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Georgia: Europe’s Trump Card to the Black Sea

To put it quite simply, even though it's a small state by the ever traditional definitions from both the qualitative and the quantitative perspectives,...
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The Story of the Upcoming French Election 2022

The French presidential elections which are scheduled for April 2022, are less than a year away. While incumbent President Emmanuel Macron is the front-runner,...
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Deconstructing Recent Jihadi Attacks in Europe

The last couple of months have seen jihadist attacks in France and Austria, generating considerable news coverage and bringing the issue of terrorism back...
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Bosnia and the Dayton (Dis)agreement: 25 Years Later

The Dayton Peace Agreement, which stopped a bloody three-way civil war in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1995) between Muslim Bosniaks, Catholic Croats and Orthodox Serbs,...
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Brexit Will Not Impact Free Trade, But Free Movement of People

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that Britain has taken back control of its laws, borders, and fishing waters, after the UK and European...
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Montenegro’s Elections: Great Serbia, Third Time the Charm?

After the Aug. 30 elections, Montenegro’s Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) lost power for the first time since 1991. The new government, satirically called “apostolic”...
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Geopolitical Ramifications of US Sanctions on Turkey

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Turkey on Dec. 14, 2020, under section 231 of the Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for the...
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UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement and Its Economic and Strategic Implications

The United Kingdom and Japan signed a trade agreement in October 2020. The deal is significant, because it was the first such agreement UK...
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Nagorno-Karabakh Ceasefire Agreement: Implications for Caucasus Region

The six-week-long war in Caucasus region ended on Nov.10, 2020 at midnight Moscow time. The peace deal was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin,...

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