Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin Represent Two Opposing Sides of Christian Thought

Jul 16, 2019

Mainstream discussions over the future of liberalism rose once again ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, when Russian President Vladimir Putin told the The Financial Times in a much publicized interview that “liberalism is obsolete.” This viewpoint is especially appreciated by those united in a...

Can Small States Help Balance the UN Security Council?
Jul 16, 2019

Can Small States Help Balance the UN Security Council?

Haftar’s Loss of Gharyan in Libya
Jul 15, 2019

Haftar’s Loss of Gharyan in Libya

The US Educational System’s War on History
Jul 15, 2019

The US Educational System’s War on History

What Sotheby’s Tells Us About the Art Market

What Sotheby’s Tells Us About the Art Market

Jul 15, 2019

Sotheby’s, the world-famous auction house, is feeling the reverberations of its $3.7 billion sale to a French-Israeli investor in mid-June, as organizational changes take shape. The acquisition has caused waves throughout the art world because it is synonymous with the company’s privatization....

Image of Dead Immigrant Child Torches America

Image of Dead Immigrant Child Torches America

Jul 15, 2019

It is surely no secret that a significant portion of the American electorate hopes that the national nightmare of the Trump administration will begin to end in November 2020. Beyond hoping, many have been moved to activism and active resistance. Not enough, but many. While there is not yet a...

The Death of Liberalism Has Been Proclaimed Before

The Death of Liberalism Has Been Proclaimed Before

Jul 15, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent designation of liberal values as “obsolete” may sound familiar. This is not the first time the death of liberalism has been announced. As George Dangerfield’s classic study put it, the early years of the 20th century saw the “strange death” of...

US Policies Have Been Destructive for the Two-State Solution

US Policies Have Been Destructive for the Two-State Solution

Jul 12, 2019

In the run-up to this year’s general election, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged that he would annex large areas of the West Bank if he secured victory. The fulfillment of his promise — assuming Netanyahu wins the re-run scheduled for September after failing to form a...

Turkey’s New Role in the Middle East Divides the Arab World

Turkey’s New Role in the Middle East Divides the Arab World

Jul 12, 2019

When Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) ascended to power in 2002, Ankara’s foreign policy in the Middle East was extremely different from what it is today. From the founding of the Republic of Turkey in 1923 until the beginning of this century, the ideology and stances of Mustafa...

Who Should Lead the Congress Party?

Who Should Lead the Congress Party?

Jun 29, 2019

In this vlog, Atul Singh makes the case that author, orator and scholar Shashi Tharoor should be leader of the Indian National Congress party instead of Rahul Gandhi.

Where Is Brazil Headed?

Where Is Brazil Headed?

Jun 29, 2019

With President Jair Bolsonaro in charge, where is Brazil heading? Atul Singh gives his view in this vlog.

Joe Biden’s History on Busing for School Integration

Joe Biden’s History on Busing for School Integration

Jun 29, 2019

In the first debate for the Democratic primaries, Joe Biden was challenged by Kamala Harris over his past. The Washington Post looks at Biden’s history on busing for schools.

China Gets Closer to Pakistan

China Gets Closer to Pakistan

Jun 29, 2019

What are the implications of China's ever closer ties with Pakistan?

The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth

Jun 27, 2019

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