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The Trump Effect
The Trump Effect
Israel Scuttles UN Settlement Vote, with Help from Trump

Israel’s successful effort to scuttle a controversial UN vote, with the support of Donald Trump, signals that the Obama era of foreign policy is already over.

The Trump Effect
Tibetan Leader Sees New Hope In Trump

The leader of Tibet’s government-in-exile urges Trump to confront Beijing more openly about Tibet.

The Trump Effect
An Opportunity for Iranian Hardliners?

With the Iran nuclear deal now threatened thanks to Trump’s election, Iranian hardliners could gain the upper hand in Tehran.

The Trump Effect
Trump Scares Aussies Away From U.S.

A Trump victory in November could cause some major geopolitical realignments.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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.


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

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