Playing Chinese Roulette on the Yalu River


April 12, 2017 Is North Korea as dependent on China as everyone assumes?

Italy’s ‘No’ Vote


Dec. 6, 2016 A shakeup of the political establishment is just getting started.

Understanding Peace Talks


Jan. 23, 2017 Few formal peace negotiations actually lead to peace.

In US-Russia Relations, a Little Subtlety Goes a Long Way


Oct. 18, 2017 There are hints that the two sides may be getting closer to an accommodation over Ukraine.

The Chinese Central Committee and the People’s Liberation Army Face Off


Dec. 31, 2015 Sources in China are reporting increased tension between the Communist Party and the People’s Liberation Army.

China Bids for the Philippines


Jan. 26, 2016 There is a strategy behind Beijing’s recent investments in the Philippines.

Journey to Europe: Preparation


April 12, 2016 Geopolitics dictates that history takes shape regardless of opinions or intentions.

Syria and the Fact No One Mentions


Dec. 16, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have reached an agreement, but there’s far more to consider than just Bashar al-Assad or his regime leaving.

Europe’s Border Problem


Oct. 23, 2017 The idea of old nations reasserting themselves and questioning the legitimacy of borders terrifies the EU.

Free Movement in Europe May Be Coming to an End


Nov. 17, 2015 French President Francois Hollande reportedly plans to call for an end to free movement of European Union citizens.

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