- ReportJan 29, 2015
Ukraine’s crisis has continued escalating since former president Viktor Yanukovych announced his decision to cancel the planned signing of an association agreement with the European Union in November 2013. Over the subsequent 15 months, what began as a debate over a relatively arcane trade deal descended into revolution, a Russian invasion, and a civil war in eastern Ukraine.
- ReportJan 28, 2015
Against the backdrop of a global youth unemployment crisis and within a broader set of questions and approaches to youth economic inclusion, this issues paper seeks to illuminate complex dynamics and key considerations in preparing the world’s young workers, and in doing so provide a framework to inform and influence further investigation and assessment of promising practice and policy.
- ReportBy Alexander ThurstonJan 26, 2015
The national elections in Nigeria, scheduled for February 2015, come at a critical point in the country’s history. The vote carries high stakes for governance, security, and the economy and will have ramifications for Africa as a whole.
- ReportJan 26, 2015
The Burke Chair circulated a report in early January on Transition in Afghanistan. We have since received extensive comments and the revised edition is being circulated in final draft form before becoming a CSIS E-book.
- ReportBy Scott Miller, Gregory N. HicksJan 21, 2015
Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) is a provision in Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) and other international investment agreements that allows investors to enter arbitration with states over treaty breaches.
- ReportJan 21, 2015
Elections have always been high-stakes affairs in Nigeria but the buildup to the 2015 elections has been accompanied by unprecedented levels of tension and anxiety.
- Issues and Insights Vol. 15, No. 1 - Trilateral Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Expectations and LimitationsReportBy Brad Glosserman, Julia Cunico, John K. Warden, and the Pacific Forum CSIS Young LeadersJan 20, 2015
The US-Japan and US-ROK alliances are, and for decades have been, a cornerstone of Asia-Pacific security, helping to maintain regional stability while allowing Japan and Korea to focus on economic development. A key part of the US relationship with each country is extended deterrence.
- ReportJan 14, 2015
While the United States, United Kingdom, and France often meet bilaterally with one another, they rarely meet in a trilateral forum, officially or unofficially, to discuss nuclear issues.
- ReportBy Gregory Sanders, David J. Berteau, T.J. Cipoletti, Meaghan Doherty, and Abby FanloJan 6, 2015
A key determinant for European defense capabilities is the European defense market, which consists of three main elements: national defense budgets, the European defense acquisition regulatory environment, and the European defense and security industrial base.
- ReportBy Stephanie Sanok Kostro, Rhys McCormickJan 5, 2015
This report focuses on the institutional foundations that enable—or, at times, hinder—federated approaches to defense.