Islamic State

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Mary Beth Goodman

A retrospective look at the conflicts dominating the headlines in 2014 presents a grim picture of escalating conflict and human suffering. Underneath the headlines is a common thread connecting the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Ukrainian protesters in the Maidan, and the Ni...

Ramūnas Bogdanas

This year Vladimir Putin's annual address received particularly much attention: the leader of an aggressive state with declining economy was presenting his vision, a state that is a real headache to anyone who has to deal with it.

Eglė Samoškaitė

Moscow seems to be making effort to patch up its relations with the West after a fall-out over Ukraine by trying to refocus attention away from Eastern Europe and onto the Middle East. Experts say, however, that the trick might not work.