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The Balkan Question

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A world of nations and states is here to stay

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Napoleonic Europe: how the Emperor built a continent

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A little history of the modern Middle East

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Myths and realities of Putinism and NATO expansion

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The twilight of the Arab state

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Russia in 2020: alternative scenarios of the near future

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Towards a Westphalia for the Middle East

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Geopolitics — the key to understanding Russia foreign policy

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Ukraine and Russia: how closeness turned into war

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War displaces Ukrainians – again

notebook

Inside the Collective Unconscious

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Victor Hugo’s ideal of Europe

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In search of civilisation

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New Turkey’s old politics

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Alternative international orders: a modern Holy Alliance for the twenty-first century

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The return of great power diplomacy

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In defence of the Habsburgs

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The carrot and the stick — geo-economics and Russian revisionism

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What is England really made of?

book-review

Putin bets the Russia house on the Donbas rustbelt

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How US policy failure post-9/11 undermined international order

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Putin’s Game: How did so many in the West get Russia so wrong?

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The Revolt of the European Masses: the disintegration of accountability in supra-national politics

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The crusader of good will

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How manga shapes Japanese identity

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Will Russia be happy as China’s junior partner?

notebook

The swift death of Gorbachev’s USSR set Russia on a path to chaos

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EI Weekly Listen — Russia and geopolitics by Anna-Lena Laurén

podcasts

Information war does not exist

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Meritocracy v the people

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Solzhenitsyn, Putin and the historical myth-making that drives Russian imperialism

notebook

City-states are back

notebook

The Ettrick Shepherd stands watch

notebook

Goodbye, Bella Ciao

notebook

Element of surprise — the West needs to be more unpredictable

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The shifting fortunes of IS-Khorasan

book-review

How Russia and Iran have united in antipathy towards the West

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Did nationalism exist in the classical world?

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Between Westernisers and Slavophiles – the search for Russia’s soul

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Étienne Clavière – the revolutionary who hated revolution

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History shows revolutions are a disaster

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Ukraine on the move: a century of migration

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Geopolitics never went away for the United States

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This crisis has the capacity to be apocalyptic

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Statecraft for an age of blood and iron — The Strategy of Denial: American Defence in an Age of Great Power Conflict by Elbridge Colby review

book-review

What the Silicon Valley idealists got wrong

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Rethinking the Meiji Restoration

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Duality, determinism and demography: The Greeks on geopolitics

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Challenging the ‘Great Reset’ theory of pandemics

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What makes a man die for his country?

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Head, hand and heart

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Who are the modern Greeks?

notebook

Dreaming of Trebizond

notebook

Show’s over: the case against a cultural boycott of Russia

notebook

Hans Rott — a symphonic stepping stone

portraits

The Eurasian Century, Part I: What Mackinder Knew

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The geopolitical fight to come over green energy

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Geopolitics of a pandemic

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Crisis, settlement, or containment — what is to be done on Russia?

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Why the nation beat the empire in the battle of 19th century ideas

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Spirit-lands and tyrant-kings: differing tales of statehood

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Gustav Stresemann — The man who almost saved the world

portraits

Russell Leffingwell – guardian of the American century

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China’s ruling creed at 100: the Party never stops

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What does the future of evolution look like?

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The economy and the paradox of technology

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A tale of three generals — how the Ukrainian military turned the tide

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Ukraine can win the peace

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Germany in Europe: the engine that couldn’t

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Winston Churchill, arch-pragmatist

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Great Books: E.H. Carr’s Nationalism and After

book-review

On the myth of multiculturalism

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