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Weekly International
Press Brief

09 - 13 : V : 2016

Arch of Crisis

Sectarianism and the Protests in Baghdad

Russia’s ‘Middle East’: The Escalation of Religious Conflicts in the Northern Caucasus

Intervening better: Europe’s second chance in Libya

How Afghanistan Survives the 2016 Fighting Season

Iran's Unstoppable March Toward Dominance


The Role of Iraq’s Former Regime Elements in Islamic State

Corruption and Terrorism: The Causal Link

New al-Qaida message urges attacks on Israel

Gulf Coalition Targeting AQAP in Yemen

How Islamic State Gained Ground in India Using Indigenous Militant Networks


The Debate Over 'Brexit'

Britain, the EU and the Sovereignty Myth

Nigels against the World

North Korea

Reining in North Korea

The China-North Korea Relationship

Why Kim Jong Un Needs Nuclear Weapons

Ki m Jong-un’s Coronation and North Korea’s Future


Public Uncertain, Divided Over America’s Place in the World

Donald Trump and the authoritarian temptation

American Caudillo: Trump and the Latin-Americanization of U.S. Politics

California’s Unspoken Oil Failure


The Eclipse of the Communist Youth League and the Rise of the Zhejiang Clique

China's Twilight Years



Changes in Indian Foreign Policy: The Case of Israel and the Palestinians

Can India negotiate a new trade strategy?

Latin America

Brazil’s Problems are Much Bigger than Dilma

La paz no termina de llegar a Colombia

Peace and Violence in Colombia

Venezuela Is Falling Apart

Can Puerto Rico Escape Its Debt Crisis?

European Union

Why EU Defense Policy Is in the UK’s Interest

Poland’s Polarizing Politics

Slouching Toward Ankara: The EU-Turkey Migration Deal

Is Greek public debt unsustainable?

Middle East

The Promise of Middle Eastern Swing States

Renewing the Alliance: How Egypt and Israel Saved Their Relationship

Iraq's Struggle for Reform

Social, Economic and Political Dynamics in Tunisia and the Related Short- to Medium-Term Scenarios


Is China’s new ICBM a game changer in Asia Pacific?

France's Pivot to Asia: It's More than Just Submarines

Christianity in Mongolia

Duterte’s Victory Is Cry for Help From Those Left Behind in Philippines


Congo Blues: Scoring Kabila's Rule


The Future of US Global Leadership: Implications for Europe, Canada and Transatlantic Cooperation

Allies Beware: Americans Support a More Limited Role for the US

Why the U.S.-Nordic Leaders Summit Matters to the Next U.S. President

A Rebalanced Transatlantic Policy Toward the Asia-Pacific Region


Russia and the West in the European Security Architecture: Clash of Interests or a Security Dilemma?


Russia: A Test for Transatlantic Unity

INF Treaty Increasingly in Danger, as Russia Balks at New Missile Defense Base in Romania

National Priorities for the NATO Warsaw Summit

Energy Security

Transatlantic Energy Security: On Different Pathways?


Friends If We Must: Russia and China in the Arctic


Combatting Corruption

Democracy and Authoritarianism

Is Transition Reversible? The Case of Central Europe [PDF]


Time to push back on nuclear saber-rattling

Chinese and U.S. Nuclear Strategies in a New Era of Great Power Competition


Propaganda and Censorship: Adapting to the Modern Age

Books & Reviews

Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes? [preview]

Restless Continent: Wealth, Rivalry and Asia’s New Geopolitics by Michael Wesley

Le jihadisme menace l’État de droit

The Magic of Donald Trump

The cold war’s first chill


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