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Conflict and Cooperation in the South China Sea

Fishing vessels in the disputed waters have caused countless short, sharp crises, but a rare compromise may mitigate that threat. Read more…

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Competition Yields to Pragmatism in Kirkuk

An oil deal between Iraq and the autonomous Kurdish region acknowledges the realities of the political and economic fragility of both governments. Read more…

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Turkey Adds a Layer of Complexity to a Convoluted Conflict

Yet another major power has joined Syria's war, one whose interests do not neatly align with those of the other actors on the battlefield. Read more…