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Daily Memo: US Orders Supply Chain Review

U.S. supply chain review. The White House ordered a comprehensive review of U.S. supply chain vulnerabilities related to overdependence on China. The process, which...

Mexico’s Energy Conundrum

Last week, ice storms disrupted natural gas supplies to Mexico and so revived an existential question over how energy independent the country can and...

Daily Memo: Georgia’s Opposition Crackdown, Taiwan’s Olive Branch

Georgia's opposition crackdown. The leader of Georgia’s opposition United National Movement party, Nika Melia, was arrested during a raid on party headquarters. He was...

America’s Iran Strategy

President Barack Obama’s administration had a primary goal in the Middle East: It did not want Iran to become a nuclear power. It did...

Daily Memo: Better Faith Between the US and Iran?

Better faith between the U.S. and Iran? U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan confirmed that Washington had entered talks with Iran regarding American citizens...

China’s Waning Rare Earths Advantage

In 1992, during a visit to Inner Mongolia, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping quipped: “The Middle East has oil, China has rare earths,” referring to...

Daily Memo: The US and Iran, the West Rallies Around Xinjiang

The U.S. goes both ways on Iran. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Washington was ready to explore the possibility of reopening nuclear...

Turkey Adjusts Its Foreign Policy

Turkey’s long-term goal is to become a military and economic power with global outreach. Its path to success, however, isn’t a straight line. Crises...

Daily Memo: Georgia’s PM Resigns, UK Workers Ready for More Losses

Georgia on their minds. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia resigned on Thursday, citing his failure to reconcile the country’s political differences. The Georgian Dream...

Daily Memo: More Chip Production Put on Ice

Chip freeze. The collapsing power grid in Texas, which has wrought havoc in energy markets far beyond the state and even beyond the U.S.,...

Armenia’s Place in the New South Caucasus

The war between Armenia and Azerbaijan last fall dramatically changed the geopolitical situation in the South Caucasus, and Armenia’s strategy is beginning to change...

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Daily Memo: Pashinyan’s Coup Allegations, Erdogan’s Reform Promises

Coup in the making? Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan accused the military of trying to...

Daily Memo: US Orders Supply Chain Review

U.S. supply chain review. The White House ordered a comprehensive review of U.S. supply...

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