The Resurrection of Scottish Foreign Policy

Its revival comes after more than 300 years of dormancy.

In the War Against Chinese Tech, the U.S. May Go It...

Washington’s threat to curtail security cooperation with allies that do business with Huawei is falling on deaf ears. But the U.S. has another trick up its sleeve.

Poland’s Population Problem

High economic growth will only take the country so far.

The Third Opium War

To understand China’s current confrontation with the West over trade, historical context is key.

Brazil and Colombia: Responses to the Venezuelan Crisis

As countries that share borders with Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil are most vulnerable to the fallout from the crisis.

The Centurieslong Contest for the Black Sea

The region has been the subject of countless conflicts, and the fighting isn’t going to stop anytime soon.

European Muslims: A Demographic Opportunity

The future of the EU, and of countries like France and Germany, will be shaped by whether these countries can assimilate Muslims.

The Rise and Fall of the Islamic State

This Islamic State may not last, but there is the possibility of a future Islamic State in the Middle East.

Ethiopia: A Regional Power in the Making?

The country has grown increasingly assertive in the region.

China’s Modernization Plan: The Blueprint and the Backlash

“Made in China 2025” promises to help Beijing dominate the high-tech world, but it has raised suspicions in the West.

The South Caucasus: Untamed Crossroad of Empires

Oct. 19, 2017 The mountainous terrain forms a daunting barrier, whose few passages are worth fighting for.

The World Before World War II Re-Emerges

Sept. 8, 2016 Instability runs rampant across the Eurasian landmass today at a level unseen since the years leading up to World War II.