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By Carl Bildt - Mar 26,2024
STOCKHOLM — Is the dominance of “Indo-Pacific” thinking leading Western strategists astray?Originating in Australian foreign-policy circles, the United States adopted this label in 2018, when the Hawaii-based US Pacific Command was officially renamed the Indo-Pacific Command.
By Carl Bildt - Aug 17,2023
STOCKHOLM — In recent years, domestic developments in Niger, indeed, across North Africa’s Sahel region, scarcely attracted attention from the wider world, except in Paris, where French policymakers still took an interest in Francophone Africa.
By Carl Bildt - Aug 14,2023
STOCKHOLM — Strange as it sounds, the European Union’s most successful policy ever has been deeply unpopular in Brussels for the past decade. But now, the view from the bloc’s political and governing institutions is changing.
By Carl Bildt - Jun 25,2023
STOCKHOLM — We have just witnessed the birth of a new buzzword.
By Carl Bildt - May 22,2023
STOCKHOLM — With NATO’s mid-July summit in Vilnius fast approaching, the question on everyone’s mind is how to avoid another debacle concerning Ukraine’s prospective membership in the alliance.
By Carl Bildt - Jan 12,2023
 STOCKHOLM  —  In 2023, India will overtake China as the world’s most populous country.
By Carl Bildt - Oct 24,2022
STOCKHOLM — In addition to dealing with the fallout from open warfare in eastern Europe, the world is witnessing the start of a full-scale economic war between the United States and China over technology. This conflict will be highly consequential, and it is escalating rapidly.
By Carl Bildt - Aug 27,2022
STOCKHOLM  —  Why did the West’s Afghanistan policy fail so spectacularly? Was it doomed from the very beginning, and have any lessons been learned?
By Carl Bildt - Jul 20,2022
 STOCKHOLM  —  After World War II, global diplomatic efforts sought to create a new international order that would prevent the world from descending into war, chaos and anarchy again.
By Carl Bildt - Jul 05,2022
 STOCKHOLM  —  Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions in Ukraine are not in doubt. He wants to end its status as an independent political entity and incorporate its territory within the Russian Federation.



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