In Search of a Solution to Russia’s Strategic Problem

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Russian President Vladimir Putin described the collapse of the Soviet Union as the greatest geopolitical catastrophe in history. Though it may not be true...

Conflict in the Caucasus and the New American Strategy

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During the Cold War, the United States opposed the Soviet Union wherever the Soviet Union sought to make inroads. Some interventions were necessary and...

As Turkey’s Economy Goes, So Goes Its Ambitions

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Turkey’s economy is in dire straits. In September, the Turkish lira fell to a 20-year low as investors withdrew billions from Turkey’s currency bond...

Belarus’ Next Episode

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Public demonstrations against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have intensified. Looked at casually, it seems unlikely that his presidency can survive. If the protesters are...

Eternal Brexit

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In 2016, the British government called for a referendum on whether the United Kingdom should remain a member of the European Union. The British...

Nothing Has Changed With Taiwan

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On Aug. 17, 1982, U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz sent a memo via an American diplomat to the Taiwanese government. On Monday, just...

The Poisoning of Navalny

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Alexei Navalny, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s highest-profile political opponent, remains alive in a German hospital after being poisoned in the Russian town of Tomsk....

Israel and the UAE Formalize Their Normalized Relations

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On Aug. 13, U.S. President Donald Trump announced a historic peace treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, two countries that do not...

The Geopolitics of the Belarusian Election

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Belarus, whose recent elections are making waves throughout the media, has been a pending flashpoint in Europe for some time. The reasons for this...

From a COVID-19 Recession to COVID-19 Depression?

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It’s been roughly five months since COVID-19 lockdown measures were first put in place. That means that come September, we will have gone two...

Racial Cycles

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Slavery was the law of the land when the United States was founded, and it would take nearly a century, and a civil war,...

The Queen Elizabeth and the Prince of Wales

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The British recently finished building two new aircraft carriers, the Queen Elizabeth and the Prince of Wales. Last week, Britain announced that one of...