• Adelphi Books

    Chapter Two: Contestation entrenched

    14 December 2016. 

    The Cold Peace began to unravel after the ‘colour revolutions’ of 2003–05. In 2004 came the ‘big bang’ enlargement of Euro-Atlantic institutions, and a few years later the five-day war between Russia and Georgia, after which the EU began to play a more active role in post-Soviet Eurasia.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Three: Breaking point

    14 December 2016. 

    This chapter covers the Ukraine crisis itself: the election of Viktor Yanukovych; the developments that led to the Maidan Revolution; the fall of Yanukovych’s government; the occupation and annexation of the Crimean peninsula; the intensification of conflict in eastern Ukraine; and international attempts to resolve the situation.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Four: The negative-sum game and how to move past it

    14 December 2016. 

    The Ukraine crisis has yielded a ruinous outcome in which all parties are worse off, and international security has declined. In this final chapter, the authors consider ways in which the major players might move past this negative-sum game.

  • Politics and Strategy

    Erik Jones: Italy’s Invisible Referendum Market Shock

    05 December 2016.  The Italian electorate delivered a stunning blow to PM Matteo Renzi and his government in the referendum held on 4 December. Yet the markets most likely to be surprised by this dramatic turn of events simply shrugged the matter off. The euro lost just over one cent against the dollar in early morning trading only to return to pre-referendum levels within hours. The Italian stock market recovered even faster. If there...

  • Survival

    America, Europe and the Necessary Geopolitics of Trade

    21 November 2016. 

    Trade is not dead, but it does need some basic rethinking. Negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership offer an opportunity to do so.

  • Survival

    Britain’s Dangerous New Politics

    21 November 2016. 

    The challenges of negotiating Brexit are daunting. As such, it does not bode well that Britain’s post-referendum politics have been so bitter, polarised and volatile.

  • Military Balance Blog

    Latvia deployment marks shift in Canada’s security and defence posture

    18 November 2016.  Despite lacking the military or financial punch of some other NATO members, Canada has announced its largest deployment of sustained military force to Europe in more than a decade, in support of the Alliance's enhanced forward presence on its eastern borders. As Ian Keddie explains, it is part of a broader strategy for Canada to act as a key bulwark against new forces driving shifts in the world order.

  • EU Non Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

    Keynote Speech: Q&A

    04 November 2016. 

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016
    Keynote Speech and Introductory Remarks
    Q&A

  • EU Non Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

    Special Sessions

    03 November 2016. 

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016
    Simultaneous Special Sessions

  • EU Non Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

    Introduction and Keynote Address

    03 November 2016. 

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2016
    Keynote Speech and Introductory Remarks
    Jacek Bylica, Principal Adviser and Special Envoy for Non-proliferation and Disarmament, EEAS
    Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (via video)
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Director, Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme, IISS; Executive Director, IISS–Americas; Co-Founder, EU Non-Proliferation Consortium
    Kim Won-soo, Under Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, UN

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