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ForewordTuesday, August 9, 2022
Following the violent dissolution of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, there had been a shared sense of hope for a more peaceful future for the European continent. Unfortunately, this comfortability disappeared after Russian President Vladimir...
Win or Lose, Russian Isolation from the West Will DeepenWin or Lose, Russian Isolation from the West Will DeepenMonday, August 8, 2022
The best-laid plans, as the poet puts it, often go awry. The law of unintended consequences has impacted strongly upon President Putin’s policies. His concern, probably shared with many Russians, with NATO expanding eastwards has come to pass...
Russia's War in Ukraine and Russia's War in Ukraine and "Geopolitical Europe"Monday, August 8, 2022
The war of aggression that Russia is launching against Ukraine has several repercussions, some of whom will only be made clear over time.[1] Others are already visible to the naked eye, affecting different powers in different ways.  The...
Russia's Assault on Ukraine: Fallout From the WarRussia's Assault on Ukraine: Fallout From the WarMonday, August 8, 2022
In addition to active-duty military personnel, perhaps as many as 100,000 Ukrainian civilian have been fighting as volunteers against the invading forces of the Russian Federation. Thousands of combatants and tens of thousands of non-combatants have...
Geopolitical Consequences of the War in UkraineGeopolitical Consequences of the War in UkraineMonday, August 8, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is one of those pivotal geopolitical moments similar in magnitude to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Each of these marked a global...
Ukraine: Target RussiaUkraine: Target RussiaMonday, August 8, 2022
The critical elements of the United States’ strategy, to bear in mind, are these: One, the immediate combat in Ukraine is the climax of a crisis that began shortly after the inauguration of the Biden administration. That crisis was a...
The War in Ukraine: Will Frontiers Become Alterable by Force?The War in Ukraine: Will Frontiers Become Alterable by Force?Monday, August 8, 2022
At the end of the world war, Stalin insisted that the USSR should have two seats at the UN: one for the USSR and one for Ukraine. He meant it as a counter-balance to what he considered to be the Yankees’ faggot votes in the UN...
Imagination: A Way Forward After UkraineImagination: A Way Forward After UkraineMonday, August 8, 2022
The conflict in Ukraine took many people by surprise, including professionals in conflict resolution and peacebuilding. It became inevitable that we must reimagine how we deal with our disputes. For this reason, I would like to share three...
Geopolitics, Geography and the Ukrainian - Russian WarGeopolitics, Geography and the Ukrainian - Russian WarMonday, August 8, 2022
Geopolitical positioning of the states in the international system shape international politics. The permanence of states’ placements is a structural feature bending the distribution of power across states. Geographic positions of Russia,...
Consequences of the Russo-Ukrainian ConflictConsequences of the Russo-Ukrainian ConflictMonday, August 8, 2022
War. It is not something that Putin’s Russia has stumbled into accidentally. Neither, contrary to what some apologists are claiming, is it something that he has been provoked into by the actions of NATO, EU, US, Ukraine and so on. War is...
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