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Australia, Afghanistan and Trump’s allure
Australia, Afghanistan and Trump’s allure

Australia's aid issue with Afghanistan. By Aiden Parkes. (03/16/2017)

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Concerting for peace in Afghanistan: Will the ‘meeting of six’ have a tune to play?
Concerting for peace in Afghanistan: Will the ‘meeting of six’ have a tune to play?

What's the hope for Afghanistan's current peace process involving regional powers?  By Chayanika Saxena. (03/19/2017)

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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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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...



What Factors Have Perpetuated Instability in Yemen?
What Factors Have Perpetuated Instability in Yemen?

Parper examines destabilizing factors plaguing Yemen. By Austin Rock. (01/24/2017) 

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The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump
The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump

How will the incoming Trump administration handle North Korea's nuclear threat? By Elodie Pichon. (01/09/2016)

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Chinese Foreign Policy in East Asia: A 2016 Assessment of Strategy and Goals
Chinese Foreign Policy in East Asia: A 2016 Assessment of Strategy and Goals

An analysis of China’s strategy and policy goals for advancing its interests in East Asia and its potential impacts. By Daniel Urchick. (01/09/2016)

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Is the Middle-East Ready to Welcome Trump?
Is the Middle-East Ready to Welcome Trump?

Examining the effects on a Trump administration''s policies on the Middle East. By Adarsh Vijay. (01/08/2016)

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Sino-Russian neighborhood policy: Kazakhstan – Euroasian heart of gold
Sino-Russian neighborhood policy: Kazakhstan – Euroasian heart of gold

Kazakhstan is placed to be a Euo-Asian center. Can it achieve that goal?  By Filippo Romeo. (12/28/2016)

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COIN: the effectiveness of counterinsurgency strategies in Afghanistan from 2001 until 2014
COIN: the effectiveness of counterinsurgency strategies in Afghanistan from 2001 until 2014

Analysis of counerinsurgency strategies used in Afghanistan. By Nathan Down. (12/24/2016)

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So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?
So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?

As it stands, the ultimate winner of the alleged Russian cyber hack on US elections is Vladimir Putin. By Tim Holmgren. (12/20/2016)

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Boiling Frogs of the ASEAN
Boiling Frogs of the ASEAN

Chinese economic and military power strategies in the South China Sea.  By Eric Szandzik. (12/16/2016)

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End of nuclear monopoly, Israeli dreams for regional hegemony?
End of nuclear monopoly, Israeli dreams for regional hegemony?

Would the rise of a nuclear Iran restore regional balance and hinder Israel’s hegemonic moves? By Arslan Ayan. (11/30/2016)

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Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan
Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan

A look at Turkey's strategic positioning in the Middle East. By David Davidian. (11/28/2016)

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Major Global Challenges 25 Years After the USSR’s Collapse
Major Global Challenges 25 Years After the USSR’s Collapse

With the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union, a look at its global effects.  By Nicholas Hudson. (11/21/2016)

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Expanding Japanese Military Presence in Djibouti: Challenging the Growing Chinese Security Framework
Expanding Japanese Military Presence in Djibouti: Challenging the Growing Chinese Security Framework

What does the expanded Japanese installation in Djibouti say about Sino-Japanese influence? By Justin Cheung. (11/20/2016)

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Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?
Sino-US relations – Recalibration or Repetition?

What is the future for US-China relations? By Qi Lin. (11/18/2016)

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The U.S. – Saudi relationship in a post Iranian Nuclear Deal world
The U.S. – Saudi relationship in a post Iranian Nuclear Deal world

Thoughts on US-Saudi relations in light of the Iranian Nuclear Deal. By Ben Butcher. (11/07/2016)

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A Safe Haven or Route for New Conflict
A Safe Haven or Route for New Conflict

Analyis of Safe Haven, an explicit favoring of one religion/ ethnic group against another in the face of atrocities committed by ISIS. By Mustafa Akhwand. (09/30/2016)

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Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization
Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization

What is the road ahead for Italian - Egyptian relations? By Daniele Scalea. (09/26/2016)

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The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes
The Specter of Kazakh Instability: Heightened Stakes of Sino-Russian Interests in the Steppes

What does the threat of instability in Kazakhstan mean for her two largest neighbors: China and Russia?  By Justin Cheung. (09/13/2016)

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MENA Region: Colonial Dependence versus Regional Interdependence
MENA Region: Colonial Dependence versus Regional Interdependence

MENA colonial historial must be understood to gain a proper understanding of its current circumstances. By Dr. Bendebka Ramzi. (09/05/2016)

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The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM): What Next?
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM): What Next?

The Muttahida Qaumi Movement is in shambles.  What's next for it? By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (09/03/2015)

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Examination of Saudi-Iranian relations and their potential impact on the Middle East. By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (08/28/2016)

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Iran, Saudi Arabia and Mideast Peace
Iran, Saudi Arabia and Mideast Peace

An examination of Iranian-Saudi relations and what they mean for the Middle East peace process. By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman . (08/28/2016)

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Power Games in the South China Sea
Power Games in the South China Sea

A history and analysis of power games currently played regarding the South China Sea. By Ashna Joy. (08/22/2016)

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Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?
Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is fighting wars on multiple fronts. What are his prospects for success? By Ali Reza Sarwar. (07/27/2016)

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Toward More Hostile Cross-Strait Relations: President Tsai’s Tight Rope Diplomacy Unravels
Toward More Hostile Cross-Strait Relations: President Tsai’s Tight Rope Diplomacy Unravels

A look at recent developments in China-Taiwan relations and the political position of President Tsai Ing-wen. By Justin Cheung. (07/15/2016)

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Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election
Post-Umbrella, Pre-2017 and 2047 - the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election

Essay maps the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) Election in relation to the HKSAR’s past, present, and future. By Xiaoyi Xu. (07/04/2016)

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Terror Incidents and the Syrian Dilemma in International Affairs
Terror Incidents and the Syrian Dilemma in International Affairs

A proposal for a random-based federalized solution to the problem. By Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp. (07/01/2016)

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