WWII Celebration Plans by Putin and Xi to Score Points

Russian and Chinese presidents aim to divide US and allies, including Japan, with WWII celebration
Stein Tønnesson
November 13, 2014

Dueling Elections in Ukraine Test EU-Russian Ties

Ukraine elections add to struggle between Russia and the West, disrupting trade, energy flow, military ties
Chris Miller
November 4, 2014

War in Ukraine Exposes Russia’s Weakness

Putin, striving to wield influence over former Soviet states, must compete with EU and rising China
Chris Miller
September 16, 2014

Italy and Japan: Troubled Twins of Globalization

In separate quests for beauty and perfection, Japanese and Italians are lulled into provincial trapt
Joji Sakurai
August 26, 2014

Will Erdoğan’s Victory Mark Rise of Illiberal Democracy?

Easy win projected for Turkey’s popular prime minister – despite protests against his autocratic style
Hakan Altinay
August 7, 2014

Wakeup Call for Europe

Europe fails to deliver opportunity, and a lost generation is in the making
Philippe Legrain
August 5, 2014