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Why are Cryptocurrencies Becoming Popular in Cuba?

A recent report by NBC News has revealed that more than 100,000 Cubans use cryptocurrencies for different purposes. Some use it for everyday activities,...

History in the Making: Rewriting Pinochet’s Constitution for Chile

Chile's protests began because of an unpopular public transportation rate hike, similar to France's 2018 "yellow vest" riots— with protestors going to the streets...

‘Dyed in the Wool’: Has America’s Rejuvenated Trade Union Movement Changed?

It was the T-shirt that first caught my attention: its wearer stood on the end of the line, beaming with the rest of the...

The Transatlantic Alliance’s Responsibility Crisis

The war in Ukraine has united the West in its capacity to provide the necessary financial, humanitarian, and military aid in a time of...

The Diplomacy-Deterrence Complex in the US Defense Policy in the Middle East

The Middle East has featured prominently in the US defense policy in multiple trajectories of international relations – both Cold War and post-Cold War....

Money and Competition: An Argument Against US Monetary Support of Ukraine

President Biden’s recent appeal to Congress on a multibillion dollar package for Ukraine has brought into question the efficacy of how Washington engages in...

The De-Dollarisation of the Global Oil Market

Russia’s estrangement with the West and Saudi Arabia’s altercation with the United States could potentially dethrone the Petrodollar in favor of Chinese Yuan. Since the...

U.S.-Russia Relations Beyond the Ukraine Crisis

As Russia’s military attack on Ukraine continues into its second month, so does the torrent of abuse directed by President Biden against President Putin...

A Slow Erosion: The Uncertain Future of the Dollar

Recent developments from the conflict in Ukraine has brought to light a great deal of discussion surrounding the continuation of the American Dollar as...

Supercarrier or Super-Barrier: How an Outdated Obsession is Limiting America’s Naval Capacity

The United States is the only country to field supercarriers in its navy. It also fields far more carriers than other countries with a...

The Nuclear Shadow: US Nuclear Policy in the Wake of Ukraine Crisis

The current quagmire in Ukraine has brought into question the realizable use of nuclear weapons by Russia. Indeed, the growing consensus in Washington about...

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How Korean War Continues to Shape South Korean Politics

The Korean War (1950-53) which marked North Korea's unilateral...

Afghan Sikhs: Their Immediate Challenges and Emotional Dilemma

While at one point in the 1970s the population...

Iran: The Huseyniyyun Brigade and Iran’s Latest Campaign Against Azerbaijan

Iran’s media outlets, clerics, and students from the theological...

Higher Out of Pocket Expenditure: A Concern in India?

Health spending drives over a hundred million people into...

The Indonesia Haze and ASEAN’s Regional Framework: The Way Ahead

Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...