Over 2,000 years ago, a trail was blazed connecting the rich culture of the East with that of the West, and for another 1,500 years…View More Five Years On: The Belt Road Initiative and its Neocolonialist Tendencies
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Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s First Minister, announced recently that she would back a second referendum on whether Britain should leave the EU. Facebook and Google are…View More A Brave New Interconnected World
As climate change begins to affect the production of food we eat every day, the world’s diet may have to undergo a dramatic transformation. Currently,…View More Are forgotten foods the solution to climate change?
The ‘trade war’ between China and the United States appears to be the first confrontation between two figures, both of whom are determined to challenge…View More Sino-US Trade War in the eyes of China: ‘we would fight to the end’
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On January 23-26, the World Economic Forum (WEF) was held in Davos, Switzerland, under the theme ‘Shared Prosperity in a Fractured World’. This annual conference…View More Globalization and Its (Dis)Contents: World Leaders at the World Economic Forum
Ever since the World Wars, territory after territory has fought for independence in Europe—sometimes peacefully, often violently—and usually succeeded in their effort to depart. The…View More The Issue with Separatist Movements
As the war against the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq enters its final stages, the eyes of the world have begun to…View More The Future of Kurdistan: A New Nation or a Failed State?
In early December 2017, the inauguration of the first phase of expansion and modernisation of Iran’s deep-sea port of Chabahar was attended by high-ranking Afghan…View More A Tale of Two Ports: The spill-over of Indo-Pakistani rivalry beyond the Subcontinent
When discussing academia, it is almost wholly impossible to leave out the power trio of politics, power, and market sensitivity. The comingling of these three…View More Strike out the Discourse, March Straight to the Facts
The value of one bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, recently surpassed six thousand US dollars, a new high, raising the question as to why,…View More Bitcoin: A Better Way to Pay