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Why Would Anyone Want to be President?

ELIZABETH DREW, WASHINGTON, DC – More often than anyone might think, ample grounds exist for wondering why anyone would want

Global Terror and the Taliban’s Return

One of the most crucial early tests for US President Joe Biden concerns Afghanistan. An emboldened Taliban have escalated their

A COVID Counterfactual for Europe

Imagine that the coronavirus pandemic, rather than undermining confidence in the European Union, had strengthened it. Imagine that COVID-19 had

Climate Safety Nets for All

As preparations for this year’s COP26 climate summit in Glasgow intensify, attention is focused on efforts to prevent a future

The Global Tremors of Myanmar’s Coup

Myanmar is leading Southeast Asia’s race to the political bottom. Since overthrowing a civilian government on February 1, the military

Is the Asian Century Really Here?

The COVID-19 pandemic has not been the West’s finest hour. Most Western governments failed to contain the deadly outbreak and

The New China Shock

Some months ago, the Chinese authorities approached some of the biggest foreign companies in the country and asked them to

The Dollar’s Fragile Hegemony

The mighty US dollar continues to reign supreme in global markets. But the greenback’s dominance may well be more fragile

Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance

One of the existential challenges facing the free world today is its disunity over emerging technologies. Divergence between the United

Navigating the “New Normal” for African Schools

Khadidiatou Fall, a 15-year-old Senegalese girl, was desperate to get back to school. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, hers was

A Concert of Powers for a Global Era

Last week’s testy US-China dialogue in Alaska augurs poorly for bilateral relations. And the mounting rivalry between the two countries

Avoiding a K-Shaped Global Recovery

The United States expects to “celebrate independence” from COVID-19 by Independence Day (July 4), when vaccines will have been made

UN RESOLUTION AGAINST SRI LANKA – PARTISAN AND UNFAIR

UN Human Rights Council has thought it fit to pass a resolution by majority vote against Sri Lanka for what

Of the North Stream 2 and Trans-Atlantic Esteem, too

On the historic date of March 08th – International Women’s Day, a large number of international affairs specialists gathered for

Overcoming Water Scarcity Naturally

Humanity’s consumption of fresh water has long exceeded the rate of replenishment. Now, researchers are warning that this essential natural

No EU Green Deal without balanced approach to Energy and…

On the historic date of March 08th – International Women’s Day, a large number of international affairs specialists gathered for

Biden’s US-Saudi Recalibration

US President Joe Biden’s administration has refused to impose sanctions directly on Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, despite

View from Latvia: Is the EU Failing us?

On the historic date of March 08th – International Women’s Day, a large number of international affairs specialists gathered for

Fear and Loathing in Senegal

Large-scale protests have swept Senegal since the beginning of March, reflecting widespread anger at corruption, high unemployment, and what many

Bank strike in India – oppression by the organized class

Bank unions have once again announced the strike on 15th & 16th March protesting against some issues. On such issues,