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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan listens to his Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint news conference in Ankara in December. (ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

As Russia Weakens, Turkey Grows Assertive

Low energy prices and a weak economy have made it harder for Moscow to placate Turkey, and made Ankara more willing to meddle in the region. Read more…

The Decline and Fall of Empires

America cannot escape the historical pattern of declining empires, but maybe it can shape it. Read more…

Stratfor's Second-Quarter Forecast 2015

As economic crises persist in the second quarter, the United States will expand its foreign policy options in managing the Middle East and Russia. Read more…