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To understand China’s decision needs awareness of history and geopolitics

On May 31, China confirmed that it will not attend the Ukraine peace conference to be hosted by Switzerland in June. Although there are...

New Middle East Strategy: Creating Order through War and Chaos

On July 25, 2006, amidst the tumultuous backdrop of the Israel-Lebanon conflict, the then US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, articulated a vision for...

Russia Holds BRICS Games Amid Heightened Geopolitical Divergences

At the beginning of 2024, Russian President Vladimir Putin received the baton of BRICS chairmanship, according to the decision adopted by the 15th BRICS...

The South China Sea Conundrum: Is AI a Boon or a Bane?

“The South China Sea is not only a hotbed of global geopolitics but also serves as a technological battlefield in the international realm.”  In the...

Israel and its supporters turn Palestine into a litmus test of democracy

Innocent Palestinians bear the brunt of Israel’s Gaza war, but they are not the only victims of the conflict. So are freedoms of expression,...

Unravelling the Tangled Threads of the Humanitarian Crisis in the Gaza Strip

The humanitarian tragedy in the Gaza Strip has dragged on with no real sign of resolution. Despite international calls for both sides to stop...

Negotiation and Reconciliation over Futile Military Action: Lessons for Ethiopia from Somalia

This piece focuses on the internal security crisis and inefficient governmental interventions in East Africa, with a particular emphasis on Somalia and Ethiopia. The...

After South Africa’s Election, What Next?

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) ultimately lost its parliamentary majority for the first time since the end of apartheid 30 years ago,...

Why Has the Myanmar Junta Banned Its Male Citizens from Going Abroad for Work

The situation in Myanmar has been appalling since the military junta, led by Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, launched a coup on February 01, 2021,...

Afghanistan’s Persistent Challenge and Its Implications

Afghanistan, a nation with a tumultuous history, continues to grapple with persistent challenges that have far-reaching implications both within its borders and on the...

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