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Neo-Kennan Paranoia and the Hope for Russia’s Downfall

... be discarded as much for its reckless dangerousness as for its lethargic inaccuracy. In the very first paragraph of the article, the author decries what a giant threat Russia represents for its targeted interference in the 2016 American Presidential election and its alleged desire to continue such interference as America heads into 2020. While there is no doubt such attempts are indeed illegal under American law, the author does not mention the fact that every piece of evidence to date indicates ...


Iran — Heart of Regional Crossroads

... interact with the Parliament in this field. In addition, the Parliament has the right to impeach the President and ministers. As a result, the role of the Parliament in the realm of foreign policy is negative. However, there are three scenarios for the election: 1) the victory of Rouhani’s supporters; 2) the victory of Rouhani’s opponents; and 3) a balanced Parliament. Among these three only the realization of the second scenario is the least probable one, in which case the Parliament may ...


Elections in Kyrgyzstan: the Veil of Secrecy

... substitution; on the other, the loss of income from re-exporting Chinese goods and a barrage of veterinary checks for Kyrgyz agricultural products on the border with Kazakhstan have an adverse effect on the national economy. The forthcoming parliamentary elections, scheduled for October 4, 2015, as well as the results of the presidential election in 2017, should confirm the policy of integration. On October 4, 120 members will be elected to the national unicameral parliament, the Jogorku Kenesh. This ...


Neither Catastrophe nor Structural Reforms

... spin doctoring. We met with Arnaud Dubien , Director of the think tank Observo located at the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to hear about the problems related to Russia business, foreign investments in the Russian economy, the pre-election mood in France and his favorite books. The Russian media insists that foreign investments are returning to Russia. Do you think that this is true? The answer is not that easy. The crisis is still present, although it seems to be less dire this ...


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