Chinese-Russian Cooperation Can Stabilize The Central African Republic
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Chinese-Russian Cooperation Can Stabilize The Central African Republic

The Chinese-Russian strategic partnership could be leveraged to stabilize the CAR after this Sunday’s elections and might eventually become a model for them to apply towards their other African partners too. The Central African Republic (CAR) has once again attracted the world’s attention after its planned general elections on Sunday were preceded by fears of…

Why are Tel Aviv and Washington Inflaming the Situation in the Persian Gulf?
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Why are Tel Aviv and Washington Inflaming the Situation in the Persian Gulf?

During the run-up to the anniversary of the insidious assassination of Iranian General Soleimani – and after one month had passed since the equally controversial massacre of leading nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh – Israel and the United States, which are ones responsible for this atrocity, are demonstratively increasing their military presence in the Middle East,…

The Fascist Scale Revisited
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The Fascist Scale Revisited

Revisiting Theodore W. Adorno’s work on the ‘authoritarian personality’ and the ‘F Scale’ reveals that in 2020, it is actually liberals, progressives and the so called ‘Left’ that manifest 8 out of the 9 most problematic, antidemocratic and authoritarian attitudes. The theory of an authoritarian personality was introduced in the 1930s in an attempt to…

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project (GERD) and the Quest for African Unity
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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project (GERD) and the Quest for African Unity

Since November 4, the focus of the international community in their observations of the internal conflict in Ethiopia has largely been centered on the central government’s suppression of a rebellion against its authority in the northern region of Tigray. Within a matter of three weeks, the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had declared victory…

Turkey Gambles in Bid to Rival China as a Key Supply Chain Node
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Turkey Gambles in Bid to Rival China as a Key Supply Chain Node

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 to a just published study. The study, conducted by the…