Non-Resident Research Fellow
Emmet Tuohy is senior research fellow at the Estonian Center for Eastern Partnership (ECEAP), an institution founded by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Estonian School of Diplomacy, where he focuses on political/strategic dynamics in the EaP countries, especially Ukraine and Moldova, as well as on the security and energy dimensions of the EU's Eastern Partnership program itself. Before moving to ECEAP, Tuohy served as research fellow at ICDS - where he continues to contribute on a non-resident basis - and as associate director of the Center for Eurasian Policy at the Hudson Institute. The author of numerous articles, research papers, and monographs, Tuohy is a frequent speaker and lecturer at conferences and educational institutions throughout Europe and regularly appears in both Estonian and international media. A fluent speaker of several regional languages, Tuohy is a graduate of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
16 November 2016
ICDS in media
Orphaned Victory: Trump Heads to the White House
As the saying goes, victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. In the case of Donald J. Trump’s election Tuesday as the 45th president...
29 April 2016
Estonia’s Developing Level Playing Field for Critical Energy Infrastructure Protectors - a Model for Broader Scale Platforms?
Critical energy infrastructure is an attractive and vulnerable target for cyber attacks. Supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA) and...
24 March 2016
Impacts of Climate Policy on Estonian Energy Security
ICDS researchers took a close look at the Estonia’s energy security, current challenges it faces to meet the climate targets and possible outcomes of...
3 December 2015
ICDS Co-organized the Conference "Highway or Stairway: The Path Ahead for the Eastern Partnership" in Tallinn, Estonia
The conference "Highway or Stairway: The Path Ahead for the Eastern Partnership" was held on December 3 in Tallinn jointly organized by the Estonian...
9 November 2015
ICDS in media
Emmet Tuohy, International Centre for Defence and Security: There Should Be a Continuing Role for Russian Gas in Europe’s Future Energy Mix
Tallinn, the far north of Europe, is home to the International Centre for Defence and Security, where Emmet Tuohy, a U.S. expert on Europe’s energy...
8 October 2015
Trends in Estonian Oil Shale Utilization
Extensive use of oil shale is the unique and defining quality of the Estonian energy system. The oil shale sector accounts for 4% of Estonian GDP and...
2 September 2015
Cinema Vérité : Corruption Scandals and Russian Influence in the Baltic
It has all the ingredients of a quality cinematic dark comedy, right down to a high-speed international car chase in which the main character’s escape...
4 August 2015
Neither Chess Master Nor Drunken Bear: Russian Soft Power and its Use in Estonia
In discussing Russia and its role in the region, we have to be really careful to avoid two rhetorical traps, two lazy characterizations that...
18 June 2015
Nord Pool Spot and the Baltic Electricity Market: Difficulties and Successes at Achieving Regional Market Integration
In April 2010 the three Baltic transmission system operators (TSOs) — Augstsprieguma tīkls of Latvia, Elering of Estonia, and Litgrid of Lithuania —...