Geopolitical Weekly

Pakistan, Russia and the Threat to the Afghan WarFree

Pakistan and Russia have exposed how the United States and NATO do not control the strategic lines of supply into Afghanistan. Anytime a force depends on the cooperation of parties not under its control to sustain it, it is in danger. Read more…

Syria, Iran and the Balance of Power in the Middle EastFree

The U.S. withdrawal from Iraq gives Iran an opportunity to extend its sphere of influence from Afghanistan to the Mediterranean. This has made bringing about the collapse of Tehran's allies in Syria a central part of a regional containment strategy against Iran. (With STRATFOR map) Read more…

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The Method to Duterte's Madness

The new Philippine president has made headlines for his populist theatrics. But his strategy stems from his status as an outsider trying to manage the fractured geopolitics of the nation. Read more…

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