Tag Archives: geopolitics

North Stream 2: What the Germans Must Do for Transatlantic Solidarity

As much as the current German government would wish otherwise, the North Stream 2 pipeline controversy continues to threaten European unity as well as transatlantic solidarity.

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Joe Biden and the US’s Pivot to Europe

Faced with the Biden administration, Germany must finally come to terms with its geostrategic obligations and commitments.

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No, Germany, You Don’t Have to Pay Billions for Blocking North Stream 2

The German government and the EU have very compelling legal defenses against any claims for damages because of stopping the North Stream 2 gas pipeline project.

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Whither the Arab and the Muslim World?

The UAE’s recognition of Israel puts Saudi Arabia more than any other Gulf state in the hot seat.

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Geopolitics After COVID 19: Conflict or Cooperation?

In absolute terms, all states or groups of states around the globe are going to emerge weakened from the 2020 coronavirus crisis.

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Israel-China Relations: Staring Into the Abyss of US-Chinese Decoupling

Israel will have to walk a fine line between accommodating the U.S. and maintaining freedom of relations with China.

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Europe´s Sovereignty Fever

There are big questions about the viability of the EU in the era of IT dominating technological innovation as well as in an era dominated once again by geopolitics.

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In Charts: Iran

A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring Iran — its people, economy and its military.

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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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