Unless they can negotiate exemptions, the Iraqis are likely to suffer collateral damage.
Beijing’s imports of Iranian oil may take the sting out of America’s re-imposition of sanctions.
This summer’s transfer of power raised hopes that Armenia could be set on a new and more hopeful path, but those hopes risk being dashed.
The decennial of the Georgia-Russia war is a potent reminder of the tragic repercussions of the conflict, the seeming intractability of Western-Russia relations, and the uncomfortable limitations of Euro-Atlantic security architecture.
Georgia has a new government headed by Mamuka Bakhtadze. How could this impact Georgian-Russian relations in the light of the recent agreement on economic corridors through Georgia’s breakaway territories and the rising level of trade?