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How the Caspian Sea joins the Black Sea

  Asim Suleymanov In the development of international cooperation and the deepening of industrial cooperation, the leading role belongs to the formation of a network of international transport corridors. It has a special place in solving transport problems associated with the expansion of interstate transportation, economic, cultural and …

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Towards a Culture of World Peace

The following text was presented at the closing session of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilisations, programme organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing, May 15-16, 2019 *** The World is at a dangerous crossroads. A culture of war and military conquest is upheld. …

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The crisis in Venezuela and its strategic significance

Giancarlo Elia Valori Venezuela’s economy – in a country that has better oil reserves than Saudi Arabia and Iran – began with the OPEC oil price crisis, when Chavez was still alive, until the heavy fall in oil prices in 2013. The social spending of Venezuelan “Bolivarianism” was …

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MY ROLE IN WEAPONIZING ‘MORAL EQUIVALENCE’ AND ‘RELIGIOUS FREEDOM’

James George Jatras It’s confession time … Without getting overly autobiographical, it is worth noting that my perspectives (whatever their value) on American public policy and global affairs reflect decades of first-hand, professional experience in both the Executive and Legislative branches of the US government. The former was …

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The meeting between Kim Jong-Un and Vladimir Putin

Giancarlo Elia Valori   It was precisely the clear failure of the meeting held in Hanoi between the North Korean leader and President Trump, which accelerated North Korea’s search for a meeting with the Russian Federation and later with all its traditional regional allies. In the talks with …

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