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The US-UK 'Special Relationship' Isn't so Special Anymore

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"Britain's leadership change offers an opportunity to take stock of the US and UK's 'special relationship,' which now looks pretty normal," Paul Poast argues.

Britain's King Charles meets with Prime Minster Liz Truss
US Foreign Policy

Russia's Struggles in Ukraine Seed Conflict in Its Neighborhood

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

"If Russia’s struggles in Ukraine herald its broader decline, it’s unlikely an easy peace is ahead for many in Russia’s neighborhood," Elizabeth Shackelford writes.

"A man stands next to a building damaged by recent shelling during border clashes with Azerbaijan"
Reuters
Global Politics

Yoon's UN Speech Barely Makes a Ripple

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The Sejong Institute
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff analyzes South Korean President Yoon's speech at the 77th United Nations General Assembly and how it may be remembered.

South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York City on September 20, 2022
Reuters
Global Politics

Yoon Wants to Mend Relations with Japan

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CNBC Asia
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff joins CNBC Asia to discuss South Korean President Yoon's low approval ratings.

Karl Friedhoff on CNBC Asia.
Global Politics

Student Voices Call for Culturally Appropriate Food in Schools

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Agri-Pulse Communications
Roger Thurow

Food available in federal assistance programs is not acceptable to various communities with specific religious, cultural, or physical requirements.

An empty college cafeteria is pictured.
Cataya
Food and Agriculture

Bolsonaro's Quest to Be Top Gun Endangers Brazil

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Washington Post
Robert Muggah

Jair Bolsonaro "has emboldened his boosters to distrust the polls and decry the electoral system, while making sure they’re packing heat," writes Robert Muggah.

Brazilian President  Jair Bolsonaro gestures during a military event in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Yoon Scrambles to Restore Domestic Confidence

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East Asia Forum
Karl Friedhoff

The South Korean president's approval ratings have declined due to an unending cascade of unforced errors, Karl Friedhoff writes.

South Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol attends a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain
Reuters
Public Opinion

Putin's NATO Bungle

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Politico
Ivo H. Daalder

"Russia’s actions have only cemented American support for NATO," writes Council President Ivo Daalder in POLITICO.

Vladimir Putin sits at a desk and looks up from a folio with raised eyebrows, red flag behind him.
via REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Xi Jinping's Russia Problem

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Newstalk ZB
Cécile Shea

Cécile Shea joins the Mike Hosking Breakfast podcast to discuss why Chinese President Xi Jinping can't be seen supporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on June 5, 2019
Reuters
Global Politics

The West Is Now a Co-Belligerent in the War in Ukraine

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

If Russia does ultimately lose the war, Nonresident Fellow Paul Poast argues, it will be a great victory for the West and NATO.

Ukrainian President Zelensky appears by video at NATO summit
EyePress
Defense and Security