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Trump’s Effort To Overturn The Election Should Be Investigated Like 9/11

John Harris What exactly has happened within top levels of the United States government since the presidential election of Nov. 3, 2020? Once the transfer of power to President-elect Joseph Biden is complete on Jan. 20, the immediate crisis will pass. But the questions about the actions of …

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The New Political Triangle of the UAE, Israel and Turkey

Giancarlo Elia Valori During the last months of the year which is drawing to a close, in a world distracted by the Covid 19 pandemic, the U.S. Presidential elections and Brexit, geopolitics has recorded important evolutions probably destined to radically changing the scenarios in the Middle East and …

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Areas of expansion of ties between Russia and UAE

Farzad Ramezani Bonesh Diplomatic relations between Russia and the United Arab Emirates began almost after the founding of the United Arab Emirates in December 1971. In January 1972, a delegation from the Soviet Union traveled to the UAE. So in 1985, Moscow and Abu Dhabi announced the beginning …

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Prognosis of world order in 2021

Every year, futurologists and astrologers try to predict the future of economic and political incidents worldwide. Their prophecies or those of geopoliticians are based mainly on historical analogies, which are catchy to readers, listeners and viewers. Many think tanks issue such prognosis which are adopted by their governments …

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The year to come – from Brexit to Biden’s election

Giancarlo Elia Valori Herman Khan (1922-1983) is universally considered the father of ‘futurology’, the – inevitably inexact – branch of political science which aspires to draw future scenarios and make forecasts on the evolution or involution of global geopolitical games. Khan was a mathematician, an expert in the …

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China’s Economic Recovery Picks Up but Risks Remain- Report

Following a sharp decline in the first quarter of 2020, economic activity in China has normalized faster than expected, aided by an effective pandemic-control strategy, strong policy measures and buoyant exports. While swift, the recovery has been uneven, with domestic demand recovering more slowly than production, and consumption …

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Top Ten Technologies That Will Change International Trade

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies and services, which have kept international trade flowing even as the movement of people has been restricted. From IoT to digital payments, technologies are rapidly changing the trade ecosystem, yet few have studied the opportunities and challenges that …

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China’s conquest of space

Giancarlo Elia Valori   Manned cosmic flight is the most technologically complex and difficult aerospace project in the world. It represents a country’s strength in science, technology and economy. Many countries have submitted plans for manned space flight, but for decades there have only been three States that …

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Turkey gambles in bid to rival China as a key supply chain node

James M. Dorsey A projected sharp reduction in trade between the United States and China in the next two years coupled with moves to diversify supply chains potentially position Turkey alongside Vietnam, Mexico, Taiwan and Poland as competitors in efforts to reduce dependency on the People’s Republic, according …

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