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Saudi Aramco IPO Stalls

Saudi Aramco IPO Stalls

by    Bill Law

Mohammed bin Salman’s reputation as a someone the world can do business with has suffered significant damage. When then former crown prince and now crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS as he is known, mused in early 2016 that he believed it was “in the interest of the Saudi market and in the Read More

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Non-Committal” to Mideast Plan

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Non-Committal” to Mideast Plan

by    Peter Isackson

For his “deal of the century” in the Middle East, Trump forgot to tell us in which century it would be revealed. Reuters recently provided an update on the peace process in the Middle East, or rather the lack thereof. For any process to proceed, it must have a vague but real vision of a Read More

How Can Social Media Firms Tackle Hate Speech?

How Can Social Media Firms Tackle Hate Speech?

by    KnowledgeWharton

Social media companies want to create a “safe” environment for users, and yet they would like to be seen as upholding the American value of free speech. When it comes to hate speech, what should they do? For years, social media companies have done relatively little to keep hate speech off of their platforms, often Read More

Young Europeans Must Face These Challenges

Young Europeans Must Face These Challenges

by    Kourosh Ziabari

What are the challenges ahead for young people in Europe? These activists give their view. The Congress of Young Europeans, organized and hosted by the Heinrich Böll Foundation, among others, was a unique gathering of 70 young activists and future politicians from across Europe. Held in Prague, Czech Republic, between August 30 and September 2, Read More

Developing Regional Security in the Indo-Pacific

Developing Regional Security in the Indo-Pacific

by    Debasis Dash

Can East Asian nations help develop an Indo-Pacific security architecture? Contesting International Society in East Asia, edited by Barry Buzan and Yongjin Zhang, provides an account of how remnants of colonial thought and the distinct civilizational inheritances of East Asian countries have influenced their way of life and social institutions. Their ability to forge an Read More

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