International relations

Are Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban Separating? | Asia | An in-depth look at current events from across the continent | DW

At the end of September, just over a month after taking control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, Taliban fighters stopped a Pakistani truck at the Torkham border post and removed the country’s flag there. The incident angered Pakistan, but Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid quickly denied reports of emerging divisions between …

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Kuleba opens ASEAN’s first research center in Ukraine

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has opened a first ASEAN research center at the Institute for International Relations of the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. The opening ceremony took place on Tuesday, October 19 and brought together academic leaders and ambassadors from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), …

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The right climate for central planning

If there really is a market for ideas, it’s fair to say that central planning hasn’t taken off lately. It’s not hard to see why. The murderous regimes of Stalin and Mao are not good advertisements for the brand, nor for the possible merits of socialism, for that matter. But …

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Emirates news agency – Dominica promotes nature, sustainability, investment opportunities and similarities to UAE at Expo 2020

DUBAI, October 17, 2021 (WAM) – The small island of Dominica in the Caribbean presents itself as a pristine paradise and a country open to investment from around the world, through its pavilion at Expo 2020. Kenneth Darroux, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Affairs and Diaspora Relations, visited the pavilion, …

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British Scholarships 2021 Applicants Announced | MSU Today

Michigan State University has nominated 10 undergraduates and four alumni for graduate scholarships nationwide: the Churchill Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship, and Rhodes Scholarship. All scholarships support students attending doctoral school in the UK or Ireland. MSU applicants for the Churchill scholarship are: Charles Hultquist, a senior Honors College specializing …

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China steps up military pressure on Taiwan

IIT WAS A deliberate provocation, patriotically timed. On October 1, the country’s national holiday, China flew 38 planes, including fighter jets and bombers, to Taiwan (one guy, the J-16, is shown). They entered the island’s air defense identification area (ADIZ), a buffer region where intrusions often trigger military alerts. It …

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Kelley Christine Lane Reiner Larkin Hershaw

The Umlauf Sculpture Garden in Austin, Texas was the setting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 25, for the wedding of Kelley Christine Lane and Reiner Larkin Hershaw. Dalton Lane, uncle of the bride, officiated. The parents of the bride are Cheryl and Dr Milton Lane of Little Rock. Granddaughter …

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Global Leaders, CEOs and Global Celebrities Gather at Harvard University for the HPAIR Summit

– Ministers from Asia, Europe and the United States, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, philanthropic executives and decorated celebrities spoke at the annual HPAIR conference – held virtually – discussing progress at- beyond technological boundaries, addressing social issues, improving global governance, and fostering philanthropy. – Called “The Davos of Harvard” …

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China’s perception of US international politics

(Artistic conception: Jean-Dominique Lavoix-Carli) Relations between the two superpowers, the United States and China, dominate the international world. Here we watch the way China perceives American foreign relations. How the United States perceives China and how the former see it as a threat, what this will imply in terms of …

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Meng Wanzhou’s return to China applauded by Japanese netizens who compare him to Japan’s surrender to US oppression 30 years ago

Meng Wanzhou waves to a cheering crowd as she exits a charter plane at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, September 25, 2021. Photo: Xinhua Meng Wanzhou’s return to China on Saturday after nearly three years in Canada was applauded by Japanese netizens, who compared his …

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National T&T appointed pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at UWI

Dr Stacy Richards-Kennedy has been appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor for Global Affairs at the University of the West Indies (UWI). She assumed leadership of the regional university’s global engagement portfolio effective August 1. The two-year appointment will see Dr. Richards-Kennedy leading the coordination of internationalization and strategic global initiatives through the …

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Military historians fight boycott of Texas meeting

The Society for Military History is divided over whether to hold its annual conference in Texas next spring, as long planned, in light of the state’s new six-week abortion ban and other controversial laws regarding abortions. voting rights and transgender youth. Debate over the location of the conference has intensified …

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Hegemonic strategies and regional order (Thursday, October 14, 2021) • City, University of London

Overview Developing an original theoretical approach to understanding the roots of regional conflicts and cooperation, International Relations in the Middle East explores the dynamics of national and international foreign policy for an accessible insight into how and why the regional order of the Middle East has changed over time. Highlighting …

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YouTube Tools for Learning a Foreign Language – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news

The students of the “International Relations” and “Sociology” directions organized a master class, the aim of which was to discover the possibilities of using the YouTube platform for a more fun and productive study of a foreign language.The event was organized by teachers of the Department of Foreign Languages ​​of …

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RC44 Asia-Pacific Conference 2022

Appointment: June 27-29, 2022Place: Online via Zoom Call for Papers The call for contributions is now open. If you would like to join us, please submit your article summary (150 words) or panel proposal (X words) here before November 30, 2021. About the conference The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the …

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China cautiously optimistic about new US ambassador

Editor’s Note: Yuan Sha is an assistant researcher in the American Studies Department of the China Institute of International Studies. A former Columbia University Fulbright Fellow, she holds a PhD in International Politics from the China University of Foreign Affairs. Yuan has published several articles on Sino-US security relations in …

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In pictures: Afghanistan at a crossroads

NEW YORK – The situation in Afghanistan remains turbulent as the United States prepares to complete the withdrawal of its combat forces by the August 31 deadline set by President Joe Biden last month. A day after US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken reiterated continued engagement with Afghanistan despite the …

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Springer published a book on Russia in the World Knowledge War

ICDS Associate Researcher Ramon Loik contributed to a chapter in the book “The Russian Federation in the Global Knowledge War. Influence Operations in Europe and Its Neighborhood ”(Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2021) in cooperation with Victor Madeira of Cambridge Security Initiative. The book belongs to the series Contributions aux relations internationales. …

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US and allies accuse China of global piracy

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – The United States and its allies on Monday accused China of a global cyberespionage campaign, bringing together an unusually large coalition of countries to publicly denounce Beijing for hacking. The United States has been joined by NATO, the European Union, Britain, Australia, Japan, New Zealand …

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Fact Check: White House National Security Adviser Misleadingly Describes Pipeline Company As ‘Not Russian’

Bash told Sullivan that President Joe Biden had “decided not to impose sanctions” on the pipeline. After Bash cited a Republican criticism of Biden’s handling of the problem, she asked, “Why are you giving in to Russia on this pipeline?” Sullivan correctly replied that Biden has “sanctioned several Russian entities“Regarding …

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The Chinese factor in Indo-Russian relations

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. IST. This discussion will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. IST. The link to watch the event will be available here. The special and privileged strategic partnership between India and Russia has, over the decades, distinguished itself as a long-standing and proven relationship. …

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Who is Ebrahim Raisi? Die-hard judge set to win 2021 Iranian presidential election

Iranian chief justice Ebrahim Raisi was due to win the country’s presidential election on Saturday morning, after the remaining candidates in the race conceded, including his politically moderate main challenger. Many Iranians feel sidelined by Iran’s authoritarian religious establishment. Millions of people boycotted the elections. The country’s election watchdog, the …

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Contentious Issues in a Disrupted World – An Interaction with Students on Geopolitics, Geoeconomics, and Technology

The Indo-Pacific has become an important geopolitical concept in recent years, highlighting the interdependent destinies of the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific regions. It has become the arena of competition and rivalry, as well as cooperation. The protests in Indo-Pacific waters have grown in importance given China’s increased strategic dominance …

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