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Hong Kong Autonomy: Analysing China’s National Security Law

The introduction of the National Security Law before China’s National People’s Congress on May 21, 2020 presents a clear escalation of Beijing’s policy towards...
President Xi Jinping

Stop Calling It a New Cold War, China Is Not the USSR

Last week, the war of words between Washington and Beijing reached new heights of animosity. The Trump administration continues to blame China’s appalling management...
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

The Perception of India Under Narendra Modi: The National-International Convolution

The national elections in 2014 and 2019 underlined a key feature of the evolving Indian political system -- absolute majority over coalition governments. Bewildered...
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Lebanon’s Crisis Could Be an Opportunity for Turkey

Lebanese people have been protesting the worsening economic situation, corruption and government’s new tax measures since Oct. 17, 2019. As a result of mass...

Uyghurs Without Passports: Forced Legibility and Illegibility

I am among thousands of Uyghurs who cannot renew their passports and like them I cannot make plans. I cannot enroll at university, I...
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Afghan Refugees in India in the Time of Coronavirus

The lockdown in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has put all of us at risk in terms of financial, mental and physical health. However,...
President Vladimir Putin with PM Modi

Fight Against COVID-19: Mutual Lessons for India and Russia

Have India and Russia emerged as two of the largest countries that have handled the ongoing pandemic in a better way despite sharing land...

The Genesis of Democratic Paternalism in the Current World Order

The term ‘paternalism’ has the involvement of a certain degree of subordination having several explicit and implicit repercussions. Although subordination and repression are supposed...
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The American Cultural Barrier in Confronting the Pandemic

It was Jan. 20, and the first case of Covid-19 was detected in the United States. I attended a tech conference in San Francisco the...