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NATO Moves Forward with Montenegro

NATO’s invitation to Montenegro could help refocus NATO on its core mission and bring the rest of the Balkans into the Alliance.

A Bloody Century
The Politics of Genocide

The Armenian genocide is not the only mass slaughter of the 20th century to go unfairly unrecognized. It is past time to acknowledge these genocides as such.

Russia and the West
Arm Ukraine to Avoid Another Bosnia

Failing to arm Ukraine in its struggle against the Russian-backed separatists will lead to a bloodier conflict in the long run.

Moscow Dissects Central-Eastern Europe

A quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the fight against communism is receding into memory, but the struggle against Kremlin meddling in eastern and central Europe goes on.

Russia and the West
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The Baltics Confront Moscow’s Ambitions

Can NATO protect the Baltic countries against a non-conventional threat from a resurgent Moscow?

Russia’s Choice: Putinism or Progress

Here are several things Western policymakers can do to help Russia reject the former and choose the latter.

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Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

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We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

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