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Middle East Meltdown
Middle East Meltdown
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The Fall of Turkey

Western policymakers need to get comfortable with the fact that the Turkish Republic as we have known it is no more.

Middle East Meltdown
Obama’s Diplomatic Malpractice in Syria

Is this President Obama’s attempt to permanently sideline the United States from a leadership role in the Middle East? Or is the explanation more banal: an example of gross diplomatic malpractice?

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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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