In South Sudan, China has established itself as a regional player.
Beijing has made a significant contribution in West Africa’s Ebola Crisis.
"Even though it remains unclear whether the frustration associated with and directed at the country’s natural resource sector can become cohesive enough to overwhelm the current regime , it is certainly a viable risk."
America can help achieve its goals in Africa by tapping into the Moroccan government's heavy presence and long-standing experience.
Sanctions relief will mean "more mansions and Ferraris on Tehran’s streets."
India's conventional military superiority over Pakistan is exaggerated.
The consistent if unstated theme of cases like Greece and Puerto Rico is the lack of economic growth necessary to support the debt load.
The rise of the global middle class could prove to be even more harmful than climate change...
"[D]isappointed critics of Obamacare should become both more patient and persistent. Some change, and better health-care policy, is ahead."
Washington's negotiating tactics seem to be the same every time, failing to yield adequate results every time. Perhaps it's time for a change...
"A judicial victory doesn’t automatically translate into a political victory, let alone a policy success."
The big question Asia—and the world—needs an answer to.
"So long as China maintains its position as a key trading partner and source of large-scale investments...Beijing will maintain significant influence over its neighbors."
China’s evolving policies toward Afghanistan hardly illustrate a rising power bent on territorial expansion and could be a possible area of Washington-Beijing cooperation.
The Ufa 2015 summit is a testament to the late Yevgeny Primakov's lasting geopolitical vision.
"I am absolutely sure that Russia is not going to yield anything," Andranik Migranyan told an audience at the Center for the National Interest.
"Far from threatening Russia, a strong NATO has a much greater incentive to act with self-restraint toward Russia than individual countries."
"Pipelines distract us from reality."
The European Central Bank will be tested in the next stage of this drama. And if a "Grexit" occurs, how will other eurozone members react?
After a deal is made with Iran, assuring our Arab allies will be a top priority.
Barzani’s promised referendum is genuine, but a new federal arrangement granting the KRG more autonomy is worth striving for.
Will Khamenei make a nuclear deal—and how far will he let Rouhani go at home?
Tony Abbott's recent woes in Australia should send a message to U.S. conservatives: fiscal conservatism, though necessary, isn’t always popular.
Malcolm Turnbull is challenging Tony Abbott for leadership of the Liberal Party.
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