Americas

Panama’s Problem: The Melting of the Arctic Ice Caps

The arctic is currently losing sea ice at an estimated 10,000 tonnes per second. Whilst this frightening stat poses many challenges to the world,...

Pelosi’s Diplomatic Ventures to Salvage Democrats in the Midterm Polls

Why Nancy Pelosi, the US House Speaker, has embarked upon a series of jetting into hotspots one after another – Kyiv, Taipei and now...

Biden’s Plan for the Pacific Island Countries Falls Through

President Joe Biden's Summit of Pacific Island Countries taking place at the White House this week is showing cracks before talks have even started...

Biden Splits Afghan Reserve Despite Need for Immediate Aid

Recently President Joe Biden issued an executive order of unfreezing of $7 billion of Afghan Central Bank funds held in the United States, releasing...

Oh, Canada: Invoking and Revoking the Emergencies Act

Cries of “Freedom” and “Liberte” have rung out across Canada during the last three weeks. These messages have been directed at the Canadian government...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Granules & Geopolitics: Conflicts over Sand

Sand, the most abundant of all minerals, is present...

Defence Exports Could Address the Gaps in India’s Foreign Engagements

India is set to export indigenous Pinaka multi-barrel rocket...

UN Working Group on Disappearance Should Rethink Data Collection Method to Avoid Unwanted Mistakes

On Sept. 21, the United Nations Working Group on...

The Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria Kick Starts With a Swanky Ceremony in Sofia

This weekend’s opening ceremony in Sofia of a gas...

How Nord Stream Pipelines Helped Russia in Invading Ukraine

On the afternoon of Sept 26, the operators of...