Tag Archives: geopolitics

Driving Turkey into the Arms of Russia?

The convergence of Russian-Turkish interests is likely only of a temporary nature.

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Can the US Make the Iran Sanctions Stick?

China’s refusal to cut back on Iranian oil purchases opens up another frontline with the U.S.

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Iran Nuclear Deal: China Approaches a Watershed

Salvaging the Iranian nuclear deal could come at a cost China may not want to pay.

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How China Gets Sucked Into the Middle East

While shifting energy import patterns enhance China’s clout in the Middle East, it is still struggling to be perceived as a big regional player.

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Transition in the Middle East: Transition to What?

In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.

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FIFA On Trial: More Evidence of Corruption

Qatar’s World Cup back in the firing line.

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Ukraine’s Downward Spiral

A report from Kiev on corruption and hopelessness.

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Germany=Geoeconomics, US=Geopolitics?

Mercury or Mars? What separates Germany and the United States.

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Yemen: Youth Bulges and Geopolitics

A youth-heavy population in Yemen could spell increased insecurity in the future.

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Will Iran Become a Successful Emerging Market?

If the nuclear deal with Iran succeeds, the world will see a great shift in geopolitics and economic growth.

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