Ekaterina Stepanova
(Research Paper) As part of a CIDOB Policy Research Project, a new paper was released titled, "Russia's Concerns Relating to Afghanistan and the Broader Region in the Context of the US/NATO Withdrawal," with a focus on the regional perspective and sources of tension in Afghanistan and Pakistan....
Kimberly Marten
(New York Times) The resignation of two Palestinian prime ministers in quick succession has left the Palestinian Authority leadership in limbo even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry seeks to accelerate negotiations toward a two-state settlement. But naming a new prime minister will accomplish...
Dmitry Gorenburg
The cover article of the brand new issue of Moscow Defense Brief (subscription required) from the Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, examines developments in Russian military shipbuilding in 2012, written by Dmitry Boltenkov. Since the article is not publicly available, I thought...
Sergiy Kudelia
Russia’s hard push for Ukraine’s integration into the Customs Union (CU) has reached a watershed moment. During a recent press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin hinted that Moscow’s sales pitch was complete and noted, “The ball is now in our partner’s court.” In reality, the integration...
Sergiy Kudelia Sergiy Kudelia
Russia’s hard push for Ukraine’s integration into the Customs Union (CU) has reached a watershed moment. During an April 2013 press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin hinted that Moscow’s sales pitch was complete and noted, “The ball is now in our partner’s court.” In reality, the...
Cory Welt
Amid sensational accounts of hidden weapons caches and newly uncovered torture videos comes a relatively muted piece of news from Georgia – the June 14th conviction of 16 former government officials on charges of either direct torture and abuse of prisoners or a failure to report this illegal...
Nona Shahnazarian
The 2014 Olympics in Sochi in the Krasnodar province of the Russian Federation has been slowly bringing attention to the region’s various minorities. Though there has been tremendous historical foot-dragging by the Russian authorities to address their concerns, it seems that some small and...

Pages

Links / Ссылки