Dr. Nand C. Bardouille

What the Caribbean Community’s Diplomatic Reset on Palestinian Statehood Means for the Bloc

Hamas' October 7, 2023 surprise attacks against Israel from the Gaza Strip elicited a fiery Israeli response, both militarily and diplomatically. It has been...

Why the Caribbean Community Backs Palestinian Statehood

With foreign ministers of the 14 mostly Anglophone sovereign member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) bloc scheduled to meet later this month—as they regularly...

Gaza, Ukraine Wars Elicit Different Reactions in the Caribbean’s Foreign Policy Milieu

Insofar as the spotlight tends to fall almost exclusively on  major Western powers and regional (middle power-type) players relative to global flashpoints, such as...

Why Today’s Anti-Status Quo Belligerents are Problematic for Global Flashpoints and Security

Like Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine last year, Hamas' Oct. 7 assault out of the Gaza Strip (via air, sea and land) on Israel provoked a visceral reaction...

CARICOM-BRICS Relations Are in the Spotlight. Here Are Some Takeaways

The argument — voiced in an Aug. 29, 2023 guest editorial titled 'Caricom and new BRICS' in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper — that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) bloc's leadership "should...

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