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Israeli Firms and UAE Courts: Is Caution Warranted?

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A recent high-profile ruling against ‘jurisdiction shopping’ would seem to suggest that the UAE system is moving in the right direction.

The Role of Armenia in French Elections

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Examining Armenia’s outsize impact on French presidential politics.

Azerbaijan Strengthens the Weakest Link of its Trilateral Diplomacy

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A new gas deal with Turkmenistan highlights the success of Azerbaijan’s recent triangle diplomacy.

Evergrande: Harbinger of China’s Decline?

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Evergrande has laid bare Beijing’s secret: structural weaknesses are sending China into decline.

Summit for Democracy Marks Progress in Moldova Reforms

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The invitation, unthinkable in previous eras, sends a strong message of US support to President Sandu.

Three Laws Turn Up Heat on China’s Territorial Disputes

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Three new laws may be planting the seed for ‘hot’ territorial conflicts in the future.

Ukraine’s Euromaidan Revolution: A Final Breakaway from Russia

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Remembering a national revolution that continues to resonate in the geopolitics of Eastern Europe to this day.

COP26: A Setback for Climate Justice in Africa

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COP26 laid bare the lack of commitment to Africa when dealing with the climate crisis.

Kazakhstan Turns to Foreign Investment for Post-COVID Growth

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Manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, and green tech are the focus as Kazakhstan looks to move up the value chain.

US Credibility at Stake amid Mounting Tensions with Turkey

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Credibility consequences abound if Washington doesn’t call Ankara’s bluff on a new F-16 purchase.

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