Power in the 21st century

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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A World Divided

A World Divided

The world's a mess.  The great powers today, the Chinese and the Americans, seem to disagree on most things. The UK has left the EU and the...

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Talking Turkey

Talking Turkey

“We have a neighbor who is important, big, but still very aggressive, very assertive, and looking for adventures.” “Erdoğan wants to dictate the...

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War, What is it Good For?

War, What is it Good For?

Turkey and Greece are locked in a struggle in the Eastern Mediterranean that feels like it belongs more in 1920 than in 2020.  Is war possible? ...

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A Turkish Game of Thrones

A Turkish Game of Thrones

“You can't play Russian roulette any longer in diplomacy. You don't know what's coming up next...” — Nabil Fahmy “We are now living … not in a world...

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