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Russia’s Gazprom Treads Water

More than two years into the Ukraine war, there has been unexpected optimism surrounding the Russian economy. A recently published report by the European...

The Demographic Meltdown

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Major news publications around the world are rife lately with articles noting how the decline in birth rates has reached a critical mass. Over...

Saudi Arabia’s Quest for Peace With Israel

Saudi Arabia has always sought peace with Israel, although it dreaded the consequences of publicizing its intent. In 1965, the Arab public ridiculed Tunisian...

India’s Watershed Election

India’s 2024 general elections have shaken the trajectory the planet’s most populous nation has been on for nearly three decades. Right-wing Hindu nationalism, which...

Remembering D-Day

Overlooking Omaha Beach is a cemetery in which the Americans who died on D-Day were buried. To walk through this graveyard is to walk...

Russia and China, Nukes and Alliances

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Last week, Moscow revived an oft-repeated threat to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine. Their use, of course, requires a few important things. They must...

The Reality of Russo-Chinese Relations

There’s a building in a certain district of Moscow that has adapted to geopolitical trends better than most others. Until 2020, it was car...

A New Front in the US-China Trade War

In mid-May, U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a proposal for new tariffs on a variety of Chinese imports. This year, the U.S. will raise...

Egypt, Caught in the Crossfire

On May 27, an Egyptian border guard was fatally shot at the Rafah border crossing between Egypt and the Gaza Strip. According to a...

Russian Strategy in the Sahel

A date has been set for the United States to fully demobilize from its military bases in Niger. On Sept. 15, American forces will...

Putin’s Peace Plan

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Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia invaded Ukraine under the assumption that Ukraine’s defeat would be rapid and complete, bringing Russia to NATO’s eastern border....

The State of Argentina’s ‘Transformation’

Argentine President Javier Milei will not be commemorating his country’s revolution on May 25 as originally planned. At the beginning of the year, he...

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