Posts From Jonathan Hoogendoorn
Europe is full of loud stories, and yet beneath the noise there are first time democratic elections shifting the tide of East-West relations, like Moldova.
The chilling of NATO-Russian relations in the Baltics, Poland and Eurasia is no secret. Both Russia and NATO have stepped up defense on their borders due to perceived threats. NATO
Foreign Minister Janelidze has shown the diplomatic vision necessary for a country torn between promising ties with the West and an easily agitated Russia.
Decreased hostilities between Putin and Erdogan signals greater financial opportunity for investors.
Whether or not the Russian government is blamed for the DNC hack, a forecast of implications for the U.S.-Russian relationship should be premeditated.
With the emergence of new global terror trends, the potential for terror-based disruptions to the oil industry in Central Asia and the Caucuses is causing concern.
Erdogan’s recent openings are part of a wider strategy to better Turkey’s international standing while the country faces multiple challenges.
A major investment in Kazakhstan’s oil industry is bringing new opportunities to the vital Central Asian nation—but with risks for its trade with Asia.
The Georgia Association Agreement came into force this week and Georgia’s relationship with Europe became increasingly important. How will Russia react?
After Brexit highlighted fears over immigration, the EU needs to listen better to its citizens. While Western members face uncertainty, Eastern Europe remains loyal to the EU, for now.