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      The Russian threat to Lithuania: An interview with Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius
      Feb26

      The Russian threat to Lithuania: An interview with Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius

      Editor’s note: Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius took part in a roundtable on February 25 with Brookings and outside experts to discuss the threat to his country and to the region from Russia. In an interview with the Order from Chaos blog, the foreign minister said that the threat to Lithuania is not a conventional one, but...

      How to contain Russia without a new Cold War
      Feb26

      How to contain Russia without a new Cold War

      The debate over whether to arm Ukraine is obscuring a more fundamental strategic choice for the United States— how to deal with Putin’s Russia. The fracturing of the relationship between Russia and the west is about much more than control over provinces in eastern Ukraine. It has to do with a fundamental difference over how to constitute...

      Armenia and Turkey: From normalization to reconciliation
      Feb26

      Armenia and Turkey: From normalization to reconciliation

      Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the Winter 2015 edition of Turkish Policy Quarterly. Exactly one century ago in March 1915, the British and French navies, together with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC), attempted to force their way through the Turkish Straits to attack Istanbul and open a new front...

      This is what Putin really wants
      Feb26

      This is what Putin really wants

      At a news conference in Budapest on February 17, Russian president Vladimir Putin engaged in one of his favorite pastimes: sparring with journalists. One reporter asked if Putin thought the newly brokered ceasefire in Ukraine’s Donbas region would hold. If not, what would Russia do if the United States sent weapons to the Ukrainian army?...

      The United States must resist a return to spheres of interest in the international system
      Feb19

      The United States must resist a return to spheres of interest in the international system

      Great power competition has returned. Or rather, it has reminded us that it was always lurking in the background. This is not a minor development in international affairs, but it need not mean the end of the world order as we know it. The real impact of the return of great power competition will depend on how the United States responds to these...

      Want to know what motivates Putin? Read Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy
      Feb19

      Want to know what motivates Putin? Read Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy

      The Washington foreign policy community—actually the entire Western world—is seized with how the U.S. and its allies should respond to Russia’s incursion into Ukraine. Before critical decisions are made, policymakers and pundits would do well to read Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin. If you want to understand how Czar Putin views the...

      Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (and abroad)
      Feb18

      Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (and abroad)

      Event Information February 18, 2015 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM ESTFalk Auditorium Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event With recent events in Ukraine and beyond, many policymakers and foreign policy analysts are asking what motivates Russian President Vladimir Putin. What shapes his policy...

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