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Japan’s Role in Denuclearization Negotiations

By Hunter Huillet Kim Jong-Un’s 2017 threat to “bring nuclear clouds to the Japanese archipelago”[1] shocked the world and forced Japan to recognize that their small, North Korean neighbor was a significant threat to the safety of their country, and they meant business. Though North Korean missile tests began as…

Rising Tensions in the U.S.-China Trade War

What are the implications of the current “trade war” between the United States and China? Where will the continuing negotiations lead each of these countries in their development, and relationships with one another as the top two-producing countries in the world? During my time living in mainland China several years…

The Blacklisting of Masood Azhar and its Impact on Relations in Asia

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By: Maria Cano “Indian Muslims hold a scratched photo of Jaish-e-Mohammad group chief, Masood Azhar, who was added to a UN sanctions list on Wednesday” (Gupta 2019)             On May 1, 2019, the United Nations Security Council placed Masood Azhar on its sanctions list for his leadership of Jaish-e-Mohammed, a…

ISIS In the Philippines (Part I)

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By: Jeff Bates Image of the church that was bombed on Mindanao.  (Holcombe, Madeline; Simonette, Virma. 2019). After nearly five years, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has essentially been defeated.  Despite this, many parts of the world have extremist groups that have pledged allegiance to ISIS.  The…

Australia’s PM Morrison and Regional Implications

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By: Jeff Bates Australia has long since been a crucial ally with the United States.  As a right-leaning politician, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is likely to uphold stability and economic prosperity in Australia.  Morrison’s election was a surprise win in Australia as the country faces extreme drought and the destruction…