Oleg Bodrov: A Message of Peace and Solidarity from the Russian Coast of the Baltic Sea


New York, July 30, 2022 North-West Russia Peace Movement, Public Council of the Southern Coast of the Gulf of Finland, Sosnovy Bor, St Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: obdecom@gmail.com  www.decommission.ru Dear participants of the conference! Thank you to the International Network Peace & Planet for the invitation and the opportunity to talk to you from the shores of … Read more

The European Left, Global NATO, and the Crack in Everything


In his Common Security article, Joseph Gerson has shared important lessons  taken from peace conferences and events across Asia and Europe, about NATO as a global alliance, and his thoughts about how we begin to address the interrelated threats to democracy, of escalating great power confrontations and climate change. https://www.commondreams.org/views/2022/07/12/global-nato-alliance-european-left-and-crack-everything

In the Spirit of Chinngis Khan: Mongolian Independence, and Its Nuclear Weapons
Free Zone

CPDCS’s Joseph Gerson was invited to speak at Blue Banner’s international conference in Mongolia. His article describes the role of Mongolia’s nuclear weapons free-zone to its centuries-long efforts to remain independent of both China and Russia. It also reflects discussions with Vladimir Ivanov, a Russian scholar based in Moscow. We don’t often think in terms … Read more

The Ukraine War and the World’s Dangerous and Changing Geopolitical Landscape

Chess between Russia and Ukraine with USA and China

“The Ukraine War and the World’s Dangerous and Changing Geopolitical Landscape” was written by Joseph Gerson to Mongolia’s Institute for Strategic Studies, in Ulan Bator on June 10, 2022 Mongolian Institute for Strategic Studies Joseph Gerson – June 10, 2022 Thank you for this opportunity to meet with you. I expect that I will learn … Read more

A Negotiated Settlement of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict?

Webinar Anatol Lieven Ukraine

A Negotiated Settlement of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict? Webinar Featuring Anatol Lieven of the Quincy Institute We were privileged to chair the March 31 webinar with Anatol Lieven of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. Deeply knowledgeable about Russia and Ukraine and experienced in conflict resolution initiative, Lieven provided an incisive review of the failures of … Read more