Europe & Russia

About Europe & Russia

CIP's National Security program studies and highlights important issues in the region.

Applying the Leahy Law to U.S. Military and Police Aid

By Security Assistance Monitor

Dec-01-2014 | Report

A guide on what the Leahy Law says, how the United States applies it and what organizations can do to encourage U.S. action against security forces accused of violations... Read More »

Advancing a Sustainable, Just and Peaceful World

By Bill Goodfellow

Nov-10-2014 | Report

Check out what the Center for International Policy has been up to in 2014 with our end-of-year brochure... Read More »

Evaluation of the Danish Peace and Stabilisation Fund

By Nicole Ball

Aug-25-2014 | Report

The Peace and Stabilisation Fund (PSF) was established under the 2010-2014 Danish Defence Agreement as a cross-government funding pool to support stabilisation and conflict prevention initiatives at the nexus of security and development. Between 2010 and 2014, the Fund was allocated DKK 941.4 million. Half is official development assistance (ODA); half is non-ODA resources from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)... Read More »

The Pentagon's Arguments for Runaway Arms Trading Are Indefensible

By William D. Hartung

Nov-04-2014 | Article

The Pentagon's weapons trafficking arm -- the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) -- announced last week that it brokered $34 billion in arms deals in fiscal year 2014, one of the highest totals in the history of the agency... Read More »

Lack of Intelligence: Obama and the CIA

By Melvin A. Goodman

Jul-16-2014 | Article

The political embarrassments for President Barack Obama from the intelligence community, particularly the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency, continue to mount, but there is no sign whatsoever that the president is interested in reversing the pattern... Read More »

Death of a Titan: The Legacy of Shevardnadze

By Melvin A. Goodman

Jul-08-2014 | Article

Eduard Shevardnadze was a monumental political figure whose achievements helped bring transparency and stability to Georgia... Read More »

Financial Transparency Coalition Annual Conference 2014

Oct-14-14 | Lima, Peru

Mark your calendars for the Financial Transparency Coalition 2014 annual conference co-hosted by the Latin American Network on Debt and Development in Lima, Peru October 14-15... Read More »

Hill Briefing

Sep-16-14 | Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G-11

With the President’s announcement of a $5 billion Counter Terrorism Partnerships Fund in late May, the Obama administration is greatly expanding U.S. foreign security assistance to combat terrorism around the world. Join us for a discussion of the challenges and opportunities created by this announcement... Read More »

Series Premiere: Years of Living Dangerously

Apr-10-14 | Showtime

From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, this groundbreaking documentary event series provides first-hand reports on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change... Read More »

How Europe Can Set the Standard on Anti-money Laundering

By Financial Transparency Coalition

Dec-17-2013 | Fact Sheet

Anonymous shell companies, including those incorporated in the European Union (EU) are often used to hide the proceeds of crime, corruption, or corporate tax evasion... Read More »

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