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Biden Administration Moves to Define the Political and Cultural Borders in Technology

A utopian view of sharing information across world cultures was the original idea of the internet. But when it came to the ideology and...
Thai flag

Thailand: The Making of a Near-Antarctic State

Since the end of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, Arctic stakeholders have managed to keep the region relatively...
Jack Ma, Co-founder Ali Baba Group

Has ‘Liuzhi’ Turned Into an Instrument for Lasting Authoritarian Rule of CCP?

In late 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping launched a “war on corruption,” promising to purge the government and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of the...
Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

Can Qatar Emerge as a Bridge Between Iran and the GCC?

Days after the solidarity and stability agreement was signed at the annual Gulf Cooperation Council summit (GCC) to end the blockade imposed by  Saudi...
Woman offering tribute to terrorist victims in Stockholm

Deconstructing Recent Jihadi Attacks in Europe

The last couple of months have seen jihadist attacks in France and Austria, generating considerable news coverage and bringing the issue of terrorism back...

What to Expect from India’s Tenure at the United Nations Security Council

India has begun its two-year term as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) since Jan. 01, 2021, the eighth time...
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group.

New Cold War at Global Commons: A New U.S. Naval Strategy for the Great...

Although the entire human population lives on lands, more than two-thirds of our planet is covered by oceans. Considering that water constitutes two-thirds of...
Cuban President Raul Castro

Could Cuba Become the Next Battleground for US-China Technological Competition?

The U.S. and China are engaged in a battle for global technological advantage. In the eyes of the current Chinese leadership, technological prowess is...

The Islamic State Since October 2019: The New Caliph and the IS’ Overtures Towards...

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS as it is colloquially known, is now in its new major avatar. The terrorist faction,...