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Russia’s Quarrel With Turkey Is Distracting—and Dangerous

The National Interest December 3, 2015 By Ariel Cohen http://nationalinterest.org/archives/by/2398 De-escalation is crucial in order to restore focus on the Syrian war itself. As the world’s leaders gathered for the COP 21 climate change summit in Paris, a more immediate and grave threat should have preoccupied their attention. Two regional powers, Russia and Turkey, have

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REPORT: Developing a Western Energy Strategy for the Black Sea Region and Beyond

Atlantic Council November 18, 2015 By Dr. Ariel Cohen In Developing a Western Energy Strategy for the Black Sea Region and Beyond, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and Global Energy Center Ariel Cohen addresses the urgent need for a European policy on Black Sea energy following Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

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A ‘Cold War 2.0’ playing out in the Middle East

Jerusalem Post November 3, 2015 By Ariel Ben Solomon Putin’s government tries to establish a security belt stretching from Iraq to the Mediterranean, expert tells the “Post.” The US is facing a “Cold War 2.0” against Russia in places such as Ukraine, the Baltic states, and Syria as President Vladimir Putin’s government tries to establish

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War in Syria: Time for America to Get Tough on Russia

The National Interest October 15, 2015 By Ariel Cohen Last week, Russia hit Syria with 26 Kalibr cruise missiles fired from its warships in the Caspian Sea. The strikes mirrored the U.S. Tomahawk missile strikes against Iraq and Afghanistan of the past decade. This is the first time Russia is using military force outside the

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«Проекции силы»: кто выиграет в Сирии

Forbes Russia September 17, 2015 By Ariel Cohen Главным источником беспокойства США остается отсутствие информации о целях России на Ближнем Востоке За что боролись, на то и напоролись. Уж очень хотел президент Барак Обама освободить Иран из «клетки» санкций и освободил. Теперь российско-иранское сотрудничество по проблеме Сирии начинает нервировать Вашингтон. Россия говорит о сотрудничестве против

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Russia from Ukraine to Syria: Helping the Cat Down the Tree

The Atlantic Council September 8, 2015 By Ariel Cohen Russia’s military involvement in Syria and Ukraine obligates the United States and its European allies to bring the Kremlin back to Earth and recognize that such adventures cannot be sustained indefinitely. Russia simply does not have the money and human resources to do so in view

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