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In bed with the Devil

The Ukrainian crisis should have been avoided. Now everyone is involved, but no one is making a difference.

The Editor’s Note – Burger wars

There is an attractive thesis in ‘pop’ geopolitics – the McDonald’s Theory of Peace – which holds that no two countries where the company’s hamburger restaurants are present have ever gone to war with one another.


“Mine-golia”, a country that thrives on mines

What the future holds: attack on Taiwan?

Zaki, a terrorist for al-Sisi