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Category Archive: allpost, Europe

Isolated Iran Finds Bosom Buddies In West

Aleppo is faced with a massive humanitarian tragedy, heavy massacres and the threat of genocide. …

Rising Sino-Japanese competition in Africa

On August 27 and 28, the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) was held in Nairobi, Kenya—the first time the TICAD has been hosted in Africa since its inception in...

America’s Immigration Quagmire

America’s immigration problem raises a huge set of thorny issues. At a theoretical level, it is difficult to articulate, let alone implement, the ideal immigration policy. While there are...

Sisi’s Gamble: How Egypt’s Turn Toward Iran Changes Power in the Region

In recent months, there has been a major shift in Egypt’s foreign policy. Despite it almost going unnoticed, this unexpected policy change is a source of concern for many actors in the Middle East,...

Can Lebanon’s Old Guard forge new social contract?

Michel Aoun, the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement and Lebanon’s new president, has done what many might have considered impossible until the moment it happened — gaining the acquiescence of...

Trump: An opportunity for federalism

There’s a wonderful exchange in A Man for All Seasons in which Thomas More debates young idealist William Roper about the need for laws and giving the accused the benefit of the doubt. For space...

In Venezuela, real dialogue remains unlikely. What can be done to change this?

Venezuelan politics are becoming progressively more chaotic: This month, a judicial order cancelled an opposition-led drive to hold a presidential recall referendum; scheduled gubernatorial elections...

Trump Tax Plan Could Negatively Impact Giving

Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin recently promised that “there will be no absolute tax cut for the upper class” under President-elect Trump’s tax plan. While the plan would cut the top...

Muddying the issues: Five questionable claims on U.S. foreign policy

Politics has a way of oversimplifying complex policy debates, and the 2016 presidential campaign has been no exception. Foreign policy presents particular challenges, since many American voters are...

Experts weigh in: What this election means for U.S. foreign policy and next steps

The U.S. election season was watched with great interest around the world, and with good reason—with the office of the presidency comes great power in the domain of international affairs. We asked...