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What We’re Reading: Central American Integration

Puentes y Cercos: La Geopolitica de la integracion Centroamericana By Luis Campos Perez “Puentes y Cercos”...

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What We’re Reading: Euro’s Broken Promises, Secrets of High-Level Diplomacy

The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe By Joseph E. Stiglitz I...

The Middle East, a Vicious Cycle

The Middle East and North Africa is a region haunted by its past. Like...

What the Failure of the US-NATO-Russia Talks Means

Negotiations last week between the United States and Russia say a lot without saying...

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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...

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From the European Buffers to the Intermarium

Russia has been in the process of reclaiming its buffer zones – the areas...

Tunisia’s Return to Authoritarian Rule

In 2019, former constitutional law professor Kais Saied was elected Tunisia’s new president. An...

From the European Buffers to the Intermarium

Russia has been in the process of reclaiming its buffer zones – the areas in its periphery such as the Caucasus, the Baltics, Central...

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Kazakhstan’s Sudden Unrest

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Stalemate. Russia and NATO completed talks on Ukraine but remain at a stalemate. On Thursday, that some disagreements were unresolved, and in televised remarks,...

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