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Benjamin Franklin, Wall Builder: Trump’s Role Model?

As the U.S. Congress contemplates Trump’s wall, it ought to remember the enlightened vision of the founding fathers.

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China’s “Interesting Times”

As China rings in the New Year, a brief look at some of the problems the country is facing.

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A Copernican Revolution in Europe?

How European integration is regressing – and yet stabilizing.

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Reagan Vs. Trump: Two Entertainer-Politicians Compared

Where Reagan was a pro, Trump is an amateur. While Reagan was principled, Trump is anything but.

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President Magufuli: Stop That Dam

If construction of Stiegler’s Gorge Dam in Tanzania goes ahead, it would squander the nation’s tremendous natural endowment and its finances for years to come.

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An Impending Yellow Vest Moment for the US?

France has been gripped by them, but the yellow vest movement has so far failed to take hold elsewhere. Could the United States be next?

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Canada Vs. China: The Huawei-Meng Crisis and Diplomacy-Free Statecraft

The Meng Wanzhou affair has profound implications for diplomacy everywhere.

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The Double-Standard Raised by the Corruption Perception Index

Some of the countries that do best in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index are where kleptocrats place their dirty cash.

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Venezuela: A Rare Case of Turkish-Greek Harmony

Why is Greece supporting a dictatorship in Venezuela that is as bad as the Colonels’ Junta that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974?

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US: How to Combat Terrorist and Other Illicit Financing?

The continuing hijacking of the global financial system by terrorist organizations and organized crime must be stopped.

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