May 24, 2016

FPRI’s Sumit Ganguly quoted in Christian Science Monitor

In regard to India’s $500 million investment into the southern Iranian port of Chabahar which gives India vital access to Central Asia, as well as highlighting regional rivalries and burgeoning friendships.“This is highly significant for India, especially if they follow up and seize upon these opportunities. Otherwise this whole agreement will amount to a hill of […]

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May 20, 2016

Russian Foreign Policy In the Putin Era: A Conference Report Excerpt Reprinted in Democracy Digest

Democracy Digest reprinted Timothy Snyder’s keynote speech from “Russian Foreign Policy in the Putin Era: A Conference Report” which argues that the worldview of Russia’s ruling elite can be understood within a “fascist framework” for geopolitics.See the reprint here.

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May 17, 2016

FPRI’s Vanessa Neumann Quoted in the New York Post on Venezuela

“There’s very little food on the shelves, almost no medicine, and electricity is constantly interrupted around the country. They’re trying to keep the lights on in Caracas, because once that’s off, they’re in real trouble.”Read the full article here.

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May 12, 2016

FPRI Trustee John Lehman Quoted by CNN

Lehman stressed that the 28 pages, which consists mostly of summary reports produced by the FBI, contain “no smoking gun,” and he supports the final report’s finding that there was “no evidence that the Saudi government as an institution or senior Saudi officials individually funded” al Qaeda.Read the full article here. 

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May 5, 2016

FPRI’s Michael Cecire Speaks at Conference Hosted by Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies

“In his speech, Michael Cecire, Associate Scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute spoke of the enhanced cooperation between Georgia and the US in military and intelligence spheres. At the same time, the expert noted that while interesting, the Caspian oil and gas products are not a game-changing factor for the West and the overall […]

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May 5, 2016

FPRI’s Lawrence Husick Quoted in TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorld

“There doesn’t seem to be any specifics on what they intend to do or how they intend to carry it [cyber attacks on ISIS] out.It may be as something as simple as finding some servers and executing an automated attack on those servers, or it may be something more complicated, like the use of directed […]

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May 4, 2016

What Lies Ahead for Ukraine? CFR Interviews FPRI’s Nikolas K. Gvosdev

Pavel Rebrov/Reuters

“You cannot pursue a strategy of reintegration and conflict resolution in Donbass while attempting to reform the national economy at the same time.”Read the full interview here.

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May 4, 2016

5 Most Watched FPRI Lectures – May 2016

FPRI on YouTube

What do WWI, ISIS, Russia, Geopolitics, and China’s Rise have in common? They are the subjects of FPRI’s most viewed lectures on YouTube. Check them out!

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May 3, 2016

WEA Names FPRI Senior Fellow Dr. Chris Seiple as Global Policy Advisor

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has named Dr. Chris Seiple as a Global Policy Advisor to the Executive Leadership. Dr. Seiple currently serves as President Emeritus of the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) a highly respected research, education, and diplomatic institution that builds sustainable religious freedom worldwide through local partnerships.Seiple is President Emeritus of the […]

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May 3, 2016

FPRI Appoints Gregory J. W. Urwin Senior Fellow of the Center for the Study of America and the West

Gregory Urwin

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory J. W. Urwin as a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Center for the Study of America and the West.  A professor of history at Temple University, he is a military historian whose work spans the American War of Independence through World War Two. […]

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