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The New Frontiers of National Defense
The New Frontiers of National Defense

How can African countries tackle the security challenges posed by cyber-attacks and pandemics? By Lewi Negede Lewi. (08/01/2017)

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The Return of Good Policies for Bad Reasons: Populism and Industrial Policy
The Return of Good Policies for Bad Reasons: Populism and Industrial Policy

In a world where people are disillusioned by the status quo, can industrial policy present alternatives that re-empower governments to mold and direct their economies?  By Amanda Janoo. (... Read More...



Why The UK Needs HMS Queen Elizabeth
Why The UK Needs HMS Queen Elizabeth

The United Kingdom joins the major nations in the world by having a tool to achieve deterrence, diplomatic obligations, disaster relief and humanitarian aid. It is about time. By Danny Hawkins. (07... Read More...



When National Policies Collide with the World
When National Policies Collide with the World

Examining nationalism around the world and repurcussions. By Brad Settelmeyer. (07/19/2017)

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WMD: A Case Study on Nuclear Terrorism
WMD: A Case Study on Nuclear Terrorism

Essay analyzes the WMD threat and offers preventive measures to mitigate the threat. By Shakthi De  Silva. (07/17/2017)

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Diamer Bhasha Dam: Islamabad’s Gambit with Beijing for Water Security
Diamer Bhasha Dam: Islamabad’s Gambit with Beijing for Water Security

Issues and complications surrounding Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam. By Prof. Adarsh Vijay. (07/14/2017)

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Countering the Narrative of Political Corruption as an Obstacle to Nigeria’s Economic Development
Countering the Narrative of Political Corruption as an Obstacle to Nigeria’s Economic Development

The major challenge to Nigeria’s development is not political corruption but a lack of direction. By Chambers Umezulike. (06/22/2017)

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Blasting its way into no future: Spiraling insecurity amidst political chaos in Afghanistan
Blasting its way into no future: Spiraling insecurity amidst political chaos in Afghanistan

Security issues plague Afghanistan's problematic National Unity Government. By Chayanika Saxena. (06/17/2017)

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'Schindler List' for Southeast Europe
'Schindler List' for Southeast Europe

Pakistanisation as the Final Solution for the Balkans? By Prof. Zlatko Hadžidedic. (05/08/2017)

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The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one
The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one

What does the return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of what had been the second largest militant group in the Afghanistan, mean for the country? By Chayanika Saxena. (05/08/2017)

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The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining
The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining

What's the fallout in Canada from recent NAFTA rumblings from President Trump? By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (05/04/2017)

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The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp

Analyzing the theory of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in the context of the recent US strike against Syria.  By Dr. Ilja Richard Pavone. (05/05/2017)

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Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?
Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?

Is a total redesign of the existing state boundaries in the Balkans warranted? No, argues Zlatko Hadžidedic. (04/27/2017)

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Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance
Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance

Africa must look to further democratization. By Chambers Umezulike. (04/13/2017)

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Deterring North Korea
Deterring North Korea

How should North Korean sabre rattling be dealth with? By Sartaj Chaudhary. (04/07/2017).  First appearing in The Tribune India.

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Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut
Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut

The WFP needs to flourish in these trying times to control world hunger and thirst. New Executive Director Gov. David Beasley needs to do just that. By M. Patel. (03/29/2017)

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Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision
Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision

The Democrats in the wake of the Trump travel ban. By Heather Alexander. (03/19/2017)

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What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?
What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?

What kind of leader do we need in the United States today? By Jack Pearce. (03/13/2017)

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All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor
All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor

What challenges lie ahead for Saudi Arabia? By Elodie Pichon. (03/08/2017)

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Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking
Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking

On this International Women’s Day, we can start to begin the end of male dominance of MDBs: let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global MBD banking. By M. Patel. (03/08/2017)Read More...



A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration
A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration

David Beasley has been nominated to lead the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP), a critical program that needs visionary leadership.  By M. Patel. (03/07/2017)

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When Democracy Becomes Whispers
When Democracy Becomes Whispers

The right to practice one’s religion and the citizen’s right to free speech are both essential freedoms in any state wishing to call itself ‘a democracy’. By Dr. Bruce Mable... Read More...



Iran’s Overseas Ambitions: Signs of a Naval Conundrum
Iran’s Overseas Ambitions: Signs of a Naval Conundrum

What lies ahead for Iran's overseas naval ambitionsBy Adarsh Vijay. (02/23/2017)

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Mediocrity of African Diplomats is Unacceptable
Mediocrity of African Diplomats is Unacceptable

The quality of African diplomats must be increased. By Elizabeth Wangari Mwangi. (02/19/2017)

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Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War
Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War

What's in store for nuclear policy under the Trump administration?  By Markus Wauran. (01/31/2017)

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La-La-Land of Central Asia: Kazakhstan and its “Astana Code of Conduct”
La-La-Land of Central Asia: Kazakhstan and its “Astana Code of Conduct”

Analysis of Kazakhstan's Astana Code of Conduct, a multi-lateral effort to fight terrorism. By Samantha Brletich. (02/01/2017)

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A Common Populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin
A Common Populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin

Do they portend the beginning of the end for the EU? By Dr. Emanuel L. Paparella. (01/24/2017)

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China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia
China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia

Author argues that China intends to use leverage to dominate Afro-Eurasia, and to relegate both the US and Europe to minor roles in geopolitical power and influence. By Timothy Bovy. (01/24/20... Read More...



Trump's Turn
Trump's Turn

Reflections from Croatia on the new Trump administration. By Tomislav Jakic. (01/23/2017)

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Human Misery Monetized
Human Misery Monetized

Capitalizing and profiteering from the occupation: corporate human rights violations in occupied territories. By Aleksandra Krstic. (01/19/2017)

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