Information vs. Knowledge
The False Promise of the Surveillance State

Advanced surveillance tech will prove a false hope for politicians worldwide—as it already has for China’s authoritarian leaders.

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North Korea
The Stumbling Block to Putin’s Asian Pivot

Putin needs new allies in Asia as leverage against both China and the United States, but Russia’s policies on the DPRK make that all but impossible.

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Eurasian Dreams
Belarus and the Failure of the Russian World

Moscow’s plans to make Belarus a cornerstone of its Eurasian integration project are looking like an increasingly bad bet.

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