What to Make of Putin’s Shake-Up in Russia

Candace Rondeaux  Source Link If one nice thing can be said about Vladimir Putin, it is…

The Missing Links in the Afghan Peace Process

By Mushtaq Rahim Source Link William Zartman, the renowned scholar of conflict and peace studies, says…

Trump Gets His Trade Deal, China Gets the Win

By Eswar Prasad Source Link Peace rather than more conflict is finally in the cards, at…

Pakistan Has a Truly Deadly and Scary Nuclear Weapons Program

by Kyle MizokamiSource Link Key point: Pakistan and India have a dangerous rivalry that could one day…

Oman Strives for Neutrality in the Middle East

Austin Bodetti Source Link RABAT: Like many of the lesser-known countries in the Global South, Oman…

Days before Europeans warned Iran of nuclear deal violations, Trump secretly threatened to impose 25% tariff on European autos if they didn’t

By John Hudson and Souad MekhennetSource Link A week before Germany, France and Britain formally accused Iran of breaching…

Will China Strengthen Iran’s Military Machine in 2020?

by Joel WuthnowSource Link Following the recent U.S. drone strike on Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, China’s foreign…

Averting a new Iranian nuclear crisis

Robert Einhorn Source Link On January 5, 2020, Iran announced that it no longer considers itself…

China's per capita GDP crosses $10,000-mark for the first time

Source Link For the first time, the per capita GDP of China, the world’s most populous…

How China’s Rise Has Remade Global Politics

Source Link As much as any other single development, China’s rise over the past two decades…