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Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
February 23, 2017
Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
The conditions just aren't right for Kissinger-style triangular diplomacy.
Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
China, the US, and Russia: The Art of Love
February 07, 2017
China, the US, and Russia: The Art of Love
The potential for a sunny U.S.-Russia relationship is derailing China's own diplomatic plans.
China, the US, and Russia: The Art of Love
Rebalancing Russia: Trump's Pivot to Putin
January 10, 2017
Rebalancing Russia: Trump's Pivot to Putin
Insights from Jill Dougherty.
Rebalancing Russia: Trump's Pivot to Putin
Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
January 09, 2017
Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
It would be a break from Washington's stated policy of non-recognition.
Will Trump Recognize Russian Annexation of Crimea?
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
January 06, 2017
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
The circumstances that let the U.S. play China against the Soviet Union in the Cold War no longer exist.
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
Rex Americana: ExxonMobil CEO Tapped for Secretary of State
December 14, 2016
Rex Americana: ExxonMobil CEO Tapped for Secretary of State
Rex Tillerson comes burdened with conflicts of interests and close Russian ties.
Rex Americana: ExxonMobil CEO Tapped for Secretary of State
Russia Wants to De-Hyphenate India and Pakistan. Should Delhi Worry?
September 27, 2016
Russia Wants to De-Hyphenate India and Pakistan. Should Delhi Worry?
Moscow’s recent attempt to de-hyphenate its relations with Pakistan and India will only frustrate New Dehli.
Russia Wants to De-Hyphenate India and Pakistan. Should Delhi Worry?
What Japan-Russia Rapprochement Means for the World
September 21, 2016
What Japan-Russia Rapprochement Means for the World
By warming up to Moscow, is Shinzo Abe playing right into Putin's hands?
What Japan-Russia Rapprochement Means for the World
Is Kissinger’s Triangular Diplomacy the Answer to Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
August 02, 2016
Is Kissinger’s Triangular Diplomacy the Answer to Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
To prevent a Sino-Russia security alliance, the U.S. should remember the advice of Henry Kissinger.
Is Kissinger’s Triangular Diplomacy the Answer to Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
June 16, 2016
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
The US State Department wants to counteract “Russia’s well-financed propaganda machine.”
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
April 27, 2016
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
How balancing failures are actually extending U.S. hegemony.
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
Poll: Central Asia Points to the US as its Biggest Threat
April 06, 2016
Poll: Central Asia Points to the US as its Biggest Threat
Afghanistan also tops the list of regional responses to a Gallup Poll last year; ISIS makes an appearance too.
Poll: Central Asia Points to the US as its Biggest Threat
Fact Check: Sputnik Says US is Pivoting to Central Asia
November 05, 2015
Fact Check: Sputnik Says US is Pivoting to Central Asia
Parsing through Russian propaganda so you don’t have to.
Fact Check: Sputnik Says US is Pivoting to Central Asia
Want to Save Ukraine? Forget Europe, Look to China
July 26, 2015
Want to Save Ukraine? Forget Europe, Look to China
What if the American pivot to Asia had taken place in the 1940s?
Want to Save Ukraine? Forget Europe, Look to China
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
June 14, 2015
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
Russia has announced it will supply the missile system to Iran, but Moscow may have another objective in mind.
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
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