The Transnistrian Issue: Moving beyond the Status Quo

In this 2012 study for the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament I argue that the conflict over the Transnistrian region dates back to the end of the Soviet Union and the establishment of an independent Moldovan state. However, until recently very...

Overcoming Political Deadlock in Gagauzia

This report, prepared for the then-EU Special Representative for Moldova, offers some observations on how the political deadlock in Gagauzia following elections to the entity’s assembly could be overcome.  The report is part of my long-term project on Conflict...