Expert at the Center for Modern Afghanistan Studies and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). He has written a number of works on the economy and international politics of the Middle East and Trans-Caucasian Region.
In Afghanistan, a lot could change when Abdullah Abdullah becomes president, and that includes Afghanistan’s recent pro-Western orientationRead more
The outcome of the nation’s presidential elections will have serious implications for both regional and global security. The U.S. and Russia should step up their cooperation in Afghanistan if they hope to preserve stabilityRead more
With NATO ready to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in 2014, U.S.-Russia collaboration in the region becomes crucial in preventing an escalation of terrorist activity and instabilityRead more