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China’s Not the Only Target If US Imposes Steep Tariffs
February 19, 2018

An obscure law would make economic policy a matter of national security.



Watch List: Feb. 19, 2018
February 19, 2018 Potential coordination in Syria against Turkey’s invasion, Gaza heating up, unusual incidents in Jordan

A Short History of the Islamic State
February 19, 2018 The Islamic State’s fall would prove to be as quick as its rise.

Watch List Findings: Feb. 17, 2018
February 17, 2018 Norway’s meetings with Russia, events unfolding in Central Asia, Ireland’s monitoring of Brexit

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Trade Wars, Real Wars, China and America
February 19, 2018 The accuracy of a media narrative depends on the motives of the agency that spins it. After previewing the week ...

In Cyprus, a Battle Between East and West
February 16, 2018 Turkey needs to establish a buffer on its Mediterranean shores.
The Hype and the Reality of the EMP Threat
February 15, 2018 Under what scenarios would a country like North Korea launch a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse attack?

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Watch List: Feb. 15, 2018
February 15, 2018 U.S.-Turkish relations sour, Russia mum on contractor deaths, Macedonia moves forward on name issue with Greece

Watch List: Feb. 14, 2018
February 14, 2018 A Mediterranean spat, Netanyahu’s fate, U.S. interest rate

Japan's North Korea Strategy: A Solid Defense
February 14, 2018 Peripheral to the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, Japan is slowly building up military capabilities.
A ‘Credible’ EU Strategy for Balkans Expansion
February 14, 2018 With Russia and Turkey distracted, the time is right for the EU to move in.

What We're Reading: Feb. 13, 2018
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Watch List: Feb. 13, 2018
February 13, 2018 Hamas’ new money, the United Kingdom’s new threats, the Islamic State’s new holdings

Mexico’s Drug War Is No Closer to an End
February 13, 2018 Under the weight of government pressure, the cartels have fragmented but not broken.
Watch List: Feb. 12, 2018
February 12, 2018 Catching up on North Korea, Syria and the Balkans

Iran’s Protests Are Over, but Uncertainty Lingers
February 12, 2018 While the regime was able to put down the unrest, it has been unable to address its underlying causes.
But Why Not the Maldives?
February 12, 2018 Why do we write about Romania but not Rwanda? Why don’t we cover the successes and failures of SpaceX? Director ...
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