Remembering to Forget World War II

People tend to compare every modern conflict to Hitler and the Nazis. They shouldn’t.

Watch List Findings: Nov. 4, 2017

Rally in Azerbaijan, Iraqi Kurdish leader leaves office, Iranian weapons

Watch List: March 29, 2018

Mongolia’s strong economy, bank runs in India, protests in southern Ukraine

Saudi Arabia Playing a Dangerous Game

Riyadh is under intense internal and external pressure.

Al-Qaida-Islamic State Competition in Syria

March 16, 2017 Al-Qaida is poised to take advantage of a weakened Islamic State.

Daily Memo: 7 Brexit Options, Another China Loan, a Flood in...

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The Dilemma of Systemic Crisis

Jan. 21, 2016 International institutions are struggling to manage Europe’s economic challenges, while still adhering to their own lending standards.

Coalitions and the Islamic State: It’s Not Happening

Jan. 25, 2016 Few countries are both willing and able to defeat IS and manage the aftermath.

Watch List Findings: Oct. 15, 2016

What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this email manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us […]

Making Sense of Turkey

May 17, 2016 The prime minister’s dismissal had more to do with policy than personality.