March 10, 2020Saudi Arabia
It’s happened several times before: geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and Russia have led to a dramatic drop in oil prices in years past. But the breakdown in Saudi-Russian cooperation in oi…
February 5, 2020Ukraine
Ukraine has struggled to forge an independent path, torn between Europe and the United States in the West and its long-standing ties to Russia in the East.
May 21, 2020Coronavirus
Representatives from the Council of Councils institutes discuss COVID-19 and its effects on global governance.
February 14, 2019Russia
Congress is considering a bill that could punish countries for artificially boosting oil prices. What could that mean for warming ties between Russia and Saudi Arabia?
October 4, 2017Kurds
For over a decade, U.S. efforts to promote stability across the Middle East have run afoul of many complexities. The recent independence referendum in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) territory …
March 15, 2017Cybersecurity
This post was co-written with Alex Grigsby, assistant director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program. This morning, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the indictment of four peo…