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About William Courtney
William Courtney is a former US ambassador to Kazakhstan and Georgia.
Articles by William Courtney
This week's editors
Rosemary Bechler edits openDemocracy's main site.
Cameron Thibos edits Mediterranean Journeys in Hope.
En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.
Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
Three former Western ambassadors to countries in the post-Soviet space applaud President Medvedev's call for sweeping reform on gazeta.ru last week and suggest some ways Russia might modernise that build on experience
The West must take more account of Russia's aggressive mood , warn the head of London's Caucasus Policy Institute and two former US envoys to the post-Soviet space. Crises are looming in Georgia, Ukraine, and Muslim North Caucasus