ELN Research Director Lukasz Kulesa features in USA Today.
Thomas Frear argues that western efforts to pressure Abkhazia back into union with Georgia have failed, and are instead forcing Abkhazia into the arms of Moscow. It is time to rehabilitate the policy of engagement without recognition.
The Nagorno-Karabakh war could spiral into the most significant and the most brutal conflict in wider Europe since the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia. To halt this, European governments need to elevate their engagement in the region.
ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson and Senior Consulting Fellow Sir Graham Stacey argue that managing risks of military clashes is even more essential at a time when deep political tensions are likely to remain.