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Modeling the US Reaction to the Coronavirus

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The United States is under enormous pressure. The nature of the particular pressure is unique, though pressure on the United States from various forces...

The Indo-Pacific After COVID-19

In late March, senior officials from the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, a loose coalition of the Indo-Pacific’s four most powerful democracies, quietly launched a series...

Supply Chains and a Novel Path to Conflict

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Though “supply chain” became a household term only in the past generation, it has been around since humans have been engaging in commerce. One...

A New Tripartite Alliance in Syria? 

The Kurds are looking to some unlikely allies for support.

Not Another Eurozone Crisis

For now, it’s just a coronavirus-induced political dispute that looks like one.

The Method to Bolsonaro’s Madness

Brazil’s economy isn’t resilient enough to stay shut down for long.

The Coronavirus Closes Borders

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The border between the United States and Canada has been closed. I don’t recall that ever happening before; I’m not sure what it is...

Arab Perspectives on the Coronavirus

The Arab world is as guilty as any other region in underestimating the threat.

Why Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price War Won’t Work

Riyadh’s strategy to force Russia into compliance may carry a cost too high to bear.

The Coronavirus and the Rural-Urban Divide

The pandemic will deepen differences between the urban and the rural.

A Good Year for Taiwan

The self-ruled island has deftly fended off China, even as it managed the coronavirus outbreak masterfully.

Modeling the US Reaction to the Coronavirus

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The United States is under enormous pressure. The nature of the particular pressure is unique, though pressure on the United States from various forces...

The EU Wasn’t Built for This

However ill-suited the bloc may be, it understands that the coronavirus outbreak warrants a collective response.

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What We’re Reading: Alone in Communities and the Plague

Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology Than Each Other By Sherry Turkle Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community By Robert D. Putnam In...

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Supply Chains and a Novel Path to Conflict

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Though “supply chain” became a household term only in the past generation, it has been around since humans have been engaging in commerce. One...

Daily Memo: Wuhan Opens Up

European mitigation. As Europe struggles against the coronavirus outbreak, its institutions are scrambling for solutions to limit economic and political fallout. Today, the European...

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USA Today: Stop the Panic. Don't Let the Coronavirus Win.

COVID-19 is a public health emergency, but precautions must be proportionate to the risk. The cure can't be worse than the disease. - Alex Berezow

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