While US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was visiting the Middle East, delegations from Iran and Saudi Arabia secretly visited Beijing and achieved diplomatic success in easing tension in the Gulf.
Posts published in “Regions”
Proclamations of the end of US primacy and liberal world order have reached a crescendo in recent years. Meanwhile, US corporations accumulate record profits even as rising inflation squeezes average consumers. What explains this discrepancy, and how can it be reconciled?
With the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, there has been speculation as to how the United States, the de facto leader of the world, allowed this to happen, resulting in heavy scrutiny of US interventionism in the former Soviet sphere.
Having come to the United States at the age of 19, I started to think of it as my adopted country. But it wasn’t long before I recognized that the America I had yearned for so long was a shell of its former self.
Analyzing the effects of Palestinian force against the Israeli occupation and Israel’s responsive entrenchment can advance understanding of the devolvement of the Oslo peace process in the early 2000s to the present-day status quo.
This year’s conference in Dubai can, and should, address COP27’s shortcomings by further advocating for the Middle East’s environmental security and confronting the root causes of global warming.
Do I need to have an opinion on Zionism because I’m Jewish?
JPI's Puja Thapa sat down with Dr. Yass Alizadeh, Clinical Assistant Professor of Persian Language and Literature at NYU, to discuss the women's rights protests in Iran.
Why does China struggle to win hearts and minds abroad? Why is it still “uncool” in the international arena?
After his election as the new President of South Korea in May, Yoon Suk-yeol hastily implemented one of his key promises: to relocate South Korea’s presidential office from Chung Wa Dae (Blue House) to a Defense Ministry Complex in Yongsan, an underdeveloped neighborhood in Seoul best known for its stationing of the United States military forces.