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Asia — the Challenge to Turn Enmity into Amity

Risks of unresolved territorial conflict threaten peace in Asia.

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Dazzling Singapore’s Deep Contradictions

The clean veneer surrounding Singapore starts to show cracks.

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The New (Dis)Order of the Middle East

To understand the Middle East today and its future, the Europe of the 19th century provides intriguing parallels.

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Will China be Able to Curb Adolescent Suicide?

Suicides rates soar in the face of China’s transformation. What can China do to reverse the trend?

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On Iraq, Dick Cheney Used to Be a Truth Teller

Before he became Vice President, Cheney acknowledged that Iraq could disintegrate following a U.S. invasion.

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Ukraine: This Time Is Different

A new commitment by Ukrainians to vigilance over their political leaders.

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Putin’s Failure as a Grand Strategist

Vladimir Putin’s obsession with power could cause Russia to slip down the dragon’s throat.

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How Far Will Putin Go?

A rebounding Ukraine provides Putin with tougher choices.

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1814 or 1914? The Fateful Choice in 2014

The surprising way in which historical choices present themselves in cycles that are 100 years apart.

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From Sarajevo to Brussels: The Big Picture

The European Union helped to create a grand European peace.

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