Terrorism: A Question of Definition?

Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, the label “terrorist” has been used in almost every conflict to discredit an opponent. From the Chinese...

Western Dogma

Neoliberalism does not technically adhere to sacred texts, but it is devoted to certain arbitrary laws and alleged unyielding truths readily comparable to religious dogma. The...

Waking Up from the Chinese Dream to a Chinese Debt Trap?

The Chinese Dream (Zhōngguó Měng) was first coined in 2012 by the current General Secretary of the Peoples Republic of China’s only political party,...

Super Bowl LIV? Patriots vs. Nationalists

By: Shane O’Callaghan (Guest Writer) As a result of the atrocities committed by the National Socialist Party during World War II, the terms nationalist and...

Hasta Siempre Comandante: Cuba’s “Secret” Role in African Liberation Struggles

“Cuba is the only country in the world that sent its soldiers to confront the army of apartheid.” With this controversial quote, prominent Cuban...

The West’s Litmus Test: Two years after the Ukrainian Conflict

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

Joe Biden and the Middle East

Following Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th US president on 20 January 2021, his administration has announced it will take a close look at...

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres: A Year in Review

His popularity in previous roles as Prime Minister of Portugal and High Commissioner of the UNHCR generated high expectations for António Guterres’ appointment as...

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...

One Year of Moonshine: Bringing Hope in a Turbulent Era

The president of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, has been instrumental in facilitating what may become a great step forward towards détente on the Korean...

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