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Malaysia – Yet another crisis looming?
Malaysia – Yet another crisis looming?

Rising tensions in Malyasia. By Prof. Murray Hunter. (06/15/2019)

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Mega Economies of Tomorrow: Indonesia’s Way Up
Mega Economies of Tomorrow: Indonesia’s Way Up

Challenges and prospects for Indonesia's growth.  By Dharendra Wardhana. (04/30/2019)

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America’s opportunity to show solidarity (in action) with Sri Lanka
America’s opportunity to show solidarity (in action) with Sri Lanka

The Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) will review a proposed $480 million compact with Sri Lanka this week.  Supporting it will show solidrity in the wake of the recent terro... Read More...



Japan - A Quiet Geo-Economic Giant
Japan - A Quiet Geo-Economic Giant

The state of Japan and prospects moving ahead. By Dr. Masahiro Matsumara. (04/06/2019)

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The Sino-US Trade War – Why China Cannot Win It
The Sino-US Trade War – Why China Cannot Win It

The Chinese-American trade war holds little promise for China.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (03/31/2019)

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Zarif’s Sudden Resignation
Zarif’s Sudden Resignation

The beginning of the militarization of Iranian diplomacy?  By Bakhtyar Aljaf. (03/06/2019)

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The Kashmir Conflict
The Kashmir Conflict

The Kashmir issue must be resolved now. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (03/02/2019)

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Black: Its importance and its legacy
Black: Its importance and its legacy

The issue of race in Latin America.  By Yoneko Shiraishi. (02/15/2019)

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The endangered future for butterflies. By Anuradha Kataria. (02/12/2019) 

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Butterflies – Elusive and Extinct, Almost
Butterflies – Elusive and Extinct, Almost

The endangered future for butterflies.  By Anuradha Kataria. (02/12/2019)

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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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Geopolitics of Europe and the Iron Law of Evolutionary Biology
Geopolitics of Europe and the Iron Law of Evolutionary Biology

Europe after the Brexit, NATO 70 summit and Turkish geopolitical vertigo. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (01/29/2019)

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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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Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry
Breaking Bad: The Dangers of the Shipbreaking Industry

The effects of shipbreaking on environments and populations. By Catie Brown. (01/16/2019)

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Mississippi Blues Aren’t Music, They’re Trade Deficits
Mississippi Blues Aren’t Music, They’re Trade Deficits

The China-American trade war is pounding Mississippi's economy and farmers. By Anne Allen Hodge. (01/16/2019)

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The ‘Great Wall of Sand’ is Just the Beginning
The ‘Great Wall of Sand’ is Just the Beginning

Rising risks associated with the expansion of small islands and reefs in the South China Sea into sprawling Chinese military assets. (12/28/2018)

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Ending Aid Dependency
Ending Aid Dependency

Aid dependency is stifling sustainable development. By Julia Filan. (12/26/2018)

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Lettre à un Ami Canadien
Lettre à un Ami Canadien

To Canadians, let's talk about multi-culturalism.  By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (12/15/2018)

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From Vicious Cycle to the American Dream: Sect 201 of the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act
From Vicious Cycle to the American Dream: Sect 201 of the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act

Section 201 of the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018 is an important and necessary step forward. By April Xiaoyi Xu. (11/26/2018)

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India – A Modern Democracy!
India – A Modern Democracy!

Author reflects on India and its development.  By Anuradha Kataria. (11/14/2018)

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Lamentation of Asia Bibi’s Case: The State Submitted before Extremists
Lamentation of Asia Bibi’s Case: The State Submitted before Extremists

Asia Bibi, a poor woman who is Christian (a minority religion in Pakistan) and a mother of 5 children was accused of blasphemy 8 years ago. She was acquitted by the Supreme Court but the State has ... Read More...



Back to the Future in Québec
Back to the Future in Québec

Québec's recent election was a resounding victory for Coalition Avenir du Québec (CAQ).  What lies ahead? By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (11/04/2018)

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Right to Childlessness
Right to Childlessness

There should be a protected right for woment to not have children. By Dr. Cornelia Beyer. (10/21/2018)

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IPCC Report – On our global Jihad against Cognitive mind
IPCC Report – On our global Jihad against Cognitive mind

Examining the recently released UN IPCC report on the alarming state of Climate Change and urgent measures needed to tackle the issue. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (10/15/2018)

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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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South-South cooperation has no alternative
South-South cooperation has no alternative

The need for enhancing multilateralism and strategic south-south exchange mechanisms. By Poppy S. Winanti and Rizky Alif Alfian. (10/03/2018)

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Enigmas of Hate Politics in Pakistan
Enigmas of Hate Politics in Pakistan

The repurcussions of hate politics in Pakistan. By Hashim Raza. (09/23/2018)

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The New PTI Government’s Agenda for Modernization of Public Services
The New PTI Government’s Agenda for Modernization of Public Services

Analysis of Pakistan's agenda for the modernization of public services. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (08/30/2018)

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Plan of Action for the New PTI Government in Pakistan
Plan of Action for the New PTI Government in Pakistan

The Pakistani PTI government faces a number of challenges.  How should they be addressed?  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (08/08/2018)

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Refugee Crisis on Jeju Island Reveals the Pride and Prejudice of South Korea’s Ecstatic Populism
Refugee Crisis on Jeju Island Reveals the Pride and Prejudice of South Korea’s Ecstatic Populism

Xenophobia reveals itself from the Sourth Korean refugee issue on Jeju Island. By Won Min(Mark) Seo. (08/02/2018)

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