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World Cup 2022: ‘Hypocrite West’ ignores Qatar’s progress on human rights

The Western world’s criticism of the Gulf country hosting the football World Cup – mostly over claims about human rights violations – only exposes...

Decoding Xi Jinping’s Speech: China’s Cautious Optimism Will Mark The Next Five Years

On 16 October, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a two-hour speech at the opening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of...

The US measures targeting China’s semiconductor industry: Another brick in the wall

The trajectory of the White House decisions shows that the US will probably be more aggressive in its war against China. The US and China...

The Supremacy of Power Politics Continues Amid Russia-Ukraine War

The modus operandi of international organizations depends on the changing global power dynamics. The war in Ukraine has escalated after Putin’s official endorsement of the...

A requiem for women across the world

Mahsa Amini was not killed because she was not wearing the headscarf properly; she was killed by a man who thought his duty was...

The real battle for perceptions continues in Ukraine-Russia conflict

Russia's information operations might have been weaker in some areas than expected, but its info-warriors have trump cards up their sleeves. Ukraine seeks to...

Libya’s never ending cycle of crises

The international community and some of the international actors, including the US and Türkiye, can play a decisive mediation role in encouraging rival Libyan...

Can the Grain Corridor Deal lead to a ceasefire?

The future architects of a potential ceasefire will be determined by their existing contributions to trust-building in the eyes of Ukraine and Russia. Accordingly,...

France’s ambiguous relations with Terrorism

France has long flirted with terrorist groups and used shadowy means to further French interests. Many do not know that the French government conducted...

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