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Boiling Frogs of the ASEAN
Boiling Frogs of the ASEAN

Chinese economic and military power strategies in the South China Sea.  By Eric Szandzik. (12/16/2016)

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End of nuclear monopoly, Israeli dreams for regional hegemony?
End of nuclear monopoly, Israeli dreams for regional hegemony?

Would the rise of a nuclear Iran restore regional balance and hinder Israel’s hegemonic moves? By Arslan Ayan. (11/30/2016)

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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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A Safe Haven or Route for New Conflict
A Safe Haven or Route for New Conflict

Analyis of Safe Haven, an explicit favoring of one religion/ ethnic group against another in the face of atrocities committed by ISIS. By Mustafa Akhwand. (09/30/2016)

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Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization
Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization

What is the road ahead for Italian - Egyptian relations? By Daniele Scalea. (09/26/2016)

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The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes
The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes

What does the threat of instability in Kazakhstan mean for her two largest neighbors: China and Russia?  By Justin Cheung. (09/13/2016)

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MENA Region: Colonial Dependence versus Regional Interdependence
MENA Region: Colonial Dependence versus Regional Interdependence

MENA colonial historial must be understood to gain a proper understanding of its current circumstances. By Dr. Bendebka Ramzi. (09/05/2016)

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The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM): What Next?
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM): What Next?

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement is in shambles.  What's next for it? By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (09/03/2015)

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Examination of Saudi-Iranian relations and their potential impact on the Middle East. By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (08/28/2016)

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Iran, Saudi Arabia and Mideast Peace
Iran, Saudi Arabia and Mideast Peace

An examination of Iranian-Saudi relations and what they mean for the Middle East peace process. By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman . (08/28/2016)

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Power Games in the South China Sea
Power Games in the South China Sea

A history and analysis of power games currently played regarding the South China Sea. By Ashna Joy. (08/22/2016)

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Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?
Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is fighting wars on multiple fronts. What are his prospects for success? By Ali Reza Sarwar. (07/27/2016)

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Toward More Hostile Cross-Strait Relations: President Tsai’s Tight Rope Diplomacy Unravels
Toward More Hostile Cross-Strait Relations: President Tsai’s Tight Rope Diplomacy Unravels

A look at recent developments in China-Taiwan relations and the political position of President Tsai Ing-wen. By Justin Cheung. (07/15/2016)

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Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election
Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election

Essay maps the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election in relation to the HKSAR’s past, present, and future. By Xiaoyi Xu. (07/04/2016)

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Terror Incidents and the Syrian Dilemma in International Affairs
Terror Incidents and the Syrian Dilemma in International Affairs

A proposal for a random-based federalized solution to the problem. By Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp. (07/01/2016)

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The European Union's Relations with China
The European Union's Relations with China

Paper evaluating the arms embargo: internal and external factors and future prospects. By Gianluca Scaglione. (06/23/2016)

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The Influence of Regional State Actors in Afghanistan’s Political Stability
The Influence of Regional State Actors in Afghanistan’s Political Stability

Report explores the influence of regional state actors in Afghanistan’s political stability post-2001, focusing on armed extremism and the Afghan opium economy as the two primary factors of i... Read More...



Non equilibrium Thermodynamics and Reinventing Saudi Arabia
Non equilibrium Thermodynamics and Reinventing Saudi Arabia

Thermodynamics, energy, and reforming Saudi Arabia. By Jack Pearce. (05/31/2016)

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Analyzing the Challenges of China’s Reemergence in Modern Asia: A Historical Construction
Analyzing the Challenges of China’s Reemergence in Modern Asia: A Historical Construction

Examination of China's reemergence as a world power. By Raja Sutherland. (05/19/2016)

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The Uighur Issue
The Uighur Issue

Impacts of the Uighur actions. By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (05/17/2016)

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Asia Week New York: Creating a New Cultural Touchstone
Asia Week New York: Creating a New Cultural Touchstone

Cultural diplomacy via Asia Week New York affected by smuggled art and China's economic slowdown. By Steven Meyers. (05/13/2016)

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Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea
Rise of New Centrist Politics in South Korea

Analysis of South Korea’s 20th legislative election held on April 13th.  By Mark(Won Min) Seo. (05/11/2016)

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Could Hong Kong Pretend to an Optimistic Democratic Future vis-à-vis China?
Could Hong Kong Pretend to an Optimistic Democratic Future vis-à-vis China?

What's behind the uprising of a newly politicized youth in Hong Kong?  By Aine O’Mahony and Elodie Pichon. (05/04/2016)

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The Korean Issue Today
The Korean Issue Today

The Cold War and hopes for progressing on the Korea issue today.  By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (05/05/2016)

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North Korean Submarine Conducts Ballistic Missile Test
North Korean Submarine Conducts Ballistic Missile Test

A dangerous development that dampens Korean relations. By Seth Berman. (05/02/2016)

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Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment
Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment

Isolating the Gulf region from normal international relations isn't the answer. By Dr. Jack Kalpakian. (04/27/2016)

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