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Ukraine After Yanukovych
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Crimea on Edge

Will Crimea secede from Ukraine? It’s not likely, unless actors in both Kiev and Moscow behave so egregiously that they end up destroying the very balance that has allowed Ukraine to work so far.

City on the Edge

The history of Sevastopol illuminates contemporary geopolitical tensions.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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