Search results for: Svante E. Cornell
Kazakhstan’s Snap election
...Kazakhstan’s decision to hold early presidential elections in April, a year ahead of time, comes at a time of turmoil for the country. Generally considered a success story of...
A Western Strategy for the South Caucasus
...The Caucasus is key to any Western efforts to shape future interactions between Europe and the Middle East, and to Western commercial and strategic interests in Eurasia. At a...
Putin’s Grand Strategy: The Eurasian Union and Its Discontents
...Bringing together a group of leading American and European experts, this is the first book-length study of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s effort to create a Eurasian Union. The book...
Looking Forward: Kazakhstan and the United States
...Notwithstanding Kazakhstan’s entrance into the Eurasian Economic Union and a growing perception of American disengagement from Central Asia, the major finding of this report is that the strategic objectives...
Foreign Policy Reset Unlikely Under President Erdogan
...Turkey’s ambitious foreign policy has turned into a train wreck. Rather than dominating the Middle East, as its leaders had hoped, Turkey is more isolated and carries less regional...
...On August 10, Turks go to the polls in an election widely expected to deliver another electoral victory for Turkey’s strongman, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. His election is...
No More Frozen Conflicts
...big mistake—one that could end up creating yet another “frozen conflict” along Russia’s periphery. The West should instead be helping the leadership in Kiev restore full sovereignty over Ukraine’s territory....
Checking Putin’s Eurasian Ambitions
Georgia and Azerbaijan can deny Moscow access to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. But they need U.S. support.
Crimea and the Lessons of Frozen Conflicts
...The Battle for Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s manipulations in Ukraine show us that the West needs to pay more attention to frozen conflicts among Russia’s neighbors....
Erdoğan’s Looming Downfall
...The year 2013 was supposed to be momentous for Turkey’s strongman, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Having established himself as the single most powerful Turkish politician since Kemal Atatürk,...