Russian revanchism and NATO enlargement threaten to all but eliminate the time-honored diplomatic practice in Europe once-and-for-all. But neutrality won’t … Continue reading NATO Enlargement, Russian Revanchism & the Struggle for Neutrality
In a recent Washington Post article, Anne Applebaum and Edward Lucas warned of the increasing danger Russian propaganda poses to … Continue reading The reason Russian propaganda works is because we’re fooling ourselves
Geographic metaphors dominate orientalist writing on the Balkans and Eastern Europe. The ‘West’ is tightly bound with notions of liberalism, … Continue reading Part 1: Moving beyond East & West on the road to ‘transition’
Friend and colleague Bradley Jardine and I take a look at the state of medical treatment and rehabilitation for severely … Continue reading Can Georgia Care for its Wounded?
As she rode to work, Anne—or “Sparkle” as she’s known to her fellow drone operators—wasn’t focused on the desert outside … Continue reading What ‘The Drone Papers’ tell us about the US Military’s expanded geographic reach
Georgia & NATO – why there is no ‘Plan B’ It’s no secret that Georgia covets NATO membership. Joining the … Continue reading Georgia & NATO – why there is no ‘Plan B’
Our friends at Muftah invited me and George Mchedlishvili on to their podcast to share our thoughts on the recent Russian provocation along South Ossetia’s administrative boundary line separating the region from Georgian controlled territory. Continue reading Muftah Podcast – ‘Georgia – trapped between NATO & Russia’