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Reform Proves Difficult in Former Dictatorship Kazakhstan

On November 18, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Reform Proves Difficult in Former Dictatorship Kazakhstan

On October 9, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a presidential decree granting former president Nursultan Nazabayev power to veto appointees to a majority of government leadership positions (5). This decree forbade Tokayev from unilaterally appointing “cabinet ministers, heads of various security forces and regional governors.” Tokayev will still maintain control…

The Case to Delist ETA

Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) is a Basque separatist group that formed in 1959. For a half-century, ETA actively perpetrated over a hundred terror attacks across Spain and France. The ultimate political goal was that of a unified and independent Basque land that comprises the Basque region in northern Spain and…

Russia and India: An Unlikely Collaboration

On November 2, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Russia and India: An Unlikely Collaboration

Russia has a long history of cooperation and coalescence with India. Within the last three years, there has been several developments between to the countries with the goal of creating economic and defensive growth. While relations between the two countries has not always been smooth, Russia still considers India one…

To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

On October 25, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

Based on the rules Russia has proposed that oppose the Budapest Convention, the United States should continue to support the international collaboration within the Budapest Convention. The United States currently is involved in maintaining the balance between upholding its own cybersecurity laws and helping other countries uphold theirs. By keeping…

U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

By Marren Haneberg U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order An August 8 nuclear accident in Nyonska, Russia is the result of Russia’s nuclear expansion, which Russia President Vladimir Putin officially announced in March 2018. This accident, along with the INF Treaty’s collapse in February 2019, show that…