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Libya: Why political stability remains elusive

There are too many drivers of political instability in Libya, including a lack of consensus on critical issues, such as the reunification of institutions,...

The war in Ukraine has an economic domino effect fuelling global social unrest

The war in Ukraine has exposed how much our world is interconnected. Hostilities in one country are not confined within its borders; they have...

A dull campaign, indecision, and tactical voting: The underside of the first round of the French Election

Macron's bet seems to have already succeeded: establishing himself as a bulwark against the far-right, even if he played a bit of 'arsonist firefighter'...

Neoliberal values are not sustainable, and neither is the global system built on them

What was clearly missed by the international community, even as it was perplexed by the three South Asian nations abstaining from UN condemnation of...

What does Russia stand to gain from a ceasefire in Ukraine?

The Syrian example demonstrates that Russia’s declaration of ceasefires to allow the establishment of humanitarian corridors in Ukraine may, in fact, be nothing more...

International Women’s Day: Evolution and challenges

Women's rights movements are not simply a different 'narrative'. They are grassroots and collective movements in action. Proclaimed by the UN in 1975, International Women's...

Russia-Ukraine war: Israel’s tricky balancing act

Tel Aviv is aiming to preserve its relationships with both Moscow and Kyiv, positioning itself as a possible mediator in the conflict. The Russia-Ukraine war is...

Surfacing of discrimination

Each 'Freudian slip' that makes a comparison between Ukraine and 'other' conflicts in developing and underdeveloped countries is only the continuation of the historical...

Is Russia losing the information war in Ukraine?

Russia’s information war did not proceed according to plan, much like its military decapitation strategy. In the past two decades, the Russian state and its...

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