Europe

Why the IPO of this Russian company in London could be a big deal

May 25, 2017

CNBC25 May 2017

By Dr. Ariel Cohen

Brexit may not be catastrophic for the London Stock Exchange, despite naysayers' dire prophecies.En+ Group, an integrated hydro power and aluminum producer owned by the Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, is mulling an initial public offering in London this summer to raise as much as $2 billion. This would be Russia's biggest public share offering for almost five years and the first Russian IPO in London since 2014.

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Trump’s first 100 days: the foreign policy report card

May 8, 2017

The Huffington Post By Ariel Cohen

May 8, 2017

  • Many in Washington feared Trump would sell out to Russia. That never happened.
  • Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are in place.
  • Syria was hit with 59 Tomahawk missiles.
  • Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
  • To quote Nikki Haley, “There’s a new sheriff in town.”

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Dr. Cohen on BBC World News commenting on the meeting between President Trump and Chancellor Angela Merkel

March 20, 2017

BBC March 20, 2017

Trump and Merkel Cannot Afford to Fail

March 15, 2017

The Atlantic Council

Ariel Cohen

March 15, 2017

The massive snowstorm that postponed German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House is symbolic of the chill in US-German relations. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized Merkel’s open borders policy, which has brought over 1,250,000 refugees to Germany since 2015. Merkel has responded with a strong defense of freedom of movement and refugee rights.

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Dr. Cohen Speaks on US-Ukrainian Relations

March 7, 2017

Усi Медиаформати

07/03/2017

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Interview: The Importance of Azerbaijan for Russia and the USA

February 20, 2017

СВСЗнаковая Встреча в Баку В связи со встречей руководителей генштабов США и России международные эксперты отмечают все более возрастающую роль Азербайджана, как важного и надежного партнера. И не случайно, именно Баку стал площадкой для столь долгожданной и значимой речи.

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Ariel Cohen Featured on Rubaltic News

January 25, 2017

Rubaltic.ruАриэль Коэн: большая часть бронетехники будет отозвана из Прибалтики после маневров Ariel Cohen January 25, 2017 Большая часть военной техники и контингента, переброска которых в страны Восточной Европы и Прибалтику стартовала в начале января, вернутся на свои базы после маневров. Такую точку зрения высказал политолог, член совета по международным отношениям США Ариэль Коэн, передает телеканал «Россия 24».

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Dr. Cohen's Comments on Baltic Region in Kaliningrad

January 25, 2017

Regnum January 25, 2017 "Мы можем ожидать переориентацию прибалтийских элит", 25 января 2017, 10:47 — REGNUM  С победой Дональда Трампа переориентация элит Прибалтики может иметь место, если эти элиты почувствуют, что ни США, ни ЕС — прежде всего, Германия — особенно их не поддерживают.

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Dr. Cohen's Comments on NATO, Baltics, and WWIII

January 25, 2017

Komsolmolskaya Pravda"Американский политолог: Батальоны НАТО в Прибалтике – это ловушка"By Aleksei DenisenkovJanuary 25, 2017 Название дискуссии, которая прошла накануне в БФУ имени Канта, звучала угрожающе: «Россия и НАТО у красной черты. Почему на Западе считают, что Третья мировая война начнется в Прибалтике».

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Dr. Cohen on NATO's Withdrawal from the Baltics

January 24, 2017

24 Vesti Kaliningrad"Большая часть военных НАТО вернётся из Прибалтики и Польши обратно на свои базы"

January 24, 2017

Dr. Cohen's Comments on Israel's Ties with Russia

December 22, 2016

AlgemeinerScorned by Obama, Israel Forged Ties With Russia, Expert Says

December 22, 2016

By Rafael Medof

‍According to a leading expert on the Middle East, Russia and international security, Israel’s tense relationship with the United States over the last eight years compelled it to forge valuable ties elsewhere, including, crucially, with the former Soviet Union.

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Dr. Cohen Commenting on Tillerson

December 15, 2016

Forbes

Exxon's Sanctioned Russian Oil Deal Threatens Rex Tillerson As Trump's Secretary Of State

Kenneth Rapoza

December 15, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump wants him. But many Russia-phobic Republicans rind arguably not a single Democratic in the Senate will vote for Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.Tillerson announced his retirement Wednesday as CEO of Exxon after 41 years at the oil giant following Trump's nominating him to replace John Kerry at the State Department.

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Dr. Cohen Commenting on Trump Administration Removing Sanctions

December 13, 2016

TV RainСамый удобный кандидат для России: снимет ли новый госсекретарь США санкции

13/12/2016

Dr. Cohen's Comments on Tillerson Nomination

December 13, 2016

РБК"Бизнес-подход к дипломатии: почему Трамп выбрал Тиллерсона"

13/12/16

Александр Ратников, Тимофей Дзядко, Людмила Подобедова Руководитель ExxonMobil Рекс Тиллерсон выбран Дональдом Трампом на пост госсекретаря за сильные навыки в бизнесе и опыт работы в России. Партнеры Тиллерсона в Москве знают его как прагматика и надеются на улучшение отношений.Избранный президент США Дональд Трамп после нескольких недель собеседований выбрал кандидата на пост госсекретаря.

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Beyond the Trump-Putin Warmth, Tough Decisions Lurk

December 6, 2016

Financial Times

December 6, 2016

By Dr. Ariel Cohen

The mood is festive in the Russian capital, and expectations are high that Donald Trump’s elections may turn a new page in the difficult relationship between Moscow and Washington.The death spiral of US-Russian ties stretches back through the Barack Obama years to George W. Bush’s second term, when Russia invaded neighboring Georgia.

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Dr. Cohen Discussing Trump's Foreign Policy

December 4, 2016

Dr. Cohen discussing Trump’s foreign policy onSolovyev talk show on Rossiya 1 TV channel in Russia

Why Russia Will Remain the Centerpiece of US Foreign Policy After the Elections

October 28, 2016

Huffington Post

October 28, 2016

By Ariel Cohen

With the final stretch of the U.S. presidential elections upon us, Russia’s challenge in Syria has rapidly developed into a centerpiece of the foreign policy debate. The candidates need to formulate a clear vision of how to deal with Moscow.Russian President Vladimir Putin has played a weak hand impressively.

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Dr. Cohen on Sky News Arabic discussing Russia

October 27, 2016

Dr. Cohen on Sky Arabic discussing Russia in the Middle East,Russia/Syria, Russia/Turkey, Russia/US etc.

Sky News Arabic

October 27, 2016

Dr. Cohen on CNN

October 26, 2016

CNN

October 26, 2016

Dr. Cohen discussing Russian warships' withdrawal of refueling request.

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The breathtaking Russian problem that awaits our next president

October 25, 2016

Fox News Opinion

October 25, 2016

By Dr. Ariel Cohen

With the final stretch of the presidential elections upon us, Russia’s challenge in Syria is a centerpiece of the foreign policy debate. The candidates need to formulate a clear vision of how to deal with Moscow.President Vladimir Putin has played a weak hand impressively.

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Georgian Dream Meets Reality: The Coalition's First Term and Future Reform

October 14, 2016

Ariel Cohen, Ph.D., and Ivan Benovic

October 2016

Executive Summary

Concluding its first four years in power, the Georgian Dream coalition government has reformed and changed many aspects of Georgia’s public life. The coalition has not only continued along the path toward reforms initiated by Mikheil Saakashvili’s.

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Ariel Cohen on oil prices past OPEC decision on Russia's RIA Novosti

September 30, 2016

Ariel Cohen on oil prices past OPEC decision on Russia's RIA NovostiRIA Novosti

September 30, 2016

БАКУ, 30 сен — РИА Новости, Вугар Гасанов. Успехи ОПЕК в поддержке цен на нефть будут сведены на нет, как только квоты добычи начнут нарушаться участниками картеля, заявил РИА Новости ведущий эксперт Атлантического совета, директор Центра энергетики, природных ресурсов и геополитики (Вашингтон) Ариэль Коэн (Ariel Cohen).

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Dr. Ariel Cohen on CNN Newsroom Live discussing the ongoing conflict in Ukraine

August 12, 2016

Dr. Ariel Cohen on CNN Newsroom Live discussing the ongoing conflict in Ukraine

CNN International (US) - U.S. Cable

08/12/2016

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NATO Should Stand Up Black Sea Command Before It’s Too Late

July 5, 2016

Atlantic Council

July 5, 2016

By Ariel Cohen

At its summit in Warsaw on July 8 and 9, NATO should take urgent steps to protect its allies and partners on its southeastern flank. Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey, as well as Ukraine and Georgia, are all under severe pressure from Russia and require NATO assistance.Stephen Blank has urged NATO to pay more attention to the Black Sea at the Warsaw Summit, and he is correct.

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Cohen: Lieberman’s appointment as Israel’s defense minister to ensure successful co-op between defense establishments of Israel, Azerbaijan

May 21, 2016

Trend21

May 2016

By Elmira Tariverdiyeva

The Israeli Defense Minister nominee Avigdor Lieberman is no stranger to Azerbaijan, Ariel Cohen, PhD, a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and director of the Center for Energy, Natural Resources and Geopolitics at the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security, told Trend May 21."A Moldovan-born Russian speaker, he is popular in Baku and other capitals of their former Soviet Union - a region he understands well," said Cohen.

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