Dmitry Gorenburg
I would like to highlight a truly excellent report that came out this month on shipborne Russian international arms transfers. The Odessa Network details the network of Ukraine-based companies that are responsible for transporting the bulk of Russian and Ukrainian weapons deliveries to foreign...
Shairbek Juraev
The 2013 summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization once again revealed the member-states do a better job at developing a common rhetoric on international politics than agreeing amongst themelsves on concrete development-oriented initiatives. The thirteenth summit of the SCO, hosted on...
Timothy Frye
Elections – even biased ones—are funny things. Going into the Moscow Mayoral election on Sunday, the conventional wisdom saw the incumbent Sergei Sobyanin easily winning a majority in the first round. Meanwhile, his main opponent, anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny languished in the high teens...
Shairbek Juraev
In a speech at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan on September 5, 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined his vision of a “Silk Road economic belt” that would further integrate Central Asia and China through expanded flows of trade and investment, and enhanced infrastructure links. Although...
Kimberly Marten
(Al Jazeera) Russia's offer to remove chemical weapons from Syria may be a win for all parties, says Barnard Professor Kimberly Marten. See the interview | © 2013 Al Jazeera America KMclipAj.jpg
PONARS Eurasia
The Katzenstein Prize recognizes an outstanding first book in International Relations, Comparative Politics, or Political Economy. The selection committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the first annual Peter Katzenstein Book Prize: Harris Mylonas of George Washington University, for his...
Kimberly Marten
(WNYC Radio) Kimberly Marten joins The Takeaway to decipher how things are going at the G-20 summit. Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off the summit with a speech that emphasized economic growth and job creation, but relations between the U.S. and Russia have been chilly due to tensions over...

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