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South China Sea. Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Wikipedia Commons.

Not Over Yet: China’s Progress In The South China Sea – Analysis

27 Mar 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Felix K. Chang* (FPRI) — China may be hoping that the recent easing of tensions in the South China Sea marks a turning point in the region—one that leads to the countries of the…

Black Sea

The Black Sea As Battleground for Information Warfare: A View from Bucharest

27 Mar 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Corina Rebegea* (FPRI) — Most countries in Southeastern Europe consider the Black Sea a more reliable ally than one another. This attitude speaks to the failure of many cooperation initiatives in the region. But…

Moldova's President Igor Dodon with Russia's President Vladimir Putin. Source:

Dynamics Of Russian Power In Moldova – Analysis

24 Mar 2017 in 1 , Analysis , Business

By Andrey Devyatkov* (FPRI) — Is Russian influence in Moldova expanding or declining? The real picture is mixed. This article argues that over the last ten years Russian influence has ceased to be exclusive, forcing…

Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou. Photo Credit: Office of the President, Republic of China, Wikipedia Commons.

Taiwan’s Ex-Presidents: A Carousel Of Legal Problems – Analysis

22 Mar 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Thomas J. Shattuck* (FPRI) — On March 14, the former president of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, was charged with leaking classified information related to a wiretapping case. This indictment is not the first—or even second—time…

H.R. McMaster and US President Donald Trump. Credit: White House video

Counterinsurgency From Bottom Up: Colonel H.R. McMaster and the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment In Tel Afar, Spring-Fall 2005 – Analysis

20 Mar 2017 in 1 , Analysis

By Mackubin Thomas Owens* (FPRI) — By the time Col. H.R. McMaster led elements of his 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3rd ACR) into northern Iraq’s Nineveh (Ninewa) Province in May of 2005, he had already…