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Overcoming Barriers to Foreign Aid Today

America has re-invested itself — and its image — in foreign aid. President Biden is reversing Trump-era policies which slashed funding for foreign aid...
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Whither Sino-US Relations?: Key Takeaways From the Virtual Summit

Nov. 16 brought what many across the world were eagerly waiting for -- a bilateral meeting between the United States and China. Though the...
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Why Transactionalism Will Dictate the US-Pakistan Relationship

In an interview with CNN, on Sept. 15, 2021, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan commented on the situation in Afghanistan, and the current state...
Occupy Wall Street Movement

Ten Years On, We Are Still the 99%

On Sept. 17, 2011, several hundred activists gathered in Downtown Manhattan and took over the Zuccotti park near Wall Street where they staged their...
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The Economic and Human Costs of 9/11 Attacks

It has been said that for Baby Boomers and Millennials, 9/11 is their equivalent to Pearl Harbor. Twenty years back, 19 men hijacked four...
President Joe Biden addresses his national security team

Is It Possible to Move on? 20 Years of 9/11 and the Afghanistan Debacle

Perhaps there is nothing more tragic than seeing the Taliban officially inaugurating its government in Kabul just 4 days prior to the 20th anniversary...
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How Will Brazil Stand Amidst the Competition Between the U.S. and China?

For a good part of the last two centuries, the U.S. wielded dominant influence on South America and its largest country, Brazil. Bilateral relations...
Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh

Short-sighted US Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus in a New Geopolitical Environment

The recent visit of foreign ambassadors and other diplomatic representatives to the liberated Azerbaijani town of Shusha was skipped by the US, French and...

The Rationale of US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Biden has announced Aug. 31 as the completion of the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan, a process that was effectively complete when the...

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