A Chinese Port in the US Storm

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July 27, 2016 Leaders of the two countries have recently overlooked some disagreements to emphasize their common interests.

The Problem with Fighting Islamist Terrorism

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July 26, 2016 Radical Islamism is a movement, not an organization, which makes it much harder to defeat.

China’s Problems Are Bigger than Its Leadership Struggle

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July 25, 2016 The Communist Party is trying to ensure it can hold the country together.

Why Warnings Over Brexit Were Wrong

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July 22, 2016 Short-term outlooks produce misconceptions.

Appearances vs. Realities in China

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July 21, 2016 Beijing projects an image of strength but its weakness often shapes its polices.

Were Turkish Coup Planners Involved in Downing Russian Jet?

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July 20, 2016 Erdoğan is using the coup attempt to reframe Turkey’s relations with Russia.

The Blurry Line Between Religion and Secularism in Turkey

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July 19, 2016 The divide between Islamists and secularists is not as clear as some believe.

The Myth of Legal and Illegal Wars

July 18, 2016

The Coup

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July 18, 2016 How did the coup plotters in Turkey avoid being detected?

The Implications of the Coup in Turkey

July 17, 2016 The recent coup attempt highlights the secular-religious divide in Turkey.

Erdoğan Appears to Regain Control in Turkey

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July 16, 2016 The president appears to have control of the government after a coup attempt.

Why Brazil’s Economy May Be Headed for Recovery

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July 15, 2016 There are growing indications that investments in Brazil are increasing.