Articles

US Redeploys its Forces in Europe

2020 Aug 05

The basics of the policy is that about one third of the American forces in Germany will redeploy to forward NATO nations or bases on American soil.

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Averting an Egyptian Military Intervention in Libya

2020 Aug 04

On 20 July, Egyptian legislators authorised sending combat troops to Libya, where Cairo’s ally Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar is on the defensive. Following Turkeys intervention on the Tripoli government’s behalf, Egypts involvement could escalate the war d

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The Caudillo of the Kremlin

2020 Aug 04

By laying the constitutional groundwork to remain president for life, Vladimir Putin is engineering a further “Francoization” of his regime. But while Francisco Franco at least had a successor in King Juan Carlos, Putin has no such thing. which could spel

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How the world’s smelliest fruit could power your phone

2020 Aug 03

The lithium-ion batteries in our devices degrade over time and come with a large environmental cost. Are there better ways to store and carry energy that are kinder to the planet?

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Lebanon’s Hidden Gold Mine

2020 Aug 03

Establishing a credible National Wealth Fund would help to alleviate the countrys multiple crises.

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All Fall Down

2020 Jul 29

Today, four of the five pillars that had sustained Lebanon are collapsing, creating fears for the future.

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A Better Globalization

2020 Jul 23

Globalization has given rise to legitimate frustrations and concerns, which can’t be assuaged simply by recalling the enormous benefits it has brought.

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What makes people stop caring?

2020 Jul 21

The death of an individual can have a powerful effect on our emotions, but as numbers rise so does our indifference. Why?

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The Rise of Black Militias

2020 Jul 15

Americans Worrying about Violent Overthrow of US Government

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Hope in Space

2020 Jul 15

The United Arab Emirates plans a space mission to Mars this week, bolstering the country’s regional power status.

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Conservatives Versus Trump

2020 Jul 12

US President Donald Trumps most trenchant critics are not to be found on the political left. The most effective assaults are coming from the political right, where "Never Trumpers"...

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Iraq's Silver Lining Amid the Pandemic

2020 Jul 08

Iraqs military responses to the coronavirus pandemic are diverse: creating more tension in Shia civil-military relations, building trust in Sunni civil-military relations, and pushing the government to emphasize sovereignty over externally fueled partisan

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