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The State of Afghanistan Peace Talks

On October 22, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By , , With No Comments

By: Christian Hawkes Photo: Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2019. On September 5, 2019, a suicide car bombing ripped through downtown Kabul, Afghanistan, killing ten people, including a U.S. soldier. The Taliban claimed responsibility for this and another attack three days earlier that killed sixteen people just east of the…

U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

By Marren Haneberg U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order An August 8 nuclear accident in Nyonska, Russia is the result of Russia’s nuclear expansion, which Russia President Vladimir Putin officially announced in March 2018. This accident, along with the INF Treaty’s collapse in February 2019, show that…

“Go There and You Are Free to Kill Everybody”

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,, , With No Comments

By: Jacob Crandall Photo Credit: Controversial Police Chief Jovie Espenido  https://www.cnnphilippines.com/regional/2019/10/17/jovie-espenido-bacolod-.html 30 years ago, the Filipino city of Davao was one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Between communist groups, Muslim separatists, and local corruption, Davao had a 3-digit crime rate per 10,000 people. Asia Week branded Davao…

Rising Instability in Kashmir

On October 18, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,,,, , With No Comments

By: Sarah Pearce Photo Credit: “Will Kashmir Conflict between India and Pakistan Ever Be Solved?” Business Today, 27 Aug. 2019. Recently, the tension in the region of Kashmir and Jammu has reached a turning point. The citizens are protesting more than ever before, especially with the termination of article 370….

The International Response to the Attack on Saudi Arabia

n the coming weeks and months, the choices of European powers will greatly impact the future of the Iran-United States standoff. Iran risks alienating the Europeans if it continues to respond militarily in the face of American sanctions, but it also may encourage negotiations on its own terms if its pushback is successful. It remains to be seen how well France, Germany and the UK will balance the demands of their longtime American ally and the benefits of a new relationship with Iran.