In Greece, Syriza Jeopardizes Freedom of the Press

September 02, 2016

The Greek government has been taking steps that curb the country's freedom of the press. While outside media coverage of Greece this summer has focused on the migrants stranded at the gates of Europe, the far-left Syriza party continues to juggle the state’s astronomical debt and...

Petro Poroshenko: The Chocolate King and the Ukrainian Election

May 23, 2014

Can the Ukrainian presidential candidate strike a balance between Russia and the EU? With the shooting of Kharkiv Mayor Gennady Kernes and a fresh round of sanctions enforced on Russian officials, instability and violence continues to plague Ukraine’s future economic and security...

Putin’s End Game in Crimea

March 15, 2014

The Crimean referendum highlights the differences in strategy between the West and Russia. As Crimea's referendum on March 16 dawns, tensions in Simferopol begin to escalate. Russian troops, whose presence has become increasingly intimidating over the past week, have made attempts to...