New Fires in Iraq Deflect from Simmering Ukraine

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by Derek Davison While the world’s attention has largely shifted to events in Iraq following last week’s capture of Mosul by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the crisis in Ukraine continues unabated. Ukraine’s relations with Russia are… Continue Reading  

The Ukraine Crisis: A Game-Changer in the Global Energy Market?

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by Sara Vakhshouri The tension between Russia and the West, and particularly the European Union, over Crimea has once again raised questions over the security of energy supplies and the use of energy as a tool of foreign policy and… Continue Reading