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Discerning Damage to a Crucial Syrian Air Base

Imagery obtained from AllSource Analysis gives credence to reports of an Islamic State attack on Russian aircraft at the T4 air base. Read more…

Police break up an anti-government protest in Kazakhstan. The country's highly centralized government has cracked down hard on its opponents over the past year. (Reuters)

The Weakness Behind Central Asia's Strongmen

The region's autocratic governments stoke ever more resentment among their own people. Read more…

Finance ministers and bankers from the G-7 states convene for their first session in Sendai, Japan, on May 20. (KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Geopolitical Calendar: Week of May 23, 2016

This is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events for the next week. Read more…