German Bank at Risk of Default

July 11, 2016 How the bank proceeds will test Germany’s commitment to the bail-in approach.

Russia Raises the Stakes Against Ukraine

Aug. 10, 2016 A series of events have increased tensions in recent days.

Chinese Power Struggles

May 10, 2016 President Xi Jinping faces a potential challenger while trying to consolidate power.

Trouble Brewing in Iran?

The country grows more unstable by the week.

The 3 Scenarios of the Singapore Summit

It’s not as if Trump and Kim have limitless options.

The Implications of the Coup in Turkey

July 17, 2016 The recent coup attempt highlights the secular-religious divide in Turkey.

Brexit’s Impact on Italian Banks

June 27, 2016 The Italian government’s response to the crisis so far has been limited by EU regulations.

Iran, Israel: Making Trouble but Not War


Headlines to the contrary are a bit misleading.

The EU Capitulates

June 25, 2016 The bloc’s members have conceded that further integration may not be desirable.

The Strategy Behind the Nice Attack


July 14, 2016 The purpose of terror is to terrify.

Summing Up the Singapore Summit

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Chemicals and Cruise Missiles in Syria

April 7, 2017 The American action reveals an important observation about U.S. strategy.