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ASEAN at Crossroads: Nonaligned Movement has no alternative
ASEAN at Crossroads: Nonaligned Movement has no alternative

Examining the forthcoming global realignment triggered by the conformation of China and the US and its impact on Asia. Author presents a proposal to revisit chapters of Bandung and NAM. Prof. Anis ... Read More...



Where do we go from here? – revisiting words of Steve Clemons
Where do we go from here? – revisiting words of Steve Clemons

Highlights from panel discussion during the Diplomatic Academy Vienna's recent conference, reflecting on the legacy of World War II and today's environment.  By Anna Kassai. (07/30/202... Read More...



Can the BLM movement be equated with China’s Cultural Revolution?
Can the BLM movement be equated with China’s Cultural Revolution?

Analyzing parallels between the Black Lives Matter movement to the Cultural Movement. By Dr. Tao Peng. (07/15/2020)

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The OIC World for a Safer Planet
The OIC World for a Safer Planet

The OIC and its Rapid Reaction Capacitation in times of new asymmetric challenges. By  Amb. Ali Goutali and Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (06/14/2020)

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Social Media’s Impact on the International Relations
Social Media’s Impact on the International Relations

Social media's increasing influence on the world and its ramifications.  By Fulin Wang. (05/21/2020)

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Leadership for Thought: Non-Permanent members lead the Security Council through COVID-19
Leadership for Thought: Non-Permanent members lead the Security Council through COVID-19

Author calls for an urgent Session of the UN Security Council in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic, explaining why non-permanent members should take a leading role. By Elizabeth Deheza. (04/2... Read More...



Why Federalists Should Support The Legalization of Marijuana in America
Why Federalists Should Support The Legalization of Marijuana in America

Author argues it's time to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes. By Alexander Tong. (04/18/20)

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Why Does America Exclude Development Finance from its Foreign Aid Account?
Why Does America Exclude Development Finance from its Foreign Aid Account?

Foreign aid does not count development finance funding - resulting in billions of dollars being missed. What are its global impacts?  Here's a blueprint to correct it.  By Mumukshu Pa... Read More...



Could the New Four Trillion Stimulus Plan Save China's Economy after the COVID-19 disaster?
Could the New Four Trillion Stimulus Plan Save China's Economy after the COVID-19 disaster?

Will China's new round of economic stimulus repeat the "Four Trillions" plan of 2008 and how much it will boost China‘s economy in its search to recover from the coronavirus cri... Read More...



The International Security Dimension of COVID-19 and the Pivotal Role of the UN Security Council
The International Security Dimension of COVID-19 and the Pivotal Role of the UN Security Council

An action proposal explaining why an Extraordinary Session of the UN Security Council, which is throughout the Covid-19 crisis visible absent, is badly needed. By Tan Sri Hasmy Agam and P... Read More...



Coronavirus Pandemic: Likely Impact
Coronavirus Pandemic: Likely Impact

Examining likely impacts of the coronavirus pandemic around the world. By Anuradha Kataria. (03/31/2020)

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Covid 19 Pandemic!
Covid 19 Pandemic!

Looking at COVID19 in context of developing and developed countries. By Anuradha Kataria. (03/12/2020)

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What is more disruptive with AI:    Its dark potentials or our (anti-Intellectual) Ignorance?
What is more disruptive with AI: Its dark potentials or our (anti-Intellectual) Ignorance?

The disruptive potentials of AI and the absence of any coordinated considerations on the side of the global South.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (2/27/2020)

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The Internet Age: Era of Information or is it just Misinformation
The Internet Age: Era of Information or is it just Misinformation

We need to evaluate the type of information that can be accessed as well as its benefits and risks. By Barbara Nieves Ramírez. (01/28/2020)

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Pakistanization of Britain: Is Johnson the last UK Prime Minister?
Pakistanization of Britain: Is Johnson the last UK Prime Minister?

Can Boris Johnson successfully manage the consequences of Brexit and preserve the political and territorial integrity of the kingdom?  By Enes Guzel. (01/02/2020)

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Does Xi Jinping really like dealing with Trump rather than Democrats?
Does Xi Jinping really like dealing with Trump rather than Democrats?

Will Xi Jinping prefer to deal with a Democrate president?  By Dr. Tao Peng. (12/29/2019)

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Of Coups, Justice and Democracy!
Of Coups, Justice and Democracy!

A look at the coups in Pakistan since its Independence and how easy it is to orchestrate one there. By Sartaj Chaudhary. (12/01/2019)

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“Transparent war” against ghosts of war
“Transparent war” against ghosts of war

War and the battle of disinformation in the Syrian conflict.  By Theodor Zima. (10/18/2019)

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Limits to Asia-Pacific Growth
Limits to Asia-Pacific Growth

The socio-economic development of Asia-Pacific and potentially destabilizing effects related to corruption.  By Meseto Abe. (09/22/2019)

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Indonesia abandoning its Capital?
Indonesia abandoning its Capital?

Relocating Indonesia's capital.  By Julia Suryakusuma. (09/07/2019)

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Kashmir Bleeds but the World Sleeps
Kashmir Bleeds but the World Sleeps

The democratic rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) have been violated. By Hashim Raza. (08/14/2019)

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Urgent Appeal on Kashmir
Urgent Appeal on Kashmir

Time for action to abate tensions in Kashmir. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood.  (08/13/2019)

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Fracking Societies through manufactured revolts
Fracking Societies through manufactured revolts

Examining chaos theory and strategy as a policy methodology.  By Carlos Pereyra Méle. (08/08/2019)

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Nationalism in Japan & Brazil: a World Apart
Nationalism in Japan & Brazil: a World Apart

Japan, Brazil, and a need to look at nationalism in the context of a country's social and moral fabric. By Sandy Milne. (02/04/2019)

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The Al-Qanun Affair
The Al-Qanun Affair

What the Al-Qanun affair says about Canadian foreign policy.  By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (01/18/2019)

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Will Forms of “Globalization” Survive the Loss of United States Leadership?
Will Forms of “Globalization” Survive the Loss of United States Leadership?

What are the prospects for continued high levels of global economic and social interaction, with or without American leadership?  By Jack Pearce. (10/15/2018)

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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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The Post-War Order Is Over (And not because Trump wrecked it.)
The Post-War Order Is Over (And not because Trump wrecked it.)

What has led to the current state of the post-war world order? By Victor Davis Hanson. (06/05/2018)

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For a more peaceful, globally integrated, world, changes needed to the current global order
For a more peaceful, globally integrated, world, changes needed to the current global order

For a more peaceful, globally integrated, world, some revisions of or additions to the current global order are necessary. By Dr. Cornelia Beyer.

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