Power in the 21st century

Iran’s Annus Horribilis

Iran’s Annus Horribilis

"I think among the political establishment, survival has somewhat emboldened the Iranian leadership. They feel strengthened by their ability to push...

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Lines in the sand

Lines in the sand

“There are more red lines right now, more lines between countries, between ideologies, between peoples than have ever really existed at any single...

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Lines in the Sand

Lines in the Sand

"We all know what the major hotspots are, it's China in the South China Sea, and Korea and North Korea and the atomic bomb, it's Iran and their...

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Dealing with a Dragon

Dealing with a Dragon

“Everybody is saying, ‘Oh, why isn't China being so meek and so docile anymore? Why is it showing his teeth?’  The simple answer is that, it is what...

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Has China Won?

Has China Won?

The competition between China and the United States is the defining geopolitical reality of the 21st century. The evolution of its new Great Game...

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Battlegrounds

Battlegrounds

Do you think we live in a world that is increasingly dangerous, full of not just Great Power competitors, but potential enemies? A world of winners...

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Reshuffling the Global Deck

Reshuffling the Global Deck

“We have entered a world which we've not experienced for a long time …  The most populous nation in the world is acquiring the economic and military...

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