As the war in Ukraine grinds on, the notoriously troubled relationship between Georgia and Russia has, to the surprise of many, entered a new period of increased stability.
The state’s residents have been eager to be a world leader on a subnational level.
The material to make the famous children’s toy—and now highly anticipated film—contributes to greenhouse gas emissions.
China has provided a vital economic lifeline to Russia, while Ukraine has chosen a narrow diplomatic path to keep engagement with China on the table.
Podcast host Alex Gabuev is joined by Sophia Besch, a fellow at the Carnegie Europe Program, and Eric Ciaramella, a senior fellow at the Carnegie Russia and Eurasia Program, to discuss the outcomes of the NATO summit in Vilnius.
The recent public discussion in Russia on using nuclear weapons against the West was really a discussion about how Moscow can extricate itself from the difficult situation in which it finds itself—and what price it is willing to pay for a victory.
Moscow has failed to turn the grain deal to its advantage, but Türkiye has plenty of leverage to convince Russia to return to its implementation.
The breakdown of cooperation among a group of coastal states regarding the allocation of mackerel provides a cautionary tale about the limits of international collective action in response to climate change.
By imagining an attack or even an invasion, Lukashenko is increasing the risks of war coming to Belarus.
The deficiencies of Washington’s bloc-based, security-centric approach in the Middle East have long been apparent. With the rise of China and the region’s growing search for multiple partners, the need to revise this strategy has become urgent.
What’s needed to set the relationship on a better path is a new Israeli government minus its hard-line ministers—and ideally, in time, minus Netanyahu, too. Until that materializes, certainly for the Biden administration, relations are going to remain stuck on a shaky plateau.
As the Turkish president shifts his focus toward Kyiv, he is essentially testing Moscow’s new red lines. How firmly is Russia prepared to react in a situation where it is simultaneously fending off a Ukrainian counteroffensive and recovering from the Wagner mutiny?
The green-hydrogen industry is a case study in the potential—for better and worse—of our new economic era.
In Russia, last year’s exodus of Western companies and Russian entrepreneurs is creating opportunities to entrench the regime, as a wartime redistribution of assets belonging to those who left the country promises to enrich what remains of the middle class and bind it to the state.
Famous mobile payments technology like Kenya’s M-PESA has revolutionized economic development by giving people new tools to access financial resources. But other important aspects of financial inclusion are getting neglected due to the growing overreliance on digital markers of financial inclusion.
Ukrainian membership in the security alliance is the only basis for a more stable relationship with Russia.
Pipelines, ports, and cables in and around the Baltic Sea are as critical as they are vulnerable.
There appears to be a shift in African students’ higher education choices toward a variety of emerging economies and middle powers such as Türkiye, the UAE, and Malaysia, among others, beyond the former colonial powers such as Belgium, Portugal, or the U.K.
The public lacks sufficient visibility to know who might be responsible for the benefits and risks that generative AI will bring. The first step to understanding these models should be gathering basic information through a simple process of registration.
Climate change is very unlikely to undermine the complex web of facilities, bases, and operations involved in nuclear programs and their deterrence missions. But even small incidents and accidents are potentially devastating.