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China

Hong Kong is now a police state

Soon to be run by a former policeman

By James Snell

Russia

Where will the war in Ukraine go next?

Russia is on fire, but the expansionist impulse remains

By James Snell

Middle East

How Syria became another narco-state

As in Afghanistan, the Syrian state is being rebuilt on drugs and violence

By James Snell

International

The end of the last Arab Spring success story

Tunisia is sliding into tyranny

By James Snell

Politics

Down with the ‘Third World War’ doomsayers

Living in a constant state of near-hysteria is taxing

By James Snell

Russia

Putin’s imperialism in Africa

It isn’t just Ukraine: African dictators are just fine with Russia killing for money

By James Snell

Russia

The Kremlin’s clown prince

Vladimir Zhirinovsky wanted to bomb Washington and made Putin appear sane

By James Snell

Europe

Hungary’s Orbán remains a thorn in everyone’s side

The prime minister loves to play the victim even as he wins another big election

By James Snell

Politics

Madeleine Albright was an idealist overpowered by cynics

Her final judgment on Putin may well be proven correct

By James Snell

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