Carnegie Corporation of New York, in partnership with Harvard University’s Belfer Center, launches Russia Matters, a new website that seeks to inform the debate on Russia in the United States with data-driven analyses and facts.
Padraic Kenney's Presidential Address at the 48th Annual ASEEES Convention discusses recent global changes and the question of: how do we put forward a regional approach in an era at once global and anti-global?
Harley Balzer of Georgetown University discusses lessons learned from a quarter-century perspective of the "Transition to Communism", focusing largely on the lesson that China's surprising success challenges many assumptions and presents a stunning contrast to Russia.
David Ost describes the rise of the new right-wing parties in power in Hungary and Poland. The nationalistic parties defy political correctness and "liberal" democracy and actively attack the institutions that protect the pluralism of democracy.