April 2022

Alternatives | April 30, 2022

When Doves Feed Hawks: Ottoman War Decision and European Powers Towards the Crimean War

Alternatives, Ahead of Print. When does the war party win in the decision-making process? Why does the peace party lose even if war is too risky? In this article, we…

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Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Publications | April 30, 2022

Mika Aaltolan kolumni: Venäjän kipuilua ei kannata liikaa säikähtää

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Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Publications | April 30, 2022

Finland: Fears of dependence on China burden good relations with the US

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Foreign Office Blogs | April 30, 2022

The Multilayered World of (Dis)Information

Disinformation has become one of the defining words of our age. It is not a new phenomenon. But its present scale is unprecedented, helped by round the clock broadcasting and…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | April 30, 2022

Can the Political Ambition of Young Women Be Increased? Evidence from U.S. High School Students

AbstractThe under-representation of women in American politics can likely be explained, at least in part, by women's comparatively lower levels of political ambition. We analyze a co-ed, religious program for…

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Quarterly Journal of Political Science (QJPS) | April 30, 2022

Policing Ethnicity: Lab-in-the-Field Evidence on Discrimination, Cooperation, and Ethnic Balancing in the Liberian National Police

AbstractEthnic balancing in the security sector increasingly accompanies power sharing agreements after civil war, but new challenges arise as these institutions must sustain cooperation amidst increasing ethnic heterogeneity. Inclusive involvement…

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Defense Intelligence Agency | April 29, 2022

World War II leader remembered as relentless in pursuit of freedom

Unwavering in the pursuit of freedom during World War II, Brig. Gen. František “Frank” Moravec will finally return to his homeland, the Czech Republic, 56 years after his death.

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Rand corp news | April 29, 2022

Iao Katagiri, Longtime RAND Community Relations Director and Former Chair of Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Dies at Age 70

Iao Katagiri, the RAND Corporation's longtime director of community relations, who played a pivotal role in the development of the research institution's Santa Monica headquarters and managed its extensive art…

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Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Conflict and Conflict Resolution | April 29, 2022

Energy Policies Can Be Both Geopolitical and Green

Apr 29, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has amplified the importance of national security objectives when Western nations formulate energy policy.  At the same time, they should not take their…

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Bruegel | April 29, 2022

How a European Union tariff on Russian oil can be designed

A negotiation is underway between European Union leaders on restrictive measures to limit imports of oil from Russia. One option is a full and immediate import ban for crude oil…

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Bruegel | April 29, 2022

EU risks letting Putin’s gas divide-and-rule strategy win

This opinion was originally published in Euractiv.

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Bruegel | April 29, 2022

Europe must get serious about cutting oil and gas use

Russia’s turning off of natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria on 26 April marks a serious escalation in the Russian attempt to weaponise energy against Europe. Further interruptions could…

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Bruegel | April 29, 2022

Fiscal support and monetary vigilance: economic policy implications of the Russia-Ukraine war for the European Union

This Policy Contribution is a version of a Policy Brief published by the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The authors thank Thomas Belaich for research assistance, and Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Steven…

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Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Publications | April 29, 2022

Chapter 17: Decision Making Options for Managing Risk

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RAND Cyber and Data Science | April 29, 2022

Assessment of Point-of-Care Testing Devices for Infectious Disease Surveillance, Prevention and Control

This document provides the final report of a mapping exercise undertaken as part of a wider study that was commissioned by ECDC and undertaken by RAND Europe between November 2019…

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RAND Cyber and Data Science | April 29, 2022

A Scoping Review of Point-of-Care Testing Devices for Infectious Disease Surveillance, Prevention and Control

This document provides the final report of a scoping review undertaken as part of a wider study that was commissioned by ECDC and undertaken by RAND Europe between November 2019…

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RAND Infrastructure and Transportation | April 29, 2022

Securing 5G

In this report, researchers describe fifth-generation (5G) security and identify where the United States has security advantages or disadvantages relative to China in the 5G competition and how to preserve…

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Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Publications | April 29, 2022

Pohjois-Eurooppa Venäjän ulko- ja turvallisuuspolitiikassa

This report analyses changes in Russia’s foreign and security policy in Northern Europe from the 2010s to 2021. The analysis focuses on concepts associated with Russia’s foreign and security policy…

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Swiss Political Science Review | April 29, 2022

Congruence in Proportional Representation Systems: Non‐Economic Issue Salience and Coalition Formation

Abstract This article contributes to our understanding of democratic representation by analyzing government congruence – the gap between the positions of the government and the median voter – within proportional…

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Foreign Trade Review | April 29, 2022

FDI: Hot or Cold Money? The Behaviour of Sectoral FDI Inflows and Outflows Over Periods of Growth Accelerations and Decelerations

Foreign Trade Review, Ahead of Print. The economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic invokes questions about a possible prolonged economic deceleration. In this article, we study the impact of…

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Government of Canada Foreign Policy | April 29, 2022

Parliamentary Secretary Arif Virani speaks with Canadian stakeholders on new Responsible Business Conduct Strategy

Today, Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, spoke with Canadian industry and civil society stakeholders following the launch of…

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Bulgaria – Ministry of Culture | April 29, 2022

ПАМЕТНИК НА ДИКО ИЛИЕВ СЕ ОТКРИВА НА 2 МАЙ В БОРИСОВАТА ГРАДИНА

На 2 май т.г. от 11 ч. в Борисовата градинав София ще бъде открит паметник на емблематичния български композитор, музикант и диригент Дико Илиев. Инициативата е на полк. Цветан Цеков…

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Bulgaria – Ministry of Culture | April 29, 2022

МИНИСТЪР АТАНАСОВ ПРОВЕДЕ СРЕЩА С КОЛЕГАТА СИ ОТ РЕПУБЛИКА КОСОВО ХАЙРУЛА ЧЕКУ

Министърът на културата Атанас Атанасов проведе среща с министъра на културата, младежта и спорта на Република Косово, г-н Хайрула Чеку и Н. Пр. Делфин Плана, временно управляващ посолството на Република…

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Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI) | April 29, 2022

Jueves 12 de mayo, 16.00 horas / Aspectos jurídicos y jurisdiccionales del conflicto entre Ucrania y Rusia

Seminario organizado por el Instituto de Derecho Internacional

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Government of Canada Foreign Policy | April 28, 2022

Government of Canada introduces legislation to grow our economy and make life more affordable 

Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, introduced Bill C-19, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7,…

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