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Analyses Last Updated: Nov 18, 2017 - 11:19:13 AM


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The Poligarchs, Oligarchs, and Stooges of the Paradise Papers
In Russia, Vladimir Putin has created a mafia state, with him as its patriarch.Photograph by Mikhail Svetlov / Getty

Nov 9, 2017 - 10:45:15 AM

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How Big is My Tribe? The Crisis in Catalonia
What makes a border today: the natural divide of a river, mountain, or sea, a ruled mark on a dusty map such as in the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement that carved up the Ottoman Empire, or the common history, language, or race of a group, not at all mutually exclusive or easily defined?

Nov 9, 2017 - 10:33:48 AM

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NATOs Think Tanks
In view of the power struggle with Russia, German military officials are strongly emphasizing the importance of the "Center of Excellence for Operations in Confined and Shallow Waters" for NATO's naval activities.

Nov 7, 2017 - 2:24:16 PM

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The State of Rojava
Seven years into the Syrian civil war, the country’s Kurdish-majority regions enjoy a level of autonomy unthinkable before 2011

Nov 6, 2017 - 1:26:46 PM

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Catalonia: now what?
Last October 27, in a matter of hours, Catalonia went from witnessing independence being declared by Parliament in Barcelona to having its system of self-government intervened by the government in Madrid. Español

Nov 5, 2017 - 10:02:39 AM



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Research
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