Russia Falls in a Syrian Trap

Russia Falls in a Syrian Trap

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 30 October 2018 Russia Falls in a Syrian Trap Three years past the military operation in Syria, Russia managed to achieve its goal, saving the regime of its ally, President Bashar al-Assad. Nonetheless, it failed to restore control over the...
Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 14 September 2018 Caspian Summit: Consequences for the Region Five Caspian states – Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan – have adopted a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea. The deal officially ended a 22-year-old...
Putin Tempts Europe with a New “reset” Policy

Putin Tempts Europe with a New “reset” Policy

SPECIAL REPORTS Date: 3 July 2018 Putin Tempts Europe with a New “reset” Policy Thanks to such moves as simulating reforms in the country and promising his Western partners to improve diplomatic relations, Vladimir Putin clearly wants to gain time as he has currently...
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