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Bolivia Wrestles Chile for Ocean Access

Bolivia lost its coastline in the War of the Pacific in the late 1800s, and ever since it has been battling Chile to regain the land and what lies beneath it. By Ailana Navarez.


 

Nicaragua: China's Canal in Latin America

Nicaragua is moving forward on an Atlantic-Pacific canal that would dwarf the Panama Canal in capacity, and China has plenty to gain by backing the project. By Ailana Navarez.


 

No U.S. Military Bases: Latin America's Call for Sovereignty

At this weekend's Summit of the Americas, Latin American nations continue to push back against U.S. dominance, starting with U.S. military bases. By Ailana Navarez.


 

Renew the African Growth and Opportunity Act

If revised and renewed, the AGOA would encourage growth and development in sub-Saharan Africa while also benefitting U.S. economic interests. By Udunopa B. Abalu.


 

China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

The AIIB is a game changer for China in multilateral financial architecture. The Bank presents both a challenge and an opportunity for India. By Akshay Mathur.


 

Viewpoints: Netanyahu Further Isolates Israel

Through his increasingly belligerent position toward Palestinians and Iran, Netanyahu has managed to incense the United States, Israel's one indispensable ally.


 

Global Divestment Day: Shifting Investments to Clean Energy

The divestment movement aims to combat climate change by stripping investments from fossil fuels and redirecting them toward renewable energy. By Joshua Pringle.




Middle East

World's 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons

Andrew Topf

Overcoming ISIS: Transcending Sectarian Rivalries

Laurelle Atkinson

Viewpoints: Iraq Battles Multiple Crises

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Europe

Oil Prices Change the Face of Geopolitics

Andrew Topf

Norway's Oil Decline Accelerates

Nick Cunningham

Will Ukraine Commit Economic Suicide?

James Stafford

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Asia-Pacific

Business Underpins India-U.S. Defense Deal

Sameer Patil

Australia: Fanning the Flames of Warming and Warfare

Laurelle Atkinson

Multilateral Test for India's Modi

Neelam Deo

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Americas

Colombia: Prospects for Peace

Ailana Navarez

United States and Brazil: Reaping What You Sow

Jan Knippers Black

Water Grabs Power Predatory Development

Alejandro Camargo

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Africa

Ebola: A Global Wake-Up Call

Chinua Akukwe

U.S.-Africa Summit: Partnership Opportunities

Chinua Akukwe

Oil Theft Around the Globe

Chris Dalby

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