Crisis In Ukraine

The war in Ukraine isn’t just a Ukrainian affair. It has the potential to fundamentally reshape the global landscape. In some ways it already has: Germany is rearming, NATO has awakened, commodities prices are through the roof, and Russia is increasingly isolated. The extent to which the global order changes will depend largely on how long the conflict drags out.

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Daily Memo: Putin Outlines Conditions for Ukraine Cease-fire

Putin's view. Russian President Vladimir Putin set out his conditions for a cease-fire in Ukraine during a meeting with top Foreign Ministry officials on...

Daily Memo: Uproar in Turkey, Drills in Syria

Turkish backlash. Clashes broke out in the Turkish parliament between lawmakers from the governing AKP party and the pro-Kurdish DEM party following the arrest...

Daily Memo: China Pushes Its Plan for Ukraine

International buy-in? Russia and Ukraine have affirmed most of the contents of China’s “six-point consensus” on how to resolve the Ukraine war, Chinese Foreign Minister...

Daily Memo: Clearance for Ukrainian Strikes in Russia, Turkey Gets Suspicious

War and peace. China will not join the Swiss peace conference on Ukraine due to significant differences between the summit's conditions and China's demands,...

Daily Memo: Russia-Belarus Drills, Putin in Uzbekistan

Russian defense. Russia and Belarus began a joint air drill on Monday, part of efforts to improve air defense systems and coordination. Relatedly, the...

Putin’s Peace Plan

Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia invaded Ukraine under the assumption that Ukraine’s defeat would be rapid and complete, bringing Russia to NATO’s eastern border....

Daily Memo: China Targets US Firms, Israel’s Gantz Issues Ultimatum

Backlash from Beijing. China’s Ministry of Commerce added three U.S. companies to its list of “unreliable entities” for selling arms to Taiwan. Boeing and...

A Government Shakeup in Moscow

The Russian government announced last week a massive shakeup of its senior staff. Several ministers in civilian sectors such as energy, agriculture, industry and...

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Mauldin Economics Global Macro Update: George Friedman on Putin’s Next Move in Ukraine

What's the likelihood Putin would use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine? Geopolitical Futures Founder George Friedman discusses likely next steps, Russia’s diminished stance in the international community, and the probability that Putin will resort to nuclear weapons, with Mauldin Economics' Ed D’Agostino.

Antonia Colibasanu on TRT World Now: EU Divided on Price Cap on Russian Gas

European Union officials remained divided on Friday, as they met to discuss ways to tackle the soaring cost of gas and electricity. They have been debating plans to cap the price of Russian gas. GPF COO Antonia Colibasanu weighs in on this controversy.

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