Staff Papers

RSC STAFF ANALYSIS: “RUSSIAN HARD POWER IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS”

In the latest in our series of RSC Staff Papers, entitled, “Russian Hard Power in the South Caucasus,” RSC Resident Fellow Kathleen C. Weinberger offers an innovative analysis of the main drivers and determinants of Russian strategy for securing its power and influence throughout the “near abroad.” 

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RSC STAFF ANALYSIS OF PROPOSED ARMENIAN CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

In the latest in our series of RSC Staff Papers, two RSC staff members offered a fresh analysis of various aspects of the ongoing discussion in Armenia over the government’s plans to amend the Armenian constitution.  In the first paper, Dr. Mikayel Zolyan, RSC Analyst, assessed the course of Armenia’s proposed constitutional reforms in a 5-page article entitled, “Parliamentary Democracy or One-Party State: What is Behind Armenia’s Constitutional Reform.”  The second paper, authored by RSC Resident Fellow Kathleen C. Weinberger and entitled, “Armenia’s Constitutional Reforms: Forward Movement or Momentous Fallacy?” examines the issue of Armenian constitutional reform in the broader international context with an added comparative analysis.

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RSC STAFF ANALYSIS ON DOMESTIC ARMENIAN POLITICS

In the latest in our series of RSC Staff Papers, Dr. Haykak Arshamyan offered his assessment of recent political developments related to the confrontation between the ruling Republican Party and the country’s second-largest political party, Prosperous Armenia. His three-page Armenian-language analysis also focused of the impact of these developments, in terms of the broader political transition in Armenia.

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NEW RSC STAFF ANALYSIS OF ARMENIA’S MEMBERSHIP IN EURASIAN UNION

In the latest in our series of RSC Staff Analysis publications, Dr. Haykak Arshamyan assessed the process and implications of Armenia’s membership in the Eurasian Union. In the four-page Armenian-language analysis, Arshamyan pointed out the economic costs of the move, as well as the geopolitical implications from Armenia’s dangerous dependence and alignment with Russia.

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