Category: Russian politics

A Review of Kurt Volker’s “Tank Tales” by Gordon M. Hahn (Summertime Fun) A new children’s book is out written by the Trump administration’s special envoy to Ukraine and former US ambassador to NATO, Kurt Volker. His magical collection of fairy tales, titled “Tank Tales,” makes wonderful bed-time reading not just for children but also […]

The following is the English-language version of my recently published interview with Nidzhat Gadzhiev at yenicg.ru. For the Russian language version, please see: yenicag.ru/v-konechnom-itoge-eto-mozhet-zastavit-erdogana-pokinut-nato-amerikanskij-ekspert/ Relations will continue to deteriorate in the event President Trump does not veto this law. Although this is far from the central issue in the relationship, the tit-for-tat  sanctions are poisoning the […]

Смотри интервью Гордона Хана Ниджату Гаджиеву и Yenicag.ru «В конечном итоге это может заставить Эрдогана покинуть НАТО» на: yenicag.ru/v-konechnom-itoge-eto-mozhet-zastavit-erdogana-pokinut-nato-amerikanskij-ekspert/ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ About the Author – Gordon M. Hahn, Ph.D., is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies (CETIS), Akribis Group, San Jose, California, http://www.cetisresearch.org; an expert analyst at Corr Analytics, http://www.canalyt.com; a member of […]

by Gordon M. Hahn* 2003 A Mikheil Saakashvili comes to power promising to restore Georgia’s full sovereignty and territorial integrity after over a decade of a relatively stable status quo in Georgia’s ‘frozen conflicts’ with its breakaway, internationally unrecognized, but de facto independent republics of South Ossetia, Abkhazia, and Adzharia. 2004 MAY – Georgia along […]

by Gordon M. Hahn In a recent series of statements, Russian liberal politicians, activists, and intelligentsia members have criticized the Russian democratic opposition’s most popular and effective leader Aleksei Navalnyi. Russia’s democrats again have shown themselves to have mastered an uncanny inability to unite, especially ever since Vladimir Putin took the Russian presidency in 2000. […]

by Gordon M. Hahn It is perhaps ironic and at the same time just that the first meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin occurred in Germany at the G-20 summit in Hamburg. After all it is there that the Cold War began to unwind with the peaceful fall of […]