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Global Politics and Strategy
By François Heisbourg
The challenge for the French in Mali is less that of ‘when do we leave?’ but under what circumstances it makes sense to stay.
By Amitai Etzioni
America and its allies have little reason to replay the Cold War by seeking to contain China. Accommodating expansion of Beijing’s influence is more likely to lead to a peaceful relationship.
By Christopher Bronk and Eneken Tikk-Ringas
Infecting the company’s machines with the Shamoon virus required the kind of co-ordination typical of state-sponsored attacks, and the targeting of critical infrastructure shortens the list of suspects.
This issue includes articles on international affairs by François Heisbourg, Amitai Etzioni and Seyed Hossein Mousavian.
Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, there have been intermittent hopes that Moscow might play a constructive diplomatic role...
After the Libyan regime of Colonel Muammar Gadhafi stepped up its military campaign against rebel forces in February and March...
The tragic assault on the US consulate in Benghazi on 11 September 2012 raised new doubts about the wisdom of...
The widening access by non-state actors to more powerful weapons, the rise of humanitarian military intervention in failing states, and...
On 20 March 2011 French air-strikes destroyed a Gadhafi regime column about to storm Benghazi. Attacks on Libyan air defences...
By Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Transforming the fatwa into a legally binding document could be a face-saving solution to the Iran nuclear crisis and boost efforts towards eliminating nuclear weapons entirely.
By Christian Le Mière
The US rebalance to the Asia-Pacific appears to be failing to either reassure allies or deter China. And there are clear limitations to any new alliance system.
Survival Managing Editor Jeffrey Mazo on Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise. From the financial crisis to terrorist spectaculars, the era of 'Big Data' has not led to better predictions...
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