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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Russian Threat: Why Missile Defense Must Be A Priority
    Mar09

    The Russian Threat: Why Missile Defense Must Be A Priority

    According to a new Gallup poll 18 percent of Americans view Russia as the top threat to the United States. This indicates that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressiveness in Ukraine has begun to scare the American public. While 18 percent [Read More…]The post The Russian Threat: Why Missile Defense Must Be A Priority appeared...

    Boris Nemtsov: The Death of the Intermediary
    Mar09

    Boris Nemtsov: The Death of the Intermediary

    Nemtsov was the rare figure who could move between Russia’s public and private politics. From slon.ru. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine: IMF sent in where others fear to tread
    Mar09

    Ukraine: IMF sent in where others fear to tread

    This week the IMF Executive Board will consider a proposal to provide Ukraine with a US$17.5 billion Extended Fund Facility. The IMF Managing Director explains that this program ‘can succeed’. But it has to be said that the chances are low, given current geopolitical circumstances and Kiev’s recent economic performance. IMF...

    Europe: Greece is not the biggest problem
    Mar09

    Europe: Greece is not the biggest problem

    No news is good news. The Greek debt crisis and even the euro have momentarily disappeared from the headlines. Europe and the euro will survive and will do even better than that, much as this displeases the Murdoch media, conservative think tanks and pundits all over the world, including in Europe itself. More interesting is the effect of the...

    U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine
    Mar09

    U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine

    John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, join Washington Post associate editor Karen J. DeYoung to discuss Ukraine’s politics, policies, and options...

    Weekend catch-up: Islam and ISIS, Bibi in DC, Nemtsov, drones, India’s budget and more
    Mar07

    Weekend catch-up: Islam and ISIS, Bibi in DC, Nemtsov, drones, India’s budget and more

    Bringing together the best Interpreter articles you were too busy to read this week. How is the Islamic world responding to the threat of ISIS? Two pieces addressed this question on The Interpreter this week. The first is from Lauren Williams who wrote on the Lebanese Sunni political party, Future Movement, and how similar groups throughout the...

    Belarusian Collaborators in World War II
    Mar07

    Belarusian Collaborators in World War II

    When, in December 1918, the Red Army captured Minsk and the short-lived (established on March 25, 1918) Belarusian People’s Republic (BPR) ceased to exist, multiple nationalist activists fled Belarus and found refuge in several European countries, including Germany. After Adolf Hitler’s National Socialist (Nazi) Party came to power in...

    Moldova’s New Government: Daunting Challenges Ahead
    Mar07

    Moldova’s New Government: Daunting Challenges Ahead

    Moldova has a new government, the Alliance for a European Moldova (AEM), since February 28, after elections and an agitated interregnum. It is a minority coalition and, moreover, an internally divided one, requiring cooperation with the Communist Party’s “constructive opposition” (see EDM, March 5). The new prime minister, Chiril Gaburici,...

    Ukraine: The High Cost of Ignoring Russia’s Land Grab in Crimea
    Mar07

    Ukraine: The High Cost of Ignoring Russia’s Land Grab in Crimea

    Report documents rights abuses; Kremlin ‘greatest security challenge,’ says Atlantic Council’s Herbst The apparent US indifference toward the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in February 2014 amounts to giving Russian President Vladimir Putin a green light to commit similar acts of aggression against other countries,...

    Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”
    Mar06

    Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”

    The biggest national security story of 2015 is not the possible return of sequestration, the likelihood of a nuclear arms deal with Iran or even Russian aggression against Ukraine. Rather, it is that the Department of Defense’s (DoD) arsenal of [Read More…]The post Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber...

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