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Fatima AlRiami at work

OCT 17, 2018 Article

Unlocking the Potential of Young Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa

Through the story of Fatima AlRiami, a doctor in Yemen, Mariel Davis of Education for Employment not only illustrates some of the challenges that young ...

The 31st day of the Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, October 28, 2014. CREDIT: <A HREF="https://www.flickr.com/photos/studiokanu/15465630910">Studio Incendo</a> (<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">CC</a>)

SEP 12, 2018 Article

Unsafe Harbor: Shrinking Space of Free Expression in Hong Kong

"Since the transfer of sovereignty in 1997, the Communist leadership in Beijing—and the Hong Kong government acting at its behest—has made a concerted effort ...

CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/gageskidmore/25218962886">Gage Skidmore</a> (<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">CC</a>)

AUG 14, 2018 Article

The Populist Appeal of American Decline

"Is it possible that, in many circles, the decline of American hegemony is something voters are implicitly cheering?" asks Daniel Graeber of Grand Valley State ...

On this anti-Communist map, the dark red of the USSR fills the space, while the U.S. is barely visible over the horizon. Time Magazine. Source: Cornell University – <a href="https://digital.library.cornell.edu/catalog/ss:3293969">PJ Mode Collection of Persuasive Cartography</a>

JUL 11, 2018 Article

Politics and Cartography: The Power of Deception through Distortion

"Cartography is a powerful instrument of national policy, one that governments can use to influence peoples' beliefs and affect international affairs. With the simple stroke ...

DPRK–USA Singapore Summit,  June 12, 2018. CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Trump_and_Kim_shaking_hands_in_the_summit_room.jpg">Dan Scavino Jr.</a> via Wikipedia, Public Domain

JUN 14, 2018 Article

In Defense of the Trump-Kim Summit

"As a long-time Asia watcher, I feel it's important to defend the value of the Singapore summit. The meeting has served to establish rapport between ...

MAY 30, 2018 Article

Why is the Media Unfair to the United Nations?

Journalist Javier Delgado Rivera covers the UN regularly. He lays out the many and complex reasons why the media coverage of the UN focuses on ...

APR 3, 2018 Article

How to Deal With Xi's China? Engage, but Be Wary

"With the recent moves aimed at consolidating power within the presidency of Xi Jinping, a new era may be beginning in terms of how China ...

CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Un-eritrea.png">United Nations</a>  (Public Domain)

MAR 12, 2018 Article

Maintaining Power by Breaking up Society: Eritrea Under Isaias Afwerki

Isaias Afwerki has been president of Eritrea since 1993. How has he stayed in power so long, although he is highly unpopular across Eritrea, even in ...

CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/43005015@N06/28158976819/">Peg Hunter</a>. Solidarity with Honduras rally, San Francisco, January 27, 2018   (<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">CC</a>)

FEB 20, 2018 Article

Honduras: Hearing the Call for Democracy

Less than 800 miles from our shores, Hondurans protesting against a fraudulent presidential election have been clubbed, shot at, terrorized, and arbitrarily arrested by the hundreds. ...

Declassified FBI report: "Our confidential source ascertained (...) that the bombing of the Cubana Airlines DC-8 was planned, in part, in Caracas, Venezuela, at two meetings attended by Morales Navarrete, Luis Posada Carriles and Frank Castro." <a href="https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//NSAEBB/NSAEBB202/19761105.pdf"> U.S. Government doc</a>, public domain.

JAN 16, 2018 Article

A Tangled Embrace: What the JFK Papers Tell Us about the CIA's Anti-Castro Cuban Agents

In 1976, Cubana Flight 455 was brought down by a terrorist bomb. All 72 people aboard perished. Anti-Castro terrorist and longtime CIA asset Luis Posada is widely considered ...