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President Donald Trump

U.S. vs. Iran: Poorly Calculated Strong-Arm Tactics Likely to Backfire. Is It Not Time...

On August 7, the United States imposed new economic sanctions on Iran, de facto violating UN Security Council Resolution 2231. This event is only...
Hodeidah Port

A Strategic Blunder in the Battle of Hodeidah

Recently, the ongoing war in Yemen has taken another turn. This time the issue is the control of north Yemen’s support lifeline, the Port...

South Korea’s Local Elections Underscore a Political Shift

On June 13, for the first time since the thaw in inter-Korean relations earlier this year, South Koreans went to the polls. They voted...
Belt and Road Initiative Outline

Geopolitical and Economic Implications of the Belt and Road Initiative

The One Belt One Road (OBOR) or the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious project initiated by the Chinese president Xi Jinping....
PM Narendra Modi of India

Strategic Hedging Through Foreign Policy: Exploring India’s Options

India should end ambiguity in its foreign policy, especially one that sways between the pulls of its erstwhile non-aligned stance and the need for...
Presudent Donald Trump

The Trump Effect: The Epitome of the Incoherence of the Incoherence1

Following the ineffectiveness of the League of Nations in maintaining order and peace in the world, the United Nations was established on October 24,...

U.S. Departure From Pax Americana: Paving the Way to a New Chinese Golden Age...

  ABSTRACT               At a moment when President Donald Trump’s “America First” isolationist rhetoric threatens to result in a voluntary self-retreat from an international system which...