1. Economic Freedom of the World

    Sep 29, 2014 … (7.68); Japan, 33rd (7.50); France, 40th (7.38); Italy, 83rd (6.85); Mexico, 94th (6.64); Russia, 101st ... 94th (6.64); Russia, 101st (6.55); Brazil, 102nd (6.51); India, 111th (6.34); and China, 123rd (6.22). ... 83rd (6.77); Mexico, 91st, (6.66); Russia, 95th (6.56); Brazil, 105th (6.37); China, 107th (6.35); and ...

    http://www.cato.org/eco…eedom-word-2014

  2. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits America: Washington Should Recognize another Emerging Great Power

    Sep 29, 2014 … even disastrous Middle Eastern war, continuing confrontation with Russia over Ukraine, clamorous ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/indias-prime…shington-should

  3. Libertarians and the European Union: A Rejoinder to Petr Mach

    Sep 27, 2014 … “Russia does not want to passively accept the position of a country that has been permanently downgraded ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/l…inder-petr-mach

  4. Long-Term Solutions to the Ukraine Crisis

    Sep 25, 2014 … impact. Vladislav Surkov, suspected mastermind of Russia’s Crimea strategy, joked with reporters that ... capital on Western markets. But they still don’t touch Russia’s key source of government revenues, an ... estimated 50-70% of which come from oil and gas sales. Unfortunately, Russia supplies one-third of Europe’s ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/long…-ukraine-crisis

  5. Piecemeal Sanctions Won’t Deter Russia

    Sep 24, 2014 … Sometimes, Russia reminds me of my favorite childhood television show, Pinky and the Brain. At the ... music. Joking aside, there is no denying the pattern in Russia’s relations with its neighbors. Trade ... the fact that these conflicts are irrational; Russia rarely succeeds in changing the status quo, while ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/comment…nt-deter-russia

  6. President Poroshenko Goes to Washington

    Sep 19, 2014 … leadership, but promised only to continue to help Ukraine reach a diplomatic settlement with Russia. With the ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/presid…omes-washington

  7. Countries at Risk, not Fake U.S. Coalition, Should Stop the Islamic State

    Sep 18, 2014 … Union and then Russia—to protect the Europeans.  The Europeans did essentially nothing for the U.S.  ... Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, the Islamic State, Syria, and everyone else to defend a host of Asian, ...

    http://www.cato.org/blog/countries-risk-not…p-islamic-state

  8. The Most Dangerous World Ever?

    Sep 17, 2014 … restore Russia to its place at the top of the enemies list, China is the one country with sufficient size ...

    http://www.cato.org/policy-report/septem…rous-world-ever

  9. The Obama Administration’s Member-less Coalition against the Islamic State: What Good Are Allies Anyway?

    Sep 17, 2014 … a nuclear-armed power — the Soviet Union and then Russia — to protect the Europeans. Until 2001 the Europeans did ... times the economic strength and three times the population as Russia is unclear. However, the U.S. is ... Washington is expected to confront Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, the Islamic State, Syria, and anyone ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/obama-administr…state-what-good

  10. A Trenchant Yet Flawed Analysis of American Foreign Policy

    Sep 12, 2014 … Mearsheimer points out in the current issue of  Foreign Affairs, the U.S. decision to expand NATO to Russia’s ... consequence of crowding Russia in that fashion. Even worse, by meddling in the territorial disputes between ... a confrontational policy toward China at the same time that U.S. relations with Russia are deteriorating. That ...

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/tren…-foreign-policy

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