20 Years of Leading Analysis

Ukraine and the New Divide

Article July 30, 2014

The situation in Ukraine is spiraling downward. The Ukraine crisis has opened a new period of heightened rivalry, even confrontation, between Russia amd the West.


NATO Enlargement 20 Years Later

Carnegie Corporation of New York August 20, 2014

Two decades after the debate about NATO enlargement, NATO is here to stay, as is Russia’s rejection of the alliance as the backbone of security and stability in Europe.


The Dangers of Inflexibility

Carnegie Corporation of New York August 20, 2014

Fundamental disagreements must not jeopardize U.S.-Russian cooperation on important issues of mutual interest, such as counterterrorism and nonproliferation.


Missile Seasoning Spices Up the Ukrainian Dish

Eurasia Outlook August 19, 2014

If Russia would like to preserve the INF Treaty, it is expected to present explanations that would refute the American accusations, but, on the contrary, the highest-ranking Russian officials have expressed their reservations as to the benefits of the treaty. However, Russia should not seriously compromise its long-term security yet again while pursuing tactical goals.


Is the World Falling Apart?


Carnegie experts assess the instability around the world and today’s foremost geopolitical hotspots—it’s much-needed sober analysis during heady times.

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No Solution to Karabakh in Sight

Eurasia Outlook August 14, 2014

The Sochi meeting between the Russian, Armenian, and Azerbaijani presidents is only one small piece of Russia’s protracted peacemaking efforts. Rather, the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict serves as a great pretext for Russia’s presence in the South Caucasus.


China’s Victory in Ukraine

Project Syndicate July 31, 2014

China has no interest in Russia succumbing to U.S. pressure, breaking apart, or becoming a global power. Its interests are in keeping Russia as its stable strategic hinterland and a natural-resource base.

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