Guerilla Incursions from the Boondocks: “Anti-Americanism” in the Philippines. President Duterte’s Subaltern Counter-Hegemony

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By E. San Juan Jr.   “A howling wilderness” was what General Jacob Smith ordered his troops to make of Samar, Philippines. He was taking revenge...

The Dirty War on Syria: No Popular Uprising

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By Tim Anderson The world has been deceived over the conflict in Syria. It was always a ‘regime change’ dirty war and never a popular...

The Economic Moral Hazards of the International Criminal Court – and the Philippines Withdrawal

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By Dan Steinbock                                                  As the Philippines is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, ICC is blaming the Duterte government. In reality, the withdrawal is...

A Disunited United States: What the 2016 Election Says About America

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By Leonard Steinhorn The 2016 election may be focused on the rise of Donald Trump, but the Trump candidacy is possible only because America is...

The Keys to the White House: Forecast for 2016

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By Allan J. Lichtman The Keys to the White House, a prediction system that correctly forecasted the outcomes of all eight presidential elections since 1984...

America’s Never-Ending War in the Middle East

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By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett While President Obama continues – at least for now – to resist redeploying large numbers of U.S. soldiers...

Development Strategies, Identities and Conflict in Asia

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By Natalia Mirovitskaya and William Ascher Development strategies in Asian countries that are meant to increase peace and economic stability are often linked to inter-group...

America’s Shale Revolution and the Dangerous Myth of Energy Independence

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By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett Proponents of energy independence enshrine America’s so-called “shale revolution” as a geopolitical game changer, enabling the United States...

The New Scramble for Africa

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By Pádraig Carmody Something has certainly changed in the intervening years in Africa, and in its relations with the outside world, even if excessive pessimism...

From Deep Globalisation to the Risk of Deglobalisation: the Rise of Local-Contentism

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By Marcos Troyjo As the world transitions from ‘Deep Globalisation to Deglobalisation’, economic policies based on a ‘Doctrine of Local Content’ take center stage. As...

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