2 April 2015
A lesson of democracy from... Nigeria
The most undemocratic and politically troubled continent, Africa, has just produced a political sensation—thereby giving, of course indirectly, a...
20 March 2015
An Incursion Against Capitalism
On Wednesday, a demonstration against the new European Central Bank building in Frankfurt resulted in the arrests of about 350 people, injuries to...
18 March 2015
Was there a Russian Black Sea Fleet Sub Spotted near Latvia?
The Russian Kilo Class submarines detected in the waters of the exclusive economic zone near Latvian shore might in fact not be the part of the Baltic...
17 March 2015
Ukraine in a Leaderless Europe: A Net Assessment
Russia’s war against Ukraine has exposed the deepening cracks in Europe’s understanding of itself as the West’s core, and in its positioning vis-à-vis...
13 March 2015
The Timing of the Estonian-Russian Border Treaty Ratification
The Russian government recently sent the draft Estonian-Russian border treaty to President Vladimir Putin, who is to submit it to the parliament for...
9 March 2015
“Hedgehog,” Estonia’s biggest military exercise of all time – does every quill really count?
The Siil (Hedgehog) exercise will take place from 4 to 15 May in different parts of the country. The objective: the staging of the 1st Infantry...
7 March 2015
The Deaths of Nemtsov and a Russia that Never Emerged
The gangland-style murder of Boris Nemtsov late on February 27 marks a second death that occurred long ago but is too difficult for many in the West...
6 March 2015
Elections: Estonia and Europe
Viewed from abroad, the Estonian election results seem simple – a pro-Western party won and a pro-Russia party lost. The European Union and NATO can...