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Estonia’s D5 Presidency


January 11, 2016 · Tamari Ramishvili

Estonia hosted the second annual Digital 5 Summit in November 2015. Established in 2014 by the UK, the Digital 5 is a network of ...

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Baltic Nations and the Continuing EU Refugee Crisis


January 4, 2016 · Tamari Ramishvili

More than a million migrants and refugees escaped to Europe in 2015, creating divisions between the European Union member states over how to best ...

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On the execution of Saudi Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr


January 2, 2016 · Joseph Braude

In the Arab world as well as the West, the discussion of yesterday’s execution of Saudi Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr has been strident: Sunni ...

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China’s “One Belt, One Road” to Where?


December 29, 2015 · Felix K. Chang

During visits to Central and Southeast Asia in 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled Beijing’s aspiration to create what it called the Silk Road ...

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Latvia Is Changing the Wheel on Its Bike—Not Buying a New One


December 17, 2015 · Eriks Selga

On December 7, Laimdota Straujuma, the Prime Minister of Latvia, resigned. Although her resignation came into effect immediately, she will continue to lead the three-party ...

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