Russia and Eurasia
Russia and Eurasia
- Critical QuestionsBy Kathleen H. Hicks, Ernest Z. Bower, Heather A. Conley, Jennifer G. Cooke, Andrew C. Kuchins, Carl Meacham, Richard M. RossowApr 8, 2014
In December 2013, the Pew Research Center released data suggesting that Americans’ views of U.S. power and prestige abroad had reached a 40-year low.
- ReportBy Judyth TwiggMar 31, 2014
The current turmoil in Ukraine and near-certain resulting isolation of Russia could carry devastating implications for U.S.-Russia collaboration in the health sector. While government-to-government ties may suffer, however, it is important to keep other channels of communication and assistance open. Especially after the fall 2012 departure of the U.S.
- CommentaryBy Bonnie S. Glaser, Ely RatnerMar 26, 2014
With the world watching Ukraine with wary eyes, the U.S. Navy’s lead admiral in the Pacific suggested Asia could face a similar crisis if the continent’s other major power continues on its current path.
- Critical QuestionsBy Carl MeachamMar 25, 2014
With global attention focused on Russian moves in the Crimean peninsula—and, at this moment, just across the eastern Ukrainian border—it may seem difficult, at times, to set these developments in the broader context.
- The Geopolitical Realities of the Ukraine Crises, the Limits of U.S. Energy Assistance, and the Need to Tone down the RhetoricCommentaryBy Frank A. Verrastro, Charles K. EbingerMar 21, 2014
Over the weekend, the crisis in Ukraine took a more ominous turn with the referendum in Crimea rejoining the peninsula with Russia while Russian troops amassed on the country’s eastern border. In addition, the United States and European Union’s imposition of what is forecasted to be the first salvo of economic sanctions was launched.
- NewsletterMar 21, 2014
This month's edition of the International Security Program's electronic publication includes:
From the Director's Chair
By Kath Hicks
What Exactly is the "Budget"? A Short Explanation of the Federal Budget Process
By David Berteau
- CommentaryMar 5, 2014
Last week, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin turned a three-month long, mainly domestic political crisis in Ukraine, which appeared headed to resolution, into a full-blown international crisis.
- Critical QuestionsFeb 24, 2014
Q1: Is this a new Cold War?
- CommentaryJan 30, 2014
With the casualties mounting in the long-running protests against the government of President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine is approaching a tipping point.
- ReportJan 23, 2014
On February 7, 2014, the 22nd Winter Olympic Games will open in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi. Because these games will be the first Olympics hosted by Russia since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, they will be more than a mere athletic competition— they possess a singular symbolic character, important to Russia and particularly to Russian president Vladimir Putin.