Motivated by the prospect of invading Taiwan, China’s military has greatly modernized and reformed. Whether or not an invasion of Taiwan is ever carried…
Groomed for leadership by founding father Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kazakh President has abruptly asserted his position against Nazarbayev and his…
By cracking down on industrialists, China hopes to make its economy more technocratic, but risks economic growth and the country’s political future.
In the vacuum of a U.S. pullback, France and Turkey are increasingly competing for diplomatic, military, and economic influence in the Mediterranean and…
“Too big to fail” players in private equity lean on Washington and beyond to sustain their growth.
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The European Union's first uniformed service is a rapidly growing border control agency and a test case for security integration.
By marrying industrial policy to local technical talent, Turkey has reached the leading edge of drone development.
A bellwether for Africa and global economic growth, Ethiopia's erstwhile success is now crippled by succession failure and its consequences.
While private actors drive the space industry in the West, China's state-led approach continues to bear fruit.
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