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The 2014 SC2 National Network Workshop: Capstone Event and New Beginning July 22, 2014 / Cleveland, OH

In April 2014, a unique network — nearly two years in the making — convened in Cleveland, Ohio, for two high-energy days of idea exchange, discussions, and workshops at the 2014 Strong Cities Strong Communities (SC2) National Network Workshop: Partnership for Prosperity.

BRICS leaders welcome new faces July 22, 2014

On Wednesday, the BRICS leaders welcomed some new faces to the table. Leaders from nearly a dozen South American nations joined the closing meeting.

Mediterranean Strategy Group 9 July 15, 2014

From May 28-30, GMF convened its 9th Mediterranean Strategy Group meeting in Turin, Italy. The focus of the two-day meeting centered on Mediterranean energy, with a special emphasis on energy "developments East and West."

Research & Analysis Archive

The Rise and Fall of Medvedev’s European Security Treaty May 29, 2012 / Richard Weitz


The European Security Treaty’s political longevity was even shorter than that of its author, now former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Vladimir Putin has decided to push a Eurasian Union instead that would have the opposite effect of the stated purpose of the European Security Treaty. European security debates have neglected Medvedev’s treaty initiative and tried to address Russian concerns within existing structures. And current Russian diplomacy towards the Wider Europe seems designed to avert further NATO membership enlargement, constraining NATO military ties with Georgia and other former Soviet republics, and disrupting NATO’s emerging missile defense architecture.