30 Jun 2015
Russian Analytical Digest No 169: Pivot to Asia
Author: Artyom Lukin, Gilbert Rozman, Alica Kizekova
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO) /
German Association for East European Studies (DGO) /
Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
This issue of the RAD contains three articles which explore Russia's growing engagement with Asia.
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24 Jun 2015
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol 17, No 12
Author: Kevin Daniel Leahy, Emil Souleimanov, Nurzhan Zhambekov, Natalia Konarzewska, Eka Janashia, Arslan Sabyrbekov, Oleg Salimov, Erik Davtyan
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue includes articles on 1) the emergence of the so-called Islamic State (IS) as the latest method for resistance to Russian rule in the Caucasus; 2) football nationalism among Iran's Azeri population; 3) Kazakhstan's completion of WTO accessi...
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10 Jun 2015
Unused Potential of an EU–LAC Partnership
Author: Kinga Brudzińska
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This bulletin examines the factors hindering increased EU cooperation with Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries as well as what policy the Union should adopt toward the LAC region.
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Shaping the Asia-Pacific Future
Author: Olin Wethington, Robert A Manning
This report examines the financial, monetary and trade trends shaping the Asia-Pacific region and what challenges they and developments such as China's creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank pose to the economic order in the region.
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Russia’s Changing Role in Central Asia: The post-Ukraine Context, and Implications
Author: Craig Oliphant
Foreign Policy Centre (FPC)
This brief examines Russia's recent attempts to reassert its economic and security interests in Central Asia and the possible impact they could have on the region's stability.
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The South Caucasus: Between Integration and Fragmentation
Author: Fuad Chiragov, Vusal Gasimli, Kornely Kakachia, Reshad Karimov, Andrey Makarychev, Farhad Mammadov, Mehmet Ögütçü, Gulshan Pashayeva, Amanda Paul, Dennis Sammut, Zaur Shiriyev, Cavid Veliyev
European Policy Centre (EPC)
This publication includes twelve articles on 1) recent developments within the South Caucasus region, 2) how external powers are engaging with the area, and 3) the specific foreign policies of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
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15 Apr 2015
China on Central-Eastern Europe
Author: Marcin Kaczmarski, Jakub Jakóbowski
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
This paper discusses China's relations with Central-Eastern Europe (CEE), with a particular focus on a forum China created in 2011 for meetings between Chinese and CEE leaders, known as the '16+1 formula'.
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