There are signs of the beginning of a reset in German relations with Russia. But serious impediments to a pragmatic relationship remain.
A steep decline from one of the biggest spenders after several bumpy years in global politics.
For all the emphasis on pursuing Germany’s “national interest,” the planned new pipeline undermines the EU, Germany itself and German influence in Europe.
The Trump Administration’s obsession with the Iran nuclear deal cannot obscure the U.S. role in strengthening Iran.
Despite Trump in the White House, Japan aims to get the TPP anyway and keep U.S. troops in the country too. Is that realistic?
While the United States has 0.48% of its population in the military, China has only 0.17%.
What do an insolvent Egypt and a disintegrating Syria mean for the governance of the Middle East?
Which nation is the key enabler of Iran’s steady rise in the Middle East?
What is the real conversation we should be having about NSA data mining?