Why Russian-Turkish Hostility Makes Sense

Feb. 5, 2016 Tensions between the two countries have heightened again, although this is not surprising when viewed in historical context.

Examining Japan’s National Security Strategy

Feb. 4, 2016 Incapable of protecting against its main threats on its own, Tokyo is caught between self-reliance and dependency.

The British-EU Agreement

Feb. 3, 2016 The deal is supposed to give members more power over EU legislation but does not address the core objections of the union’s critics.

Investment Patterns Shift as Exporters’ Crisis Deepens

Feb. 3, 2016 Foreign direct investment is moving away from export-dependent countries and searching for stability.

Italy’s Problematic EU Deal

Feb. 1, 2016 Seemingly contradictory actions highlight fundamental tensions in Rome.

Argentina’s Foreign Investment Potential

Feb. 2, 2016 While much of the world is in a downturn, things may be looking up for Buenos Aires.

Islamic State and Central Asia

Feb. 1, 2016 A radio broadcast from Afghanistan raises the question: Could IS expand into the region?

More Indications of China’s Economic Decline

Feb. 1, 2016 While individual indicators may give a limited picture of an economy’s health, additional signs are emerging that the country’s economy is slowing.

Mapping Russia’s Strategy

Feb. 1, 2016

Shadowboxing in the South China Sea

Jan. 29, 2016 Pacific powers rattle their sabers, but strategic interests will preclude outright combat.

The Geopolitics of Deposit Insurance

Jan. 29, 2016 Governments are growing increasingly worried that public confidence in banking systems may diminish, as financial problems in parts of Europe and Asia escalate.