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When Gangs Call All the Shots

Taking the government to ransom by a band of marauding criminal gangs is an unheard-of phenomenon, in contemporary international society. Similarly, it is rarer...

A Vote for the World’s “Coolest Dictator”

Come Sunday the 4th of February, voters in the small Central American nation of El Salvador will go to the polls to cast their...

Go, Cry for Argentina!

The brand-new year will come as a grief to hundreds of thousands of Argentinians. If the current economic calculations are anything to go by,...

A High Wind in Argentina

Argentina has come of age. For over a quarter-of-a-century it had remained hostage to left-wing protectionist politics.  Nothing wrong being true to one specific...

Prelude to a Naval Great Game: Iran in Latin American Waters

Panama Canal is an international waterway connecting the Pacific Ocean with the Caribbean Sea . A major logistical hub, about 3.5% of the world's...

Why So Many Violent Anti-government Protests in Latin America?

Several countries in Latin America are currently experiencing disturbing popular protests. Happening at an organic level, this is part of a continent-wide contagion. The...

Lamenting the Taliban’s Worldview on Women’s Education in Afghanistan

One of the most regressive socio-political events to take place in late 2022 was the Taliban regime’s decision to officially reduce the female population...

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