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The new hope for Afghanistan

Oct 01, 2017

President Donald Trump’s belated Afghanistan policy review and reformulation unveiled last month had three unique characteristics: While expressing “frustration” with “the longest war”, Trump pledged

All North Korea options are bad, but pick o...

Aug 14, 2017

The issue The latest news from North Korea is not to be dismissed as just another report about another missile test. Nor should US warnings

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”

President Trump’s Speech to the Arab ...

May 22, 2017

Following is the full text of President Trump’s speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on May 21, 2017.    Thank

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

In Moscow, there’s cautious hope abou...

Nov 17, 2016

The following is an extract from an analysis by Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center. The Kremlin did not anticipate Trump’s electoral victory.

Trump and Putin have a chat on the phone &#...

Nov 16, 2016

On November 14, President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a first conversation over the phone. Two official accounts of the discussion have

Why Trump and Sanders matter — includ...

Oct 09, 2016

The following article was first posted on 15 February 2016. _____________________________________________ Donald Trump is a crypto-fascist and Bernie Sanders is a closet communist. Their main

Do you know this woman? Our defence now dep...

May 13, 2016

General Lori Robinson, US Air Force, is the new commander of NORAD, Canada’s first line of defence in the event of an air or missile