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When ‘Populist’ Becomes a Slur

CLAES G. RYN  In order to make sense of the term “populism” as ordinarily used today, we must first take into account that it has been defined almost exclusively by America’s permanent ruling establishment. This establishment is sometimes called the “deep state,” but we should resist a narrow …

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How America Can Repair Its Damaged Relationship with Russia

Nikolas K. Gvosdev There is a way to break the dysfunctional cycle that hinders Moscow’s relationship with the West. George Beebe’s recent analysis has presented the policy community with a very useful paradigm for understanding recent alleged actions taken by the Russian special services in a number of …

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Jamal Khashoggi rejiggers the Middle East at potentially horrible cost

James Dorsey  The fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, assuming that his disappearance was the work of Saudi security and military officials, threatens to upend the fundaments of fault lines in the Middle East. At stake is not only the fate of a widely respected journalist and …

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France and China in Africa

Giancarlo Elia Valori A geoeconomic and strategic clash between China and France is currently emerging across Africa, with France supporting the United States in a new bilateral relationship, and China changing its economic penetration into the Dark Continent – in a new relationship with the Russian Federation. Let …

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Why are Washington, Moscow and Beijing competing on New Delhi?

Shehab Al Makahleh America is in relative decline, but this is not attributed to the rise of China, India, Brazil and Russia, but to internal US political, economic and even cultural deterioration. As known through history, the decline of a great power does not necessarily lead to its …

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Would Naseeb-Jaber crossing open partially some time soon?

By Shehab Al Makahleh The Jordanian government has not made any formal request to sit at the negotiating table with the Syrian side to establish a mechanism to reopen the crossing point despite previous statements indicating the readiness of the Jordanian and Syrian sides to reopen the crossing …

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More than 8 million Arabs watch RT on daily basis

Geostrategic Studies Center Poll The phenomenon of satellite television in recent years has started to spread rapidly. The youth are attracted to satellite channels’ programs which have increasing influence on their characters. The impact of these programs on the behavior of the individual and the family, and society …

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Will the world become safer in the coming years?

GMC Study Summary Preliminary studies by major research centers and international studies indicate that the world today is not safe and in the near future risks will increase, which means that global stability is in danger. In a preliminary survey by the Geostrategic Media Center (GMC), the world …

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