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The Trump-Putin meeting: A Russian analysis

Jul 24, 2017

The following is an excerpt from a commentary by Alexander Baunov, an analyst at Carnegie Moscow Centre, entitled “Making the Best of a No-Win Encounter”

What’s next for US military engagemen...

May 22, 2017

Over the next few days, US government agencies with the task of reviewing and assessing the next phase of the military mission in Afghanistan will submit

The Battle of Vimy Ridge: Remembering why i...

Apr 12, 2017

It happened a hundred years ago, one of the great battles of the First World War. Few Americans have ever heard of it and the British have mostly

The fear in Brussels: Does the EU have a fu...

Mar 14, 2017

Within the next few weeks, the serious business begins of Britain exiting the European Union. By then, the British Parliament will have passed the European

Trump and Putin are trying to get along: Wh...

Feb 13, 2017

Not long ago, it was widely agreed the world was better off when Washington and Moscow got along. During the dark days of the Cold

Does NATO have a future with Trump in the W...

Jan 24, 2017

During the US presidential election campaign, candidate Donald Trump was critical of NATO on two fronts. The first was that the Alliance was “obsolete” in

Cuba cracks down on dissidents after Castro...

Jan 03, 2017

It wasn’t long ago that the world marked the passing of Fidel Castro, lauding his accomplishments as a loving leader of his people and an

What use is the UN if it can’t help S...

Jan 03, 2017

The United Nations was supposed to be an institution of global order, a new Magna Carta for the world. “We, the peoples of the United

The Mental Standstill that Cripples the Mid...

Jan 03, 2017

Have you ever wondered why “a just and lasting peace” in the Middle East is no closer today than 70 years ago? It was 1947

The Fidel they never told you about (and st...

Dec 09, 2016

When Fidel Castro died, the world lamented. Leading the way, the UN Secretary General said he was “saddened” to learn of it. Castro would be