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Why Biden Doesn't Want to Send F-16 Fighter Jets to Ukraine

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CBS News
Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo Daalder joins John Dickerson on CBS Primetime to discuss what President Biden must consider in whether to send fighter jets to Ukraine.

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Yoon Suk-Yeol Faces Headwinds as He Seeks to Shore up Support

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NK News
Karl Friedhoff

The South Korean public is lukewarm about reforms like extending the work week, Karl Friedhoff writes, but Yoon likely sees value in taking a harder line.

A TV screen shows footage of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol's New Year's address
SIPA USA
Public Opinion

The 'Free the Leopards' Campaign Paid off for the West and Ukraine

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"Tanks alone will not be enough for Ukraine to win the war. But if used properly, they are still a vital component of modern warfare," Paul Poast writes.

A Leopard 2A6 and a Leopard 2 PSO of the German armed forces Bundeswehr
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Nuclear Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Are Accelerating Dramatically

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Politico
Ivo H. Daalder

As the global security environment becomes more challenging, the need to adapt alliances increases as well.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol speaks in an interview on November 28, 2022.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Why the Wagner Group's Influence in West Africa Is Growing

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

Western countries should use national and international tools to hinder Wagner’s growing global abuse, Elizabeth Shackelford writes.

Men hold Russian flags as they gather to show their support to the Junta leader Ibrahim Traore and demand the departure of the French ambassador in Burkina Fas
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US Foreign Policy

Local and State Diplomacy Is Critical to US Foreign Policy

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The Hill
Matthew Abbott

Matt Abbott argues why local and state diplomacy is critical "to ensure long-term success for cities and states that engage with international entities."

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at a press conference at the State Department on January 17, 2023.
Reuters
Global Politics

What Midwest Industrial Communities Can Teach About Managing Economic Change

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Our Towns Civic Foundation
John Austin

There are growing efforts on both sides of the Atlantic to diminish economic disparities between thriving global city regions and struggling communities in industrial heartlands.

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Reuters
Global Cities

Paul Heer on the Danger of Overstating China's Ambitions

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The Wire China
Paul Heer

"We have to deal with China and the way to deal with it is to engage with it," argues Nonresident Senior Fellow Paul Heer in the Wire China.

Xi Jinping seen from the shoulders up looking to his right.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

The War in Ukraine Will End with a Deal, Not a White Flag

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World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"While Russia can’t win, it won’t lose. Instead, it will hold out until Ukraine is willing to bargain," Paul Poast writes.

A man walks past the ruins of a destroyed building in Mariupol
Reuters
Defense and Security

US-China Rapprochement Will Not Come Quickly

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The National Interest
Paul Heer

“Both sides continue to pursue policies that appear aimed more at competition and confrontation,” writes Paul Heer in the National Interest.

Qin Gang (left) stands next to a Chinese flag at right.
Reuters
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