Why the Terrorist Attack in Spain Will Not Be the Last
18.08.2017
The terrorist attack in Spain can hardly be the last in a series of large-scale terrorist attacks in Western Europe: ISIS is constantly expanding the list of countries that are among the priority

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Evgenia Gvozdeva
The Terrorist Threat Will Haunt Europe for a Long Time
18.08.2017
The terrorist threat in Europe and throughout the world is here for a long time. It will not reduce as the territories controlled by ISIS in Syria and Iraq diminish. Even in the event that the ISIS

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Dmitry Suslov
Solution to ISIS Attacks Is in Muslim World, Not the West
18.08.2017
ISIS and the attacks it carries out are only symptoms of deeper problems in the Muslim world. The West cannot solve this problem. It is Islam that needs to solve it, to develop a dialectic that will

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Shlomo Ben-Ami
Dunkirk and the American Perspective of War
18.08.2017
This post-Vietnam image of the American hero is what the movie Dunkirk anachronistically reflects back on British soldiers in 1940. Soldiers are to be honored not for winning a war, a task that today

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Richard Lachmann
100 days of Emmanuel Macron: Achievements and Failures
17.08.2017
In general the first 100 days of Emmanuel Macron in the presidential office are perceived in France as quite successful. But the first difficulties have already appeared, as evidenced by recent French

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Arnaud Dubien
Temple Mount Crisis: Another Aggravation of the Palestinian-Israeli…
17.08.2017
The importance of the Old City in Jerusalem as a sacred place for the three great religions, Christianity, Islam and Judaism, goes far beyond the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Any exacerbation of the

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Tatiana Karasova
“Al-Aqsa Intifada”: Popular Achievements
17.08.2017
What happened during the events of the 14-28 July, when the "Al-Aqsa Intifada" took place, was an uprising with all its meaning. All five features of the first Intifada existed. First, all

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Walid Salem
Are the US and China “Destined for War”?
16.08.2017
The South China Sea is just one of three key areas of possible conflict between Washington and Beijing. The other two are, first, trade and industrial policy, and, second, North Korea’s nuclear

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Daniel Treisman
Will Iran Leave the Nuclear Deal?
15.08.2017
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran could break the JCPOA nuclear agreement if Washington imposes new sanctions against Tehran. However, Valdai Club expert Kayhan Barzegar,

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Kayhan Barzegar
Afghanistan: Stabilization Is Far Away
14.08.2017
The Taliban movement most likely will try to preserve its independence and Afghan identity, hoping if not to overthrow the current government, then to get a possible power sharing within the framework
Doklam Plateau: Diplomatic Solution Is Inevitable
11.08.2017
Diplomatic solution of the Sino-Indian dispute over the Doklam plateau is inevitable, says Valdai Club expert Vladimir Petrovsky. However, according to him, it will not be easy: in search for a
New Government in Pakistan: Keeping the Balance of Power
11.08.2017
It appears that the new government of Pakistan in the near future will act according to the line of the previous cabinet in both domestic and foreign policy. The new Prime Minister, Abbasi, has