3 Oct 2014 Kissinger on World Order
How have Henry Kissinger’s views on diplomacy evolved over time? Daniel Fiott thinks that Kissinger’s latest work confirms 1) he has less faith in historical precedents, and 2) he believes that stability in a post-Western world will depend on accommodating value systems as much as power politics. More on «Kissinger on World Order»
16 Sep 2014 Russia: a Euro-Pacific Power?
Margarete Klein is convinced that Russia has rejuvenated its political, economic and military status in East Asia. Yet, in the absence of a coherent strategy for the region and close ties with Washington and Tokyo, the prospects of Moscow regaining its great power standing in the area remain slim. More on «Russia: a Euro-Pacific Power?»
25 Aug 2014 The Circassian Question
The Sochi Winter Olympics is just one of the reasons behind renewed Circassian activism in Russia and beyond. As Uwe Hallbach sees it, the resurgence is also the latest manifestation of a ‘long-distance nationalism’ that may, in time, challenge the Putin administration’s grip on power. More on «The Circassian Question»