geopolitics

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Why Is the West Ignoring the War in Ukraine?

The war is active and people are dying. Most people just don’t care about it for a cocktail of both bigoted and ignorant reasons.
Ben Makuch
6.13.18
NORTH KOREA

An Expert Told Us How Trump Is Screwing Up the North Korea Situation

By refusing to negotiate and firing off angry tweets at both the regime and allies like South Korea, the 45th president seems to be flirting with disaster.
Mike Pearl
9.7.17
News

Why 2016 Is About to Be a Nightmare for Us All

Floods, mass shootings, and right-wing nationalism are all things we can look forward to in the next 12 months.
Mike Pearl
1.4.16
News

We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if Iran Had Nuclear Weapons

Would Iran be a temperamental loose cannon like North Korea? Would they immediately push the Big Red Button and blow up Tel Aviv? What is everyone so afraid of?
Mike Pearl
3.17.15
israel

Israel, Politics, and the Curious Case of Tennis Pro Malek Jaziri

Tensions between Israel and various Arab nations are spilling over into the world of professional tennis and making for some dangerous situations.
Lindsay Gibbs
3.9.15
News

With the Russian Ruble Collapsing, What's Putin's Next Move?

Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
Peter Lawrence Kane
12.17.14
News

What We Learned About Geopolitics in 2014

Whenever the world goes to hell in a family-size hand basket, people act surprised that they keep getting surprised.
Stuart A. Reid
12.15.14