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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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All Those Croatian Presidents
All Those Croatian Presidents

A look at Croatian's presidents.  By Tomislav Jakic. (02/15/2020)

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The Taking of Indigenous People: The International Demand of Illegal Deforestation in Brazil
The Taking of Indigenous People: The International Demand of Illegal Deforestation in Brazil

Brazil's actions against indigenous people must end. By Gloria Abril Monroy. (02/04/2020)

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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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Soleimani’s assassination triggers US-Iran standoff
Soleimani’s assassination triggers US-Iran standoff

A precarious situation in the Middle East between the United States and Iran. By Malik Ayub Sumba. (01/07/2020)

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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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Is the Balkans splitting the EU apart?
Is the Balkans splitting the EU apart?

The EU's recent foreign policy move, which came as a rift between the French and German foreign policy positions, is widening. By Pyotr Iskenderov. (10/29/2019)

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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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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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