Foreign Debt: The Price of Turkey’s Rise to Power


Dec. 14, 2017 Can the government afford to be more involved in the Middle East?

The Afghanistan-Pakistan Fault Line

March 2, 2017 The U.S. will be engaged in military and intelligence operations at the Afghan-Pakistani border for many years.

How Brazil Outgrew Mercosur

Years of dysfunction in the trade bloc are restricting Brazil’s global ambitions, and it needs a way out.

Putin’s Strategy to Maintain Power

Aug. 11, 2016 The president needs to fix the economy to ensure support from the Russian people.

Assessing Turkey’s Power in the Balkans

April 20, 2017 Turkey’s influence is rising, but there are limits to its power.

Real Estate and Debt in China: One Road to Discontent

Feb. 16, 2017 China is walking a fine line to avoid a housing market crash.

Gauging the Strength of the Turkish Military

Since its founding, the modern Turkish republic has changed dramatically.

Iran’s Water Pressure: Droughts, Floods and a Looming Crisis

If it wants to avert a disaster, Tehran needs to find a solution to the country’s water crisis. But its options are limited.

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.

South America’s Strategic Value to Mexico

April 27, 2017 Mexico prioritizes relationships with South American countries that help support its livelihood and mitigate external threats.

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.

North Korea: Structured for Survival

June 8, 2017 What explains the longevity of the Kim dynasty?