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Russia, Armor and Counterattacks

When Operation Desert Storm ended, there was jubilation in the United States. Unlike the Vietnam War a generation before, Desert Storm was a decisive...

Daily Memo: Biden on Ukraine, Pyongyang on Nuclear Weapons Testing

Coordination on Ukraine. Western nations are trying to coordinate their responses to Russia amid the ongoing tensions over Ukraine. At a rare press conference...

The Middle East, a Vicious Cycle

The Middle East and North Africa is a region haunted by its past. Like many other places around the world, it was subjected to...

Daily Memo: Blinken in Ukraine, Iran-Russia Talks

Ukraine latest. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Ukraine for meetings with President Volodymyr Zelensky and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. On Tuesday,...

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

Negotiations last week between the United States and Russia say a lot without saying much at all. Talks first took place on Jan. 9...

Daily Memo: Update on the Situation in Ukraine

Support for Ukraine. Western states have begun sending support to Kyiv amid the ongoing speculation about a possible Russian invasion. British Defense Secretary Ben...

The World in 2022

“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see,” Winston Churchill once quipped. Predicating expectations of the future on an understanding...

Daily Memo: Chinese Economic News, US Support for Europe

Chinese economy. China’s gross domestic product grew by 4 percent year over year in the last quarter of 2021 and by 8.1 percent for...

An Update on Inflation in 2022

After our last piece on energy prices and inflation scares, readers asked for updates, specifically on whether energy should be the primary concern moving...

Daily Memo: Chinese Espionage Warnings, Turkish-Armenian Talks

Warning. The United Kingdom’s domestic security service, MI5, issued an alert on Thursday over an alleged Chinese agent who was trying to infiltrate Parliament...

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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Daily Memo: Johnson and Scholz Talk Ukraine

Concerns over Ukraine. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed the situation in Ukraine with...

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