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    ENI’s Gas Discovery in Egypt Puts Pressure on Italian-Russian Energy Ties
    Sep16

    ENI’s Gas Discovery in Egypt Puts Pressure on Italian-Russian Energy Ties

    The discovery of a world-class supergiant gas field in the waters off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast by Italian state-owned energy producer ENI is another step forward in Italy’s attempt to become an energy hub in southern Europe. Despite the silence of both the Russian government and the Kremlin-controlled oil and gas companies,...

    Putin Losing in Ukraine, Looks to Syria
    Sep16

    Putin Losing in Ukraine, Looks to Syria

    The German Marshall Fund of the United States. United States. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    How Putin Shot Himself in the Foot
    Sep16

    How Putin Shot Himself in the Foot

    Russian propaganda managed to surpass its own absurdity when the head of Russia’s Investigative Committee, Aleksandr Bastrykin, claimed that Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk fought alongside rebel forces in both Chechen wars. Yatsenyuk supposedly tortured and executed Russian soldiers there. This apparently took place in the...

    How the West Can Stand Up to Putin
    Sep16

    How the West Can Stand Up to Putin

    Winter is less than four months away, but Russian President Vladimir Putin is already freezing eastern Ukraine.No, I’m not talking about the possibility of Ukraine not being able to renegotiate lower gas prices this year. (That’s another issue entirely).The kind of freeze that Putin is plotting for Ukraine is political. For more than...

    Russia Using Syria to Overshadow Ukraine, Analysts Say
    Sep16

    Russia Using Syria to Overshadow Ukraine, Analysts Say

    September 16, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    What Europe Needs to Do to Solve its Energy Security Problem
    Sep16

    What Europe Needs to Do to Solve its Energy Security Problem

    Over the past few years, the European Union (EU) has sought to enhance its energy security by implementing the Third Energy Package, proposing an Energy Union, holding Russia’s state-owned energy giant Gazprom to competition rules, and actively pursuing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Despite these efforts, the EU...

    Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Unravelling of the Union
    Sep16

    Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Unravelling of the Union

    BRUSSELS—Turkey, with a population of 75 million, is hosting around 2 million refugees from the ongoing wars in Syrian and Iraq. Lebanon, with less than 5 million citizens, is hosting over 1 million. Jordan, population 6.4 million, now hosts close to 1 million. These well-known figures show how the series of disputes among European...

    Judy Asks: Should the West Work With Russia on Syria?
    Sep16

    Judy Asks: Should the West Work With Russia on Syria?

    By massively boosting its military presence in Syria over recent weeks, Russia has created irreversible facts on the ground. It has done so to demonstrate that Russia reserves the right to be involved in resolving any conflict or crisis, wherever in the world it may occur. The Kremlin sees this indispensability—together with its sphere of...

    The future of NATO enlargement after the Ukraine crisis
    Sep16

    The future of NATO enlargement after the Ukraine crisis

    Author: Andrew T. Wolff Russian President Vladimir Putin claims that his country’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 was partly in response to NATO enlargement. NATO leaders counter that eastern enlargement is not a cause of the Ukraine crisis, and they argue that enlargement does not threaten Russia, but rather it creates stability for...

    Israeli Strategic Challenges and Opportunities in the New Year
    Sep16

    Israeli Strategic Challenges and Opportunities in the New Year

    BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 307, September 16, 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Global upheavals are underway, U.S. foreign policy is changing, and the Middle East is in turmoil. All this presents Israel with multiple threats, and Jerusalem must be ready for any scenario. Deterring Iran and its proxies, and Islamic State, will remain priorities for...

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