Russia

Four Geopolitical Consequences of Brexit

The shock waves from the Brexit referendum are still being absorbed in Britain, Europe and around the world. But the landmarks of global security have already been reshaped. Here are four consequences of Brexit:1. Brexit completely transformed the tenor...

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How Russia Could Help Curb North Korea’s Nukes

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Russia is a key strategic player in Northeast Asia, borders on North Korea, has long experience in dealing with various Pyongyang regimes and provides goods and services vital to the North’s survival and well-being. The country...

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How NATO’s Fear of Trump Benefits America

A Revitalized U.S.-Russian Relationship

Blunting Moscow’s Sword of Damocles Policy in the Baltic Region

By Love, Money, or Violence: The Struggle for Primacy in the Black Sea

Międzymorze is an interwar geopolitical vision conceptualized by the Polish leader Józef Piłsudski (and later adopted by Wladyslaw Sikorski). It is commonly rendered into Latin as Intermarium or "between the seas." The "seas" in Piłsudski's formulation are the endpoints...

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With Putin’s ASEAN Outreach, Russia Sets Sights on Southeast Asia

The third ASEAN-Russia summit, held in the Russian city of Sochi, concluded on May 20. In a beehive of diplomatic activity, Russian President Vladimir Putin held bilateral meetings with the leader of every member-state of the Association of Southeast...

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COLCHIS: Georgia and the geopolitics of resilience

Arguably, the most straightforward entree into the world of Georgian geopolitics is the West-Russia tension at the heart of its foreign policy dilemma. Georgia is a former Soviet republic with longstanding cultural, economic and political ties to Russia in...

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Russian Foreign Policy in the Putin Era: A Conference Report

On April 11, 2016, the Foreign Policy Research Institute and the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund collaborated with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House, the Penn-Temple European Studies Colloquium, and the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia...

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Dithering, Dreaming and Speechmaking: Wilson’s Strategy During the First World War

The unpreparedness of the United States Army for war on the Western Front was directly linked to the national strategy that Woodrow Wilson charted during his presidency. The high losses of American Soldiers in the Meuse Argonne, for negligible...

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