Post Tagged with: "Crimea"

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Everyday Life after Annexation: The Autonomous Republic of Crimea

A new order is solidifying in Crimea that celebrates the reunion with Russia, even as the rights and the wellbeing of the indigenous people are eclipsed.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 3

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 3

It may seem trivial to state that the west helped cause, rather than did cause, the crisis in Ukraine but from a theoretical point of view, this distinction is essential.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 2

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 2

The Ukrainian crisis represents a dangerous and unpredictable situation generated by several actors. Attributing blame, as Mearsheimer does, does not promote dialogue.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 1

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 1

Because Russia cares too much and Europe cares too little for Ukraine, a state’s sovereignty is shattered, its people divided, and its future is now uncertain.

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Interview – Tanisha Fazal

Dr. Fazal discusses her research on state death, breakthroughs in the study of civil war initiation and termination, and changing norms of humanitarian intervention.

Ukraine’s Future and Putin’s Eurasian Past

Ukraine’s Future and Putin’s Eurasian Past

Ukraine’s future depends as much on the US, NATO, and EU as on the strength of the interim government in terms of its ability to deter Russian aggression.

Can Small Nations Still Feel Secure after the Annexation of Crimea?

Can Small Nations Still Feel Secure after the Annexation of Crimea?

In order to restore security of small states, it should be made clear that geopolitical thinking and behind-the-back deal-making is not a norm in international relations.

Crimea: Putin’s Big Mistake

Crimea: Putin’s Big Mistake

President Obama may be naïve, and Putin may be a tough guy who knows both the West’s weaknesses, but Putin has made a serious mistake in seizing the Crimea.

Practical and Impractical Knowledge about the Conflict in Ukraine

Practical and Impractical Knowledge about the Conflict in Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine suggests that our knowledge of conflicts needs to be informed by the way in which conflict behavior changes the conflict setting.

Referendum at Gun Point and the Crisis in Ukraine: Beyond the Propaganda

Referendum at Gun Point and the Crisis in Ukraine: Beyond the Propaganda

The situation affecting Ukraine is the worst geopolitical crisis Europe has witnessed since the end of the Cold War. It represents a serious threat to European security

Ukraine or Malorossia?

Ukraine or Malorossia?

What will it take for Vladimir Putin to come to terms with the fact that Ukraine is an independent country and not Malorossia, or ‘little Russia’?

What the Crimean Crisis Reveals About the Tensions in American Foreign Policy

What the Crimean Crisis Reveals About the Tensions in American Foreign Policy

The Crimean Crisis has exposed the growing distance in opinions on US foreign policy between an aggressive elite and weary public. A serious backlash is possible.

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