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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
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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.

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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?

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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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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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