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Has the U.S.-Saudi Relationship Reached Its Breaking Point?

In light of the recent attack by a Saudi air force pilot at an American naval air base, it is crucial to reinvestigate the United States’ relationship with Saudi Arabia. Although President Trump...

Political Reform in Algeria is a Marathon, Not a Sprint: An Analysis of Algeria’s Upcoming Presidential Election

Algeria is preparing for presidential elections on 12 December in a context of acute political crisis. The nature of the anti-government protest movement suggests the crisis can only be resolved...

Digital Trust is Essential for Data Privacy Protection

As the holiday shopping season builds momentum, Americans await a gift that is much desired but difficult to provide: digital trust. According to the Frost and Sullivan 2018 Global State of Online...

Tech War, Faux War: Exaggerated Claims to U.S.-China Technological Competition

Levelheaded China-watchers are aware of the risks associated with militarizing the U.S.-China rivalry. A group of them drew public attention to this issue in June when they published the now well-...

Cloaking Strategic Interests in Morality: How Turkey Discredits Armed Humanitarianism

In December 2018, President Trump rhetorically sealed the fight against ISIS by announcing his decision to withdraw 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria, paralleling a decision to cut by half the number of...

Can remain voters influence the Brexit deal?

On 23 June 2016, the Brexit referendum took place with 48% of UK voters choosing to remain and 52% voting to leave the EU. This was the unexpected result of David Cameron’s reelection strategy, which...

Trump’s Disregard for Diplomacy

A stunning amalgamation of hubris, impatience, and misinformation stemming from George W. Bush’s presidency, the invasion of Iraq has mired America in a conflict so ostensibly complex that it is hard...

Chinese-Russian Joint Military Adventurism in the Pacific

In recent years, China and Russia have been jointly engaging in military adventures in the Pacific. Their military adventurism is aimed particularly at Japan and South Korea, two major U.S. allies in...

When Women Stand Together As One: The Power of Women's Grassroots Peace Movements

Violent conflicts remain the single most deadly social phenomenon and impediment to development in Africa. In the last two and a half decades, over 4 million people have been killed in violent...

Are US-Pakistan Relations Improving?

Since the Cold War, the United States and Pakistan have been strategic partners. Relations between the two countries exacerbated in January 2018, however, when Donald Trump tweeted that the...

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