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Political Crisis Could Thwart Georgia’s Bid For EU Membership

Political Crisis Could Thwart Georgia’s Bid For EU Membership

Political backsliding and “deteriorating relations”…

Geopolitics / International

Turkey vs The Internet

Jul 03, 2010 at 15:02 | Robert Tait

It was meant to herald the start of an epic democratic odyssey that would see Turkey easing censorship and free-speech restrictions and result in it joining the European Union. Instead…

Egypt and The New Nuclear Diplomacy

Jul 02, 2010 at 08:19 | Frank O'Donnell

As a 4th round of UNSC Iran sanctions is passed and the NPT Review Conference is brought to a close, the emergence of new nuclear diplomacy interlocutors with distinct interests…

Britain Opens it’s Doors to Ousted Kyrgyz Leaders

Jul 02, 2010 at 08:07 | John Daly

In 1938, prior to selling out the Czechs to Hitler, Chamberlain called the Sudeten crisis “a quarrel in a far-away land between peoples of whom we know nothing.” History is…

American Teenager Killed on the Gaza Flotilla for Holding a Camera

Jul 01, 2010 at 09:36 | John Daly

The death of a US citizen at the hands of Israeli forces who conducted a lethal raid on a Gaza flotilla creates more questions than answers. Israel’s 31 May assault…

How Realistic Is a Change of US Policy Regarding Israel?

Jun 30, 2010 at 08:31 | Claude Salhani

Whoever said “it’s all about the economy, stupid,” got it only partially right. It is indeed all about the economy, or at least half of it is about the economy.…

Media Blamed for Fueling Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Jun 26, 2010 at 09:21 | David Trilling

It has come to this: under pressure from the international community for its handing of the violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, the provisional government in Bishkek is blaming the media. Officials…

Strategic Consequences Likely from Overthrow of Australian Prime Minister Rudd in Run-Up to General Elections

Jun 25, 2010 at 11:48 | Defense and Foreign Affairs

The rapidly-emerging leadership challenge to Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd resulted, in the morning of June 24, 2010, in Mr Rudd refusing to contest the challenge from Deputy Prime Minister…

Kazakhstan Setting the Pace in Caspian Naval Race

Jun 25, 2010 at 08:38 | Joshua Kucera

It may not approach the scale of the great battleship race between Britain and Germany that preceded World War I, but a naval build-up is currently and quietly taking place…

Notorious Private Military Company Blackwater up for Sale

Jun 22, 2010 at 20:14 | ISN Security Watch

Earlier this month, Xe Services, LLC, the latest re-branded name of the company that was once known as Blackwater Worldwide, announced that the company was up for sale. The announcement…

The "Stans" - Investment Opportunities and Political Pitfalls

Jun 21, 2010 at 14:23 | Claude Salhani

The former Soviet Central Asian republics are at a precarious crossroad today between accomplishing monumental progress, like Kazakhstan, and flirting with disaster and the prospects of civil war, like Kyrgyzstan.

India and China Battle over Sri Lanka

Jun 20, 2010 at 21:17 | Harsh Pant

With the LTTE out of the picture and Sri Lanka growing stronger, India struggles to maintain its relevance in the strategically crucial Indian Ocean nation. But so far, China is…

Moscow Reluctant to Act in Kyrgyzstan Crisis

Jun 19, 2010 at 09:09 | ISN Security Watch

A crisis erupts in a former Soviet state and Russia calls for a multilateral response. Is the Kyrgyz crisis the shape of things to come? Russia has long tried to…

Oil Found in the Falklands – How will this Affect UK & Argentinean Relations?

Jun 16, 2010 at 13:52 | Peter C. Glover

Two hundred million barrels of oil is a drop in the ocean compared to the reservoir that produced the voluminous gusher of BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It is…

The Israel-Turkey Rift: Is The Future of NATO At Risk?

Jun 15, 2010 at 18:05 | Claude Salhani

If anyone still harbored any doubts that there is an urgent need to resolve the Middle East crisis one needs only look at the events that unfolded two weeks ago…

Resource Starved China Looking to Capital Starved Russia

Jun 14, 2010 at 19:26 | David Caploe PhD

The Kimkan open pit mine in Siberia is a muddy square mile surrounded by birch and cedar forests so vast they seem to stretch to the ends of the earth.…

Did Turkey Declare War on Israel...and the West?

Jun 14, 2010 at 08:10 | Gregory R. Copley

Few could dispute that the Turkish Government has consciously, with great forethought through 2009 and 2010, chosen to push its relationships with Israel, the US, and — essentially — the…

United Nations Approves Economic Sanctions Against Iran

Jun 12, 2010 at 12:39 | RFE/RL staff

The United Nations Security Council approves economic sanctions aimed at punishing Iran over its suspect nuclear program by a 12-2 vote. Twelve members of the Security Council voted "yes," while…

The Vital Relationship Between China and the United States

Jun 08, 2010 at 13:13 | Open Democracy

A number of events in April-June 2010 has seemed to suggest that relations between the United States and China are back on track after a difficult period. They include Hu…

Energy Cooperation Drives a Murky Venezuela-Iran Relationship

Jun 06, 2010 at 11:27 | Southern Pulse

During the course of May 2010, Iran and Venezuela continued to pursue agreements in the areas of security, business, housing, and so-called "non-aligned country" diplomacy. Energy, however, remains the mutual…

Georgia and Moldova Shocked at the Prospect of New EU Plan

Jun 02, 2010 at 14:55 | ISN Security Watch

Officials in Moldova and Georgia are reacting with concern to speculation that the EU is poised to remove special representatives appointed to their regions. If confirmed, the change would signal…

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