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Latest from across our blogs
MENASourceFeb 26, 2024
I’m a Yemeni minister and I believe the Houthi designation is not enough
By Moammar Al-Eryani
The Biden administration’s decision to revoke the Houthi terrorist designation contributed to the complexity of the Yemeni crisis. To avoid replicating the same scenario, a new approach must be taken to counter the Houthis.
New AtlanticistFeb 23, 2024
Inside the United States’ plan to compete with China in the Global South
By Katherine Walla
China “is advancing an alternative vision for global governance,” Daniel J. Kritenbrink, US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs warned.
New AtlanticistFeb 23, 2024
Russia’s blocked assets: A ‘non-collateral collateral’ plan could be the way forward
By Charles Lichfield
Instead of seizing Russia’s immobilized sovereign assets outright, G7 members seem instead to be aligning around “unlocking their value.”
EconographicsFeb 22, 2024
Chinese exports have replaced the EU as the lifeline of Russia’s economy
By Niels Graham
Two years after the initial invasion, Russia’s imports have stabilized. New industrial and consumer exports from from China have replaced trade from the US, EU, and G7.
UkraineAlertFeb 22, 2024
Ukrainian long-range drones target Putin’s war machine inside Russia
By Victoria Vdovychenko, Alexander Khara
Ukraine is hoping a new campaign of long-range drone strikes against Russia’s strategically vital oil and gas industry can help weaken Putin’s war machine, write Victoria Vdovychenko and Alexander Khara.
TURKEYSourceFeb 22, 2024
Listen closely to Putin: His imperial ambitions could include Turkey
By Yevgeniya Gaber
The historical revisionism, imperial ambitions, and arbitrary interpretation of state borders displayed in Putin’s interview with Tucker Carlson should ring a warning bell for Ankara.