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EU’s Repeated and Limited Response to Afghan Refugee Challenge

Emmanuel Macron’s address to the nation on Aug. 16, pretty much summed up the reality that Europeans would face once the US troops withdraw...

Raisi’s ‘Pivot to Asia’ and Reviving Relations With Saudi Arabia

Iran's presidential election was held on June 18, 2021, and Ebrahim Raisi was elected the eighth president of Iran. The president is a prominent...
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South Korea’s Recent Steps: Enhancing its International Stature

South Korea has taken two important steps recently which clearly indicate that the East Asian nation, lauded for its economic progress in recent decades,...
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Chaos in Afghanistan Is Hiding a New Threat: Terror in North Africa

While the world reels from the shock of the rapid gains made by Taliban in dislodging the Kabul government and establishing an Islamic Emirate...
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Afghan Buzkashi and the Great Powers

The word ‘boz or buz’ means the goat in Dari, and snatching the carcass of a dead headless goat by mounted horse riders is...
US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Crucial Question Biden Didn’t Ask About His Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Hundreds of thousands of words will be written and spoken about Afghanistan and President Biden’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops by Aug. 31....
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GCC Member States: Important Players in Afghanistan

GCC countries have been trying to enhance their strategic influence in recent years. While in terms of economic progress all Gulf countries have made...
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Evolving Challenges to Saudi Arabia’s Status Quo in the Middle East

Saudi Arabia is considered an established regional power in the Middle East. It has a preeminent position in the Arab League alongside Egypt, and...
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Debt Trap Politics: Assessment of Economic Aid in Africa

In international politics as well as in foreign policy, offering or receiving economic aid is not unheard of. Economic aid as a tool to...

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