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  • COVID-19 and the US-China-Russia Triangle

    Russia has been among China’s most vocal defenders as the United States and others have accused Beijing of unleashing the coronavirus pandemic on the world.  But will closer Chinese-Russian cooperation be an inevitable outcome of COVID-19?  Could the repercussions of the pandemic open doors for the United States to rebalance its relations with Moscow and

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  • Will the Coronavirus Change the Global Order?

    While the attention of the international community has largely been focused on the threat posed by the coronavirus, all indications are that this crisis will eventually come to an end. If this is the case, how is the United States likely to fare as it emerges from the global COVID-19 pandemic.  Will the global order

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  • China, the United States, and COVID-19

    The international community has been profoundly impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and great powers have not been exempt from this cataclysmic shift. Both China and the United States now face serious questions as they prepare for a post-COVID-19 world, the answers to which could have serious ramifications for their relative fortunes in

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  • Center Vice President Discusses the Impact of the Coronavirus on World Politics

    The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic has shaken the international community to its core. As the world’s most powerful nations struggle to manage the effects of the virus domestically, they must also deal with a host of international challenges which have been exacerbated by the growing pandemic. On April 21, 2020, the Center for the

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  • Spheres of Influence: Outdated Relic or Renewed Reality?

    When policymakers in the United States declared in the aftermath of the Cold War that the age of “spheres of influence” had ended, were they misdiagnosing the issue? Strong countries throughout history have exerted influence over their neighbors—be it the US Monroe Doctrine or Russia and its Near Abroad. Did the end of the Cold

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