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The Dutch Model for Change
The Dutch Model for Change

How true leadership with regard to climate change may have an outstanding impact on the Asian world. By Dr. Wolfram Kalt. (07/31/2018)

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How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked
How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked

Making the summit counterfactual case. By Carlos Ramirez. (07/02/2018)

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Kosovo Ghost Court Delays Justice to Victims and Their Families
Kosovo Ghost Court Delays Justice to Victims and Their Families

Tragedy and inaction follows war crimes court, Specialist Chamber and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office, in prosecuting members of the KLA. By Judge Dean B. Pineles. (04/26/2018)

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Maybe What Saudi Arabia Needs is a Royal Buyout
Maybe What Saudi Arabia Needs is a Royal Buyout

Would a buyout of the Royal Family benefit Saudi Arabia? By Jack Pearce. (04/25/2018)

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The Afghanistan Conflict and Future Prospects of Peace: A Brief Analysis
The Afghanistan Conflict and Future Prospects of Peace: A Brief Analysis

Over the last few months, the tectonic plates of the Afghanistan conflict have shown signs of movement, with the latest being an offer from President Ghani to recognize the Taliban as a political p... Read More...



The European Commission's Strategy for the Western Balkans: Bureaucrats' Crusade
The European Commission's Strategy for the Western Balkans: Bureaucrats' Crusade

Whatt's the reality for the European Commission's target date of 2025 for some of the Balkan countries to join? By Prof. Zlatko Hadžidedic. (02/17/2018)

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Change and Violence in Saudi Arabia
Change and Violence in Saudi Arabia

In view of Saudi Arabia's recent economic and ideological actions, what does the future hold in store for The Kingdom?.  By Nathir Haimoun. (01/24/2018)

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The Fallout pf President Trump’s Decision
The Fallout pf President Trump’s Decision

What are the ramificaitons of President Trump's to recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (12/11/2017)

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Two angry children with lit matches on the brink of causing destruction
Two angry children with lit matches on the brink of causing destruction

Looking at the U.S.-North Korea nuclear situation. By Tahi Izumi. (10/30/2017)

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Trump’s Iran Policy Only Hurts the US
Trump’s Iran Policy Only Hurts the US

The dangers in decertifying the Iranian deal.  By Shannon Tawoos. (10/16/2017)

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N Korea again: US caught napping, war a real threat
N Korea again: US caught napping, war a real threat

They say war is a sin, but sometimes, a necessary one. America must declare an all-out war in case all else fails. By Sartaj Chaudhary. (09/06/2017)

 

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Will BRICS Build the New Syria?
Will BRICS Build the New Syria?

Will BRICS be the funding source for reconstructing Syria? By Elio Azar. (08/25/2017)

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Scramble for Africa: China's Intervention into Africa
Scramble for Africa: China's Intervention into Africa

What are the impacts of China's economic interests in Africa ? By Brad Settelmeyer, (08/03/2017)

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Blasting its way into no future: Spiraling insecurity amidst political chaos in Afghanistan
Blasting its way into no future: Spiraling insecurity amidst political chaos in Afghanistan

Security issues plague Afghanistan's problematic National Unity Government. By Chayanika Saxena. (06/17/2017)

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'Schindler List' for Southeast Europe
'Schindler List' for Southeast Europe

Pakistanisation as the Final Solution for the Balkans? By Prof. Zlatko Hadžidedic. (05/08/2017)

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The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one
The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one

What does the return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of what had been the second largest militant group in the Afghanistan, mean for the country? By Chayanika Saxena. (05/08/2017)

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The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp

Analyzing the theory of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in the context of the recent US strike against Syria.  By Dr. Ilja Richard Pavone. (05/05/2017)

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Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?
Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?

Is a total redesign of the existing state boundaries in the Balkans warranted? No, argues Zlatko Hadžidedic. (04/27/2017)

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Deterring North Korea
Deterring North Korea

How should North Korean sabre rattling be dealth with? By Sartaj Chaudhary. (04/07/2017).  First appearing in The Tribune India.

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All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor
All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor

What challenges lie ahead for Saudi Arabia? By Elodie Pichon. (03/08/2017)

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China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia
China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia

Author argues that China intends to use leverage to dominate Afro-Eurasia, and to relegate both the US and Europe to minor roles in geopolitical power and influence. By Timothy Bovy. (01/24/20... Read More...



The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump
The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump

How will the incoming Trump administration handle North Korea's nuclear threat? By Elodie Pichon. (01/09/2016)

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Is the Middle-East Ready to Welcome Trump?
Is the Middle-East Ready to Welcome Trump?

Examining the effects on a Trump administration''s policies on the Middle East. By Adarsh Vijay. (01/08/2016)

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Sino-Russian neighborhood policy: Kazakhstan – Euroasian heart of gold
Sino-Russian neighborhood policy: Kazakhstan – Euroasian heart of gold

Kazakhstan is placed to be a Euo-Asian center. Can it achieve that goal?  By Filippo Romeo. (12/28/2016)

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So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?
So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?

As it stands, the ultimate winner of the alleged Russian cyber hack on US elections is Vladimir Putin. By Tim Holmgren. (12/20/2016)

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Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan
Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan

A look at Turkey's strategic positioning in the Middle East. By David Davidian. (11/28/2016)

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Major Global Challenges 25 Years After the USSR’s Collapse
Major Global Challenges 25 Years After the USSR’s Collapse

With the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, a look at its global effects.  By Nicholas Hudson. (11/21/2016)

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Expanding Japanese Military Presence in Djibouti: Challenging the Growing Chinese Security Framework
Expanding Japanese Military Presence in Djibouti: Challenging the Growing Chinese Security Framework

What does the expanded Japanese installation in Djibouti say about Sino-Japanese influence? By Justin Cheung. (11/20/2016)

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Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?
Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?

What is the future for US-China relations? By Qi Lin. (11/18/2016)

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The U.S. – Saudi relationship in a post Iranian Nuclear Deal world
The U.S. – Saudi relationship in a post Iranian Nuclear Deal world

Thoughts on US-Saudi relations in light of the Iranian Nuclear Deal. By Ben Butcher. (11/07/2016)

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