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The Blog
19.05.17 | Isabella Ginor Gideon Remez

Donald Trump’s recent disclosure of classified information to Moscow is nothing new – Henry Kissinger did the same thing.

17.05.17 | Ben Buchanan

As the aftershocks of last week’s big “WannaCry” cyber attack reverberate, it’s worth taking a moment to think about what it all means.

21.04.17 | Simon A. Waldman Emre Caliskan

Erdogan oversaw a narrow victory in his referendum on increased presidential powers. The process, however, was far from democratic.