The US’ Millennium Challenge Corporation Could Reshape Nepal’s Geostrategic Role
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The US’ Millennium Challenge Corporation Could Reshape Nepal’s Geostrategic Role

The extremely geostrategic state of Nepal is in a conundrum over whether to respect the previous government’s agreement to accept a $500 million “grant” from the US’ “Millennium Challenge Corporation” despite concerns that it could permanently undermine the country’s sovereignty, but backing out of the deal several years after it was first made and especially…

The Volleys of an Information War Against China
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The Volleys of an Information War Against China

A strategic information campaign against a particular state usually involves a number of elements and layers. While officials and diplomats gradually increase the aggressiveness of their rhetoric, “independent” media outlets publish a range of articles from life stories to special investigations. They may differ in tone and subject matter, but they all have the same…

Trump the Peace Candidate? This President Abhors International Treaties
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Trump the Peace Candidate? This President Abhors International Treaties

Let us consider why the Donald Trump White House is currently considering detonating a nuclear weapon. It would be the first “test” of a nuke since 1992 and is clearly intended to send a message that those weapons sitting around in storage will be available for use. The testing is in response to alleged development…