Geopolitical Weekly

Ukraine, Iraq and a Black Sea StrategyFree

The economy of forces created by a coherent strategy is necessary for the United States to manage the crises in the Ukraine and Iraq. So long as the United States thinks in terms of the two as if they were on different planets, this will never be achieved. Read more…

The End of Consensus Politics in ChinaFree

President Xi Jinping's most recent anti-corruption campaign reveals a cautious attempt to prepare the Communist Party government for the inevitable transformation of China. Read more…

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The Geopolitics of Bavaria

The German region's strong sense of identity and desire for autonomy complicates its relationships with larger powers, including Germany. Read more…

Islam, Secularism and the Battle for Turkey's Future

An intense internal power struggle in Turkey influences virtually every decision reached in Ankara's halls of power. Though the country's identity crisis will not be resolved by this power struggle, the battle lines will define how the country operates for many years. Read more…