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China Diplomacy & International Relations Politics & Government

It’s More Than “Xi’s China”

China’s current leader has worked swiftly and ruthlessly to extend and cement his grip on power. He has presided over China at a time when the West increasingly perceives his country’s rise, intentions, and actions as an existential threat to the rules-based international order. The question remains: is Xi the driving force behind today’s China, or a product of it?

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Biden Defense & Security Iran Middle East & North Africa

How Transitioning to a Biden Administration Will Impact U.S. Relations with Iran

In the midst of the noise of America’s electoral drama, tensions have risen once again between the United States and Iran. In the past weeks of the Trump administration, the executive policy of ‘maximum pressure’ has escalated interactions with Iran.

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2020 Election Editor's Picks Opinion Policy Politics & Government US Vogue

Quo vadis, America?

However, with the high probability of a divided Congress in the next years, a continuation of this traditional divide over the role of the state will only make voters and lawmakers drift further apart and sabotage any concrete policies proposed by the future Biden Administration.