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Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
April 08, 2014
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Estonia would be the perfect battlefield for Russia and Putin to continue the war they began with Georgia in 2008.
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Russian Military Spending Soars
April 08, 2014
Russian Military Spending Soars
Russia’s defense spending will increase by 18% in 2014, and another 33% over the next two years.
Russian Military Spending Soars
Sorry, China Isn’t Winning in Ukraine
April 03, 2014
Sorry, China Isn’t Winning in Ukraine
The argument that the Ukraine crisis presents a huge opportunity for Beijing is critically flawed.
Sorry, China Isn’t Winning in Ukraine
Taiwan’s Fight for Democracy
April 01, 2014
Taiwan’s Fight for Democracy
The international community should support those seeking to preserve the democratic pillar of due process.
Taiwan’s Fight for Democracy
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
April 01, 2014
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
Russia’s big move shows both the limits and importance of diplomacy in territorial disputes.
Crimea and South China Sea Diplomacy
Undermine Russia From Within
April 01, 2014
Undermine Russia From Within
Turning Russian public opinion against Vladimir Putin should be the goal. Here's how to do it.
Undermine Russia From Within
Why Did BRICS Back Russia on Crimea?
March 31, 2014
Why Did BRICS Back Russia on Crimea?
The BRICS's support for Russia shows the Western-dominated post-Cold War order is eroding.
Why Did BRICS Back Russia on Crimea?
Wealthy Chinese Snatch Up US Investor Visas
March 28, 2014
Wealthy Chinese Snatch Up US Investor Visas
Plus, the Taiwan protests, Japan and China trade barbs over Crimea, and a mixed week for China's internet censors.
Wealthy Chinese Snatch Up US Investor Visas
Why Russia Yearns for Empire
March 28, 2014
Why Russia Yearns for Empire
A primal instinct was behind Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and its one shared by other powers.
Why Russia Yearns for Empire
Crimea: Ideals and Reality, Glory and Dreams
March 28, 2014
Crimea: Ideals and Reality, Glory and Dreams
The Crimea incident reflects Putin's domestic aspirations; China is well advised to stay neutral.
Crimea: Ideals and Reality, Glory and Dreams
A Lesson From Ukraine: Balance Threats Internally
March 27, 2014
A Lesson From Ukraine: Balance Threats Internally
Russia's invasion of Crimea and Ukraine's lack of preparedness holds some important lessons for other states.
A Lesson From Ukraine: Balance Threats Internally
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
March 26, 2014
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, is on a tour of Japan, India, South Korea and Vietnam.
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Obama, Xi Meet at Nuclear Security Summit
March 25, 2014
Obama, Xi Meet at Nuclear Security Summit
The leaders discussed North Korea, cybersecurity, maritime disputes, and Crimea - but not nuclear security.
Obama, Xi Meet at Nuclear Security Summit
Six Questions About Russia, Crimea, and Ukraine
March 24, 2014
Six Questions About Russia, Crimea, and Ukraine
Larisa Smirnova speaks on Russian foreign policy, Ukraine, Crimea, Sino-Russian relations, and more.
Six Questions About Russia, Crimea, and Ukraine
Interpreting Putin’s Decision
March 23, 2014
Interpreting Putin’s Decision
From Western weakness to its Eurasian Union project, a look at the factors that drove the annexation of Crimea.
Interpreting Putin’s Decision
Taiwan Protesters Issue Ultimatum
March 21, 2014
Taiwan Protesters Issue Ultimatum
Plus, the UN looks at China's human rights, Chinese netizens talk Crimea, and Michelle Obama in China. China links.
Taiwan Protesters Issue Ultimatum
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