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Europe's Growing Right Resurgence

The rise of a right-wing coalition in Denmark reflects a trend across Europe of political parties stoking anti-immigrant sentiment and Islamophobia.
By Neelam Deo.


Viewpoints: Iraq and Syria's Ongoing Conflagration

Sectarian warfare in Iraq, a brutal regime in Syria and ISIS in both countries have led to a level of violence and chaos that is extreme even by the Middle East's standards.


Gas Discoveries in the East Mediterranean

Countries in the East Mediterranean can use gas discoveries as a catalyst for regional cooperation, unlocking the region's production potential. By Antonia Dimou.


Mercosur and Pacific Alliance: Latin America Divided

Two regional blocs have formed in Latin America that have come to highlight an ideological schism between left-leaning and right-leaning governments. By Ailana Navarez.


Saudi Arabia Continues to Turn Screws on U.S. Shale

Saudi Arabia has succeeded in maintaining its market share throughout the oil bust by continuing to ratchet up production. By James Stafford.


Food Insecurity and Climate Change in Egypt

Egypt must adapt to climate change by introducing new crops, investing in farming technology and changing subsidies to protect the most vulnerable. By Joshua Goldfond.


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.

Middle East

Viewpoints: Netanyahu Further Isolates Israel

World's 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons

Andrew Topf

Overcoming ISIS: Transcending Sectarian Rivalries

Laurelle Atkinson



Oil Prices Change the Face of Geopolitics

Andrew Topf

Norway's Oil Decline Accelerates

Nick Cunningham

Will Ukraine Commit Economic Suicide?

James Stafford



China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Akshay Mathur

Business Underpins India-U.S. Defense Deal

Sameer Patil

Australia: Fanning the Flames of Warming and Warfare

Laurelle Atkinson



Nicaragua: China's Canal in Latin America

Ailana Navarez

Colombia: Prospects for Peace

Ailana Navarez

Global Divestment Day: Shifting Investments to Clean Energy

Joshua Pringle



Renew the African Growth and Opportunity Act

Udunopa B. Abalu

Ebola: A Global Wake-Up Call

Chinua Akukwe

U.S.-Africa Summit: Partnership Opportunities

Chinua Akukwe



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