The policy memos and papers of the recent PONARS (Project on New Approaches to Russian Security) conference held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC on February 4 are now available online. Among the topics discussed are:
"A Sense of His Soul": The Relation between Presidents Putin and Bush (James Richter)
Why Did Russia Welcome a Republican Victory? (Mikhail Rykhtik)
Russia Between "Old" and "New" Europe: New Policy Articulations (Andrey S. Makarychev)
"Juicy Morsels": Putin's Beslan Address and the Construction of the New Russian Identity (Sergei Medvedev)
Putin's War in Chechnya: Who steers the course? (Pavel K. Baev)
Is Russia's New Belarus Policy Emerging? (Arkady Moshes)
A survey of some of the papers can be read at EDM.