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March 24, 2014

Global
Crimea, China, and the Challenges of Risk Management

In the first session of CFR's symposium on Risk and Strategy for the Changing World, CFR President Richard N. Haass and Lawrence Freedman of King's College London discuss the changing perceptions of …

March 24, 2014

Global
Crimea, China, and the Challenges of Risk Management

In the opening session of CFR's Risk and Strategy for the Changing World symposium, CFR President Richard N. Haass and Lawrence D. Freedman of King's College London discuss the changing perceptions o…

March 17, 2014

International Law
Crimea referendum Crimea: Stop Citing International Law and Start Condemning Russian Expansionism

Yesterday, Russian president Vladimir Putin pulled off a rigged referendum in which an overwhelming majority of Crimean voters chose union with the Russian Federation. But his victory is far from com…

May 30, 2017

International Organizations
G7 leaders meet in Sicily The Group of Seven (G7)

The G7 serves as a forum for highly industrialized democracies to coordinate economic, security, and energy policy, but the new U.S. administration has stirred questions about the group’s cohesion an…

May 15, 2017

NATO
NATO_6.jpg The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

Russian aggression in Ukraine has breathed new life into the Cold War-era security alliance, prompting allies to reinforce defenses in Eastern Europe and expand cooperation with nonmembers.

March 14, 2014

A soldier posted in the Crimean town of Balaclava is seen in front of a Russian flag. (Baz Ratner/ Courtesy Reuters) The World Next Week: Crimea Votes on Secession, Iranians Celebrate Nowruz, Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny Visits the United States

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the referendum in Crimea, Persian New Year and the next round of nuclear talks with Iran, and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s visit to the …

March 7, 2014

Pro-Russian demonstrators rally in the Crimean town of Yevpatoria. (Mark Levin/Courtesy Reuters) The World Next Week: Crimea Standoff Continues, Tibetans Commemorate Uprising Day, and the World Wide Web Turns Twenty-Five

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed Russia’s intervention in Crimea, Tibetan Uprising Day, and the World Wide Web’s twenty-fifth birthday. [audio: http://www.cfr.org/conte…

March 6, 2017

Russia
BP03062017 Vladimir Putin Has a Plan to Upend the Political Order of the Middle East. Spoiler Alert: It’s Working

While the United States has been consumed by domestic politics, Putin has built a bold new strategy—and carried it out.

February 21, 2017

Territorial Disputes
Renewed Conflict Over Nagorno-Karabakh

The likelihood that Armenians and Azerbaijanis will clash over Nagorno-Karabakh in the next twelve months is high. The situation remains tense following fierce fighting in April 2016 that marked the worst bloodshed since the 1994 cease-fire that established the current territorial division.

February 13, 2017

Cybersecurity
The Trump Administration Plays Right into Russia’s Information Warfare Strategy

In discussing what President Trump might do in cybersecurity, an acquaintance sent me a hyperlink to a story supporting his perspective. The link contained an article from RT, formerly known as Russi…