Daily Memo: Afghan Peace Talks, French Diplomacy, Russian Elections

All the news worth knowing today.

The End of the US-Pakistan Alliance

Each side has been forced to get less than it needed from the other.

Forecast Tracker: 2019 First Quarter Update

The U.S. and China negotiate on trade, Russian frustrations simmer, European economies struggle.

Ramadan: A Holy and Violent Month

June 2, 2017 Jihadist groups have invoked the Islamic holiday’s history to further their agendas.

The World in 2017

Dec. 12, 2016 Major countries will see economic downturns due to low oil prices and a declining export market.

India’s One Belt, One Road-Block

New Delhi’s goals are to make money and thwart China’s plans.

India’s Own String of Pearls

New Delhi is boosting its defense presence across the Indo-Pacific, as Beijing’s footprint also grows.

Are China and India on the Road to War?

July 31, 2017 They’ve overcome the elements to fight for this inhospitable region before, but this time is different.

China and India Guard Against the Preposterous

Aug. 18, 2017 Nations do not take their national security lightly merely because the threat is far-fetched.

Why India and Pakistan Avoided Nuclear War

The logic that has governed nuclear brinksmanship since the advent of nuclear weapons is still in place today.

The World in 2018

Dec. 15, 2017 The dysfunction that will characterize the year has a decade’s worth of momentum behind it.

Regime Collapse and a US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

May 8, 2017 No one is willing to acknowledge the extent of the challenge in Afghanistan.