Alexander Georgieff

Former Research Associate

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Alexander Georgieff is a research associate for Stimson’s
Managing Across Boundaries initiative. Prior to joining Stimson, Georgieff
worked at the Institute for Security and Development Studies in Stockholm,
Sweden and the Caucasus Research Resource Center in Yerevan, Armenia. He holds
an MPhil in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Oxford,
and a B.A. from the University of Rochester. 






Research & Writing

Arming the Iraqis: Building a US-Iraqi Partnership for an Effective Counterinsurgency

Since New Year ‘s Day, the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has controlled two critical cities in the Anbar province, Ramadi and Fallujah- a step in their larger campaign to control the region of western Iraq and eastern Syria. While the United…

The Other Side of Drones: Saving Wildlife in Africa and Managing Global Crime

On 23 May 2013, poachers brutally killed a rhinoceros in Lake Nakuru National park, Kenya. Three days later, poachers attacked and killed two rhinoceroses in two separate incidents: at Solio Ranch near Nyeri in central Kenya, and at Ngulia Rhino Sanctu…

Blocking Syria’s Chemical Network

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, testifying recently before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, was asked a crucial question: Who has been supplying Syria with its chemical weapons? “Well, the Russians supply them,” Hagel responded. “Others are supplyin…

UN Committee Criticizes Obama Administration’s Use Of Child Soldiers’ Waivers

As the conflict in Mali wages on, reports from the frontlines reveal that the al-Qaeda linked Northern Mali rebels have conscripted child soldiers into their ranks. These reports reflect the persistence of a gross human rights violation in military con…

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