September 02, 2014

Hot Topics: Ukraine Ukraine, the country that cries wolf?

Ukraine, the country that cries wolf?

The ongoing controversy about the direct involvement of the Russian army in any hostilities in Ukraine – usually framed in the context of “aggression” and “invasion” – is alarming. It only aggravates the crisis and destroys any fragile hopes for peace

Hot Topics: ISIS Will Obama's strategy of leading from behind work with ISIS?

Will Obama's strategy of leading from behind work with ISIS?

The scale of the ISIS threat in the Middle East is unprecedented. But is the Obama administration up to the task of dealing with it?

Hot Topics: ISIS Will the ISIS alarm clock wake up Moscow and Washington?

Will the ISIS alarm clock wake up Moscow and Washington?

Regardless of warnings issued by some experts about the increasing threat from ISIS for both Russia and the U.S., neither Washington nor Moscow seems ready to end their confrontation over Ukraine in order to team up and fight against ISIS

Hot Topics: ISIS The rise of 'whataboutism' in Russian media after Ferguson

The rise of 'whataboutism' in Russian media after Ferguson

Weekly media roundup: The focus of the Russian media this week has been on the riots in Ferguson, the execution of an American journalist by ISIS, and the closing of several McDonald's in the center of Moscow

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