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The painting "Desembarco de los Puritanos en America," or "The Arrival of the Pilgrims in America," by Antonio Gisbert shows Puritans landing in America in 1620. By Antonio Gisbert (1834-1902) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Thanksgiving and Puritan Geopolitics in the Americas

On Thanksgiving, the United States celebrates the Plymouth Colony, but few know that New England's colonization was a response to major geopolitical pressures. Read more…

A protester shouts during a demonstration in front of the Turkish Embassy in Moscow on Nov. 25. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

How Russia Could Use Trade Against Turkey

Energy cutoffs are Moscow's biggest weapon against Ankara, but they are also risky. Read more…

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets the leader of Myanmar's National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi, in Beijing on June 11. (AFP/Getty Images)

Myanmar Cannot Ignore China

An opposition victory will make Naypyidaw more resistant to Chinese interests, but Myanmar can move only so far from its powerful neighbor. Read more…