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Daily Memo: US-Israel Talks, EU-Central Asia Summit

The U.S. and Israel. Israeli National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi and Strategic Affairs Minister...


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Fallout From Western Canada’s Wildfires

(click to enlarge) Wildfires spread across many regions of Western Canada this week. The provinces of Alberta and British Colombia were most affected, but smoke...

Lebanon’s Corruption Problem

Lebanon has long been a haven for those seeking to escape justice, especially when...

Is the Drug Trade Really Driving Normalization With Syria?

After more than a decade of isolation, the Assad regime is now moving toward...

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The Future of NATO’s Strategic Concept

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...

Considering Maskirovka

Soon after Josef Stalin signed a mutual defense pact with Adolf Hitler, British Prime...

At G-7 Summit, Containment of China Goes Global

The leaders of the G-7 countries met last week in Hiroshima for their annual...

Syrians Pay a Heavy Price for Assad’s Victory

In 1970, then-Syrian Defense Minister Hafez Assad staged a military coup and, a few...

The Next Phase in the China-US Confrontation

Last week, I wrote about the major expansion of the U.S.-Philippine alliance, Japanese alignment...
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Considering Maskirovka

Soon after Josef Stalin signed a mutual defense pact with Adolf Hitler, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said that Russia was a mystery wrapped...

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Though the war in Ukraine is agonizing to observe, it is not the most important issue of 2023.

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The World in 2022

This year, pandemic-induced shortages and supply disruptions frame all other trends in the international system.

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Sun Media Romania: Cum va arăta Europa după ce războiul din Ucraina se va sfârși

„În scenariul pe care îl cred și sper puțin probabil în care Rusia va câștiga în Ucraina, ne vom confrunta cu o creștere a...

Adevarul: Paradoxul războiului din Ucraina

Războiul din Ucraina aduce pagube greu de estimat, afectând nu doar o țară, ci un întreg continent. Dincolo de toate acestea, pentru România și...

RealClearDefense: The Future of U.S.-China Relations

Earlier this week, the G-20 summit opened in Indonesia, during which the long-awaited meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping...


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Russian mediation. Russian President Vladimir Putin mediated talks on Thursday between Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the long-standing...

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