Briefings

RSC MONTHLY ANALYTICAL BRIEFING: JANUARY 2020

As an independent “think tank,” the Regional Studies Center (RSC) offers a regular monthly series of “Closed Briefings” with RSC Director Richard Giragosian providing a concise analytical presentation of the most significant political, economic and military/security developments in Armenia and the broader region over the previous month.  The target audience is the diplomatic community and international organizations in Armenia, with this series of briefings offering an alternative source of objective analysis of major developments.

RSC MONTHLY CLOSED BRIEFING

The Regional Studies Center (RSC) held its latest in a series of closed monthly briefings on Thursday, 26 January, with presentations by RSC Director Richard Giragosian and Senior Analyst David Shahnazaryan focusing on three main areas:

RSC SPECIAL BRIEFING: THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. FOREIGN POLICY

On 11 November, the Regional Studies Center (RSC), an independent think tank in Armenia, held a Special Briefing assessing the implications for U.S. foreign policy from the newly elected Trump Administration.

RSC MONTHLY CLOSED BRIEFING

The Regional Studies Center (RSC) held its latest in a series of closed monthly briefings on Wednesday, 28 September. This month's briefing featured presentations by RSC Director Richard Giragosian and Senior Analyst David Shahnazaryan focusing on three main areas:

RSC BRIEFS UN UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL

RSC Director Richard Giragosian briefed the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, on 12 April, on the current situation in the wake of the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh. The RSC also presented a more detailed three-page report, entitled “The South Caucasus: Regional Challenges and Concerns,” for the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) that included five key “lessons learned” from the recent resumption of hostilities over Karabakh as well a set of six policy several recommendations for the United Nations.