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By: Josef Lusser (Guest Writer) The headlines had already declared the war to be in its final stage with President Assad as its brutal victor....

Kuril Islands Dispute

By: Matthias Penkin (Guest Writer) In November 2018, an attempt to settle the last remaining unresolved dispute of World War II was initiated. The Southern...

Armenia in Transition: The Velvet Revolution

By: Lena Krikorian (Editor-in-Chief) The Republic of Armenia has set a tremendous example for the rest of the world by peacefully ousting a corrupt political...

Endgame for King Bibi?

By: Benjamin Flaig (Guest Writer) If Likud, the party he chairs, gains the majority of the Knesset’s 120 seats, Netanyahu will be tasked with forming...

Lebanon’s Forgotten Refugees

By: Paula Jahn (Guest Writer) With international attention focused on the plight of Syria’s refugees, the misery of another displaced group who constitute the world’s...

Who Trumped Whom? Making Sense of the US Midterm Elections

By: Thomas Kögler (Guest Writer) The US midterm elections resulted in a split Congress, with the Democrats taking control of the House and the Republicans...

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By: Jaewon Son (Guest writer) -The Case of Lao Cai Province, Vietnam- This December, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is turning 70. Although it holds...

Haiti’s Deadly Pandemic: Nine Years After the Mysterious Cholera Outbreak

As of late October, the number of cholera cases in Haiti dropped from more than 13,600 reported cases to  3,400 in the span of...

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...

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The death of Islam Karimov in September 2016 brought his 27-year stint as Uzbekistan’s leader to a rather abrupt conclusion. Karimov took office as...

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