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Following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), U.S. President Donald Trump has re-imposed unilateral sanctions on Iran, targeting the country’s core banking system, oil sales, and conduits to the global financial system. Perhaps, the most important of...

The Case for a No-First-Use Policy

No individual should have the power to end life as we know it on Earth. Specifically, in the United States, the president is the only...

U.S. Congress Set to Further Rein Back Trump’s Foreign Policy Powers

Trump-era trend of the locus of U.S. foreign policy shifting to the Capitol Hill set to accentuate as Democrats retake control of the U.S....

What is Behind Jair Bolsonaro’s Rise in Brazil?

Almost the entire world has heard about Jair Bolsonaro by this moment, the most likely next president of the Latin American largest country. He...
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...