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The (Geo)Politics Of Sweden’s NATO Ascension – Analysis

On January 23, Turkish Parliament ratified Sweden’s NATO membership after 20 months of negotiations. Sweden is soon to become the 32nd member of NATO, following Finland’s accession in April 2023. The country decided to apply for NATO membership following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a decision made in tandem with Finland. …

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Middle Corridor: Eurasia Optimized – Analysis

In our globally interconnected world, roads are the arteries of economic progress. Thus, recent incidents, such as attacks by the Yemeni Houthis on cargo ships in the Suez Canal, emphasize the critical importance of secure transportation routes. As global attention pivots, the spotlight now converges on the Central Asian region—an …

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Spycraft and Statecraft

Transforming the CIA for an Age of Competition For as long as countries have kept secrets from one another, they have tried to steal them from one another. Espionage has been and will remain an integral part of statecraft, even as its techniques continually evolve. America’s first spies spent the …

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Bring US troops home from Iraq and Syria now

3,400 Americans are there ostensibly to fight ISIS. But after Sunday’s attacks, they may become the reason we fight Iran The drone attack on Sunday that killed three U.S. service members at an outpost in Jordan near the Syria border is more likely to increase rather than decrease U.S. military …

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