CPC - Caspian Policy Center
Deputy Director, Academics and Research
Josephine Freund is CPC's Deputy Director of Academics and Research. She completed her MA with a Merit mark in International Relations from King’s College London at the Department of War Studies, during which she focused on the power dynamics between Russian and Chechen administrations. Before this, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA from the George Washington University with a Major in History and a Minor in Russian Language and Literature. With a passion for languages, Josephine speaks Russian, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish.
Tokayev and Aliyev Visit UAE: Increased UAE-Caspian Cooperation?
The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), which took place January 15-19 in the United Arab Emirates
A Productive Week for U.S.-Uzbekistan Relations
On December 12, Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister, Vladimir Norov met with U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken in Washington D.C.
Joint Azerbaijan-Turkiye Military Drills amid Growing Tensions with Iran
On December 5, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense announced ongoing joint military drills with Türkiye. The drills were conducted in Baku, Astara, Jabrayil, and Imishli and concluded
Tokayev’s First Weeks in a New Term: What Can We Make of His Recent Visits?
After a much-anticipated snap election, Kazakhstan’s Presidential incumbent, Kassym-Jomart
Assistant Secretary Donald Lu Visits Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
November 6-11, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Donald Lu paid an official
Georgia and Azerbaijan Talk Greater Caucasus Cohesion
October 24, President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, paid an official visit to Georgia for the day