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Beyond the 2020 pandemic
The policies used to contain the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic have brought disruption that moved at a speed not seen in ...
China’s ascent to peer status with the U.S. is the century’s salient geopolitical fact. Beijing has used its growing power ...
A trend toward increased government influence in economies and personal life is curbing growth, and freedom, in many Western countries. ...
Middle East politics
The region, one of the cradles of civilization, is going through a turbulent period of historic realignment. Its powers are ...
Russia’s incursion in Ukraine raised alarm about a new Cold War, deepened with the intervention in Syria and allegations of ...
In the second half of the 20th century, globalization brought a boom in international trade. The rapid change that came ...
Brexit is a symptom of the European Union’s internal disarray. In quick succession, the debt crisis, the Ukraine crisis and ...
Changes in the political landscape
The political changes now becoming evident in most democratic countries are often decried as caused by “populists.” So-called radical movements, ...
After a 20-year run as the world’s hegemonic power, the United States is retrenching. The Trump administration accelerated this process, ...
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