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Turkey Hesitates on Islamic State Strategy

Jan. 25, 2016 The U.S. is careful to avoid tensions over the Kurds, but Turkey is still hesitant to take the lead in the fight against IS.

Thoughts on Corruption

Jan. 22, 2016 While interpretations vary, the definition of corruption ultimately seems to rest on one’s vision of the human soul.

The Decline of Pipeline Politics

Jan. 22, 2016 Reduced dependence on Russian energy in Central and Eastern Europe has diminished the Kremlin’s influence in the region.

Net Assessment of Australia

Jan. 22, 2016 Australia has the 12th largest economy in the world and it is the sixth largest country by land mass. It is without question the most powerful nation in the South Pacific, yet has struggled to achieve one of its most important strategic goals.

The Dilemma of Systemic Crisis

Jan. 21, 2016 International institutions are struggling to manage Europe’s economic challenges, while still adhering to their own lending standards.

Thinking About Stock Markets from a Geopolitical Point of View

Jan. 21, 2016 The Chinese economy has been declining for years and oil for at least a year. So why did the markets take so long to start falling and why did they panic yesterday?

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