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A Ukrainian soldier rides atop a vehicle near Donetsk on Jan. 23. (Oleksandr Stashevskiy/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Alert Update: At the Heart of the Mariupol Crisis

The current round of fighting around Mariupol has quieted down. That does not mean that it is over, however, because the strategic issues underlying the problem have not changed.

A North Korean military guide speaking to some visitors next to the captured USS Pueblo docked at a port in Pyongyang. (IAN TIMBERLAKE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea's Capture of the USS Pueblo Still Resonates

Stratfor's vice president of Asia-Pacific analysis, Rodger Baker, reflects on a visit to the U.S. ship that was captured in 1968 and is now on display in Pyongyang.

Kites strung with pictures of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama hang in Mumbai on Jan. 7. (INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)

India Prepares for Obama's Upcoming Visit

Despite India's request for more U.S. support, Obama's visit will not fundamentally alter New Delhi's relationship with Washington or its allies.