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Section: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (USA)

      Armenia: Why Has Vladimir Putin Not Intervened So Far and Will He?
      Apr27

      Armenia: Why Has Vladimir Putin Not Intervened So Far and Will He?

      Apr 24, 2018The resignation of Armenia’s Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan after more than a week of mass protests in Russia’s backyard begs the question: Why has Moscow not intervened so far? The fist-pumping demonstrators bring to mind “color revolutions” in the post-Soviet neighborhood that the Kremlin seems to abhor, like the ones in...

      Denuclearization Again? Lessons from Ukraine’s Decision to Disarm
      Apr20

      Denuclearization Again? Lessons from Ukraine’s Decision to Disarm

      Apr 19, 2018The authors offer three insights from Ukraine’s path to denuclearization that may help deal with today’s proliferation challenges. …read more Source: Belfer Center for Science and International...

      Social Networks Are Creating a Global Crisis of Democracy
      Mar07

      Social Networks Are Creating a Global Crisis of Democracy

      Jan 19, 2018It wasn’t supposed to be this way. For a time, it seemed as if the internet was on democracy’s side, helping the crowds in Cairo’s Tahrir Square or Kiev’s Maidan topple terrible tyrants. …read more Source: Belfer Center for Science and International...

      Interpreting the Bomb: Ownership and Deterrence in Ukraine’s Nuclear Discourse
      Dec22

      Interpreting the Bomb: Ownership and Deterrence in Ukraine’s Nuclear Discourse

      Dec 13, 2017Nuclear deterrence thinking has become so entrenched in U.S. academic and policy circles that it only seems natural that other states regard nuclear weapons in the same terms. Yet is it necessarily so? In this working paper, Polina Sinovets and Mariana Budjeryn examine the case of Ukraine to understand how its leaders interpreted the...

      North Korean Missile Engines: Not from Ukraine
      Sep15

      North Korean Missile Engines: Not from Ukraine

      Sep 12, 2017″A new report points to Ukraine as a possible source of liquid propellant engines (LPE) powering intercontinental-range missiles successfully ground-tested by North Korea last year and flight-tested this year. As the world grapples with the fait accompli of North Korean nuclear and missile capability, the path Pyongyang took to...

      How Ukraine Reined In Its Militias
      Aug07

      How Ukraine Reined In Its Militias

      Aug 1, 2017When the conflict in Ukraine began in early 2014, a disturbing number of armed groups—from looting gangs to militias with ties to European white supremacy movements—sprang up from the chaos. Although the role and origin of those pro-Ukrainian militias has been hotly debated, one thing is clear: several years after the start of the...

      The Russian Connection Between Syria and Ukraine
      Jan24

      The Russian Connection Between Syria and Ukraine

      Feb 17, 2016″Given the burden of refugee flows on European unity, Russia may try to link cooperation in the Syrian crisis to relief from the sanctions that Europe imposed after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014.” …read more Source: Belfer Center for Science and International...

      Cyber Operations Against Ukraine’s Grid
      Jan19

      Cyber Operations Against Ukraine’s Grid

      Feb 4, 2016Director Michael Sulmeyer of the Cyber Security Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs welcomed industry experts Robert Lee, CEO of Dragos Security and former U.S. Air Force Cyber Warfare Operations Officer, and Mudge, founder of the Cyber Independent Testing Laboratory, with previous experience as a DoD...

      Natalie Jaresko dicusses her time as Finance Minister of Ukraine with Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project
      Dec21

      Natalie Jaresko dicusses her time as Finance Minister of Ukraine with Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project

      December 21, 2016Natalie Jaresko (MPP ’89), former Finance Minister of Ukraine, returned to Harvard on October 31st, 2016 to take part in the Future of Diplomacy Project’s international speaker series. In a public seminar moderated by Faculty Director Nicholas Burns, Jaresko, who currently serves as chairwoman of the Aspen Institute...

      Was Ukraine’s Nuclear Disarmament a Blunder?
      Nov21

      Was Ukraine’s Nuclear Disarmament a Blunder?

      “Ukraine’s denuclearization had been a controversial issue even as it was negotiated, leaving bitter traces in the country’s political and public discourse. As a student of political science in Kyiv in the mid-1990s, I remember being outraged by the sense of injustice: how could the states that rely on their own nuclear...

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