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Nord Stream 2 Op-Ed

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a hotbed of conflicting interests. The pipeline, currently under construction between Germany and Russia in the Baltic Sea, has driven a wedge between the US and Germany, as well as between Germany and the European Union.

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Consistency is key: An analysis of U.S. policy on the Golan Heights

U.S. President Donald Trump announced at the end of March that the U.S. would recognize Israeli control of the disputed Golan Heights, reversing long-standing U.S. policy. The Golan Heights announcement has significant geopolitical implications beyond the domestic realms in both Israel and the U.S.

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Brexit preparations: The Dutch dilemma

Editor’s note: Approximately six hours after this article was published, European leaders announced an agreement with the UK to delay…

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Europe’s inability to implement foreign policy

The European Union’s ability to smoothly implement a cohesive, coherent foreign policy stance or doctrine is eroding.

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Huawei arrests: The disconnect between China and the West

Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has become the epicenter of heightened Western scrutiny over the company’s suspected connection to Chinese espionage,…

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Macedonia’s name change: Greece in chaos

Macedonia’s parliament voted on Friday to change their name to the Republic of North Macedonia, putting the ball in Greece’s…

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Angela Merkel’s resignation: causes and consequences

On Oct. 29, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced she will abdicate her role as leader of the Christian Democratic Union…

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Macedonia’s failed referendum is a win for Russia

The failed Macedonian name referendum, proposing changing the name of the country from Macedonia to North Macedonia, caught the attention…