Peter J. Marzalik is a 1st-year graduate student pursuing an M.A. in Security Policy Studies with specializations in Transnational Security and Conflict Resolution in Russia and Eurasia at George Washington University. He recently graduated from The Ohio State University with dual degrees in International Studies and Russian Language. As an undergraduate, he traveled to the Russian republics of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan on a U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarship, which inspired his senior honors thesis analyzing the ramifications of the 2012 Kazan terrorist attacks. His work has appeared in The Moscow Times, Eurasianet.org, and International Affairs Review, among other publications.
The potential entry of Greece into the $100 billion New Development Bank (formerly, the BRICS Development Bank) signals that Russia is serious about building the economic structure for a multi-polar worldRead more
RD Student Essay Contest winner Peter Marzalik suggests that a U.S.-led multilateral summit on Ukraine should become the basis for a renewed U.S.-Russian relationshipRead more