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Visiting India? Battling a Kafkaesque Bureaucracy

Reflections on the amazing difficulties of obtaining a visa to India.

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Angela Merkel and German Leadership in Foreign Policy

Evidence of German foreign policy leadership – on the UK, Russia and beyond.

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Global Truths on Putin’s Tirades

Russia’s president constantly undermines his own case on the global stage.

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Rousseff’s Global Challenge: Do Better Than India

With Modi, India got a new life politically. What about Brazil?

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Europe’s Rules? Forget About Them

The rest of the world has it all wrong: The EU isn’t obsessing about rules.

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Oil as a WMO: The West’s Weapon of Mass Obedience?

Will lower oil prices drive Saudi Arabia and Russia to pursue sensible reforms at home at long last?

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How ISIS Catches the United States With Its Pants Down

A new form of asymmetric warfare against the world’s biggest military.

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Modi and Obama: A Study in Parallels

Obama’s case in the U.S. suggests caution is warranted regarding the current hype about India’s one-man show.

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The Dumbest U.S. Foreign Policy Question Asked This Century

What do U.S. politicians mean when they say they want to save Syria?

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An End to Presidential Term Limits?

How modern U.S. politics incapacitates itself.

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