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Arab Strategic Miscalculations

Countries of all stripes – whether developed or underdeveloped, democratic or authoritarian – have been known to commit strategic military miscalculations. The U.S., for...

Turkey and Greece Are Talking Again

The war between Israel and Hamas is testing relationships throughout the Middle East and beyond, but a short distance away two historical enemies, Greece...

Daily Memo: Israel Update, Problems for British Banking

Fighting continues. Israel Defense Forces said on Friday they would resume combat operations against Hamas in the Gaza Strip after the group violated the cease-fire...

Qatar’s Role in the Gaza Conflict

Qatar is a unique state in the Middle East. Despite its small size and tiny population, it is awash in energy resources, ranking number...

Saudi Arabia Turns to Africa

Saudi Arabia is increasingly interested in building economic and diplomatic ties with Africa. Not long ago, the continent was nowhere near a priority in...

A Shift in the EU

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Last week’s election in the Netherlands produced a radical change. Traditionally, the Netherlands is among the most classically liberal states in Europe. But in...

The High Cost of International Shipping

Though the cease-fire in Gaza has eased tensions in the Middle East, the prospects of a wider conflict still remain, and energy markets expect...

Iraq’s Balancing Act Over Gaza

In early November, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Baghdad to meet with Iraqi officials. It was a notable stop on a...

Gaza and the Making of a New Middle East Order

The ferocity of the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas will reshape the Middle East. Its brutality is reminiscent of World War II's final...

Remember Ukraine?

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Some of you may remember Ukraine. Just a few months ago, it was all the talk. Since then, war has broken out between Hamas...

What Argentina’s Presidential Election Really Means

Argentina held a presidential election on Sunday that could be considered a referendum on the national economy. Argentina abounds with natural resources and potential...

The Gaza War Threatens Jordan

Unlike previous wars in Gaza, the current conflict has the potential to expand to the West Bank, where clashes involving Palestinians, Jewish settlers and...

In the US-China Talks, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

The much-anticipated meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping is finally here. The visit, which takes place today at the...

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