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May 10, 2017 The country is a test case for Washington’s balance-of-power strategy.

Hard Power Is Still King

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July 20, 2017 In geopolitics, nice gestures and money don’t make the world turn.

How Important Is the US President – or Any Leader?

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Nov. 10, 2016 Great leaders did not make history. History made them.

The Importance of Australia to the United States

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Feb. 3, 2017 Personalities aside, both countries need each other.

Nationalism Is Rising, Not Fascism

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Mexico’s Drug War Is No Closer to an End

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Under the weight of government pressure, the cartels have fragmented but not broken.

France as a Northern and Southern European Power

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March 13, 2017 The country holds a unique position on the Continent.

India: One State, Many Countries

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May 19, 2016 As the rest of Eurasia slides further into crisis, the only thing getting in India’s way is India.

From the Intermarium to the Three Seas

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July 7, 2017 Expansion makes sense for a grouping this ambitious.

The Middle East Since 9/11

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Sept. 12, 2016 The region has changed significantly following the attacks 15 years ago.

The Future Germany Envisions

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How Instability in Central America Affects US-Mexico Relations

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With increasing unrest and violence in the region, the U.S. is pushing for more immigration controls.

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