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India arrogates Sun Tzu to upstage China - a satire
India arrogates Sun Tzu to upstage China - a satire

The Indian government’s responses to China’s calculated advances into Indian territory have been assuming undertones of frailty. This satire on this issue deduces that New Delhi is arrogating China... Read More...



Hidden Champion from Eastern Europe
Hidden Champion from Eastern Europe

The President of Moldova fights corruption.  By Júlia Costa de Araújo. (11/04/2021)

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Revolutionary Activism May Be Our Last Best Hope to Avert a Climate Catastrophe
Revolutionary Activism May Be Our Last Best Hope to Avert a Climate Catastrophe

The challenge ahead is to turn every city and every town in virtually every major country in the world into a stronghold of the global climate movement. By C. J. Polychroniou. (11/04/2021)

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Modi's India: Toward an Authoritarian State?
Modi's India: Toward an Authoritarian State?

Will Prime Minister Modi lead India into being an illiberal democracy?  By Nathan Martins. 

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India 2030: A Decade of Challenges and Opportunities
India 2030: A Decade of Challenges and Opportunities

Looking ahead at the future of India.  By Hrithik Singh. (09/21/2021)

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Germany and its Neo-imperial quest
Germany and its Neo-imperial quest

The ongoing calamities in Central and Eastern Europe, historical parallels and geopolitical consequences. By Zlatko Hadžidedic. (09/21/2021)

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President Biden is Right in Staying the Course in Kabul
President Biden is Right in Staying the Course in Kabul

In spite of the recent terrorist bombings in Kabul, President Bident is correct to move forward in Afghanistan. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (08/28/2021)

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Tech “Solutions” Are Pushed by Fossil Fuel Industry to Delay Real Climate Action
Tech “Solutions” Are Pushed by Fossil Fuel Industry to Delay Real Climate Action

Author argues for the need of a Green New Deal.  By C.J. Polychroniou. (08/25/2021)

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World of the Shipwrecked Leadership
World of the Shipwrecked Leadership

Analyzing the Afghanistan situation. By Prof. J. Scott Younger. (08/23/2021)

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Average Global Temperature Has Risen Steadily Under 40 Years of Neoliberalism
Average Global Temperature Has Risen Steadily Under 40 Years of Neoliberalism

Reflecting on neoliberalism and global warming.  By C.J. Polychroniou. (08/19/2021)

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Is Humaniity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable?
Is Humaniity's Return to Barbarism Unavoidable?

Unless we can tame our irrational economic system and, above all else, do away with capitalism's addiction to fossil fuels, the collapse of civilized social order is a near certainty.  By C.J. Poly... Read More...



What Next In Afghanistan?
What Next In Afghanistan?

What should be the response to the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan?  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (08/18/2021)

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With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War
With Earth on Edge, Climate Crisis Must Be Treated Like Outbreak of a World War

Humanity and the environment are under massive assault by global warming caused by human activities. By C. J. Polychroniou. (08/12/2021)

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Holding Hands Could Make a Baby: China’s Problem with Sex-ed
Holding Hands Could Make a Baby: China’s Problem with Sex-ed

The impact and causes of China's lack of sex education. By Judy (Hexuan) Wang.  (07/26/2021)

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The Case for Removal
The Case for Removal

The stationing of nuclear weapons in Turkey puts the US at risk.  By Andrew Crabtree. (07/07/2021)

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A Static Strategy in a Dynamic World: Expect Israel to Mow the Grass Again
A Static Strategy in a Dynamic World: Expect Israel to Mow the Grass Again

Israel's strategy in Gaza and its implications. By Albin Touma. (07/08/2021)

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Oman Protests: Larger Implications of Structural Economic Changes and Political Crisis in the Gulf
Oman Protests: Larger Implications of Structural Economic Changes and Political Crisis in the Gulf

What do the protests in Oman say about the state of the Middle East? By Falit Sijariya. (06/19/2021)

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The Invisible Dragon
The Invisible Dragon

Is China represssing information about origins of the COVID19?  By Sartaj Chaudhary. (06/17/2021)

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Myanmar’s post-coup – light at the end of the tunnel?
Myanmar’s post-coup – light at the end of the tunnel?

Reflecting on the current situation in Myanmar.  By Nik Luqman. (06/17/2021)

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China-Russia: The Unlikely Alliance,
China-Russia: The Unlikely Alliance,

Examining the China-Russia relationship and the hypotheses of an alliance between them. By Dr. Manlio Graziano. (06/18/2021)

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The Syrian Elections: Like Father, Like Son
The Syrian Elections: Like Father, Like Son

Examining Bashar al-Assad's election and its ramifications.  By Omar S. Abdellatif. (06/17/2021)

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The World’s Dumping Ground: Waste Colonialism and Asia’s Struggle to Escape
The World’s Dumping Ground: Waste Colonialism and Asia’s Struggle to Escape

Is Waste Colonialism hampering development in the Asian-Pacific? By Sarah Burch. (05/28/2021)

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The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: What Next?
The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: What Next?

What are the implications from the recent Palestinian-Israeli conflict? By Dr. Sohail Mahmood.  (05/17/2021) 

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Just How Can the U.S. Reshore the Semiconductor Industry?
Just How Can the U.S. Reshore the Semiconductor Industry?

What's the best path forward for the U.S. to reshore the semiconductor industry?  By Maryanne Liu. (05/18/2021)

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The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations
The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations

Author calls for more action towards the current human rights situation in the Philippines, particularly regarding the Anti-Terrorism Law.  By Mirashaye Basa. (05/06/2021)

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Corruption and Injurious Innovation
Corruption and Injurious Innovation

Analyzing different forms of innovation and corruption.  By J Mac Ghlionn. (03/23/2021)

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Forecast of Biden Administration’s Pakistan Policy and Possible Measures
Forecast of Biden Administration’s Pakistan Policy and Possible Measures

What is the best path forward for the Biden administration to take concerning Pakistan? By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (03/18/2021)

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View from Latvia: Is the EU Failing us?
View from Latvia: Is the EU Failing us?

From the recent IFIMES event, EAF Lawyer of Latvia, Andrejs Pagors discusses energy, transit and infrastructure in Scandinavia and the Baltics. By Eugene Matos de Lara. (03/17/2021)

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No Human Rights without Right to Know
No Human Rights without Right to Know

Essay discusses the ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them via the Tromsø legal instrument which recently entered into a force... Read More...



The Future of Democracy:  Venue Dependent
The Future of Democracy: Venue Dependent

Author argues that the core characteristics of a successful democracy are at risk in the United States. By Traci Seltzer. (02/25/2021)

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