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The Collapse of the Korean Peace Initiative Buys the U.S. Crucial Time

Most onlookers reacted to North Korea’s demolition of the Kaesong Joint Liaison Office with dejection. When the Liaison Office went down in smoke, so...
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Contextualizing Black Lives Matter Movement in the American Context, Part-1

The recent murder of George Floyd has brought American racialized injustice and state violence into renewed focus, which is amplified by Donald Trump’s divisive...

Can Almagro Charter a Course Through the Storm?

On May 27, 2020, Luis Almagro was virtually sworn in for second term as Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS). This...

Combining Three Tiers of Intelligence-Gathering Is Key to Keeping Russia and China at Bay

The U.S. and its allies today face two major geopolitical threats: Russia and China. A prominent U.S. think tank, The Atlantic Council, published a...
President Donald Trump

Trump’s China Policy: Long-Term Strategy or Transactionalism?

The U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly accused his predecessors of kowtowing to China, and having sold out U.S. interests and  lashed out at...
Donald Trump

Has Trump Won the Battle, Only to Lose the War?

Pax Americana has died with the 45th president of the U.S. Donald Trump is, first and foremost, a businessman seeking to make money at...
Black Lives Matter Protest Times Square New York City

The Death of George Floyd: Unpacking American Racism

The United States’ claim of being the champion of human rights has been shattered by the ongoing violence in the country. The violence attests...
President Donald Trump

Worsening US-Cuba Ties Impacts Peace in Latin America

According to a senior Trump Administration official, the United States is considering reclassifying Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. If implemented, this would...

Chinese Economic Ascendance, US Entangled Fortune and Its Repercussion

"There are many things we could do. We could cut off the whole relationship. Now if you did, what would happen? You would save...