After Brexit: How Poland Replaces the UK

The EU-related obstinacy of Poland’s governing party is rooted not just in the desire to rewrite their own country’s post-war history, or even Europe’s. It is all a big-time deflection maneuver.

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Confronting the Kleptocrats? Contain Their Western(!) Financial Managers

The governments participating in the November 2021 Biden Summit should hit the authoritarians where it hurts them the most – in their wallets.

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Experiencing the Alaskan Wilderness Through Soundscapes

We usually experience a new place through the sense of sight and taste. Sound, however, is often ignored.

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Dismantling Global Hindutava

The extremes of the political spectrum are crushing the political center and breeding radicalism

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The U.K. in the 1970s and Today: Déja Vu All Over Again

We had rising inflation and unemployment. Same today.

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Asian Nations and Their Languages

Three large Asian nations — China, India and Indonesia — are polyphonic and geographically diverse. They all made different choices on their national language.

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Comparing Textbooks: Even Afghanistan Scores Better Than Pakistan

Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia.

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Italy’s Populist Racists Badly Bruised

Salvini, Meloni and the hard right have to contend with a resurgence of the center left in Italy’s most important urban centers.

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Wars of the Three Spheres: The West, the East and the Metaverse

Are we really capable of negotiating our collective future?

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Asia: The Quad’s Pivot to ASEAN

Providing a soft power alternative to China, in Southeast Asia

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