Russia’s Ongoing Predicament

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Feb. 12, 2016 As Moscow gains ground in Syria, it is faltering in almost every other state objective.

The European Band Plays On

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Feb. 11, 2016 The EU’s six founding members may deepen integration among themselves, while leaving the rest to follow their own paths.

Hong Kong and the Future of Chinese Unrest

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Feb. 10, 2016 Protests during New Year celebrations may not spell trouble for the Communist Party.

China and Bad News: The New Normal

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Feb. 9, 2016 With the economic downturn now firmly established, it will be important to watch how Beijing responds.

The Crisis of Polling

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Feb. 8, 2016 Polls are now less reliable in predicting the outcome of elections, as we witnessed after the recent Iowa caucuses.

Why Russian-Turkish Hostility Makes Sense

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Feb. 5, 2016 Tensions between the two countries have heightened again, although this is not surprising when viewed in historical context.

Examining Japan’s National Security Strategy

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Feb. 4, 2016 Incapable of protecting against its main threats on its own, Tokyo is caught between self-reliance and dependency.

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