Author: Jordan Henry

  • Israeli Politics Amid Regional Turmoil

    The Center for the National Interest is pleased to host a virtual discussion featuring two leading Israeli experts: Dan Arbell and Chuck Freilich. The event will take place on Thursday, July 18 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. As the Biden administration pushes for a lasting ceasefire in Gaza and prepares for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s visit

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  • CRANK Call | June 2024

    CRANK Call is a monthly review of developments involving cooperation, and at times contention, among China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea (the CRANKs). June 2024 Highlights Russia and North Korea sign mutual defense treaty Russian President Vladimir Putin made a state visit to North Korea in mid-June. The visit highlighted the forces pulling North Korea

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  • New Energy Geopolitics: Global Transition, Clean Tech Arms Race, or Trade Wars?

    The geopolitical landscape is more turbulent than ever in a world marked by rapid changes in energy policies and technologies. The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2023 World Energy Outlook highlights significant shifts in global energy systems driven by geopolitical tensions, fragile energy markets, and rapid advancements in clean technology. Clean energy adoption is accelerating, with

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  • Great Power Rivalry Over Africa

    As Russia and China strive to expand their reach and influence in Africa, America faces mounting challenges in the region, including in Niger, where it has begun to withdraw its forces stationed at an airbase near Agadez—an installation that cost $100 million to construct. On June 13, the Center for the National Interest hosted two

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  • China, Russia, Iran, North Korea—the CRANKs | May 2024

    CRANK Call is a monthly review of developments involving cooperation, and at times contention, among China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea (the CRANKs). May 2024 Highlights Putin-Xi summit shows growing Beijing-Moscow ties, and their limitations Russian President Vladimir Putin’s mid-May visit to China showcased growing cooperation between the two countries following Putin’s decision to invade

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