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Past articles by Daniel:

What the Marvel Cinematic Universe Can Teach Us About Geopolitics

One is a fantasy with roots in World War II. The other boasts Spider-Man. → Read More

Turns Out COVID-19 Didn’t Reshape Geopolitics

A profound shock had few lasting effects. → Read More

Why Is Armenia So Close to Russia and Iran?

The small Caucasus country challenges the idea that the world is splitting into democratic and autocratic camps. → Read More

Goodbye, farewell and adieu to Spoiler Alerts

R.I.P. Spoiler Alerts, 2014-2022. → Read More

America’s pessimism surplus

One of the few beliefs that unites Americans is pessimism about the future of the country. → Read More

Biden cannot escape strategic ambiguity on Taiwan

The president said words about Taiwan. How much weight should they be assigned? → Read More

Some practical university commencement advice

Here are some pro tips for surviving a graduation weekend. → Read More

Can the United States focus on China while countering Russia?

Will the urgent overtake the important yet again? → Read More

On the question of Russian humiliation

There is no graceful end to Russia’s debacle in Ukraine. And that’s fine. → Read More

Crypto R.I.P.?

Cryptocurrencies are down for the count. Will they bounce back? → Read More

Why don’t Americans care about the pandemic anymore?

One million have died of covid-19, but the country appears ready to move on. Why? → Read More

What don’t we know about the war in Ukraine?

Russia has struggled in its invasion of Ukraine. That does not mean it will lose. → Read More

This column will not live forever

A few thoughts on whether one's writing can live on for centuries. → Read More

Amid a dark present, Russia has several possible futures

2022 has been a dark year for the Russian Federation. That does not mean a new Cold War. → Read More

America’s loose lips on Ukraine

Maybe U.S. officials should stop talking about the war in Ukraine for a spell. → Read More

Elon Musk is buying Twitter. Is that a big deal?

On Twitter and the public sphere. → Read More

Tucker Carlson’s bizarre theory of the war in Ukraine

It takes a lot of effort to be this wrong. You have to want it. → Read More

The re-Sovietization of Russia

How far can Vladimir Putin lead his country back to the days of the U.S.S.R.? → Read More

Five ways of looking at nuclear escalation in Ukraine

Will the war in Ukraine spill over into the use of nuclear weapons? → Read More

Sanctioning Russia and the future of the dollar

Welcome to the 2022 version of a 30-year-old argument. → Read More