident Response Team (also known as CERT—Computer Emergency Response Team), released its annual report on cyber security in Poland (Cert.gov.pl, April 3). According to the report’s findings, Poland came under a record number of hacker and cyber...

    Russia’s Game in Southeast Asia
    Apr30

    Russia’s Game in Southeast Asia

    The Ukraine crisis has brought Russia and China much closer together (see EDM, April 3). But Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s trip to Southeast Asia—Thailand and then Vietnam—in early April 2015, suggests that Moscow is simultaneously hedging against China, as Beijing is visibly trying to subordinate Vietnam and other local...

    Video: The Economics of Conflict: Ukraine in Focus
    Apr29

    Video: The Economics of Conflict: Ukraine in Focus

    Please join us for a timely discussion on the economic consequences of the ongoing conflict and political instability in Ukraine, as well as the opportunities for structural reform and ways that the international community can assist Ukraine overcome its significant economic challenges. Made possible by the generous support of East Magazine on...

    How we can easily feed a planet of 11 billion
    Apr29

    How we can easily feed a planet of 11 billion

    How big will global population be in 2100? Some 10 or 11 billion, according to the UN. But some demographers think that estimate is way to high. Back in 2013, I blogged about a projection from Sanjeev Sanyal of Deutsche Bank. His calculations find the world’s overall fertility rate falling to the replacement rate in 2025, although global...

    A modern lesson for a postmodern world
    Apr29

    A modern lesson for a postmodern world

    It wasn’t too long ago that the European Union was being touted as “the” model for ensuring stability, peace, and prosperity in this postmodern, globalized world. And, indeed, when regional organizations like ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) looked to examples for how best to move forward, the EU was, rather than NATO,...

    World Bank Forecasts Massive Ukraine Economy Contraction
    Apr29

    World Bank Forecasts Massive Ukraine Economy Contraction

    April 29, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine Separatists Rewrite History of 1930s Famine
    Apr29

    Ukraine Separatists Rewrite History of 1930s Famine

    April 29, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Riga Summit Likely To Disappoint Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine
    Apr29

    Riga Summit Likely To Disappoint Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

    April 29, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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