Russia and the European balance of power
An effective European response to the dangerous challenge from Russia ought to be an old-fashioned carrot and stick policy; the former being a recognition of Russia’s role as a global power with legitimate security interests, and the latter – credible defense.
Putin’s strategic dilemmas: how Russia got itself in a bear trap in Ukraine
Russia made a strategic about turn in the international arena, through its annexation of Crimea and asymmetric aggression in eastern Ukraine. The post-Cold War setup in international relations, based on the idea of building a cooperative system of security in Europe, thus ended in 2014 – writes GIS guest expert ...