12 Jan 2015
Challenges for European Foreign Policy in 2015
Author: Pedro Solbes, Giovanni Grevi, Luis Simón, Neil Melvin, Andrew Small, Gauri Khandekar, Jos Boonstra, Daniel Keohane, Walter Posch, Diba Nigar Göksel, Ana Echagüe, Kristina Kausch
This text examines the near-term strategies different countries have adopted to cope with socio-political instability, and what these strategies might mean for the EU's foreign policy.
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30 Dec 2014
Ucrania, sobre la línea roja
Author: Juan Manuel de Faramiñán Gilbert
Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies
Este documento analiza la crisis ucraniana de 2014 con la perspectiva del "año después" y de los acontecimientos en torno al Maidan en Kiev.
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21 Dec 2014
Is a Concordat over Ukraine Now Conceivable with Mishka the Bear?
Author: Michael Emerson
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
In light of the decline of the value of the rouble at the end of 2014, this commentary outlines a peace agreement that could be established between Russia, Ukraine and the West over the crisis in Ukraine.
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18 Dec 2014
Eastern Ukraine: A Dangerous Winter
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This report provides an update on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, to include the strategy and capabilities of the separatist forces operating there and their relations with Moscow.
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10 Dec 2014
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol 16, No 23
Author: Emil Souleimanov, Jacob Zenn, Huseyn Aliyev, Daniel Linotte, Tavus Rejepova, Bakhtiyar Aslanov, Erik Davtyan, Eka Janashia
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue includes articles on 1) insurgent violence in Chechnya; 2) the increasing traction by the terrorist organization Islamic State among Central Asian militants; 3) Armenian-Azerbaijani confrontations in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region; a...
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Not Another Transnistria: How Sustainable is Separatism in Eastern Ukraine?
Author: András Rácz, Arkady Moshes
Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
This analysis compares the separatist movements in Eastern Ukraine and Transnistria.
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Perspectives on the Role of the OSCE in the Ukraine Crisis
Author: Christian Nünlist, David Svarin, Thomas Greminger, Pál Dunay
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy
This publication examines 1) the evolving and ongoing divides between the Eastern and Western members of the OSCE, 2) how the organization has been affected by Ukraine's recent troubles, and 3) how Switzerland dealt with the troubles while fulfilling...
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What Will Happen with Eastern Ukraine
Author: Kadri Liik, Andrew Wilson
European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
This paper examines the conflict in eastern Ukraine as it stands in late 2014, identifies scenarios of how the situation could develop, and discusses their implications for the EU.
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'Just Peace', Just Peace - What Peace?
Author: Evgeniya Bakalova, Konstanze Jüngling
Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)
This paper examines statements made by the representatives of Russia and the US at the UN Security Council to determine how the two countries' conceptual perceptions of peace affect how they agree and disagree over peace strategies.
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The Hydro-Insecure: Crisis of Survival in the Middle East
Strategic Foresight Group (SFG)
This paper looks at the water security of certain populations in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.
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