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Crimea: When Is an Annexation Not Actually an Annexation?
March 18, 2017
Crimea: When Is an Annexation Not Actually an Annexation?
Three years ago, Russia formally annexed Crimea, citing a flawed referendum.
Crimea: When Is an Annexation Not Actually an Annexation?
Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea
January 26, 2017
Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea
On the South China Sea, the Trump administration seems to be taking a hard line. Not so on the issue of Crimea.
Selective Revanchist Recognition: Trump, Crimea and the South China Sea
Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
January 09, 2017
Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
It would be a break from Washington's stated policy of non-recognition.
Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
Crimea and the South China Sea: Russia and China Grasp for Support
June 10, 2016
Crimea and the South China Sea: Russia and China Grasp for Support
Only a handful of countries side with both Moscow and Beijing on their respective controversial territorial claims.
Crimea and the South China Sea: Russia and China Grasp for Support
Russia-China: The West’s Dual Challenge
March 10, 2016
Russia-China: The West’s Dual Challenge
Closer Moscow-Beijing ties don’t constitute a common challenge to the West.
Russia-China: The West’s Dual Challenge
What Crimea Tells Us About Asia's Future Wars
August 11, 2015
What Crimea Tells Us About Asia's Future Wars
Several features of the Crimea conflict apply to the Asia context.
What Crimea Tells Us About Asia's Future Wars
Russia’s Narrative Finds an Audience in Central Asia
April 28, 2015
Russia’s Narrative Finds an Audience in Central Asia
Unpopular elsewhere, Moscow appears to be winning friends and influencing people in the former Soviet sphere.
Russia’s Narrative Finds an Audience in Central Asia
Japan's Tangled Ties With Russia
April 01, 2015
Japan's Tangled Ties With Russia
Japan's relationship with Russia will remain stalled as long as the Ukraine crisis continues.
Japan's Tangled Ties With Russia
Russia Deploys Bombers to Crimea
March 19, 2015
Russia Deploys Bombers to Crimea
Russia is continuing to militarize its westernmost territories.
Russia Deploys Bombers to Crimea
Russia, Crimea and Central Asia
March 19, 2015
Russia, Crimea and Central Asia
Central Asian governments have faced some difficult choices in responding to Russian revanchism.
Russia, Crimea and Central Asia
US 'Troubled' By Crimean Leader's India Visit
December 13, 2014
US 'Troubled' By Crimean Leader's India Visit
The U.S. is "troubled" by reports that the nationalist leader of Crimea traveled with Putin to India.
US 'Troubled' By Crimean Leader's India Visit
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
October 23, 2014
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
Proponents of democracy have reason to hope that history is on their side.
The Future of China and Russia: Can a David Fracture a Goliath?
Russia: Between Empire and Modernity
October 09, 2014
Russia: Between Empire and Modernity
As it bullies its neighbors, Russia seems to have chosen a short-sighted approach to power.
Russia: Between Empire and Modernity
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
October 05, 2014
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
Culture is having a greater impact on international affairs than ever before.
WWI Analogies: Missing the Role of Culture
Russia Sanctions Hit Central Asia Hard
October 02, 2014
Russia Sanctions Hit Central Asia Hard
Russia is not the only economy affected by the post-Crimea sanctions.
Russia Sanctions Hit Central Asia Hard
Sanctions and Cancelled Meetings Put an Abe-Putin Summit in Doubt
August 06, 2014
Sanctions and Cancelled Meetings Put an Abe-Putin Summit in Doubt
Japan is trying to keep rapprochement a possibility in light of the worsening situation in Ukraine.
Sanctions and Cancelled Meetings Put an Abe-Putin Summit in Doubt
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