Reuters photo By Zeeshan A. Shah Over the last few decades Pakistan has gone through a major paradigm shift, both within its strategic placement within the region and with its allies all over the globe.
Posts Tagged ‘Foreign Policy’
Evan Vucci/AP By Cynthia M. Lardner What the Trump Administration Needs to Learn about Soft Power
Reuters photo By Durodola Tosin Brexit came as a shock not only to Europe but also to the entire World. After my coherent analysis of several factors and actors, I didn’t expect such an unwavering support by the people to reach such a decision.
By Cynthia M. Lardner A Conversation with Jamie Shea, NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges
Ahn Young-joon/AP By Cynthia M. Lardner U.S. foreign policy in Southeast Asia in light of President-Elect Donald Trump’s administration is drifting off to sea placing the U.S. in a precarious position of isolationism in a region where China and Russia have been aggressively building alliances and partnerships. Amidst shifting global relationships and allegiances this […]
By Cynthia M. Lardner Hunger is a globally endemic problem impacting global stability and impeding peace. As President Barack Obama stated, “Hunger, disease and poverty can lead to global instability and leave a vacuum for extremism to fill. So instead of just managing poverty, we must offer nations and people a pathway out of poverty. […]
Hasan Jamali/AP By Amnesty International Two UK-supported Bahraini institutions repeatedly trumpeted by the Bahraini and British authorities as evidence of the Gulf country’s supposed human rights progress have proven “woefully inadequate” at addressing serious human rights concerns, said human rights NGO Amnesty International in a new report published.
AP photo By Tom Arms It is the beginning of the end of Pax Americana. For 71 years the world has sheltered under the wings of the American eagle. The result has been one of the longest periods of prolonged peace, prosperity and political advancement in world history.
David Becker/Nancy Wiechec/Reuters By Tom Arms Sitting on the Eastern side of the Atlantic, the Trump/Clinton battle seems more like a race to the Senate dock than to the door of the White House.
Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters By Dr. Fadi Elhusseini The Middle East continues to be of major geostrategic importance. Global powers found, in recent developments, an opportunity to chart their way into the region; sending troops and reinforcements, rebuilding alliances and restoring old relations. Amidst this chaotic environment, a number of regional forces opted to adopt a different […]
By Zeravan Barwary The Turkish foreign policy towards Kurds has developed under the AKP, due to the new approaches that reflected the constructivist understanding of said policy.
By Zeravan Barwary The first visit conducted by the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs to Erbil has carried several messages. These include: the security cooperation with Iraqi-Kurds, announcing a new approach in Turkish regional policy, which will be more security orientated and the war against Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK as a short-term strategy for the […]
By Sheuli Akter Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, has been named as one of the world’s 100 leading global thinkers by Washington-based prestigious magazine of global politics, economics and ideas, Foreign Policy.
By Brian Frydenborg Grading Obama on what has—and has not—been done by his administration regarding the Syrian Civil War