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The South China Sea Ruling, Demystified

Stratfor Vice President of East Asia Analysis Rodger Baker explains the Permanent Court of Arbitration's recent ruling on the South China Sea and what it means for maritime law.…

Dura aterragem na Venezuela

A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má…

South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities

Tuesday’s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made…

China Hardens Position on South China Sea

China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.…

Erdoğan’s Pyrrhic victory

Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country’s politicians. Turkey’s armed forces — or factions within them — have justified their repeated interventions in…

Venezuela’s hard landing

Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines,…

Duro aterrizaje en Venezuela

Venezuela está al borde del precipicio. La acción concertada puede aún evitar su caída. Pero cuanto más se retrase, más venezolanos morirán por falta de medicinas, por malnutrición o por…

Testimony to the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee on the Humanitarian Situation in Burundi

Central Africa Project Director Richard Moncrieff gave his testimony on the humanitarian situation in Burundi to the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee on 12 July 2016.

Does Iraq Have a Plan for After the Islamic State?

Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy, says journalist Ned Parker.  …

¿Por qué no arranca la paz con el ELN?

El gobierno insiste en que no habrá negociación mientras prosigan los secuestros y la guerrilla insiste en que esa condición desconoce la agenda. ¿Cuál es entonces el futuro del…

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