Articles

The Iran Deal and the Ukraine-Russia-EU Triangle

Olena Pavlenko, Anton Antonenko, Roman Nitsovych ・ August 2015

The Iran crisis and its resolution have sent several powerful signals to the EU, Ukraine, and Russia. The first and perhaps most important signal is that...

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The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is intended 
to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. If fully implemented, the physical constraints and...

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Iran, Ukraine, and the Global Nuclear Order

Mariana Budjeryn ・ August 2015

The Iran deal and the Budapest Memorandum have at least two things in common. Firstly, they are both manifestations of the international community’s efforts to...

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Ukraine’s movement away from its former imperial master toward an international center of gravity finds numerous parallels in the history of the disintegration...

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As scholars and experts long committed to Ukraine’s regeneration and freedom, we regard these laws with the deepest foreboding. Their content and spirit...

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Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the head of the LDPR party, envisaged a southern enlargement of the Russian state that would go significantly further than a re-occupation...

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The earlier approach by the West emphasized Ukrainian deficiencies and promised vague integration steps once her numerous political, economic, and social...

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From Borderlands to Bloodlands

Tetiana Zhurzhenko ・ September 2014

While Russia is a driving force behind the separatist movement, a significant portion of the local population actively or passively has supported the Donetsk and...

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Putin’s Endgame

Yuriy Gorodnichenko, Gérard Roland ・ September 2014

Putin's objective in Ukraine appears to be destabilization of the new government that emerged from the Euromaidan movement that toppled Yanukovich. The ultimate...

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When George Orwell looked back at the Spanish Civil War, in which he participated as a volunteer, he noted that its outcome was "settled in London, Paris, Rome,...

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