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Banks and Artificial Intelligence

Giancarlo Elia Valori “Artificial Intelligence” is a terminology specifically invented in 1956 by John McCarthy and concerns the ability to make appropriate generalizations quickly, but based on an inevitably limited set of data. The wider the scope and the faster conclusions are drawn, and with minimal information, the …

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The current relations between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

 Giancarlo Elia Valori As is well known, Kim Jong-Un imposed precise time and political limits on negotiations with the USA by the end of 2019. Moreover, at that stage, the US intelligence community was discussing North Korea’s adoption of a new short-range missile, which would make its appearance …

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Oman’s motives for maintaining and expanding relations with Iran

Farzad Ramezani Bonesh Senior Researcher and Political Analyst The history of relations between Iran and Oman dates back to the history of the two countries. Iran and Oman have different potentials for growth due to their geographical and neighborhood proximity and also having common religious, cultural and other …

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The Exclusive Maritime Economic Zones in the Mediterranean

Giancarlo Elia Valori Nowadays all coastal countries are taking action at maritime level by creating Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) and this happens also in the already crowded Mediterranean, thus redesigning power projections, possible future agreements and future alliances. It is Turkey, however, which has currently allied with al-Sarraj’s …

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How Turk Stream is forcing Europe on its heels

Russia laid down two gas pipelines from its territory, one from the topmost northern hemisphere, famously named as “Nord Stream” and the most advanced, latest with all rights “Turk Stream”; that passes through Turkey, a nation that now finds pride in being able to connect Russia with the …

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Turkey’s new Mediterranean and Maghreb policy

Giancarlo Elia Valori Strategy and geopolitics are like Aristotelian physics: there is no vacuum. In fact, just as Italy is leaving the fundamental Libyan area to its destiny and hence to the other powers, Turkey is inaugurating its new African and Mediterranean geopolitics. The Treaty signed on November …

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Greece Is at the Nexus of the Geopolitical Crossroads

Athens is becoming a crucial pro-American player at the center of important security issues in the Eastern Mediterranean. The United States must take advantage of this budding relationship, as part of a renewed strategic focus on the region. In his recent White House meeting with President Donald Trump, …

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The Kurdish Tragedy: What America Can Learn From Its Foreign Policy Fumbles in Iraq

As bitter of a pill it is to swallow in watching a good and reliable partner fall under the thumb of hostile actors, policymakers and foreign policy experts can avoid future calamities by developing realistic and deliberative long-term strategies that support America’s diplomats and armed forces serving as …

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