Analysis

Israel’s Strategic Reality
November 13, 2018

The current fighting in Gaza is part of years of sporadic conflict, but there’s more to it than that.


Daily Memo: Updates on Gaza, a Reckoning in Italy
November 13, 2018

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Israel and Gaza, Preparing for a Bigger Fight
November 12, 2018

Egypt’s peace talks have failed, and both sides are escalating attacks.


Daily Memo: Violence in Gaza, the Taliban in Afghanistan, Elections in Ukraine
November 12, 2018

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China and Japan: Partners on the ‘New Silk Road’
November 12, 2018

Cooperation is starting to make more sense as costs, and risks, soar.


Daily Memo: U.S.-Poland Energy Ties, Foreign Labor in Japan
November 9, 2018

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Daily Memo: Kurds, Oil in the South China Sea, Russia and North Korea
November 8, 2018

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A Speech by Mike Pence and the Sum of All Chinese Fears
November 8, 2018

The Chinese are looking for any hint that Washington is escalating the conflict with Beijing.


Why Iran Might Cut Its Losses in Yemen
November 8, 2018

Iran is overstretched, and the war in Yemen may not be worth fighting for much longer.

Daily Memo: US Delays, Jihadist Mergers, Good News in Pakistan
November 7, 2018

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The Illusion of a Russia-China Alliance
November 7, 2018

Neither country can solve the other’s top economic and strategic problems.

Daily Memo: Midterm Elections, Korean Changes, Brexit Agreements
November 6, 2018

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