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Russia-China Emerging Ties in Asia: Its Implications for US Hegemony (post Cold-War analysis)
Russia-China Emerging Ties in Asia: Its Implications for US Hegemony (post Cold-War analysis)

Paper focuses on the notions of the established partnership between Russia and China and how it contributes to be a potential threat for US’s hegemony in Asia. By Faiza Farid. (02/21/2018)Read More...



Russia the Invincible. But Weak?
Russia the Invincible. But Weak?

Is Russia's power status a facade? By Otabek Akromov. (11/27/2017)

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Is Lenin Still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution
Is Lenin Still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

Reflecting on Russian communism on the anniversary of its revolution. By Eric Mann. (11/12/2017)

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Major Global Challenges 25 Years After the USSR’s Collapse
Major Global Challenges 25 Years After the USSR’s Collapse

With the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, a look at its global effects.  By Nicholas Hudson. (11/21/2016)

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The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes
The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes

What does the threat of instability in Kazakhstan mean for her two largest neighbors: China and Russia?  By Justin Cheung. (09/13/2016)

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Raise Your Glass My Friend and Let us Celebrate!
Raise Your Glass My Friend and Let us Celebrate!

A look at alcohol in Western Civilization, and its current effect on Russia. By Michael Akerib. (03/14/2016)

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The Shooting Down of the Russian Plane
The Shooting Down of the Russian Plane

What are the ramifications of the shooting down of a Russian plane by Turkey? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (12/04/2015)

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Russian Adventurism, or Maintaining the Status Quo?
Russian Adventurism, or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Don't be so quick to call Russia's actions agressive, writes Danny Hawkins. (11/04/2015)

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Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role
Kremlin’s Battling with Islamic State or Search for New Role

What factors are behind the Russian move in Syria? By Sandeep Tripathi. (10/19/2015)

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China and Russia on Mutual Leverages
China and Russia on Mutual Leverages

What's the current status of the Russia-China strategic partnership? By Ipshita Bhattacharya. (10/15/2015)

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Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy
Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy

Essay analyzes Russian terrorism policy in the Middle East and Caucasus. By Prof. Dmitry V. Shlapentokh. (07/01/2015)

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Why the Bear is Back in Vietnam
Why the Bear is Back in Vietnam

Russian-Vietnam relations are warming up.  What are the reasons and ramifications?  By Rakesh Krishnan Simha.  (06/25/2015)

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Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting
Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting

A look at the India-Russia two-day annual meeting and its possible outcomes. By Kashi N Pandita.  (12/20/2014)

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Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC
Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC

What are the chances of success for the Altai pipeline? By Dr. Ante Batovic. (Glob... Read More...



Address Dedovshchina or Face the Consequences of a Weakened and Ineffective Military Apparatus
Address Dedovshchina or Face the Consequences of a Weakened and Ineffective Military Apparatus

Policy memo evaluates and provides policy recommendations on the practice of harassing junior recruits by senior staff in the Russian military. By Lea Lavut. (08/13/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis
Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis

Have US/Russia Cold War tactics returnsd? Essay argues that Russia has had two Cold War pressing tactics against the US during the Syrian crisis: Nuclear Power, and Replacing America. By Prof. Moha... Read More...



The Rise of BRIC: Too Soon to Make Assumptions
The Rise of BRIC: Too Soon to Make Assumptions
Do the BRIC countries still present a global power shift? Will they? By Zachary K. Ochoa. (07/13/2013) Read More...


Syria and the Arab Uprisings: A Special Case
Syria and the Arab Uprisings: A Special Case
How do Russia, China and their allies in the Middle East (most notably Iran) play into the Syria and Arab uprising equation? By Yasir Kuoti. (08/21/2012) Read More...


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Made in China, the End of Western Dominance?
Paper that explores the decline of the West and the emergence of the BRICs economies. In this essay, I tend to focus on the role of technological innovation and democracy to (former/current/emerging) ... Read More...


One Year Later, Documentary Commemorates Death of Sergei Magnitsky
One Year Later, Documentary Commemorates Death of Sergei Magnitsky
Report on the premiere of “Justice for Sergei" on the one year anniversary of the death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Moscow prison. By Marina Grushin. (IA-Forum, 11/21/2010) Read More...


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Russia's Courtship of Silicon Valley
In an interview with the consulting editor of CFR.org, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Sestanovich discusses Russia's projects for modernization, including t... Read More...


Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?
Ballistic Missile Defense in Europe: Furthering U.S. Security, or Angering Allies?
Analysis of US intentions to shelve ballistic missile defense including reaction from, and implications for, Europe and Russian Federation. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (03/28/2010) Read More...


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Frostbitten: Decoding the Cold War, 20 Years Later
The magisterial Cambridge History of the Cold War views the Cold War as an undifferentiated chunk of history. But the conflict between the superpowers was just one strand of history in the middle and ... Read More...


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Energy Security for Ukraine and Europe
Jörg Himmelreich argues that free-market policies and improved transparency in the energy sector are critical for Ukraine's security and economy - and by extension, Europe's access to natural gas. Read More...


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A Still Darker Russia
Russia’s future is as uncertain as ever, writes Arkady Ostrovsky. (The Economist, 12/28/2009) Read More...


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Gorbachev and the End of the Cold War
The Soviet establish made a mistake to discount the role of economic power and soft power in its policies. Read More...


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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...


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The Iran Talks in Geneva: Too Soon to Tell
Kenneth Pollack addresses the talks between the P5 plus 1 debating the position Iran took in the talks. By Kenneth Pollack (Brookings Institute, 10/02/2009 Read More...


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Turkey and Armenia: Soccer Diplomacy Shifting Rules are Creating a Zero-Sum Game
Soccer diplomacy in the Caucasus has potential for easing the tense relationship between Armenia and Turkey. However, both countries have conflicting interests in Azerbaijan that have brought rapproch... Read More...


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