Reports


China’s Belt And Road Initiative: The Risks For Democracy And Implications For International Development

In 2013, China introduced the Belt and Road initiative (BRI); an intercontinental infrastructure project to provide long-term economic prosperity and interconnectedness by linking nations’ economies from East Asia, Africa, Eurasia and Europe. The states that are part of this international economic arrangement account for the majority of the world population

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The Geopolitics Of The Modern Space Race

There is no doubt that the world is in a new space age. In the last ten years, the world has witnessed rapid development in space technology and rapidly growing tensions between world powers. The same principles define the geopolitics of space as those on the ground. What sets space

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Sudan Formally Requests Four-Party Mediation Over Ethiopian Dam

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has officially requested a four-party mediation from the United Nations, African Union, European Union, and the United States to facilitate the regional dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.  Since the start of the dam’s construction in 2011, the three countries, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt

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Social Determinants Of Health

One of the most appropriate ways to address issues regarding Medicine is to carry out an analysis of health problems through the approach of social and economic determinants of health. A study proposed by the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana established that despite the theoretical advances and the evidence collected on the

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Turkish Women Protest Femicide And Violence Trends

Despite a pandemic and unwelcoming circumstances, women’s decades-long struggle to achieve more rights and equal status in Turkish society continues. During this year’s International Women’s Day, Turkish women took to the streets to protest worrisome femicide trends, discrimination, and a lack of representation in higher office. Despite police pushing back

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Protests In India Continue

Indian farmers continue to make international headlines as their protest persists. On January 26th, Republic Day in India, thousands of farmers, including 10,000 tractors, entered India’s capital city, New Delhi, and marched on the Red Fort. According to observers, this act demonstrated increasingly elevated commitments to resist Prime Minister Modi.

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Militarization During The COVID-19 Era Can Permanently Disturb Civil-Military Relations In Latin America

The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed governments worldwide, and many have turned to their military for support. In many countries, the military has helped enforce stay-at-home orders and provided logistical assistance for struggling health care systems. However, particularly in Latin America – a region with a long history of brutal military

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