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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Putin’s Communications Difficulties Reflect Serious Policy Problem
    Mar23

    Putin’s Communications Difficulties Reflect Serious Policy Problem

    23 March 2015 John LoughAssociate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme Vladimir Putin’s messages to his domestic and foreign audiences are escalating tensions with Western countries and forcing him to up the stakes for fear of appearing weak at home. Vladimir Putin attends a rally in Moscow on 18 March, marking the one-year anniversary of...

    POLITICAL AND SOCIAL OUTLOOK: The Crisis in Ukraine: An Estonian Perspective
    Mar23

    POLITICAL AND SOCIAL OUTLOOK: The Crisis in Ukraine: An Estonian Perspective

    …read more Source: Konrad Adenauer Foundation

    A New Vision for China–Australia Relations
    Mar23

    A New Vision for China–Australia Relations

    Australian foreign policy towards China needs to focus on long-term strategic thinking. Australia’s foreign policy has been a mix of positives and negatives under the Liberal-National Coalition government, as was true of the previous Labor government. Former prime ministers Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke recognised the need for Australia to...

    After a Twelve Year Mistake in Iraq, We Must Just March Home
    Mar23

    After a Twelve Year Mistake in Iraq, We Must Just March Home

    Twelve years ago last week, the US launched its invasion of Iraq, an act the late General William Odom predicted would turn out to be “the greatest strategic disaster in US history.” Before the attack I was accused of exaggerating the potential costs of the war when I warned that it could end up costing as much as $100 billion. One trillion...

    A Family Business of Perpetual War
    Mar22

    A Family Business of Perpetual War

    Neoconservative pundit Robert Kagan and his wife, Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, run a remarkable family business: she has sparked a hot war in Ukraine and helped launch Cold War II with Russia – and he steps in to demand that Congress jack up military spending so America can meet these new security threats. This extraordinary...

    Keys to a low-carbon future on both sides of the pond
    Mar22

    Keys to a low-carbon future on both sides of the pond

    The path to less expensive, lower emissions electricity systems in the US and EU share many basic features, writes Paul Bledsoe of the German Marshall Fund. This week the European Union approved plans for an ‘Energy Union’ to better coordinate energy policy and markets among its 28 member countries. The effort was initially prompted by the...

    Cold War II: This Time, The Commies Are In Washington
    Mar21

    Cold War II: This Time, The Commies Are In Washington

    The Regime in Washington is the only government asserting the supposed right to carry out summary executions anywhere on the face of the globe, so we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that it also claims the right to impose “sanctions” on foreign citizens who publicly criticize it. On March 11, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)...

    Reaching out to the Balkans: Expansion of Azerbaijan’s Defense Cooperation?
    Mar20

    Reaching out to the Balkans: Expansion of Azerbaijan’s Defense Cooperation?

    The March 10–14 visit by Azerbaijani Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov to Croatia and Slovenia attracted little attention in the local media. However, various background developments in the wake of these meetings—held to discuss the potential directions of bilateral military cooperation (Mod.gov.az, March 11)—suggest that the trip should perhaps...

    ‘Ukraine New Spy Law Designed as Provocation, Opens Whole Can of Worms’
    Mar20

    ‘Ukraine New Spy Law Designed as Provocation, Opens Whole Can of Worms’

    Below is an interview with RPI Director Daniel McAdams conducted by RT.If Ukrainian draft law on intelligence comes into force, we might start seeing assassinations, bomb blasts, and psychological attacks in the Donbass region, says Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute. Ukraine’s parliament has passed a law allowing its intelligence...

    Europe Presses Moscow on Ukraine Peace Deal; Report Claims Russian-Made Missile Downed MH17
    Mar20

    Europe Presses Moscow on Ukraine Peace Deal; Report Claims Russian-Made Missile Downed MH17

    Plus, Azerbaijan releases two of dozens of political prisoners, and Serbians are urged to be careful where they throw their hand grenades. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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