International Affairs & Foreign Policy

The Unfolding Crisis in the Korean Peninsula

On 27 September, the International Centre for Defence and Security organised a discussion on the topic “The unfolding crisis in the Korean peninsula”, where Marko Mihkelson, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Estonian parliament Riigikogu; Hannes Hanso, Chairman of the National Defence Committee and Monika Reinem, Estonian Ministry of Defence Policy Planning Department’s expert on Asia, shared their expert opinions.

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Kremlin’s UN Gambit in the Donbas

Answers as to why Russia has proposed the UN protection mission for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine are fleeting. This initiative from its outset appears to be highly questionable even without considering whatever hidden agenda the Kremlin is pursuing.

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