The Geopolitics of the Orthodox Church

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June 17, 2016 While the Soviets shunned religion, Putin has used the Russian Orthodox Church toward geopolitical ends.

Xi’s Strong Control Over a Weak Economy

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June 16, 2016 The anti-corruption campaign expands to politicians’ families as the yuan takes a dip.

Facing Some Truths Behind the Florida Massacre

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June 15, 2016 In confronting terrorism, the U.S. needs to decide whether it is at war and who the enemy is.

The Trouble with Ending Wars

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June 14, 2016 Today’s U.S. deployments in the Middle East look similar to those in 1972 Vietnam.

US Negotiators Race Against Time

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June 13, 2016 The Obama administration wants to get an agreement on Ukraine before the November elections.

Central Asia: The Next Region to Unravel

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June 10, 2016 The instability in Kazakhstan in recent weeks could spread throughout the region.

The US’ Distinct Approach to China and India

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June 9, 2016 The two most populous nations have very different relationships with the United States.

Turkey’s Shifting Policy on Syria

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June 8, 2016 Over the past few days, Ankara has seemed to relax its stance on Syrian Kurds.

The Forgotten Legacy of the Six-Day War

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June 7, 2016  Israel’s belief in its military invincibility might be its downfall.

Why Russia Is Boosting Defenses on Its Western Borders

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June 6, 2016 As negotiations over Ukraine continue, Moscow is sending a message to the West.