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Is the Ugandan State on the Road to Totalitarianism?

At the start of May 2019, Uganda, the so-called Pearl of Africa, has faced yet another political crackdown on journalism and freedom of speech. The current regime through the Uganda Communications Commission issued a letter to suspend 30 journalists on Friday, May 3, 2019. “Uganda’s press regulator ordered 13 local media groups to suspend news […]

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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 Entire North Korea Situation, Decoded

Being self-reliant is often a goal for most of us in our daily lives, but in North Korea it comes in the form of an entire political ideology – Juche, or “self reliance.” The “Hermit Kingdom” as it’s called, is theoretically, a complete communist state with very little activity in terms of foreign trade and […]

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Canada Policy Analysis World Politics & Affairs

The Trudeau Way: Canada’s New Foreign Policy

Canada has always been one of the leading pillars of global peacekeeping. However, in the past two terms under Stephen Harper,  with his emphasis on ‘hard power’, there was an evident deterioration in its multilateral ties. But Justin Trudeau, it seems, is bent on bringing Canada ‘back’. Now, the question is, how? One of the […]

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Business & Markets United States World Politics & Affairs

Trump and Trade Do Not Go Well Together

Donald Trump came out recently with arguably his first real decision on his relatively protectionist, isolationist and anti-globalist foreign policy. He decided to withdraw the United States of America from the negotiation process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Firstly, the scope and extent of the TPP must be noted: It would reduce prices on imported consumer […]

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World Politics & Affairs

India and their Struggle at the UN Security Council

India has been a critical part of the United Nations ever since its conception. Yet, after countless tries to be a permanent member it has stopped trying. Here’s why