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California Fires: The Remorseless Revenge of History – A Paradise Lost

History is taking a fantastic step backwards by building the ruins of the future. Once again, wildfires are burning across California, sparked by the dumping...

Regional Turmoil and Its Impact on Afghanistan’s Economy

If one were to look at India-Iran-Afghanistan connectivity, there are a number of challenges, both global and regional. During PM Modi’s May 2016 visit...

Malaysia’s Democratic Renewal Points the Way Ahead for Cambodia

Malaysia provides a lesson to countries in Asia and beyond about how seemingly timeless dominance of power can instantly disappear when the popular will...
The Wreath Laid by Secretary Kerry and French Foreign Minister Fabius Is Pictured Outside the Hyper Cacher Kosher Market in Paris

Designing Jihad: How Ideological Concepts Influence the Strategy of Salafi-jihadist Groups

Terrorism in its many shapes and forms is a strategy which has been employed by a variety of different groups throughout history. From the...
Protest against Bouteflika

Plus Ҫa Change? Why True Change in Algeria Will be Difficult

Like many others around the world who have visited Algeria and follow its politics, I have been watching intently the development of the post-Bouteflika...
President Donald Trump

Towards a Neo-Monroe Doctrine: American Hegemony in the Trump Era

A profound change was taking place across the Americas in the 1820s. The gigantic realm of New Spain, once a pinnacle in the European...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit

Africa as India’s Top Priority: A Reinvigorated Push or Same Old Rhetoric?

India’s bilateral partnership with Africa continues to be defined by the spirit of developing together as equals. By sharing a similar colonial past and...
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Erdogan’s Kurdish Fighters

Shortly after 2018 re-election, Turkey’s Erdogan received a phone call from President Trump. Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed it was intended to “reaffirm the strong...
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Washington, Another Stage in the Israeli Electoral Race

Last week was marked by important events affecting Israeli-American relations. On March 25, the United States recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights which...

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