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Ukraine Crisis: Global Ramifications

Russia's decision to intervene in Crimea, Ukraine, has several geopolitical ramifications: 1: It demonstrates Russia's willingness and ability to defend its interests militarily in the 'near abroad...

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Why Russia Supports Syria’s Assad

Since the start of the Arab Spring, Russia and to a lesser degree, China, has come under heavy criticism for its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Libya’s former leader Muammar...

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Will The US Intervene In Syria?

The US appears to be shifting to the view that Syria’s government has used chemical weapons against its people. Given that US President Barack Obama has previously stated that the Syrian Assad regime...

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How Much Longer Will Syria’s War Last?

Regardless of whether President Bashar al-Assad is overthrown, my colleagues and I believe Syria’s civil war will continue for some time. As for the timing of a hypothetical defeat of Assad, we note...

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