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The last two years have been an undeniable cacophony of mixed political aspirations, serving as a source of horrendous migraine for some, and of...

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“Criados” comes from the Spanish word “criar,” which means to raise. Ironically, 50,000 children in Paraguay called criados are being raised by no one, forgotten under...

Behind the Facade: Women’s Rights in India

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Beyond Europe: Brexit’s shadow over the Caribbean

By: Ramsey Alrae (Guest Writer) With less than six months remaining until the deadline for a Brexit  deal, the EU is bracing itself for the...

The Uighur Question: Halfway between Domestic Sinicization and Diplomatic Cynicism

Over the past few months, the world has been waking up to horrifying news about China, alleging crimes, and human rights abuses against Muslim...
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Damascus: a City Beyond History & Imagination

Syria’s ancient trading capital has seen it all. Recognized by UNESCO in 1979 as one of the world’s oldest cities; it was a key...

The Challenges of Non-proliferation from the Israeli Perspective

By: Anna Rosa Schlechter (Guest Writer) More than a year ago, on May 8, 2018, the US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action...

Is Strategic Autonomy Just a Magical Buzzword or a Guiding Concept in the New...

No concept is free from any misunderstanding. The term "strategic autonomy" is not an exception. Placed at the core of the European Union’s foreign...
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Kim Jong-un’s Game of Thrones

Tensions between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea over the latter’s nuclear programme are now higher than ever after the...

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