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YTN event on India’s Elections April 24, 2014 / Brussels, Belgium

On April 23, the German Marshall Fund’s (GMF) Young Transatlantic Network and the U.S Mission to the EU hosted a roundtable discussion with GMF Senior Fellow Daniel Twining on “India's Democratic Test: What is the Future for Regional and Transatlantic Relations?’’

Keynote from South Caucasus: The Dividing Lines Are Shifting April 14, 2014

In a keynote address, S. Frederick Starr explains how the events in Crimea are representative of a larger Russian tactic of seeking out geopolitical vacuums and promoting them, only to be the actor that then fills that void. He characterizes this strategy as "filling vacuums", and claimed the West, and the United States in particular, should be prepared to fill these vacuums if they are serious of halting further progress of Russia's revanchist designs

China’s Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution March 14, 2014

Biz Asia America's Philip Yin is joined by Paul Bledsoe, President of Bledsoe & Associates to discuss how successful are China's efforts to shut down factories to reduce air pollution.

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.