Latest Former Soviet Union Analysis
Malian soldiers and special forces stand guard at the entrance the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, on Nov. 20, after security forces stormed the hotel. (HABIBOU KOUYATE/AFP/Getty Images)

How Terrorist Trends Develop

Ideology, politics, technology and counterterrorism efforts contribute to developments in terrorism. Read more…

A protester shouts during a demonstration in front of the Turkish Embassy in Moscow on Nov. 25. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

How Russia Could Use Trade Against Turkey

Energy cutoffs are Moscow's biggest weapon against Ankara, but they are also risky. Read more…

A man looks at electricity supply meters at a house in Simferopol, Crimea, on Nov. 22. (MAX VETROV/AFP/Getty Images)

Analytical Guidance: Crimea Loses Its Electricity

An apparent attack on electricity infrastructure has left most of the peninsula without power at a politically sensitive time for Moscow and Kiev. Read more…