An interview with Donald Tusk, the Polish president of the European Council. Quite a contrast to what is going on inside Poland right now. A real statesman at a difficult time for Europe. Photo: European Council President Donald Tusk (right) leaving the Elysee Palace following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande (left), Paris, November 23, 2015.
Peter Pomerantsev – Ukraine, Russia, and propaganda. Also a lot about current conditions in eastern Ukraine.
Subrata Ghoshroy – The US-India nuclear deal ten years later.
Very wonky, but important: Mark Hibbs on a Nuclear Suppliers Group policy toward states not party to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. The reason that this is important is that the few remaining states outside the NPT will probably never join. The challenge is to bring them into a regulatory regime that puts them under similar requirements.
Is cooperation possible with Russia in the Arctic now that Russian resources are focused on Syria and Ukraine?
Added later: More about the situation in Syria.