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MH17’s Implications for Russia-Japan Rapprochement
July 18, 2014
MH17’s Implications for Russia-Japan Rapprochement
Japan doesn’t need Russian energy as much as its U.S. alliance, but further sanctions would hurt.
MH17’s Implications for Russia-Japan Rapprochement
Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea
July 11, 2014
Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea
Russian FM Lavrov warned that Russia could resort to nuclear weapons if Ukraine tried to retake Crimea.
Russia Threatens Nuclear Strikes Over Crimea
Will Iran Play the Crimea Card in Iraq?
June 19, 2014
Will Iran Play the Crimea Card in Iraq?
Not unlike Russia in Ukraine, Iran says it will intervene in Iraq to protect the country’s Shia people and holy sites.
Will Iran Play the Crimea Card in Iraq?
Ukraine Seeks Stronger China Ties
June 07, 2014
Ukraine Seeks Stronger China Ties
Ukraine’s incoming government has already begun a charm offensive towards China.
Ukraine Seeks Stronger China Ties
What Should the US Do About Closer Sino-Russian Ties?
June 06, 2014
What Should the US Do About Closer Sino-Russian Ties?
Why Washington should resist the temptation to overreact to their growing convergence.
What Should the US Do About Closer Sino-Russian Ties?
How Significant Is the Eurasian Economic Union?
June 04, 2014
How Significant Is the Eurasian Economic Union?
Moscow’s high hopes for the union have come up against reluctance among its neighbors.
How Significant Is the Eurasian Economic Union?
5 Ways Europe Can Help the US Pivot
June 02, 2014
5 Ways Europe Can Help the US Pivot
Crimea has woken Europe up to geopolitics. Here's how it can help the U.S. pivot to Asia.
5 Ways Europe Can Help the US Pivot
What Crimea Teaches Central Asia
May 27, 2014
What Crimea Teaches Central Asia
The lessons from Russia’s actions in Ukraine in recent months are disturbing for Central Asia.
What Crimea Teaches Central Asia
Confronting Moscow With the Help of Beijing
May 25, 2014
Confronting Moscow With the Help of Beijing
The West should exploit China-Russia asymmetries to avert an East-West confrontation.
Confronting Moscow With the Help of Beijing
Russia Expands Naval Presence in Crimea
May 15, 2014
Russia Expands Naval Presence in Crimea
Russia’s Navy chief has announced that Russia will expand its presence in the disputed region of Crimea.
Russia Expands Naval Presence in Crimea
No, Crimea Is Not a “Model” for Aggression in Asia
May 08, 2014
No, Crimea Is Not a “Model” for Aggression in Asia
There is little evidence that China (or anyone else) views Russian aggression as a model for action in Asia.
No, Crimea Is Not a “Model” for Aggression in Asia
Don’t Contain Russia, Push It East
May 06, 2014
Don’t Contain Russia, Push It East
Instead of containment, the US should block Russia's ambitions in Europe while encouraging them in Asia.
Don’t Contain Russia, Push It East
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
April 29, 2014
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Obama administration should use the Ukraine crisis to get Trade Promotion Authority from Congress.
Ukraine and the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
April 16, 2014
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
If America takes a more global, strategic view, it can make lemonade out of the sour Ukrainian lemon.
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
Russian Capital Flight Could Nearly Double in 2014
April 10, 2014
Russian Capital Flight Could Nearly Double in 2014
As a result of Western sanctions over its annexation of Crimea, Russia will see a massive increase in capital flight.
Russian Capital Flight Could Nearly Double in 2014
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis
April 10, 2014
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis
Russia's annexation of Crimea could embolden China to intervene in Southeast Asia and Russia's Far East.
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis
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