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On August 7, the United States imposed new economic sanctions on Iran, de facto violating UN Security Council Resolution 2231. This event is only the latest in a long series of attacks made by Donald J. Trump since he came to power, attacks ranging from withdrawal from the JCPOA...

Elections in Brazil: High Uncertainty, But Any Room for Real Change?

On October 2018, Brazilians will vote not only for their next president, but also all members of the lower house of congress, two-thirds of...

The Dynamics of US-China Relations

China-United States relations or Sino-American relations refer to international relations between the People's Republic of China and the United States of America. The relationship...

The United States and India Need a Maritime Initiative

Maritime security in the Indian Ocean requires much more than ships, weapons, and sailors. Assets at sea and in the air must be integrated...
In burying the hatchet, with his one time foe, Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohammad exhibited immense pragmatism. An arrangement has been worked out, according to which Mahathir would step down and pave way for Ibrahim Mahathir has been equally pragmatic in his approach towards China, while taking some tough...
While Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were busy gathering for a high-profile summit in Helsinki on Monday, a far less publicized meeting between two other world powers was simultaneously held in Beijing. The twentieth EU-China summit was maybe less attention grabbing but is still significant in its own...
Among the many predicted ill impacts that the protracted trade war between the U.S. and China will have on the global trade and supply, the silver lining lies in the fact that China now needs markets to absorb its products, which were earlier being absorbed by its biggest trading...
President Trump’s recent actions on trade, particularly the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union, and the announcement of a deadline for imposing the threatened tariffs on China, have not only aroused strong opposition from the victims, but they have also renewed fears...