Russia and Eurasia

Trump’s trials: Iran and North Korea

February 20, 2017

The Hill

Ariel Cohen

02/19/2017

As the General Michael Flynn’s political star sets amidst continued controversy, the Trump administration is facing its first foreign policy tests less than a month after the inauguration. Unsurprisingly, the two actors who are actively testing President Trump’s resolve come straight from George W. Bush’s “axis of evil”: Iran and North Korea, two of America’s most implacable adversaries.

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Dr. Cohen Comments on False Controversy over Russian Sanctions

February 3, 2017

Polizette "False Controversy Swirls Over Russian Sanctions National security experts say tweaks in Moscow policy initiated by career bureaucrats, not Trump"

By Brendan Kirby

February 3, 2017

News broke Thursday that the Treasury Department was easing sanctions on Russia’s spy agency, and President Donald Trump’s critics went bonkers.Sen.

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Dr. Cohen Quoted in Article on Trump and Putin Conversation

January 30, 2017

РБК"Новый тон: о чем и как говорили Путин и Трамп"Полина Химшиашвили01/30/17 Дональд Трамп впервые после инаугурации поговорил с Владимиром Путиным. После разговора Москва и Вашингтон заявили, что стороны настроены на улучшение отношений и на быстрый переход к практическому сотрудничествуПервый телефонный разговор Владимира Путина с Дональдом Трампом в качестве президента США состоялся 28 января, через неделю после инаугурации нового президента США.

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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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Trump's Russia Policy: Rough Draft

January 25, 2017

The Huffington Post

Trump's Russia Policy: Rough Draft

By Ariel Cohen

January 25, 2017

Now that President Donald J Trump has been sworn in, it is time to clear the air concerning Russia. It will take an effort by Congress and the intelligence community.

What Russia did during the election campaign is likely to be the subject of a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation and an intelligence community probe. The time for lessons learned and counter-measures is now.

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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 on Kazakhstan's Role in Syria

January 21, 2017

Telekanal Khabar"А.Коэн: Казахстан стал центральным игроком в процессе урегулирования ситуации в Сирии"

January 21, 2017

Dr. Cohen Featured on Echo Moskvy

January 20, 2017

Echo Moskvy

January 20, 2017

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Dr. Cohen on “Duel with Vladimir Solovyov " Discussing US- Russian Relations under President Trump

January 19, 2017

“Duel with Vladimir Solovyov " (Поединок с Владимиром Соловьевым)

January 19, 2017

Dr. Cohen's Show on ETV

January 18, 2017

ETV“Реальная политика с Ариэлем Коэном”

January 18, 2017

Dr. Cohen on Rossiya 1 Discussing Trump's Foreign Policy

January 18, 2017

Evening with Vladimir Solovyov (Вечер с Владимиром Соловьевым)

January 18, 2017

Dr. Cohen on RBC Speaking on the New Russian Sanction

December 30, 2016

РБК

Георгий Макаренко, Полина Химшиашвили

От Обамы за хакеров: что известно о новых санкциях США

12/30/16

Барак Обама наложил санкции на ФСБ и ГУ ГШ и выдворил 35 российских дипломатов. Беспрецедентное давление по нескольким направлениям основано на докладе ФБР, расследовавшем атаки хакеров против Демократической партииЧто произошлоВ четверг, 29 декабря, президент США Барак Обама ввел против России новый пакет санкций.

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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 Quoted in Article on Rex Tillerson

December 13, 2016

News WeekRex Tillerson At State: Canny Pick or Catastrophe?

By Melinda Haring

December 13, 2016

‍President-elect Donald Trump has picked Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state. In 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin personally bestowed Russia’s Order of Friendship on Tillerson. As CEO of Exxon Mobil, he’s argued for sanctions relief on Russia.

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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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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

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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