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Although Georgians largely favor joining NATO, writes Davis Center alum Joshua Kucera, analysts see tension in Tbilisi’s relations with the bloc: cozy enough to draw Russia’s ire, but not nearly close enough to protect against it.

In a new policy memo, Davis Center senior fellow Nargis Kassenova argues that Central Asia should follow the EU’s example in fostering regional cooperation and integration, particularly around the water-energy-climate change nexus.

Although Prigozhin’s mutiny did not lead to a bloodbath, the consequences for Russia—and Putin—could be grave, writes Harvard professor Timothy Colton.

Kyiv may not join NATO anytime soon, but, for now, a reliable security arrangement for Ukraine could rest on codified, long-term commitments from the West, writes Davis Center alum Eric Ciaramella.

Davis Center associate Mariana Budjeryn explains why the repercussions of the dam's destruction are drastic, though the situation at the nearby Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is not yet critical.

"In light of Georgian CSOs’ successful March 2023 protests and the U.S. State Department’s recent decision to sanction four Georgian judges, the 2021 amendments are worth revisiting," writes Seth Myers.

At the Davis Center’s inaugural Graduate Student Conference on Central Asia, emerging scholars shared their research about the region’s history, culture, and socio-political transformations.

The Davis Center remembers our friend and colleague Padma Desai (1931-2023).