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Mark N. Katz

Mark N. Katz, a professor of government and politics at George Mason University, is currently a visiting senior fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in Helsinki. The views expressed here are his alone. Links to his recent articles can be found at www.marknkatz.com

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Russia and the Qatar Crisis

Published on June 8th, 2017 | by

by Mark N. Katz According to some U.S. government officials, Russia has played a key role in the recent breakdown of relations between Qatar on the one hand and Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and their ...

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Trump and Putin: Increasingly at Odds

Published on April 10th, 2017 | by

by Mark N. Katz After Trump’s election in November, he and some of his close advisers were optimistic about the possibility of improving Russian-American relations. They even were considering a “grand bargain” on strategic nuclear weapons, ...

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Assessing the Putin-Rouhani Summit

Published on March 29th, 2017 | by

by Mark N. Katz The successful meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Moscow on March 28 indicates that the two leaders have similar views not just on Syria, but on ...

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