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De-Dollarisation of World Trade: Who is Sanctioning Whom?

Over the period of last few months, economies of states and regional blocs have taken the initiative to trade in currencies other than the US dollar. This is a consequence of the extensive sanctions the US has imposed on Russia and other countries for numerous counts. The sanctions …

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Erdoğan will do everything possible to retain his political power

Fai Yeung 2023 is an important year for Turkey, not only because it marks the 100th anniversary of its establishment as a republic, but also because its next presidential and parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in mid-2023. Some foreign media are even regarding these two elections …

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The Downtown Paradox: Reshaping the Free Economies of the World

Naseem Jaweed  Freedom from cubicle slavery now creates ghost towers across downtowns: The slender, glossy vertical prisons of corporate bureaucracy once dominated the economic and political powers of the world, now with the advent of zoomerang virtual culture, half-empty, gasping for more pollution to survive. The notion of …

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Ukraine can’t win this war

Reality is that Ukraine has about as much chance of winning a war against Russia as Mexico would of winning a war with the United States, write in ‘Newsweek’ David H. Rundell,s a former chief of mission at the American Embassy in Saudi Arabia, and Ambassador Michael Gfoeller, …

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The “Belt and Road” initiative and China’s globalization model in the Middle East

The importance of the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative stems from its pivotal role in the Middle East region, due to the Chinese political presence in the region that the project can carry. We find that there is a relationship in the first place between the Chinese Belt …

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What does France’s inclination toward China signify?

By S.M. The nations that are considered close allies are drifting away from Washington as tensions over Ukraine and Taiwan saddle up between the US, Russia, and China. The most recent addition is the anti-American sentiments made by French President Emmanuel Macron even though in China a while …

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How BRICS Is Coming Together to Challenge the U.S. Dollar

Meanwhile the downfall for us dollar remains work in progress. The US dollar is continuously facing backlash. Now Russia thinks that BRICS should do more. It has floated the idea of common currency. The first indication came in January when Russian foreign minister has issued the statement in …

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The Trump Doctrine: Peace Through Unrestrained Strength

That, perhaps more than anything else, is how Trump kept Americans safe without starting a war. Less than a month after entering the White House in 2017, President Donald Trump flew to Dover Air Force Base to attend the dignified transfer ceremony for Chief Petty Officer William “Ryan” …

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The multiplicity of electoral laws grotesque, demonized logic of political action in Jordan

Eng. Saleem Al-Batayneh  Although the upcoming parliamentary elections are not close, the repercussions of the new election law have commenced. Apparent enough is the narrow-mindedness in the distribution of electoral constituencies and the assigned seats. Misperception will befall the upcoming electoral landscape, which will indubitably touch upon both …

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