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The Turkey-Russia Tango Over Syria and Libya

Is Turkey turning into a Russian puppet? Vladimir Putin is showing a remarkable ability to reverse Erdogan’s Syria ambitions.

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India’s New Sense of Nation: Not a Hindu Thing

Media reports about India’s new citizenship rules and its impact on Muslim minorities swings between the tendentious, the comical and the absurd.

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How Trump Is Tied to China, Literally

Clothes making can provide deep insights into both the character of global leaders and commercial realities.

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Putin’s Russian Power Grab: The Global Context

The Russian President aims at staying in power forever. Who are his role models?

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Assessing “Phase One” of the US-China Trade Deal

Will China really halt technology transfers that it has required under many joint venture deals with U.S. companies?

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Iran: Another Hong Kong, But No Russia or North Korea

The two messages from the Iranian people to their leaders: First, for all your gloating about Iran’s nuclear arsenal, nobody can eat nuclear weapons. Second, we want a different future.

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Five Lessons for US Democrats from Boris Johnson’s Victory in the UK

What the Democrats must do to avoid Donald Trump’s reelection in 2020.

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The Iranian People and Their Many Wars

Iranians have endured 40 years of war with their own government, eight years of war with Iraq and an ongoing economic war with U.S.

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The 2010s: The Decade of Disillusion

The decade that has just ended, the 2010s, was marked by the crisis that began in 2007-08, and it was accompanied by the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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China, the Commerce-First Middle Eastern Power

The standoff between the United States and Iran helps China to build out its energy and trade routes throughout the Middle East.

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