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President Vladimir Putin & Nicolás Maduro

The Geopolitics of the Venezuelan Crisis

A great game is gaining momentum in Venezuela pitting the US against the entrenched interests of China and Russia. Over the years, as Hugo...
President Emmanuel Macron

Macron Sets His Eyes on Countering China in East Africa

The latest leader to join the bandwagon in criticizing China’s economic engagement with other countries, as well as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)...

Signs of Acceleration: Unleashing Vietnam’s Economic Potential

Vietnam has been in the news in recent weeks because the Summit between the U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un...

Why Are Algerians Protesting? It’s Not Against Bouteflika.

I visited Algeria in 2013, in the months before the field came together for the 2014 presidential election, and before the Algerian public knew...
President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev

American Withdrawal From the INF Treaty: A Signal for a New Nuclear Arms Race?

After almost 32 years since the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics entered into a treaty to eliminate their...

Changing Dynamics of India-U.S. Relations: A time for Introspection

The post-Cold War system has been a multipolar system in which countries like India and China have become significant poles in international relations. However,...

Islamophobia as a Threat to Global Peace: Politics, Media and Rhetoric

Etymologically, Islamophobia, as the combination of the words “Islam” and “Phobia” which derived from Phobos, known as “the god of horror” in ancient Greece,...

Preparing to Withdraw from the Nuclear Agreement: A Heated Debate in Tehran

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), U.S. President Donald Trump has...

A Gordian Knot for India and China: Foreign Policy Implications of Rajapaksa’s Return

October 26 would be remembered as a dreadful day in the political history of Sri Lanka, when a major upheaval shook the island nation,...

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