Nancy and Ronald Reagan

March 8, 2016 The complexity of power and family.

Russia’s Strategy in Chechnya

March 8, 2016 Moscow has relied on its alliance with the local Chechen leadership to maintain control over the region.

The Greatly Exaggerated Rumors of Islamic State’s Demise

March 7, 2016 IS’ position in Syria and Iraq remains strong, despite reports to the contrary.

The Muslim World Between Shariah and the Rule of Law

March 7, 2016 The debate over the role of religion in politics has heavily contributed to the lack of rule of law in Muslim-majority countries.

The Significance of US, Indian and Japanese Naval Exercises

March 4, 2016 While most joint drills are routine gestures, these signal an interesting shift.

Apple and the FBI: A Tale of Mutual Incomprehension

March 4, 2016 The debate between national security interests and privacy rights is more complex than either side admits.

Uncovering What Will Happen for Rising Powers

March 3, 2016 A deeper look at how our geopolitical model informs our forecasts.

The Future of Russia’s Involvement in Syria

March 3, 2016 Despite concerns from Western powers, the Kremlin’s military operations will likely stay limited.

Oil Rallies, Fantasies Surge

March 2, 2016 Prices may have risen in the past couple weeks, but the oil crisis is not over.

Simón Bolívar’s Vision for Spanish America

March 2, 2016 How one man helped shape a region’s independence movement.

What It Means to Be Moderate

March 1, 2016 Can an essentially human trait describe a political stance?

China’s Layoffs Announcement Bodes Ill

March 1, 2016 It’s one thing for millions of Chinese workers to lose their jobs, but it’s another for Beijing to publicly announce it.

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