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The Russian president is hoping for high turnout in Sunday’s election, to show the world the strength of his support. But during his time in office, the country has changed.
A US–Saudi nuclear agreement should not depart from strict non-proliferation standards, argues Mark Fitzpatrick.
For the United States to avoid the fate of France at Sedan, the Trump administration needs clear goals, disciplined policy implementation, an appreciation of US alliances and a much deeper investment in diplomacy.
Bruno Tertrais questions whether Russia is preparing to use theatre nuclear weapons and highlights the wider significance of its military exercises.
The prospect of US engagement with North Korea may not budge Pyongyang but it keeps the US and South Korea in sync, writes Mark Fitzpatrick.
War involving North Korea is a 50/50 proposition over the next year, given the personalities involved on both sides, says Mark Fitzpatrick.
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The credibility of the Islamic State may be undermined, but the security threat it poses should not be underestimated.
Erik Jones explores the damage done to Spanish democracy by the conflict over voting for Catalonian independence.
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