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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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It is Time for A Gulf Area Peace Conference
It is Time for A Gulf Area Peace Conference

Recent events in the Middle East are a call for a Persian Gulf area peace conference to happen soon.  By Jack Pearce. (09/17/2019)

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A Short History of the ASEAN Digital Future
A Short History of the ASEAN Digital Future

The history and outlook for the Asian digital region. By Dr. Andrew Sheng. (09/15/2019)

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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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Why Russia Matters to India
Why Russia Matters to India

Indo-Russian bilateral relations are embedded in a history of mutual trust and compatibility of mutual interests. India’s strategic relations with Russia are not based only on speculative pro... Read More...



Making a Meal out of a Mess
Making a Meal out of a Mess

The U.S. ended participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and then tried to cut off Iran’s access to the international oil market.  So, what's the next step to fix the s... Read More...



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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Brutal Legislation Means Economic Backlashes for Brunei
Brutal Legislation Means Economic Backlashes for Brunei

By Khalil K. Coleman, Alexis Walker, Myles Browne, and Anthony Burley. (07/03/2019)

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Indonesia might be trapped in Chinese debt with the BRI
Indonesia might be trapped in Chinese debt with the BRI

Indonesia, with its decreasing ability to pay foreign debts, might get trapped in Chinese debt with the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative. By Dr. Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dendy In... Read More...



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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External Article

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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