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Appealing for help. A commander with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces reportedly met with...

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(click to enlarge) Germany, Europe’s economic powerhouse, is one of the largest economies in the world. German industrial firms, however, are increasingly facing production problems....

UK Energy Costs Are Through the Roof

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(click to enlarge) Following the downfall of another prime minister and the British pound’s collapse to its lowest level ever against the dollar, the U.K....

Understanding Iranian Politics

Following weeks of widespread protests, many speculate that the Iranian regime is facing imminent...

New US Barriers Against Russia’s Economy

Harvest festivals are not unusual around the world, but the American holiday of Thanksgiving...

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The Future of NATO’s Strategic Concept

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2022 will bring two major diplomatic events for the trans-Atlantic community. First, in March, the European Union will adopt its Strategic Compass, a document...

In Poland, Peace May Be a Bridge Too Far

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Last weekend, I had the opportunity to speak to some Poles. I won’t pretend...

Russia’s Long Game on Grain Exports

The Black Sea grain corridor, which enabled Ukrainian food to sail from three ports,...

The Middle East’s Restive Minorities

The Middle East is a religiously and ethnically diverse region. Its complex history has...

Views of Russia From Europe’s Edges

At first glance, Cyprus and Norway do not have much in common. One is...
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Eurasia in Crisis

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Demonstrations against Beijing’s zero-COVID policy have surged in the past week, with people voicing their frustration at not only the lockdown measures but also...

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In recent weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the United States is trying to impose a new world order, one designed to control...

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Daily Memo: Anticipating Protests Ahead of Kazakh Vote

Potential unrest. Kazakh authorities are concerned about potential unrest ahead of the Nov. 20 presidential election. Calls for participation in protests and rallies on...

The Middle East’s Restive Minorities

The Middle East is a religiously and ethnically diverse region. Its complex history has only intensified these divisions, especially after the rise of modern...

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