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Putin's Power Play
Vladimir Putin and Saad Hariri in 2010 (ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)
Russia and Lebanon: A Geopolitical Juggling Act

Putin plays peacemaker in Lebanon, hoping to realize his Middle East ambitions. Will it work?

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It’s vital that we make sure that the great wealth-creating machine is ready for the millennial generation.

After years of delay, Turkey announces its close to buying advanced air missile defenses from the Russians.

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Time to unpack the irony.

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Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Latin Lefty Meltdown

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

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