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This article is based in large part on a conference organized in April 2015 by the Kennan Institute, in partnership with, and with financial support from, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, to explore the history, effectiveness, and evolution of sanctions as a tool of American foreign policy.
William H. Hill explains how the current, Western-oriented ruling coalition in Moldova could be headed for defeat in the coming local elections on June 14 and beyond.
In continuation of our alumni interview series, we talked with former Title VIII-supported Research Scholar Edward (Ted) Holland to hear his reflections on his fellowship. Dr. Holland is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Miami University, Havighurst Center. See the discussion below on issues concerning religion and identity in some of Russia’s non-ethnic Russian republics today.
Marlene Laruelle argues that the United States should engage more in the Arctic as a means of establishing cooperation patterns with Russia after the Ukraine crisis. Furthermore, priority should be given to join projects and information sharing, and Russia should be supported in its efforts to open and securitize the Northern Sea Route.
Ambassador Fried's prepared remarks for April 16, 2015 conference titled, "Assessing U.S. Sanctions: Impact, Effectiveness, Consequences."
Matthew Rojansky and Michael Kofman examine the significance of Russian actions in Crimea and Donbas, and the implications for broader regional security.
A lot has been written about the Euromaidan in Ukraine. Many have written about their memories. Oral histories are being recorded. But what were people saying, at the time, as events were unfolding?
Jan H. Kalicki analyzes the central role energy plays in the crisis in Ukraine, and the role it will continue to play for both Ukraine and Russia.
Leonid Peisakhin reviews the causes and events of the Euromaidan with a year's perspective.
The onset of the Algerian War of Independence in November 1954 was an important development in the international history of the Cold War. Coming as it did on the heels of the end of the First Indochinese War, the Algerian conflict further emboldened national liberation forces throughout the colonial and semi-colonial world, a region of increasing importance to policymakers in Washington and Moscow. Pierre Asselin introduces documents from the Algerian National Archives on socialist bloc support for Algerian National Liberation Front.