Observations of an Expat: Alliance 101

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Tom Arms

The Western Alliance is in disarray. Americans are sick of picking up the tab for protecting a rich Europe from a communist threat which no longer exists. Europe is terrified at being abruptly left in the lurch facing a corrupt, authoritarian Russian threat which has replaced the communist one.

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Observations of an Expat: Pax Americana—The End

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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.

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Questioning the intelligent use of foreign aid: Diplomacy all the way

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

Not long ago, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, on the occasion of International Migrants Day said: “Migration is an expression of the human aspiration for dignity, safety and a better future.”

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