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Gideon Rachman

Gideon Rachman

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Israel cannot stand alone and Netanyahu knows it

The American decision to restrict arms sales could be a turning point in the US-Israel relationship

13.05.2024 30

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Xi is probing for cracks in the EU and Nato

China’s charm offensive in Europe has threatening undertones and is likely to fail as a result

06.05.2024 40

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How long can Japan remain a haven from China?

People, money and trade are turning to Japan but a short-term opportunity may become a long-term problem

29.04.2024 50

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Ukraine is the frontline of a much larger conflict

America and its allies see Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as an axis of adversaries

21.04.2024 40

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The Biden administration’s Israel dilemma

Protection cannot mean giving the Netanyahu government a blank cheque, cashable in Washington

15.04.2024 20

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Japan doubles down on the US alliance as China looms

Tokyo and Washington are both determined to prevent Beijing from dominating the Indo-Pacific

08.04.2024 20

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Putin is waiting for Washington to go silent

The Russian leader sees an opportunity to re-establish a sphere of influence in Europe

01.04.2024 20

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Ukraine, Gaza and the rise of identity geopolitics

The global conscience moves in mysterious ways

25.03.2024 30

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Biden needs to increase the pressure on Netanyahu

Supporting Israel and supporting the country’s prime minister are not the same thing

18.03.2024 6

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The squawkus about Aukus is getting louder

The strategic case for the Australia-UK-US pact is sound. But technical and political doubts are growing

26.02.2024 4

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The strange loyalty of Putin’s global fan club

Admirers of the Russian leader may soon lead the world’s three largest democracies

19.02.2024 10

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How Tucker Carlson became Putin’s useful idiot

The American TV host and the Russian leader have enemies in common

09.02.2024 40

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Trump’s betrayal of Ukraine

The Republicans refusal to supply arms is sabotaging Kyiv’s war effort

05.02.2024 10

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In praise of mass immigration

High levels of it are a sign of a healthy and dynamic society

22.01.2024 10

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Taiwan can still avoid Ukraine’s fate

The obstacles to a successful Chinese invasion of the island remain formidable

15.01.2024 10

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Why I still believe in America

The return of Donald Trump does not necessarily spell the end of American greatness

08.01.2024 20

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Ukraine and its backers need a credible path to victory

Securing and sustaining the independence of the country should be the key war aim

18.12.2023 20

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Israel, Palestine and the mirage of a two-state solution

Rebuilding Gaza will require a long-term vision for Palestine

11.12.2023 30

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America and a crumbling global order

Political division and turmoil at home are undermining US leadership overseas

04.12.2023 6

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The far right is moving into Europe’s mainstream

Growing support for radical parties does not necessarily threaten democracy, but it could profoundly change the EU

27.11.2023 20

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Israel, Oppenheimer and the laws of war

Legality and morality are not always the same thing in wartime

20.11.2023 10

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China, Russia, Iran and the prospect of American retreat

The US faces simultaneous challenges to its dominant security role in Asia, Europe and the Middle East

13.11.2023 20

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From the US to Ukraine, the Gaza war will change the world

Conflict in the Middle East is bad news for liberals and helpful for Putin and Trump

06.11.2023 10

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America, Iran and the threat of a wider war in the Middle East

None of the region’s big powers wants further conflict but it could happen nonetheless

30.10.2023 7

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Israel and the lessons of 9/11

The country has less margin for error than a superpower like the US

23.10.2023 10

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Supporting Israel and protecting Palestinians are not contradictory policies

Western leaders who take Israel’s tragedy seriously are the only ones who will gain a hearing in Tel Aviv

16.10.2023 10

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Western diplomats are walking an impossible tightrope with Israel

Both European and American officials are attempting to juggle support with calls for restraint

13.10.2023 9

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A bitter blame game will follow Israel’s wartime unity

The inquest into what went wrong ahead of Hamas’s attack could lead down a dangerous path

08.10.2023 6

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Why the west cannot turn a blind eye to a murder in Canada

Ignoring the possible role of foreign governments in assassinations would pose major risks to national security and social stability

02.10.2023 5

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Populism could derail the green transition

Western politicians are scared of a backlash against climate change policies that have been sold as good for the economy

22.09.2023 5

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The real reasons for the west’s protectionism

The US and EU believe that it is not just their economies but their social and political stability that are at stake 

18.09.2023 20

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