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Beyond the Water’s Edge September 27, 2023

New Series: Countering CCP Regional Influence

How China Uses Shipping for Surveillance and Control | The West Has a Massive Chinese Spy Problem | Avoid a Sequester and Fully Fund a Preeminent Military | With Russia Distracted in Ukraine, U.S. Reaches Out to Central Asia | U.S. and Israeli Policy Aligned Regarding Saudi Arabia | Strategic Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific: U.S. and Indian Perspectives | Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: What to Know About Nagorno-Karabakh

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Beyond the Water’s Edge September 20, 2023

Why Aren’t the Presidential Candidates Debating China? | To Win the ‘New Cold War’ Forget the ‘First Cold War’ | The War in Ukraine Unfolds Alongside a Military Build-Up in the Asia-Pacific | Alliance of the Weak: Why Russia and North Korea are Joining Forces | Cuba’s Role in the Chinese-Russian Terrorist Network | Hungary Is Not Out to Scuttle Sweden and NATO | A Dangerous Strategy: Examining the Biden Administration’s Failures on Iran

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Beyond the Water’s Edge September 13, 2023

Rethinking Geopolitics: Geography as an Aid to Statecraft | The U.S. Must Help Curb Cartel Violence in Mexico | Why the U.S.-Mexico Relationship Could Get Even Worse | Iranian Drone Proliferation is Scaling Up and Turning More Lethal | A Renewed Axis: Growing Military Cooperation Between North Korea and Russia

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Beyond the Water’s Edge September 6, 2023

Perseverance and Adaptation: Ukraine’s Counteroffensive at Three Months | By Skimping on the Budget for Competition with China, Washington Makes War More Likely | Rob Malley’s Legacy of Failure: Undermining American Interests in the Middle East | The China-India Border | Japan Fisheries Become China’s Newest Geopolitical Target

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Beyond the Water’s Edge August 30

Iran Will Continue Taking Hostages if the Money Keeps Flowing | Biden’s Asia Diplomacy is Incomplete | Attacking Foreign Corruption Blunts China’s Malign Economic Influence | Winning the Influence War Against China | America’s Military-Industrial Base Needs a Revival | A Compound Problem: Dialing in U.S. Semiconductor Strategy

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Beyond the Water’s Edge August 23, 2023

Ever Since the Afghanistan Withdrawal, Biden’s Foreign Policy Has Been One Big Mess | Iran-Russia Collaboration Makes a Mess of Biden’s Foreign Policy | The Aftermath of Biden’s Dishonorable Afghanistan Exit is Still Unfolding | You Go to War with the Industrial Base You Have, Not the Industrial Base You Want | In Tanzania, Beijing is Running a Training School for Authoritarianism | Why Taiwan’s Defense is in the American National Interest

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