Posts in International
Petrocaribe: The Inefficient Regional Organization

Venezuela must use oil as a diplomatic mechanism to achieve its objectives. However, the nation must have a coherent and realistic foreign policy through which it could obtain economic benefits and/or true allies in the Caribbean region.

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Climate Change's Effects on Migration in Central America

Immigration is one of the most controversial and highly debated issues in the US today. However, one factor that can be easily overlooked is the role that climate change has played in driving migration in Central America.

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China and the Global Economy: A Conversation with Stephen A. Schwarzman

The rise of China and the implications for the world are immeasurable, a message which reverberated clearly when Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Blackstone, and founder of Schwarzman Scholars, spoke during his fireside chat with Business Today.

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Will Boeing Bounce Back?

These developments are contingent upon how successfully Boeing deals with the 737’s planes and the true extent of the current problem.

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The Vietnam Model: North Korea’s Next Step?

However, a saving grace that might come out of the talk is a suggestion from the US to follow a Vietnam’s path: the idea that a communist regime can pursue market-oriented policies without sacrificing the legitimacy of the government. In truth, this model of economic development is far and few in today’s world; other than China, the remaining Communist states, Vietnam, Laos, and Cuba, show nowhere near the same economic prowess.

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When the Arctic Melts: Interests In the Freezing North

On top of the resources and shipping routes that countries will undoubtedly be prone to claim, the Arctic Sea itself is an interesting new border for the nations in the Arctic Circle.  

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Australia’s Crusade on Encryption

Back in December, Australia’s legislature passed an unprecedented and far-reaching cybersecurity law—the first of its kind globally. This law, called the Assistance and Access Bill, gives authorities unlimited access to data and information protected by end-to-end encryption.

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Expensive Zip-Codes: China’s Burgeoning Real Estate Market in First-Tier Cities

In the world’s second largest economy, real estate plays a substantial role for both commercial and private investment: due to lack of diversity in investment strategy, the private real estate market in China has become a favored path for private owners trying to maintain and invest their assets.

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