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23-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 11:38 AM
The world is about to mark the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 war between Israel and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria – a conflict that continues to stand out in [...]
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23-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 9:00 AM
As Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as president proceeds, the turmoil generated by his firing of FBI Director James Comey and the ongoing inquiry into his election campaign’s ties with [...]
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23-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 8:29 AM
Pushing for the creation of a fiscal union without a political union could forever block the road to European unification, and set the people of Europe against one another more [...]
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21-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 12:00 PM
The incumbent Hassan Rouhani has won a landslide victory in Iran’s presidential election, meaning that it is he who will be dealing with an antagonistic US President Donald Trump. But [...]
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19-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 12:49 PM
Like telling a secret to a friend, sharing intelligence with an ally is an act of faith. By disclosing intelligence provided by a US ally to the Russian foreign minister [...]
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17-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 5:36 PM
Until this month, US President Donald Trump and his advisers had left the world guessing as to whether his admiration for authoritarian leaders would actually translate into US foreign policy. [...]
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17-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 12:49 PM
Mikhail Gorbachev has accused the US of dragging Russia into a new cold war, in an effort to "realize its general triumphalist idea.” But the current antagonism between the US [...]
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16-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 3:19 PM
It soon will be one year since the UK decided, by a slim majority, to leave the EU. Now that the UK has invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of [...]
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15-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 12:00 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to win re-election this May, because he has generally done what he said he would do, and because every president of the Islamic Republic [...]
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10-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 6:00 PM
On his recent visit to Washington, DC, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas surprised many by heaping praise on US President Donald Trump, expressing his hope that Trump will help resolve the [...]
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10-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 9:50 AM
In many ways, France was primed for a right-wing populist to win power: beyond having been hit hard by the eurozone crises of the past decade, voters have lately faced [...]
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09-May-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 5:50 PM
Russia’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election, and its suspected hacking of French President Emmanuel Macron’s campaign servers, should surprise no one, given President Vladimir Putin’s (mis)understanding of soft [...]
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