At a time of geopolitical uncertainty across Eurasia, Kazakhstan is undergoing a political economic evolution. The country’s transition away from authoritarianism is a unique case of a former Soviet state trying to balance between the conflicting imperatives of maintaining continuity and meeting demands for change. Ours and ITIC’s conversation on the outcome of Kazakhstan’s democratization experiment and its implications for Central Asia, Russia, and China.
The Russian private military group Wagner’s past behavior in Africa has exploited resources and created violence in the name of profit. The group is likely to serve as a model for Russia’s foreign policy activities on the continent.
Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Ukraine: Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Policy Options for Ukraine, the United States, and the International Community
Calvin Wilder and Aram Shabanian explore the late August's clashes between the SDF and Arab tribes in Eastern Syria