Jun 27, 2022
NATO Holds Its Most Important Summit in Generations
The alliance is fortifying its eastern borders. But it is divided over how far to go in Ukraine
Jun 23, 2022
Why Is Inflation Lower in the East?
In the West, high inflation has forced many economic policymakers to turn hawkish. America’s Federal Reserve, for example, felt compelled to raise interest rates by 0.75...
Jun 16, 2022
China in Africa: Should It Worry the West?
In the past 20 years, China has built ever closer bonds with African nations. It has spent billions transforming infrastructure across the continent, and extending its influence...
Jun 15, 2022
Weaning India Off Russian Weaponry
oint weapons production between India and the West has a long and chequered history. Consider the Tejas fighter jet, whose development was approved in 1983 by Indira Gandhi, the...
Jun 13, 2022
Macron Will Have to Fight to Keep Parliamentary Majority
mmanuel macron, France’s president, is fighting to hold on to his parliamentary majority after the first round of voting in legislative elections on June 12th....
May 31, 2022
How War Has Changed Ukraine's Second City
ulia rebenko’s hands were covered in blood; and unlike Lady Macbeth, she was not hallucinating. Quick thinking saved the first-year psychology student from probable death:...
May 26, 2022
Could Tigray War Spark Conflict With Sudan?
Recent events have revived a century-old border dispute between Ethiopia and Sudan over al-Fashaga—a fertile region that both countries claim as their own. Could these tensions...
May 24, 2022
Why Turkey Is Blocking Finland and Sweden's NATO Bids
he phones at the “Kulliye”, the vast 1,100-room Turkish presidential complex, have been ringing incessantly as Western leaders and officials call to find the answer...
May 13, 2022
Rewiring India's Economy
May 6, 2022
Responding to China's Search for Foreign Outposts
May 2, 2022
Why Gerhard Schröder Won't Unfriend Vladimir Putin
Apr 28, 2022
How Deep Goes the Russian Army's Rot?
he job of organising nato’s biggest military exercise since the cold war kept Admiral James Foggo, then the commander of American naval forces in Europe and Africa,...
Apr 26, 2022
America Now Thinks of 'Winning' War in Ukraine
THEY CAME as Ukraine celebrated Easter, according to the Orthodox Christian calendar. They certainly did not bring peace. Yet the furtive visit to Kyiv, the capital, by Antony...
Apr 19, 2022
Giving Ukraine Heavy Weapons Doesn't Mean NATO's at War With Russia
A BILLION EUROS ($1.1bn) goes fast when you are fighting a war. But Germany’s announcement on April 15th that it would give around that sum in additional military aid to...
Apr 13, 2022
Why Much of the World Won't Stand Up to Russia
Rising food prices and a history of Western hypocrisy and selfishness aren’t helping
Apr 9, 2022
Why Macron Matters
In 2016 Mr Macron wrote: “If we don’t pull ourselves together in five years or ten years, [Ms Le Pen] will be in power.” What should centrists make of the worrying...
Apr 8, 2022
Russian Spooks Being Kicked Out of Europe en Masse
ussia’s invasion of Ukraine has bruised its army and battered its economy. Now Russia’s spies are being hammered, too. On April 7th Austria, for many...
Apr 1, 2022
The War Makes China Uncomfortable. Europe Doesn't Care.
Chinese leaders wanted the mood to be “business as usual”. But the summit between China and the European Union on April 1st will be anything but normal. That is...
Mar 30, 2022
he last pit in the northern French village of Auchy-les-Mines closed in 1974, but the silhouettes of slag heaps still rise in the distance across the flat farmland. They bear...
Mar 29, 2022
Russia Says It Is Changing War Aims
ON FEBRUARY 26TH, shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, RIA Novosti, a Russian state-run news agency, accidentally published an article that had been due to run two days...
Mar 18, 2022
Ukraine Fights On
Shortly before Mr Zelensky began his speech on March 16th, Russian television broadcast an address given by Vladimir Putin, his counterpart. Where Mr Zelensky appealed to his...
Mar 17, 2022
Germany Has Woken Up
ermany’s post-war pacifism was once comforting to its neighbours and to Germans themselves. Yet, with the passing of the generations, attitudes have shifted. Sensible...
Mar 14, 2022
A New Group of Left-Wing Presidents Takes Over in Latin America
Mar 10, 2022
The Invasion of Ukraine Will Increase Hunger in Mideast, Africa
Mar 4, 2022
When Putin Escalates, the World Must Meet Him
Mar 2, 2022
Kyiv Prepares for a Grueling Siege
Feb 27, 2022
How Zelensky Found His Roar
Feb 24, 2022
Can Western Sanctions Stop a War?
WESTERN COUNTRIES have moved swiftly to impose a first tranche of economic sanctions on Russia after President Vladimir Putin recognised the independence of two breakaway...
Jan 31, 2022
Mattarella Saves Italy's Governing Coalition
Jan 26, 2022
How Will Europe Cope if Russia Cuts Off Its Gas?
Better than you might think
Jan 25, 2022
China and Russia: MI6’s Top Concerns
Jan 18, 2022
Policymakers Try to Revive China's Slowing Economy
CHINA HAS not enjoyed much success at the sport of curling, which will feature in the Beijing winter Olympics beginning on February 4th. But China’s economic policymakers could...
Jan 13, 2022
Can Big Oil's Bounceback Last?
alls for the oil business to decarbonise are growing louder just about everywhere, and not merely from governments and environmentalists. Moody’s, a rating...
Jan 11, 2022
The Return of Big Government Sparks Questions for Europe
The EU will have to evolve from forbidding things to proposing them
Jan 7, 2022
How to Talk to Putin
Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine has created a chance to enhance the security of Europe
Jan 6, 2022
Kazakhstan's President Vows to Cling On
Price controls had to go, officials explained at the time, to stimulate investment in a sector plagued with inefficiencies. Fuel producers had little incentive to increase supply...
Jan 5, 2022
Mexico's Energy Reforms Will Damage Economy, Rule of Law
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador wants to turn the clock back to the 1970s.
Jan 3, 2022
What Will China Do in 2022?
Jan 3, 2022
Japan, a Country on the Front Line
Japan offers the world examples to follow as well as ones not to. It is as relevant as ever, argues Noah Sneider
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