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Interview with Noam Chomsky: US Foreign Policy Shaped by Fear of China's Rise
Interview with Noam Chomsky: US Foreign Policy Shaped by Fear of China's Rise

In this interview, Nom Chomsky says, 21st-Century US foreign policy Is shaped by fears of China’s rise.  By C.J. Polychronou. (08/05/2022)

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Is America Doomed for a Clash with China?
Is America Doomed for a Clash with China?

Is a clash betwen the US and China avoidable? By Collins Chong Yew Keat . (08/04/2022)

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Can Taipei Escape Beijing’s Claws?
Can Taipei Escape Beijing’s Claws?

Challenges facing Taipei in holding off the China threat. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (07/27/2022)

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Interview with Noam Chomsky: Biden’s Middle East Trip Contains Echoes of Trump’s Policies
Interview with Noam Chomsky: Biden’s Middle East Trip Contains Echoes of Trump’s Policies

Noam Chomsky reflects on President Biden's current Middle East trip.  Interview by C.J. Polychronou.  (07/15/2022)

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South Ossetia After the Presidential Elections.
South Ossetia After the Presidential Elections.

Ukraine isn't the only hotspot in the post-Soviet area.  Author examines scenarios in Souh Ossetia after their elections. By Francesco Stuffer. (06/27/2022)

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Ukraine: Looming crisis, fracturing International Order
Ukraine: Looming crisis, fracturing International Order

Author Ukrainian crisis and its impact on the international legal order. By Betselot Kebede Kassa, (06/06/2022)

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War between Russia and Ukraine (2022): Analyzing Information and International Relations
War between Russia and Ukraine (2022): Analyzing Information and International Relations

Interview with Professor Maria Repnikova (Georgia State University, United States). (06/01/2022)

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Ukrainian crisis: Meanings, Consequences, Outcome
Ukrainian crisis: Meanings, Consequences, Outcome

Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic discusses the Ukrainian crisis.  By Covadonga Romero. (05/31/2022)

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Timeline of the JCPOA
Timeline of the JCPOA

Author examines a timeline of the JCPOA, how the nuclear deal came about, what happened to it during the Trump administration, and what is being done about it in the current Biden administration. B... Read More...



Kim's Nuclear Brinkmanship and Power Trap
Kim's Nuclear Brinkmanship and Power Trap

Kim Jong-un's strategic shifts put nuclear balance in peril. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (05/18/2022)

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Russkiy mir: The Return of Religious War to Europe
Russkiy mir: The Return of Religious War to Europe

The concept of "Russia mir" or “Russian World” and how it's impacting Russian politics and power.  By Kurt Gmunder. (05/15/2022)

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Ukrainianization of Europe or Europeanisation of Ukraine
Ukrainianization of Europe or Europeanisation of Ukraine

The looming crisis over Ukraine. By  Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/04/2022)

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The Arms are Fair
The Arms are Fair

How did the free world let the Ukrainian invasion happen? By Sartaj Chaudhary. (04/30/2022)

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Conflict, Heartbreak and the Full Picture
Conflict, Heartbreak and the Full Picture

With the recent terror attacks in Israel as a starting point, this essay focuses on reactions to extreme violence in conflict situations and on how they contribute to mutually exclusive narratives.... Read More...



Key to Ukraine: Re-calibration, contextualization, de-escalation
Key to Ukraine: Re-calibration, contextualization, de-escalation

Analyzing strategic arms control in a light of the escalating crisis over Ukraine. By Alexander G. Savelyev and Olga M. Alexandria.  04/21/2022

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Interview with Noam Chomsky: A No-Fly Zone Over Ukraine Could Unleash Untold Violence
Interview with Noam Chomsky: A No-Fly Zone Over Ukraine Could Unleash Untold Violence

Noah Chomsky discusses the Ukraine-Russia War and related issues from post-World War II global architecture.  By C.J. Polychronou. (03/11/2022)

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Escalating tension in Russian-Ukrainian relations
Escalating tension in Russian-Ukrainian relations

Examing the history of Russian-Ukrainian tensions.  By Fatma Tawfik. (02/25/2022)

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Public Transportation Uptake  in the Arab Region: Where are the  Private Car Deterrents?
Public Transportation Uptake in the Arab Region: Where are the Private Car Deterrents?

Examining the needs for the Arab region's 'Car Culture' needs to be curbed.  By Elliott J. Neal. (02/23/2022)

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The Arab Media Landscape: Imbalanced International Communication Flow and Al Jazeera
The Arab Media Landscape: Imbalanced International Communication Flow and Al Jazeera

Qatar University Mass Communication Department Head, Kamal Hamidou, shares some insights in an interview with Dr. Jorge Marinho. (02/20/2022)

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Cultural Diplomacy of an Israeli Martial Art - Krav Maga: The Issue of Peace in the Middle East According to Itay Gil
Cultural Diplomacy of an Israeli Martial Art - Krav Maga: The Issue of Peace in the Middle East According to Itay Gil

Interview with Dr. Itay Gil, a distinguished member of the Israeli Special Forces who is also an internationally renowned expert in security / defense. By Jorge Marinho. (01/10/2022)

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New Caledonia: A Wedge in the AUKUS?
New Caledonia: A Wedge in the AUKUS?

What impacts could New Caledonia's December 12 vote for independence have for ANKUS and China's growing role in the region? By Manlio Graziano and Mathilde Philippon   By Manlio Graziano and Mathil... Read More...



Post-War Afghanistan, the US, NATO, and Regional Politics: A Brief Analysis
Post-War Afghanistan, the US, NATO, and Regional Politics: A Brief Analysis

Examining Post-War Afghanistand and the path ahead.  By Sohail Mahmood. (09/02/2021)

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Saigonisation of Afghanistan ?
Saigonisation of Afghanistan ?

Author examines the ongoing withdrawal of the US-NAO troops from Afghanistan, its historical parallels, and geopolitical consequences.  By Tomislav Jakic. (07/12/2021)

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The Belt and Road Initiative and Indian Security
The Belt and Road Initiative and Indian Security

China's Belt and Road Initiative and its implications for Indian security.  By Ashwin Kandath. (07/09/2021)

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The Belt and Road Initiative and Indian Security

By Ashwin Kandath. (07/09/2021)

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Great Power Competition: What Is In It For Djibouti?
Great Power Competition: What Is In It For Djibouti?

Analyzing the impacts of Great Power Competition between the U.S. and China on developing countries such as Djibouti. By Alexander J. Teynor. (05/04/2021)

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The Ghost of Afghanistan Past: A Challenge for the Biden Administration
The Ghost of Afghanistan Past: A Challenge for the Biden Administration

The Biden administration plans to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by September 2021.  What are the implications?  By Etfa Khurshid Mirza.  (04/22/2021)

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The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Paper examines the Second Intifada and its repercussions. By Yilin Wang. 02/19/2021

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The Riyadh Gulf Cooperation Council GCC January 5, 2021 Summit
The Riyadh Gulf Cooperation Council GCC January 5, 2021 Summit

Analyis of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summitt.  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 01/22/2021

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On the Failure of Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East
On the Failure of Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Paper provides a historical analysis of Soviet foreign policy in the Middle East.  By Anping Yang. (01/15/21)

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