Gabriela Marin Thornton

Gabriela Marin Thornton is an Instructional Associate Professor of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. She received both her MA and PhD from the University of Miami. She teaches classes on International Politics in Theory and Practice, the European Union, NATO and European Security, and Democratization Processes. Her research focuses on international relations, transatlantic security, the European Union and Romani issues. Presently, she is working on a book on Romani identity and political mobilization.

The Real Winner of the Ukraine Crisis Could Be China

US and European policy is pushing Russia into China’s arms. The crisis in Ukraine has plunged US-Russian relations to their lowest point since the Cold War. Crimea is now Russian territory. Although prisoners of war have been exchanged and both sides have agreed to pull back heavy weapons, the accord signed on February 12 in Minsk has failed so far to stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine.... Continue Reading

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