Trump’s engagement in East Asia has further fueled Russian and Chinese perceptions of the U.S. missile defense system as a threat to their nuclear deterrents.
The upcoming Trump-Xi summit in Mar-a-Lago will the set the tone of U.S.-China relations for the entire Trump presidency. It is critical that the two presidents have mutual respect for each other.
In many cases, Egypt’s secular parties have made things worse for themselves in an attempt to survive and improve their standing.
In recent years, a series of crises have erupted on the European Union’s eastern borders. In response, the EU has begun to map its own form of “liberal-redux geopolitics” that combines various strategic logics.
Despite their divergent paths after the 2010–2011 uprisings, Egypt and Tunisia are today facing similar economic challenges.
Potential difficulties might arise during the negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, but the 27 remaining EU member states will speak with one voice.
Southern Libya remains a region of endemic instability wracked by communal conflict, a shortage of basic services, rampant smuggling, and fragmented or collapsed institutions.
Deception and active measures in all their incarnations have long been and will remain a staple of Russia’s dealings with the outside world for the foreseeable future.
What is the future of the INF Treaty, why is Russia violating it, and how should the U.S. respond?
The so-called war on terror is bound to be a long one, unlikely to be won in any conventional sense. Unless Trump comes to understand this, he’s going to make a bad situation even worse.
There is evidence that Russia directly intervened in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Achieving economic diversification in countries dependent on oil exports is a major challenge. Most diversification strategies have failed, and there are no examples of countries that have successfully managed to fully diversify away from oil.
A sustainable political settlement to end the multiple conflicts in Syria will not be possible without a real focus on the challenges of refugee returns.
Libya’s worsening political conflict has pushed the country to the brink of civil war and could complicate ongoing efforts to combat extremist groups.
Refugee crises across the globe have had a transformative impact on every aspect of the politics, economies, societies, and states that have experienced these massive forced population movements.
There is a dramatic mismatch between what ails political finance in India and the government’s “reform” measures. The budget presentation and its new amendments have made political funding less transparent.
If the UK leaves the European Union without having reached any agreement after two years, it will be a disaster for both sides.
Between the end of World War II and the mid-1960s, the Soviet Union’s economy was one of the most vibrant in the world. The country had successfully launched the first man into space and was competing with the United States in developing cutting-edge military technology. However, by the end of the 1980s, the economy was in a miserable state.
Governments can help reduce the risk to financial stability by explicitly committing their countries to refraining from using offensive cyber tools that could undermine financial stability.
After 2011, the relationships between the central authorities in Syria, the local intermediaries, and the different localities have played a fundamental role in shaping the outbreak of the conflict.