Tag Archives: Russia

Get Ready for Chinese Overseas Investment in Agriculture

The United States will remain the dominant supplier of China’s agricultural imports because it is such a large and efficient supplier. However, U.S. farmers and leaders in industries and governments should be aware of the potential opportunities and competition that may arise from Chinese investment.

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The Big Omission in Netanyahu’s Address to Congress

Even though the Israeli Prime Minister slammed the emerging nuclear deal with Iran, he failed to offer any alternatives for ensuring that Tehran does not obtain nuclear weapons.

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Keystone Pipeline Veto: Politics or Real Policy?

A roundtable of energy experts weigh in on the significance of Obama’s veto — the economics, the politics and the environment — as well as what’s next.

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The New Russia, the New Ukraine, and Europe’s Future

A stable international order requires a hegemonic power or powers to contain conflicts. As the West has turned inwards, emerging regional powers have tried to fill the vacuum and conflicts have festered, says George Soros.

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Dangers of Journalism’s New Age

One of three Al Jazeera journalists has been released from Egypt, and about time too. No such luck for the other two, however, who remain behind bars. Their continuing plight illustrates just how dangerous journalism can be in unstable countries, and how much more dangerous it can be when the line between politics and publication is blurred.

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Crimea’s Vanishing Religious Communities

Re-registration requirements and other red tape are driving out priests, nuns, even visiting imams.

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New Anchors for US-Egypt Relations

Top US policymakers increasingly speak of Egypt as a problem to be managed, their attention focused on avoiding the worst-case outcomes of state collapse. The past four years have taken a serious toll on U.S.-Egypt ties. But 2015 offers potential opportunities, requiring the two countries to learn some lessons from the past and to look to the future.

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View from India: Going Beyond Bonhomie

A Modi-Obama summit provides an opportunity for an all-encompassing look at geopolitics and geoeconomics across the region and beyond. This option should not be foreclosed by concentrating on the smaller items, says one Indian analyst.

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The Silent Treatment in South Asia

Private U.S. messages could use occasional public reinforcement, but Washington has been well trained by India and Pakistan to respect their sensitivities.

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Oil Prices: Will the Gulf States Run Out of Power?

How vulnerable are the Gulf economies to low oil prices and how will they cope if the current slump continues?

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