Want to know why India has been Soft on Russia? Take a Look at...

By Sumit Ganguly As global democracies lined up to condemn the actions of Russia in Ukraine, one country was less forthcoming in its criticism – and it...
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French Election: As Marine Le Pen Makes it to Second Round, the Left-Wing Vote...

By Paul Smith After the first round of the 2017 presidential election in France, economist Thomas Piketty suggested that while there were four candidates on very close...
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China’s Balancing Act on Russian Invasion of Ukraine Explained

By Joseph Torigian Russia has few friends in the international community following its invasion of Ukraine. But China, which shares a 2,672-mile (4,300-kilometer) border with...
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The Unwarranted War: The Avoidable War that will Penalize Severely Ukraine, Russia, the US...

By Dr Dan Steinbock To Russia and Ukraine, the crisis is an existential issue. To the US and NATO, it's a regime-change game. To Europe,...
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Ukraine Conflict: The Pros and Cons of China as Global Peace Mediator

By Dr Zeno Leoni Some early indications suggest that China may want to negotiate on behalf of the rest of the world with Russia on...
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Nixon-Mao Meeting: Four Lessons From 50 Years Of US-China Relations

It was “the week that changed the world”. On February 21 1972, Chinese leader Mao Zedong and US president Richard Nixon met in Beijing to reset...
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Global Recovery Challenges Amid New Data on Lingering Pandemics

By Dr. Dan Steinbock There is a common denominator between the Chinese holiday season and the COVID fight. That’s the effort to recover the pre-pandemic...
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“Corridor-ising” Impact Along the Belt and Road: Is the Newly Operational China-Laos Railway a...

On 3 December 2021, amid the global surge of the Omicron variant, the China-Laos Railway (CLR), under construction since 2016, launched its maiden run...
US Stagflation Overshadows China’s Recovery

US Stagflation Overshadows China’s Recovery and Global Prospects

By Dr. Dan Steinbock Recently, the IMF downgraded global growth prospects, due to projected slowdowns in the US and China. Negative prospects could be overcome...

Russia and China’s Growing ‘Friendship’ is More a Public Relations Exercise Than a New...

By Marcin Kaczmarski and Natasha Kuhrt Against the backdrop of a western diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, China and Russia have marked the...

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