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Can Britain Escape its Colonial Past?
Can Britain Escape its Colonial Past?

What's lies ahead for Great Britain? By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (09/23/2022)

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Britain and the Queen’s Legacies
Britain and the Queen’s Legacies

Reflection on Queen Elizabeth II's legacy.  By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (09/13/2022)

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The Troubled Waters of Taiwan
The Troubled Waters of Taiwan

Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan was part of intensifying tensions in the region. By Sartaj Chaudhary. (08/16/2022)

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The Danger of China's Strategic Missteps
The Danger of China's Strategic Missteps

Looking at possible missteps by China in response to Nancy Pelosi's trip. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (08/15/2022)

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The Inflation Reduction Act Should Be Just the Beginning
The Inflation Reduction Act Should Be Just the Beginning

Without more direct intervention on the part of the public sector in combatting the climate crisis, what IRA will produce is a green capitalist industry with profit-making as the overriding concern... Read More...



Can Washington Avert a Thucydides Trap with Beijing?
Can Washington Avert a Thucydides Trap with Beijing?

Is there reasonable cause for concern about the China-US relationship? By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (07/30/2022)

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The Long Arm of Despotism Reaches Inside Western Liberal Democracies
The Long Arm of Despotism Reaches Inside Western Liberal Democracies

Dependencies and other mechanisms enable despotic regimes to affect human rights in the rest of the world. By Andreas V Georgiou. (07/26/2022)

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The Future of the Planet Is in Our Hands—Effective Activism Is Essential
The Future of the Planet Is in Our Hands—Effective Activism Is Essential

Building long-term progressive power is key to bringing into force a comprehensive climate change policy. By C.J. Polychronou. (07/20/2022)

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Mass Exodus of Hong Kong – Hong Kong is not Going Back
Mass Exodus of Hong Kong – Hong Kong is not Going Back

Is emigration is rational move for Hong Kong's citizens? By Ho Ting (Bosco) Hung. (07/15/2022)

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Of Brexit, Bailouts and Ballots
Of Brexit, Bailouts and Ballots

Examining the impacts of Brexit. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (06/18/2022)

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A consequential election for global food security: IFAD’s Presidential Elections
A consequential election for global food security: IFAD’s Presidential Elections

Author examines the strong roster of IFAD Presidential candidates, pointing to Raychelle Omamo as the best choice. By Mumukshu Patel. (06/16/2022)

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The torture in the next room: the morally and strategically deficient policy response of the West on Ukraine
The torture in the next room: the morally and strategically deficient policy response of the West on Ukraine

Author calls for strong economic pressure against Russia and military support to end the conflict in Ukraine as quickly as possible. By Andreas V. Georgiou. (06/03/2022)

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E pluribus melior?  How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts
E pluribus melior? How to Approach the Threat of Societal Rifts

Author explores the reasoning behind and functioning of federalist democracies worldwide, and includes suggestions as to how to move forward from situations of upheaval.  By Alexander Loengarov. (0... Read More...



Misfiring Countermeasures and Declining Deterrence Impact
Misfiring Countermeasures and Declining Deterrence Impact

North Korea's sabre rattling and regional impacts.  By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (05/20/2022)

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Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism System Prevents Sustainable Peacebuilding
Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism System Prevents Sustainable Peacebuilding

Ethiopa's ethnic federalist system impairs the path to peacebuilding. By Elizabeth Linsenmayer. (05/15/2022)

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2020s: A Plagued Decade or Turning Point in an Age of Oppression?
2020s: A Plagued Decade or Turning Point in an Age of Oppression?

Author reflects on the 2020s and calls for change. By Ghada Sasa. (05/11/2022)

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Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine
Climate Change Is Also a Major Casualty of the War in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine raises the question, again, why the world fails repeatedly to sets its priorities in the right order. By C.J. Polychroniou. (04/19/2022)

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What is to be done: burning issues for Western democracies regarding Ukraine
What is to be done: burning issues for Western democracies regarding Ukraine

Current key failures by Western democracies to help Ukraine and what's needed to apply pressure on Putin's Russia.  By Dr. Andreas V Georgiou. (04/18/2022)

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Pakistan Troubling Condition Under Imran Khan
Pakistan Troubling Condition Under Imran Khan

Relections on the dire state of Pakistan under Imran Khan. By Sohail Mahmood. (04/13/2022)

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Of Energy and Dependencies in Europe
Of Energy and Dependencies in Europe

Analysis on the recently launched Energy incentives and greening programs, as initiated in Europe/EU. By Leyla Mammadova. (04/11/2022)

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Central Asia: pivoting with the pivot
Central Asia: pivoting with the pivot

What are the geopolitical realites faced by Central Asia today? By Mohammad Ali Zafar. (03/30/2022)

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The Migrant Detention Crisis Is Back
The Migrant Detention Crisis Is Back

Reflections on U.S. migration detention crisis.  By Madison Adams. (03/28/2022)

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Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond
Emotions and Unlearnt Lessons – Ukraine and Beyond

Author examines how current events in the Ukrainian-Russian scene are depicted in mainstream Western media, what this teaches us about our way of looking at international affairs, and how we can tr... Read More...



Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?
Is California Backsliding on Its Plan to Reach Zero Carbon Emissions by Mid-Century?

In reality, California does not actually have a detailed roadmap for slashing greenhouse gas emissions in order to fulfill the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius... Read More...



Ukraine Invasion: A Dress Rehearsal for More of the Same Around the Globe
Ukraine Invasion: A Dress Rehearsal for More of the Same Around the Globe

Unless thwarted, the Ukrainian invasion by Russia can offer a blueprint for authoritarian states to seek expansion. By Dr. Andreas V Georgiou. (03/07/2022)

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Let’s Have a Fast Cracking Glass Ceiling in Global Banking
Let’s Have a Fast Cracking Glass Ceiling in Global Banking

By Mumukshu Patel. (03/08/2022)

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Two Birds, One Trillion-Dollar Stone: Could Climate Change Solutions Answer Australia’s COVID-Debt Prayers?
Two Birds, One Trillion-Dollar Stone: Could Climate Change Solutions Answer Australia’s COVID-Debt Prayers?

The intersection of Australia and climate change, COVID, and economic growth. By Metta Chalapati. (03/02/2022)

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No, Your Zoom Meeting Will Not Be Enough To Address Business’ Impact on the Climate
No, Your Zoom Meeting Will Not Be Enough To Address Business’ Impact on the Climate

Business travel's effect on climate and the need for immediate action.   By Michael Mitole. (03/02/2022)

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The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The East-West Divide and NATOs Inadequate Strategy
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: The East-West Divide and NATOs Inadequate Strategy

Author argues that the invasion of Ukraine has marked the modern solidification between Western and Eastern Europe and confirms that NATO can’t comprehend Russia or revisionist powers.  By Samuel D... Read More...



Reimagining Climate Change Cooperation
Reimagining Climate Change Cooperation

To meet the U.N. climate goals, the U.S. and China need some healthy competition.  By Kathlina Brady. (02/25/2022)

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