Tag Archives: Global politics

The World and Russia After Putin

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Even if Russia were to still “win” the war, it will lose the peace. Regime change in Russia is not on the official agenda of the Western Alliance, but it seems a likely result.

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Germany and the Battle Over Political Correctness

Today’s world, today’s challenges and today’s politics cry out for media commentators to make careful distinctions.

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Is Kazakhstan Russia’s Next Ukraine?

Former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev may be the last barricade blocking a confrontation between Russia and Kazakstan.

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1971: Big Shifts in China and in the U.S.

The year when China was brought out of its shell — and the U.S. started learning about unsuccessful interventions.

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Huntington Reloaded: Reflections on German Escapism

The three candidates to succeed Angela Merkel as German Chancellor are woefully unprepared to deal with geopolitical pressures.

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Afghanistan: A Bellwether for Saudi-Iranian Rivalry?

Afghanistan could emerge as a venue for Middle Eastern rivalries.

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Israel: Confronting Central European Revisionism

How Israel’s new foreign minister deprives Central European nations of moral cover

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Bye Bye G7… Hello to The Seven Bastards

Donald Trump’s musings upon leaving Sicily after the G7 summit.

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Five Ways to Fight Populism

The best response to populism is active government policy. We need more and better smart liberalism.

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Europe Vs. US: Toward More (Im)Perfect Unions?

Macron’s victory really is a positive signal for the European Union’s future — especially viewed in context against the American union.

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