Monthly Archives: November 2011

Nov 30 2011

Is America’s Role as the World’s Leading Power Now Coming to an End?

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Last week the LSE’s Department of International History hosted a public debate on the future of American global leadership, Chaired by its Head of Department Professor Nigel Ashton. Speaking for the motion that America’s role as the world’s leading power … Continue reading

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Nov 23 2011

The Kingdom’s Quandary: Saudi Arabia’s “Iran Complex”

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Last month, Iran was accused of planning to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, Adel Al-Jubeir, who is also one of King Abdullah’s closest advisors. As the startling details of the plot have grabbed the world’s attention, … Continue reading

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Nov 22 2011

The underground economic aid from refugees to their families in North Korea

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By Choi Lyong It is no longer unusual for you to see mobile phones in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, aka North Korea. Some foreign travelers to the hermit state reportedly said that they were surprised at this because … Continue reading

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