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Ulrich Speck
Restoring Liberalism
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The Crisis of Liberal Order

The liberal world order is under assault—by the new populists from within and autocrats from without.

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This Should Be Europe’s Wake-Up Call

The Syrian war has come to Europe. Half-hearted diplomatic efforts will not keep it at bay any more.

A Different Rationale
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What Does Putin Want in Syria?

It’s about coalitions and ideas. In the multi-polar world Putin sees emerging, Russia needs a stable of pliant allies, who rely on a robust set of norms legitimating autocratic rule.

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Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.

Psy-ops

Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

Libyan Afterparty

America’s top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.

EDTECH

As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

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