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Russia bans gasoline exports for 6 months from March 1

March 4, 2024

Russia on Tuesday ordered a six-month ban on gasoline exports from March 1 to keep prices stable amid rising demand from consumers and farmers and to allow for maintenance of…

Updated NIST cybersecurity framework adds core function, focuses on supply chain risk management

March 4, 2024

A decade after releasing its landmark national cybersecurity framework, the National Institute of Standards and Technology on Monday released version 2.0, an updated document that emphasizes governance and supply chain issues…

Kremlin Warns Against NATO Ground Intervention in Ukraine

March 4, 2024

A provocative comment by President Emmanuel Macron of France about the possibility of putting troops from NATO countries in Ukraine has prompted a warning from the Kremlin and hurried efforts…

China’s plan to reshape world trade on its own terms

March 4, 2024

Even during the first blush of the honeymoon period that attended China’s accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, it was clear that Washington and Beijing were — as…

Cable Attack: New Undersea Threat Is Starting To Reshape Naval Wars

March 4, 2024

An unseen threat is lurking beneath the surface. The suspected Houthi attacks on undersea cables in the Red Sea are a timely reminder of a new reality. The age of seabed warfare,…

Continuing resolution would slow military modernization, services warn

March 4, 2024

The U.S. military may run out of personnel funds before the end of the year, be forced to scale back operations and see ongoing modernization efforts harmed if Congress fails…

The West Did Not Invent Decoupling—China Did

March 4, 2024

There is a story told among Kremlin watchers: Shortly after Western countries first imposed sanctions on Russia in response to its invasion and annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russian President…

How to Save Free Trade

March 4, 2024

As the U.S. presidential election approaches, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have found common cause in their opposition to new trade deals. In the final months of…

A Geopolitical Hard Landing Is All Too Possible

March 4, 2024

We’re not out of the woods yet, though there’s good news in markets: Most economists are forecasting a soft landing in 2024. But a geopolitical hard landing could get in…