Monthly Archives: February 2013

Brookings: David Cameron’s European Spa

Brookings: David Cameron’s European Spaghetti Bowl – British Prime Minister David Cameron’s “Europe” speech, delivered on January 23, was powerful, polished, contained a bold vision, and offered good arguments. In particular, he got three things right. But translating those arguments into institutional reality will be a nearly impossible challenge. First, Cameron is correct to emphasize the urgent need for a renewal of popular support for the European Un… http://ow.ly/2uFRWZ

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Brookings: Dealing With the Real Putin

Brookings: Dealing With the Real Putin – The Obama administration has decided it’s time to “reset the reset” with Russia. The reset was one of the administration’s first foreign policy initiatives in 2009 and certainly reduced bilateral tensions for a period. But President Obama now faces Vladimir Putin as Russia’s president instead of Dmitri Medvedev, and the entire premise of U.S.-Russia relations will have to be reviewed. After 12 years at… http://ow.ly/2uFujW

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Vladimir Putin as Statist

Brookings Institute: Vladimir Putin as Statist: Restoring the Greatness of Russia http://ow.ly/2uCDOt

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The Five Personalities of Vladimir Putin

Brookings Podcast: The Five Personalities of Vladimir Putin http://ow.ly/2uCtc1

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Baltic States feel NATO’s real protection

GPF Europe: Baltic States feel NATO‘s real protection – President Dalia Grybauskaite and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the overall implementation of NATO’s plans to defend the Baltic States, reported BC the presidential press service. http://ow.ly/2uC07u

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