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Opinion | Trump is No “Chaotic Good,” He’s A Tool of the US Establishment

In the tabletop fantasy role playing game Dungeons and Dragons, there is something called The Alignment System. This outlines how an individual player is able to categorize their particular character within the game. For example, a character that operates within the bounds of a fictitious law whilst simultaneously lacking in moral character, is labelled “Lawful […]

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Policy Analysis World Politics & Affairs

How Turkey is Quickly Becoming an Unlikely Top Venezuelan Ally

On the 23rd of January, the President of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, before a massive crowd of supporters, assumed the duties of interim President of Venezuela, claiming that the incumbent President, Nicolas Maduro, was illegitimately elected. Mr Guaidó has already been recognised as the rightful President of Venezuela by over 50 nations, […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Armenia: The Road to Democracy in Post-Soviet Caucasus

A Crisis in Armenia: The Fight for Democracy Recently, the mountainous former Soviet nation of Armenia has been heavily featured on mainstream media, mainly due to the country’s wave of protests against its now former prime minister, Serzh Sargsyan, led by the opposition’s leader, Nikol Pashinyan. The protests, which Mr Pashinyan said a “non-violent velvet revolution”, reacted […]

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Macron for France and the World

The advent of “America-First” politics is leaving a large geopolitical vacuum for leadership on the world stage. The contenders yearning to fill it are numerous: China, India, and Russia just to name a few. Yet a European nation has taken the longest strides in 2017— France. Just 18 months ago, almost any analyst would’ve dismissed […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Iranians Demand Change in Large Displays of Protest and Activism

Iran was struck by waves of anti-government and pro-government rallies during a period spanning the end of December 2017 and the beginning of January 2018. The anti-government demonstrators were drawn to action as a result of the rising prices of basic goods (specifically eggs and poultry), alleged corruption, lack of personal freedom and the country’s […]

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Taxes & Economics World Politics & Affairs

Economic Analysis: Future of the Chinese economy

China is still to this day one of the fastest growing economies in the world. High demand from other countries for Chinese exports along with cheap labor helped the country to succeed in reducing their trade deficit as well as capitalize on infrastructure and financial investments. China is not able to maintain same steam as […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Political Analysis: Rouhani for Iran and the World

In the Islamic Republic of Iran, history is brewing. President Hassan Rouhani of Iran won re-election to serve a second term in the country. Once again after France and South Korea, Iran has chosen a politically moderate leader defying the right-wing populist wave in many ways. What does Rouhani mean for Iran? More importantly, what […]

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Taxes & Economics World Politics & Affairs

India Ditches China’s OBOR Summit

The primary objective of the One Belt One Road initiative  is to improve connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa, China and Europe.Inspired by the Silk Road, the medieval trade routes between Europe and Asia, the emphasis is on increasing land as well as maritime routes. The policy is significant for China since it aims to boost domestic […]

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World Politics & Affairs

Is the World Advancing Towards a Cold War 2.0?

Relations between countries are degrading day by day. Tensions are rising. Military advancement, supporting adversaries of one country, terrorism are all contributing to the new state of affairs in International politics, which I believe, may or may not one day develop into a cold war. Let us check on a few regions. Indian Subcontinent This […]

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World Politics & Affairs

The Yemeni Crisis Explained

Amidst the chaos in Syria and the controversy in Israel-Palestine, Yemen is a key region in the Middle East which is often overlooked by major news media. There are more people dying there from preventable health diseases than from war itself. It is estimated that every 10 minutes a Yemeni child dies of a disease […]