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      Transatlantic Security Cooperation Toward 2020
      Mar25

      Transatlantic Security Cooperation Toward 2020

      Introduction Internal and external challenges have reshaped the transatlantic security partnership in an unprecedented way since the election of Donald Trump in 2016. He has accelerated the evolution in U.S. leadership that had begun during the presidency of Barack Obama and also questioned his country’s traditional alliances in a new way....

      Why Ukraine Might Make a TV Actor Its President
      Mar25

      Why Ukraine Might Make a TV Actor Its President

      Ukraine holds the first round of this year’s presidential election on March 31, and the top conte …read more Source: Council on Foreign...

      Ukraine’s Glass is Half-Full—Giving Up on it Would Be a Terrible Mistake
      Mar25

      Ukraine’s Glass is Half-Full—Giving Up on it Would Be a Terrible Mistake

      Transatlantic TakeAs Ukraine goes to the polls on Sunday to elect its president for the second time since the 2014 Revolution of Dignity, some in Europe and the United States appear to be ready to give up on the country. This would be a grave mistake at a critical juncture for Ukraine. It has made more headway than pessimists claim in addressing...

      With RussiaGate Over Where’s Hillary?
      Mar23

      With RussiaGate Over Where’s Hillary?

      During most of the RussiaGate investigation against Donald Trump, I kept saying that all roads lead to Hillary Clinton. Anyone with three working brain cells knew this, including ‘Miss’ Maddow, whose tears of disappointment are particularly delicious. Robert Mueller’s investigation was designed from the beginning to create something...

      The Demography of Ukraine: Ukraine in an Election Year
      Mar21

      The Demography of Ukraine: Ukraine in an Election Year

      The last national census of Ukraine was conducted nearly 20 years ago. Recent attempts to conduct a new census since have been postponed. Complicating the issue, events in Ukraine such as Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war in the East have led to dramatic demographic changes that remain unaccounted for in official statistics....

      What Is at Stake in Ukraine’s Election?
      Mar21

      What Is at Stake in Ukraine’s Election?

      Ukraine votes for a president on March 31. Will the pro-Western incumbent, Petro Poroshenko, win? Or will he lose to his old foe, Yulia Tymoshenko, or wild card Volodymyr Zelenskiy? …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Europe and the Liberal Order
      Mar21

      Europe and the Liberal Order

      Current debates on world order and its liberal subset largely elide the role of Europe, treating it as a bystander, a battleground or a source of problems. Insofar as Europe is cast as a global player, some have advocated retrenchment and narrowly defined interests, others neutrality and accommodation. Yet, as the liberal order is fraying, Europe...

      In Mideast Protests, Ultras Are Down but Not Out
      Mar19

      In Mideast Protests, Ultras Are Down but Not Out

      El-Ahly AFC Ultras, image via Wikimedia CommonsBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,116, March 19, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Middle East soccer fans played an important role in the 2011 popular revolts. Regimes across the region are determined to ensure that they will not have another such opportunity. Ali Issa Ahmad, a British soccer fan, lingered...

      “Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?”  Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive
      Mar18

      “Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?” Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive

      NPIHP Working Paper #13 “Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?” Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive Nate Jones March 2019 …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      How Trump Should Counter Putin in Ukraine and Venezuela
      Mar18

      How Trump Should Counter Putin in Ukraine and Venezuela

      USAF plane carrying humanitarian aid for Venezuela, February 22, 2019, US Air Force Photo by Maj. Wayne Capps via Gatestone InstituteBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,115, March 18, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: If Nicolás Maduro is removed from office in Venezuela, Putin might act as he did when a popular revolution overthrew Yanukovych in Ukraine...

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