Linkage and leverage effects on Moldova’s Transnistria problem

Co-authored with John Beyer and published in East European Politics, this article asks what the impact is of geopolitical competition on conflict resolution and democratisation in the context of extensive and multi-directional linkages and leverage? Our analysis...

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...