The signing of the nuclear agreement with Iran, or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as it is known, has already been touted as potentially the...


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


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...


Lucan Way: "Pluralism by Default"

Lucan Way’s forthcoming book studies the reasons behind a society’s democratization in the post-Soviet space. Standard approaches have previously outlined the role of constitutional design, civil society, democratic values and culture, and the democratic leadership. Lucan Way argues that pluralism emerges out of weak authoritarian regimes rather than of democratic strength.
Oleh KotsyubaOctober 23, 2015