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Chinese Propaganda vs. Western Spin

Feb. 26, 2016 Sometimes the media’s portrayal of an event can be more enlightening than the event itself.

Ceasefire and 97 Flavors of Opposition

Feb. 26, 2016 The Syrian ceasefire will be ineffective at building peace and will not lead rebel groups to form a united front.

Israel’s Strategic Vulnerability

Feb. 25, 2016 Chaos in the Middle East may serve Israel well now, but any solution will create new tensions.

Saudi Arabia’s Untenable Military Position

Feb. 25, 2016 The Saudis are projecting an image of military strength that does not match up with its actual capabilities.

What Isn’t Being Said About Guantanamo

Feb. 24, 2016 The transformation of warfare raises difficult questions when it comes to international laws written for a bygone time.

Mexico’s Economic Dynamism

Feb. 24, 2016 The Mexican economy has persevered despite a downturn in other major global economies.

The Use and Abuse of Law

Feb. 23, 2016 We examine the relationship between law and power in geopolitics.

The Pitfalls of the French Economic Model

Feb. 23, 2016 France’s economy has produced stagnant growth and high unemployment.

Brexit and the Ongoing Saga of the EU

Feb. 22, 2016 Britain struck an agreement with the EU, but will it help Cameron keep the country in the union?

Why the Syrian Kurds Can’t Win

Feb. 22, 2016 Despite recent victories, the Kurdish YPG forces face several challenges.

A Worrying Week for Russia

Feb. 19, 2016 Challenges in all of Russia’s important buffer zones have raised strategic questions for the Kremlin.

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