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Afghanistan: Italy’s confused answer to a complicated situation

Italian politics have always been confusing, both for Italian and for international observers. For this reason, when unconfirmed sources in…

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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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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…

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Munich Security Conference 2017: Post-Truth, Post-West, Post-Order and Other Insights for Posterity

Every year some of the most respected minds in international security policy descend on Munich, Germany for the Munich Security…

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Two New Presidents, One New Future: US-Somali Counterterrorism Cooperation in 2017

From the Korean War and its long-lasting repercussions, to the devastating 9/11 attacks and their staging ground in Afghanistan, many…

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Why a War in the Baltics is Unlikely

With the geopolitical situation between the Russian Federation and the United States becoming increasingly belligerent, some American and European leaders…

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France and ISIS: The Russian problem

“I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone” is my favorite line from the famous French…

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The Fight Against ISIS: Redefining the Traditional Coalition

By Rachel Furlow With the global community still reeling over the recent Daesh (ISIS) attacks on Paris, Beirut and Baghdad,…