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Russia and the Limits of Power
January 19, 2018

Perception matters when there aren’t many options.



Watch List Findings: Jan. 20, 2018
January 20, 2018 Tensions in Gaza, Japanese concerns over a Chinese submarine, unrest in Tunisia

Watch List: Jan. 18, 2018
January 18, 2018 Turkey sends forces to southern border, Washington’s war plan for North Korea

The Hidden Dependence in Poland’s Defiance
January 18, 2018 Its politics have drifted from the EU, but Poland’s economy and national security strategy still revolve around membership.

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With US Trade, China Plays a Dangerous Game
January 19, 2018 The U.S. has promised to get tougher on China for almost a year now. On the campaign trail, presidential candidate ...

Watch List: Jan. 17, 2018
January 17, 2018 The Catalan crisis continues, rethinking Iraq

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As North Korea Goes Nuclear, U.S.-China Relations Sour
January 17, 2018 Beijing will use what leverage it has to prevent the U.S. from taking a tougher stance on trade.

What We're Reading: Jan. 16, 2018
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Watch List: Jan. 16, 2018
January 16, 2018 Turkish backlash against U.S. moves, possible sanctions against Poland, PLO to revoke recognition of Israel
North Korea’s Unlikely Strategic Opening
January 16, 2018 An entente with the South is unlikely but worth considering.

The United States’ Inescapable Place in Mexico’s Election
January 15, 2018 The US-Mexico relationship plays a critical role in all the issues most critical to the election campaign.
Watch List: Jan. 15, 2018
January 15, 2018 Islamic State still active in Iraq, British foreign policy, chances of a Palestinian flare-up

In NAFTA Talks, Canada Raises the Pressure on the US
January 15, 2018 Canadian officials are eager to reach a deal.
Watch List Findings: Jan. 13, 2018
January 13, 2018 Shift in the U.S. position on North Korea, dissonance between president and military in the Philippines, questions about NAFTA’s future

In Iran, Protests Are Nothing New
January 12, 2018 On Dec. 28, Iran’s second-most populous city, Mashhad, situated in the northeast near the border with Turkmenistan, was the site ...
An Oil Price Increase Is Not Enough for Russia
January 12, 2018 Though crude oil prices are expected to hover around $60 a barrel in 2018 and 2019, that’s not enough to ...
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