Eurasia

Trump’s Speech: A Vision, but No Strategy

The National Interest Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress was nowhere near as incendiary as many of ...

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Five Major Challenges Putin’s Russia Will Have to Face in 2017

The Majalla Throughout 2016 Russia made frequent headlines on most global news sites. This infamy was a result of Russia’s ...

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Lithuania’s Foreign Policy under Grybauskaite: Belligerence Toward Russia, Reconciliation With Ukraine

Dalia Grybauskaite’s victory in Lithuania’s 2009 presidential elections and her insistence on altering her predecessor’s values-based, pro-American foreign policy suggested ...

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Turns and U-Turns: The Foreign Policy of Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite

Lithuania’s 2009 presidential campaign was the dullest since the office of the president was re-established seventeen years ago. As one ...

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Estonia’s Innovation Culture: How Did it Happen?

Russia’s Foreign Policy Scenarios: Evaluation by Lithuanian Experts

The dominant perception at the expert level and in general public discourse in Lithuania is that the aggressive foreign policy ...

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Germany Returns to the Baltic Sea

Germany is now back in the Baltic Sea—in a big way. After the Cold War, Germany took a relatively reserved ...

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Singing Revolution: Past and Present

Twenty five years ago, in September 1991 the Soviet Union recognized Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as independent countries. This was ...

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Lithuania’s Upcoming Elections: No Systemic Changes Expected

On October 9th Lithuania will hold parliamentary elections. With no major mobilizing issue or charismatic persona in the race, the ...

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Transnistria Primer

Transnistria, or the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR), exists unsure of its place in the world. To its west, across the Dniester River, lies the breakaway region’s parent state, Moldova, and, beyond that, European Union (EU) member Romania. To the...

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