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  • Faisal bin-Farhan
    Faisal bin-Farhan “It is absolutely necessary that Israel accepts that it cannot exist without the existence of a Palestinian state. That its security is served by building a Palestinian state. So we hope sincerely that the leaders of Israel will realise that it is in their interest to work with the international community, not just to strengthen the Palestinian Authority but to establish a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders.” 8 hours ago
  • Joe Biden
    Joe Biden “We are standing strong with Ukraine and we will stand with them. We're standing against a man whom I've known well for many years, a brutal tyrant. We may not, we will not walk away. There are no American soldiers in the war in Ukraine. I'm determined to keep it that way. Putin was certain that NATO would fracture. Today the greatest defence alliance in the history of the world is stronger than ever.” 17 hours ago
  • Eran Etzion
    Eran Etzion “Contrary to many expectations, the task of destroying Hamas does prove to to be more difficult than anticipated. To what extent is Hamas able to smuggle arms, materials, personnel across the border with Egypt? If it is found that there are multiple tunnels as some argue, despite the Egyptian promises to the contrary, and that those tunnels do enable Hamas to continue and replenish its capabilities, then that is a strategic issue that will need to be taken care of in closer cooperation with the Egyptians.” 17 hours ago
  • William Lai
    William Lai “I look forward to enhancing mutual understanding and reconciliation with China via exchanges and cooperation, creating mutual benefit and moving towards a position of peace and common prosperity.” 18 hours ago
  • Michael McCaul
    Michael McCaul “Taiwan is a thriving democracy. The U.S. will continue to stand by our steadfast partner and work to maintain the status quo across the Taiwan Strait.” 18 hours ago
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May, 2024

“Shoigu's replacement with a (relatively experienced and apparently competent) economist [Andrei Belousov] pretty clearly signals Putin believes victory in Ukraine will come via outproducing (and outlasting) Ukraine and her Western allies. He's preparing for many more years of war.”

Kyiv-based foreign policy analyst
13 May 2024 7 2
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“Things are not going according to Putin's plan, but he will endlessly rotate the same small group of loyalists. Putin has always feared to bring new people to the positions of authority - even in the best of times, they must have been nobodies with no own perspectives. Toward the end of his rule, even more so.”

Russia analyst and economics professor at the University of Chicago
13 May 2024 5 1
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“With an economist taking over the Defence Ministry, and the old minister taking up a policy and advisory role, the technocrats are in the ascendant. The goal though is not peace, but a more efficient war. As Putin digs in for the long term, with the 'special military operation' now being the central organising principle of his regime, he knows he needs technocrats to keep his war machine going.”

Senior associate fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
13 May 2024 4 2
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“This indicates that the Kremlin is not seeking an exit from Ukraine, but once to extend their ability to endure the conflict as long as possible. Russia is very limited [on] how much they can increase scale, due to economic deficiencies. However, they can maintain a certain level of attritional warfare. And are likely hoping to do that longer than Ukraine can.”

Doctoral candidate and guest teacher at the London School of Economics's international history department
13 May 2024 3 4
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