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“They advocate 'Eurasianism,'” Bluth writes, “an anti-West political movement that seeks to expand Russian territory to encompass the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and parts of Asia. The resulting totalitarian, Russia-led empire would confront and eventually overthrow the West, as well as the democratic and liberal ...
Most obvious, propping up the Assad regime enables Russia to maintain a foothold in the Middle East, while sending the message that popular revolts aimed at overthrowing Russian allies will not succeed. Russia's showcasing and testing of new military technology, such as high-precision rockets and ...

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces dealing with the geopolitical challenge Russia poses to the United States. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with deep ...
1973 was a transformative time in the Middle East, and its effects would ultimately reverberate in the Arctic. That year, Egypt launched a surprise ... The Northern states ultimately decided to cooperate with them—even if only to project a global image of peace and harmony. By using international forums to ...
She spoke with World Policy Journal about the Electoral Integrity Project, a six-year research study from which Norris developed the Perceptions of .... in Asia Pacific like Vietnam and Cambodia; countries in Central Asia like Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, or Afghanistan; countries like Syria in the Middle East; ...
At the moment, it's impossible to convince anyone to invest money in Arctic drilling when you have resources available in the Middle East. There's no ... I hope to see some environmental projects from Russia; its cooperation with Norway and the EU on environmental issues could have positive results.

In his new book, After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East, Brian Edwards writes how popular, cinema, literary, digital, and academic culture from .... It got to the point where my research assistant on this project said to me, “Why is it that you're so obsessed with finding Shrek?
The construction projects are so large and complex, involving a sophisticated chain of sub-contractors, that they ultimately conceal those directly ... In an interview, Jonathan Cristol, a fellow at the World Policy Institute with expertise in the politics of the Middle East, explained that this manipulation of migrant ...
Between 3,000 and 5,000 migrants, largely from East Africa and the Middle East, live in resource-scarce camps in Calais, often lacking proper shelter and medical services. Many seek to reach the U.K. by ... Katherine A. Peinhardt is a research assistant at World Policy Institute. [Photos courtesy of Phil Le ...
... and undertaking social projects involving civil society on both sides. ... in global affairs at New York University and a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute. An expert in Middle East diplomacy, he received his doctorate in ...
Matt began his career with DAI as a Project Associate focusing on the Africa region. ... were my graduate school internships at World Policy Institute Spring ... Assistant for the Middle East, United States Agency for International ...
And given the fact that Syria is such a pivotal state in the Middle East, whatever happened here, whatever side prevailed, would change things ...
Middle Eastern musicians are also well equipped. Yamaha produces different versions of an “oriental keyboard,” an electric keyboard designed ...
Our last data set, which came out in mid-2016, had 153 different countries and over 200 elections. ... We also look at things like the Varieties of Democracy Project based in Sweden, ... Azerbaijan, or Afghanistan; countries like Syria in the Middle East; or Haiti and .... Copyright © 2013 World Policy Institute.
At the time, Moscow was powerless to intervene. But as Russia once more projects power from Ukraine to the Middle East, it is also reaffirming ...
The shake-up that announcement has caused to the diplomatic community in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East could be just what the ...
She told me, “Both sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA [Middle East and North Africa] region rarely see newly independent states and yet, they ...

This was the norm throughout the Middle East, whether you were Jewish, Christian, or Muslim. Judaism is much older than Islam and so is ...
The presence of East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other ... Energy projects like the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) ...
... Journal spoke with Rachel Aspden, author of Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East.
1973 was a transformative time in the Middle East, and its effects would ... them—even if only to project a global image of peace and harmony.
1973 was a transformative time in the Middle East, and its effects would ... them—even if only to project a global image of peace and harmony.
... and undertaking social projects involving civil society on both sides. ... in global affairs at New York University and a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute. An expert in Middle East diplomacy, he received his doctorate in ...
World Policy fellow Jonathan Cristol—an expert in U.S. foreign policy, Middle East politics, and nuclear proliferation, among other areas—offers ...
And given the fact that Syria is such a pivotal state in the Middle East, whatever happened here, whatever side prevailed, would change things ...
President Donald Trump wrapped up his trip to the Middle East without any particular movement toward a peace agreement between Israel and ...
Middle Eastern musicians are also well equipped. Yamaha produces different versions of an “oriental keyboard,” an electric keyboard designed ...
Our last data set, which came out in mid-2016, had 153 different countries and over 200 elections. ... We also look at things like the Varieties of Democracy Project based in Sweden, ... Azerbaijan, or Afghanistan; countries like Syria in the Middle East; or Haiti and .... Copyright © 2013 World Policy Institute.
At the time, Moscow was powerless to intervene. But as Russia once more projects power from Ukraine to the Middle East, it is also reaffirming ...
... in Arctic drilling when you have resources available in the Middle East. ... The Nord Stream 2 twin pipeline project, for example, is a mutual ...
She told me, “Both sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA [Middle East and North Africa] region rarely see newly independent states and yet, they ...
This was the norm throughout the Middle East, whether you were Jewish, Christian, or Muslim. Judaism is much older than Islam and so is ...
The presence of East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other ... Energy projects like the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) ...
... Journal spoke with Rachel Aspden, author of Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East.
This ostentatious monument to Eastern Christianity also comes at a time when ... The project began in earnest in 2010, when the Russian state ...
... of U.S. Culture in the Middle East, Brian Edwards writes how popular, .... It got to the point where my research assistant on this project said to ...
Matt began his career with DAI as a Project Associate focusing on the Africa region. ... op-ed with the World Policy Institute and received positive feedback ... Assistant for the Middle East, United States Agency for International ...


 

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