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JANUARY 04, 2022 | VIEW IN BROWSER
1

Sphere of influence. China’s determination to gain a strategic foothold in the Indo-Pacific is challenging India in its own maritime backyard, C. Raja Mohan writes.

2

Diplomatic morass. Morocco was once a darling in Washington’s policy circles. But as the White House’s support shifts away, the country is more isolated than ever, Samia Errazzouki writes.

3

Fragile transition. Former Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s resignation has sparked a political crisis. The international community can help avert catastrophe, Amgad Fareid Eltayeb writes.

4

Identity crisis. Five months into Tunisian President Kais Saied’s power grab, it is becoming clear that he can’t resolve the fundamental economic challenges facing the country, Simon Speakman Cordall reports.

5

Failing policy. The Biden administration has incentivized Iran’s march toward the bomb by refusing to impose any consequences, Anthony Ruggiero writes.