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Global Politics and Strategy
By Aaron L. Friedberg
China is taking steps intended to reduce its exposure to Western economic coercion, while enhancing its leverage over others.
By Gordon Barrass and Nigel Inkster
Like his American counterpart, Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to make his country great again. But there is a crucial difference: Xi has a strategy.
By François Heisbourg
The new era will be one of Sino-American bipolarity and disorder, a global system in which a premium should be put on carefulness in the execution of policy.
Also featuring Elisabeth Marteu, Daniel Byman, Newell Highsmith and Mallory Stewart.
Bruno Tertrais questions whether Russia is preparing to use theatre nuclear weapons and highlights the wider significance of its military...
The prospect of US engagement with North Korea may not budge Pyongyang but it keeps the US and South Korea...
The Trump administration’s diagnosis of nuclear-weapons challenges is understandable, but its prescriptions are misguided.
India's renewable energy targets are ambitious but credible. For developing nations, green power must be cost-effective.
By Elisabeth Marteu
Jerusalem has not been a priority for ISIS, and jihadism traditionally not a priority for Israel. But the rise of jihadist groups close to its borders has led Israel to adjust.
By Daniel Byman
The Trump administration has an opportunity to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East – but its incompetence could prove disastrous.
By Jeffrey Mazo
Kyle Harper’s The Fate of Rome highlights a class of explanation for imperial collapse that has been relatively neglected by historians: the influence of climate and disease.
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