Georgi Ivanov
Georgi Ivanov
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Nov. 17, 2013

Millennials Are Waging An Important Battle Against Bulgaria's Khmer Rouge

Bulgaria's anti-government protests have turned violent. It is time for the Communists to go.

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Nov. 10, 2013

Bulgaria's Millennial Revolution

Students have indefinitely occupied universities all over the country in support of the protests against Plamen Oresharski's mafia-backed government. It's about time.
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Nov. 8, 2013

Iran Nuclear Deal Would Be Full Of Winners and Losers

World powers are on the verge of a breakthrough on Iran's nulcear program that would dramatically change the Middle East.
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Oct. 15, 2013

Iran's Nuclear Threat Also Represents a Significant Opportunity

Negotiating a diplomatic compromise on Iran's nuclear program and the threat it poses will be difficult, but there's a chance for a huge breakthrough.
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Oct. 11, 2013

Why Millennials Can — and Will — Prove the Haters Wrong

We are inheriting a world that holds some important paradoxes, and it is up to us to fix them while cleaning up the Boomers' mess.
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Sept. 23, 2013

Bulgaria Protests: Will This NATO Ally Be a Democracy or Dictatorship?

Over three months of nonstop protests demanding the resignation of the Oresharski government deepen Bulgaria's political crisis to new levels.

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Sept. 18, 2013

North Korea News: Nuclear Reactor Underlines Need For Talks

North Korea is restarting its main nuclear site and the implications are important, but diplomacy is the only way to handle the risks.
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Sept. 11, 2013

Is the Syrian Conflict Turning Into Another Cuban Missile Crisis?

Unlike the Cuban crisis, the most important variable now is dynamic hot conflict and the time to make choices is dramatically less.
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Sept. 3, 2013

War With Syria: The Consequences We Aren't Thinking About

Very little analysis has been focused on the consequences of official external military interference in Syria.
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Aug. 30, 2013

In Syria, Facts Are Manipulated As We Get Lost in the Fog Of War

As international tensions over an intervention in Syria grows and WMDs enter the scene, we are entering a high stakes phase in the Mideast - the risk is a world war.
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Aug. 26, 2013

Postcards From North Korea: The Peaceful Landscape Of the Most Militarized Place On Earth

If the DMZ is a metaphor for anything, it is that nature’s harmony can be restored in the shadow of war, even between fences and on top of landmines.

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July 15, 2013

North Korea News: North Korea is Willing to Talk, So Why is Japan So Worried?

While North Korea might be willing to talk again, its behavior has implications for neighboring countries, including Japan.
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June 18, 2013

New Iran President Hassan Rouhani: His Foreign Policy Will Revolve Around Syria and Nuclear Bombs

Syria and nuclear politics are two reasons that Washington has to start talking with Teheran. Not doing so can turn out to be very dangerous for all.
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June 7, 2013

The History Of Cyrillic Script

1150 years ago on May 24, the Reformation started in eastern Europe.
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May 31, 2013

Kim Jong-Un: If North Korea Wants the Bomb, They'll Get It, So Why Not Talk?

It is hard to expect a lot of North Korea's willingness to talk, but it could be the beginning of a slow drive toward peace.
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May 16, 2013

North Korea News: Yes, You Should Worry About North Korea Going Nuclear, But Not For the Reason You Think

The potential for Pyongyang to enter the nuclear business should be of more concern than the amount of warheads it has.

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May 13, 2013

North Korea Nuclear Threat: Why Re-Deploying Nukes to the Peninsula is a Bad Idea

'Foreign Policy's' Bennett Ramberg argues for the re-deployment of American nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula in order to check Pyongyang's rhetoric. This is a bad idea, and here's why.
May 6, 2013

Why Calling Gender Inequality 'Our Greatest Civilizational Failure' is Melodramatic

David Rothkopf's recent column in Foreign Policy on women's rights is on the right track, but then falls short. Here's why.
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April 30, 2013

North Korea News: Exports Grow But Deficit is the Bigger Problem

North Korea is shifting towards exporting manufactures of higher added value, but its strategic reliance on the import of raw materials has not changed. The resulting trade deficit is a problem.
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April 24, 2013

War With North Korea: To Stop It, the U.S. Must Try Something Completely New

North Korea is starting to deflate its belligerency, but these cycles of tensions and release could be fatal in the future. The U.S. must realize that it is time for a new type of diplomacy.