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Putting France-US Relations Back on Track

December 5, 2022 Last week President Macron paid a state visit to Washington, the first of the Biden administration. In widely reported remarks, “France has jumped to the head of the queue,” said Professor Charles Kupchan, who was a senior … Continue reading

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Global Uncertainty Continues

October 31, 2022 This was a revealing month for the world. In Beijing, President Xi Jinping presented to the Chinese Party Congress the report of the Central Committee in a two-hour-long speech.[i] Having secured a third five-year term as president, … Continue reading

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“Retreat” or “Normalization of Relations”?

August 25, 2022 In the military context, the word “retreat” means “the usually forced withdrawal of troops from an enemy or from an advanced position”. In a broader context, it is defined as “an act or process of withdrawing especially … Continue reading

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The West Needs to Write a Success Story

August 22, 2022 With the war in Ukraine, “the emerging world order” has become a current topic with conflicting opening gambits. The West argues for the rules-based international order, the body of rules, norms, and institutions that govern relations. Among … Continue reading

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The Rising Cost of the Lack of Strategic Dialogue

August 15, 2022 In another ten days, it will be six months since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The news of the war no longer makes the headlines. Because it only takes time for the most unexpected, for … Continue reading

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Pelosi’s Visit: A Costly Political Show

August 8, 2022 Last Monday, National Security Council Spokesman John Kirby told reporters that nothing about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s possible trip changed US policy toward Taiwan. He said, “We have been clear from the very beginning that she will … Continue reading

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China-US Relations

August 1, 2022 Presidents Biden and President Xi Jinping had their next-to-last call on March 18, 2022, less than a month after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Since then,

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President Biden’s Upcoming Visit to Saudi Arabia

President Biden’s Upcoming Visit to Saudi Arabia July 12, 2022 Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, in an interview with newspaper editors in Cairo in March 2018 said that Türkiye, Iran, and extremist groups represented a … Continue reading

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A Recast Strategic Landscape from One NATO Summit to the Next

July 4, 2022 G7 met in Elmau, Germany, on 26-28 June 2022. The communiqué issued following the meeting stressed G7’s condemnation of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine and reiterated that G7 will stand with Ukraine for as long as … Continue reading

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A World of Incertitude

June 27, 2022 With the war in Ukraine, the “emerging world order” has once again become a current topic even though the use of the word “order” in the global context does not correspond to its Merriam-Webster definition which is … Continue reading

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