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Where Next for Syria?

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By James Denselow The conflict in Syria has been going on for almost six years and despite events in Aleppo would appear to have the...

Helsinki – Trump and Putin – a Showdown for Summer Doldrums or a Genuine...

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By Peter Koenig The Helsinki Summit – or the Treason Summit, as some call it – of the 16th of July, has come and gone. It...

The Strategic Significance of Central Asia

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By David Denoon The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the creation of five newly independent states in Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,...

Is the Russian Economy Finally Tilting East?

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By Vladimir Popov It may well be that in the next decades, with the benefit of hindsight, it will be only too obvious how Russia...

IRAN : Why we really do need globalisation more than ever before

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By Graham Vanbergen Globalisation has rapidly become the new buzzword driving isolationism and protectionism that has led to European citizens losing out to offshored jobs, reduced...

America’s Shale Revolution and the Dangerous Myth of Energy Independence

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By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett Proponents of energy independence enshrine America’s so-called “shale revolution” as a geopolitical game changer, enabling the United States...

The Responsibility to Protect: Reading Ethical Responsibilities Into the Rule of Law

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By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The scope and source of permissible use of force in response to a humanitarian crisis frames a...

China’s New Global Role: President Xi in Washington and the UN

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By Dan Steinbock The recent Washington summit took the US-China bilateral relations onto a new level, while President Xi’s UN visit gave a glimpse...

United You Don’t Stand

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From the Editors The latest news about Israel is again about some on-going land grab. This is not new news. This has been going on...

An Unsettling New Normal for India-Pakistan Relations

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By Michael Kugelman and Vandana Seth In the coming months, all-out war between the two nuclear-armed rivals is unlikely. However, prolonged tensions are ensured while...

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