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The 2024 SCO Summit: Pakistan's Role and Strategic Opportunities
The 2024 SCO Summit: Pakistan's Role and Strategic Opportunities
Author discusses Pakistan's participation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit, and what's at stake. By Manahil Jaffer. (07/20/2024) Read More...


PSL: The Double Edge Sword
PSL: The Double Edge Sword

Author explores the multifaceted impact of the recent Pakistan Super League (PSL) on both the national and individual levels.  By Muhammad Ahmad. (03/09/2024)

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The Dangerous Game of Populist Fearmongering
The Dangerous Game of Populist Fearmongering

The future of democracy tetters on the wave of popluist fearmongering. By Iuri M. Piovezan. (02/27/2024)

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Unable to Adapt: How the US Damaged its Role in the South Caucacus Peace Process
Unable to Adapt: How the US Damaged its Role in the South Caucacus Peace Process

Author argues that the Biden administration has damaged its chance to broker the peace process between Azerbaijan and Armenia and, as a result, talks failed. By Rufat Ahmadzada. (02/12/2024)

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A Closer Look at the Iran-Pakistan Rift
A Closer Look at the Iran-Pakistan Rift

What's behind the Iran-Pakistan dispute? By Professor Manlio Graziano. (01/22/2024)

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The Need for Reform in International Organizations
The Need for Reform in International Organizations

The IMF and similar international organizations are in dire need of reform. By Madison Lee Hepler. (01/08/2024)

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Does Geopolitical Deterrence Still Explain the Development of the War in Ukraine and is it Enough for the Post-War Security of Europe?
Does Geopolitical Deterrence Still Explain the Development of the War in Ukraine and is it Enough for the Post-War Security of Europe?

Does geopolitical deterrence explain the war in Ukraine? What has the war mean for European security and NATO? By Alexander Kostyuk, PhD, DBA. (12/14/2023)

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The Gory Legacy of the Bangladesh Awami League
The Gory Legacy of the Bangladesh Awami League

Author calls on the international community to face the atrocities committed by the Bangladesh Awami League and support the democratic forces in Bangladesh. By Iqra Awan. (12/15/2023)

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Double Standards and Hypocrisy
Double Standards and Hypocrisy

The conflict in Gaza sheds light on powers exploiting human suffering for political gain. By Dr. Manlio Graziano. (11/15/2023)

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Canada vs India: A Human Rights Standoff
Canada vs India: A Human Rights Standoff

What's behind the Canada-India dispute and what does it mean for addressing human rights? By Iqra Awan. (09/28/2023)

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A Minor Issue with Global Consequences
A Minor Issue with Global Consequences

Can a Middle East deal be reached? By Dr. Alexander Loengarov. (09/27/2023)

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Unraveling the Ties: How Climate Change is Amplifying Gender-Based Violence in Pakistan
Unraveling the Ties: How Climate Change is Amplifying Gender-Based Violence in Pakistan

Pakistan has launched a Climate Change Gender Action Plan. More needs to be done. By Simr... Read More...



Unleashing the Power of Digital Government in Pakistan
Unleashing the Power of Digital Government in Pakistan

Author calls for Pakistan to embrace digital change. By Hejab Zahra. (09/07/2023)

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Has the West Ever Wanted Ukraine to Win Its War Against Russia?
Has the West Ever Wanted Ukraine to Win Its War Against Russia?

Author argues that a sustainable solution to the Ukrainian war presumes a radical change in the Western foreign policy regarding it. By Nicola Stoev. (09/01/2023)

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The West’s strategy on Ukraine: with faults despite the good intentions
The West’s strategy on Ukraine: with faults despite the good intentions

Is the level of West assistance to Ukraine adequate? By Dr. Andreas V Georgiou. (08/21/2023)

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Political War and Conflicts in Pakistan
Political War and Conflicts in Pakistan

Author discussing the ongoing political conflicts in Pakistan including the recent arrest of Imran Khan and its effects. By Mohsin Fareed Shah. (08/17/2023)

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Patronage-based politics and barriers on access in Pakistan
Patronage-based politics and barriers on access in Pakistan

Author discusses nepotism in Pakistan, highlighting poor governance and ways to tackle it. By Mohsin Fareed Shah. (08/14/2023)

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The World Needs Critical Thinkers
The World Needs Critical Thinkers

Authors call for the need of critical thinking and how to support it. By Dr. Joseph Sanacore and Dr. Anthony Palumbo. (08/02/2023)

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China’s Hostile Takeover of the Current International Order?
China’s Hostile Takeover of the Current International Order?

China’s Acquiescence, Appropriation, and Alternatives strategies and efforts needed to counter them. By Shaarif Sameer. (07/18/2023)

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Why Can't Global Diplomacy or International Law Cannot Stop War in Ukraine?
Why Can't Global Diplomacy or International Law Cannot Stop War in Ukraine?

What are the limitations of global diplomacy and international law in preventing the ongoing war in Ukraine? Author explains. By Paulina Buzaite. (05/23/2023)

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The Abraham Accords and New Tensions Between the Maghreb Rivals
The Abraham Accords and New Tensions Between the Maghreb Rivals

Algeria and Morocco seek to impose their regional agenda to evolve into a dominant power in the Maghreb. By Walid Blila. (04/03/2023)

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Policy-based Approaches to Combating Economic Inequality
Policy-based Approaches to Combating Economic Inequality

Author argues for action to address economic inequality.  By Saad Samad. (03/20/2023)

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Who Should Pay for the Reconstruction of Ukraine After the War?
Who Should Pay for the Reconstruction of Ukraine After the War?

Author presents response to Larry Summer's recent statements about Ukraine reconstruction. By Raphael Lapin. (03/20/2023)

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In Putin’s Net: Humanitarian Challenges in Syria
In Putin’s Net: Humanitarian Challenges in Syria

Analyzing potential effects of the earthquake in Turkey. By Paola Canale. (03/07/2023)

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Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War
Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War

Author explores "right to have rights" in the context of the Ukrainian conflict and possible repercussion. By Victoria Portnaia. (03/07/2023)

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A Year of Autocratic Power Politics, and America's Role in Defending Freedom
A Year of Autocratic Power Politics, and America's Role in Defending Freedom

Looking back at 2022.  By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (01/04/2022)

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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...



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...



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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